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  • Into the Glacier

    Into the Glacier offers tours to Iceland‘s a man–made ice cave. The ice tunnel and the caves are located high on Iceland‘s second largest glacier, Langjökull.

  • Jómfrúin

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 55 10 100 Website

    In the heart of Reykjavík, this restaurant has been serving their famous Danish sandwiches for over 20 years. During summer, the back patio is a popular venue for jazz lovers.

  • Restaurant Reykjavík

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 552 3030 Website

    Seafood buffet every evening and a menu with a perfect range of Icelandic specialities. A great location in the town centre with a great outdoor area.

  • Reykjavik’s Thermal Swimming Pools

    Close to Downtown Website

    There are few places in Iceland where health and pleasure come together than at a Reykjavik swimming pool. Icelanders love using the swimming pools as a way of relaxing and socializing.

  • Icelandic Knives

    Close to Downtown +354 894950 Website

    Professional knifemaker and gunsmith.

  • Lana Matusa

    Downtown Reykjavik + 354 551 5799 Website

    Art ceramic studio gallery.

  • Gilbert

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 4100 Website

    Reykjavik timepieces are designed and assembled by hand in our studio/workshop located in Iceland. In our production we only incorporate highest quality Swiss movements and European made parts and components.

  • Sushi Social

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 568 6600 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 5:00PM to 6:30PM.
    Happy Hour

    Just off the main shopping street, Sushi Social offers a fusion of Icelandic, Japanese and South American cuisine and exotic cocktails.

  • Árbær Open Air Museum

    Árbæjarsafn is an open-air museum and comprises a collection of over 20 houses from the century that guests are invited to visit.

  • The handknitting association of Iceland

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 445 5544 Website

    The handknitting association of Iceland offers a wide selection of traditional handknitted Icelandic sweaters as well as special designs and a variety of Icelandic woollen products.

  • Caruso

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562 7335 Website

    A well-established family-run Italian restaurant situated in a restored historical building. Delicious Italian cuisine pasta dishes, pizzas and other meat dishes are offered in a cosy atmosphere.

  • ​Kirsuberjatréð

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562 8990 Website

    When shopping in Iceland, don´t miss Kirsuberjatréð, or The Cherry Tree, one of Reykjavik´s hidden secrets. They are 11 artists, all ladies, that run this contemporary collective full of art, design & handicrafts.

  • Ghandi

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 1691 Website

    An aromatic Indian restaurant serving delicious dishes with fresh Icelandic ingredients and spices personally imported from India. The results are fabulous.

  • Tapas Barinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 2344 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 5:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Ideally-located downtown, Tapas offers the tradition of Spain mixed with Iceland’s finest ingredients. Delicious Icelandic Gourmet Feast and group menus. Popular place among Icelanders.

  • Den Danske Kro

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 552 0070 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    The first pub in Iceland to start happy hour from 16:00-19:00. If you want to meet the locals then this is the place. Live music every night

  • The English Pub

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 578 0400 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    The only English pub in Reykjavík. Open daily from 12:00 and live music every night. Check out the first Wheel of Fortune in Iceland. Spin it to win it.

  • Íslenski Hesturinn

    The Icelandic Horse is a small family run horse rental which offers high quality services and has been top ranked on TripAdvisor from the start.

  • Glerártorg Shopping Centre

    Glerártorg is by far the largest shopping centre outside the Capital area. At present there are 34 companies operating in the Shopping centre including a variety of shops and restaurants.

  • Seatours

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 433 2254 Website

    They offer tours to different islands and locations like The Westman Islands, Flatey Island, Brjánslækur, Stykkishólmur or Akranes.

  • Gjóska

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 8636112 Website

    Gjóska is an Icelandic design company run by the teacher and textile designer Birna Kristín Friðriksdóttir and her husband the farmer Guðbergur Egill Eyjólfsson.

  • Grindavík

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Grindavík is one of the biggest fish processing towns in Iceland with an active, industrious harbour. During the summer there is an exhibition of boats from Grindavík along the road of Seljabót near the harbour. At

  • Aurora Reykjavík

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 780-4500 Website

    The Northern Lights exhibition in Reykjavik is your first stop when you want to experience the Aurora Borealis in Iceland.

  • Whales of Iceland

    Downtown Reykjavik (+354) 571 0077 Website

    The largest whale exhibition in Europe, located at Grandi District, about a 15-minute walk from the town centre. The exhibition displays 23 man-made, life size models of the whales.

  • Salurinn Concert Hall

    Reykjavik Area 411 7500 Website

    Salurinn was the first specially designed concert hall in Iceland and holds a variety of concerts, featuring music from the renaissance period to modern day music.

  • Kaffi kú

    North East Iceland +354 867 3826 Website

    You can watch the cows trough the glass from the restaurant. There is also a TV monitor where you can see what is going on, e.g. milking of the cows, which is a 24/7 operation.

  • Láki Tours

    Whale watching adventures and puffin tours on Snæfellsnes. New trips from Hólmavík. Sightings of orcas, sperm whales and humpbacks as well as other species

  • Kaffi Lækur

    Close to Downtown +354 537 6556 Website

    A speciality café and art gallery in the Laugardalur valley that offers healthy sourdough flatbreads, salads and sandwiches as well as delicious soups and dish-of-the-day.

  • Viking Horses

    Viking Horses offer short horse riding tours in beautiful nature on the outskirts of Reykjavik.

  • TripGuide Iceland

    Close to Downtown +354-519-3500 Website

    TripGuide Iceland offers a range of Tours & Activities with a Best Price Guarantee. TripGuide also offers a variety of rental car & transport options including airport transfers to and from Keflavik Airport.

  • Eldhestar

    Eldhestar provide horse riding tours from a unique location between volcanoes, rivers and the ocean only about 30 minutes drive from Reykjavik, in the heart of Iceland‘s south-western countryside.

  • Ambassador

    North East Iceland +354 4626800 Website

    A specialist Whale Watching Tour Company offering a range of whale watching and marine wildlife adventures from Reykjavík and Akureyri, Iceland.

  • GAM

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562 5222 Website

    A family business, selling jewellery and silverware since 1924.

  • Kaldi Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 581 2200 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Small, cosy and very busy. Only Icelandic beers for sale. Be early, because it can get crowded as it is very popular.

  • Kaffitár

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 420 2732 Website

    Iceland‘s most popular coffee shop, built on the passion of the barista and the aroma of newly-ground coffee. We offer a wide variety of coffees, cakes and pastries in a relaxed atmosphere.

  • Powering the future

    A short drive from Reykjavik, the Ljósafoss Power Station is a great place to experience the evolution of electricity and understand the significant steps the human race has taken to successfully harness this energy

  • Boston

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 517 7816

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    A cosy, friendly bar with more than a feeling, it’s got ambience and style. A favourite hang out for many Icelandic stars. DJ‘s entertain and patrons dance.

  • Eagle Air Iceland

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562 4200 Website

    Eagle Air is an Icelandic airline with 38 years of flying experience in the fields of transport, tourism and emergency response.

  • Lebowski Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 552 2300 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Themed after the Coen brothers movie The Big Lebowski, great interior, fantastic burgers and great White Russians.


    Downtown Reykjavik +(354) 578 6200 Website takes scuba divers and snorkelers from all over the world to some of Iceland’s and our planet’s most unique and amazing dive and snorkel sites since 1997.

  • Seal Watching Hvammstangi

    North West Iceland +354 8979900 Website

    Seal Watching Hvammstangi offers boat trips from Hvammstangi around Miðfjörður and Húnaflói during the summer, giving you the opportunity to watch seals in their natural environment.

  • Zo-on Iceland

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 557 1050 Website

    ZO•ON is for urban outdoor adventurers. We create clothes that give people the confidence to get out there and move freely between the city and nature – whatever the weather. There are four Zo-on outlets - Reykj

  • 73 Restaurant

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 555 7373 Website

    A family-owned and operated restaurant with a laid back cozy atmosphere. It has as a good menu full of delicious choices at reasonable prices.

  • Pólar Hestar

    North East Iceland +354 463 3179 Website

    Riding tours in Northern Iceland, where the mountains of Fjördur Peninsula meet the Arctic Sea many legends tell about hidden homelands of the elves.

  • Reykjavik Segway Tours

    Downtown Reykjavik +(354) 897 2790 Website

    Reykjavik Segway tours offers scheduled Segway tours in Reykjavik in summer and on demand all year.

  • Viking Village

    Viking feast with food, drinks and live music, served in a hall resembling those of the middle ages. The Viking Village is not only a restaurant; it plays a role in many cultural events.

  • Gerðarsafn – Kópavogur Art Museum

    Gerðarsafn is a progressive museum with an emphasis on modern and contemporary art, located in the heart of Kópavogur.

  • Lobster House

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 561 3303 Website

    Gourmet nouvelle cuisine with exquisite courses, specializing in delicious lobster dishes. The historical premises create an ambience of warmth and elegance.

  • Reykjavík Museum of Photography

    Downtown Reykjavik (+354) 411 6300 Website

    A collection of six million photographs recording the rich history of Reykjavík and contemporary life. Various other exhibitions are held each year.

  • Icewear Woolhouse

    Downtown Reykjavik (+354) 585 0505 Website

    Icewear offers a range of high quality wool products and outdoor clothing in 9 shops in the Reykjavik region along with 3 other shops in the countryside.

  • The Icelandic Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 517 6767 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    This bar has a great selection of Icelandic beers, serving up to 60 types of all available local beers. If beer isn’t your drink of choice, all liqueurs and spirits produced in Iceland are also available.

  • Petersen Svítan

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 563 4000 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    A beautiful rooftop bar in one of Iceland’s most famous buildings, Gamla Bíó. Its amazing terrace and 360° view over the city is one of a kind. Jazzy and cool, with lots of history.

  • Skólabrú

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 1690 Website

    Situated next to the Icelandic parliament in a charming old building. Specializes in Icelandic and international cuisine.

  • The Culture House

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 530 2210 Website

    The Culture House offers the exhibition, Points of View, which takes guests on a journey through the Icelandic visual world of past and present.

  • Hereford Steakhouse

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511-3350 Website

    This renowned steakhouse offers a comprehensive grill menu of lamb, beef and chicken as well as delicious seafood. Our ambitious cooks use high quality ingredients to create the perfect meal.

  • Apotek Restaurant

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551-0011 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    The restaurant is casual-smart, offering delicious food in a vibrant atmosphere and stylish surroundings.

  • National Museum of Iceland

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 530 2200 Website

    The National Museum gives a comprehensive picture of Iceland's history. Making of a Nation, Heritage and History in Iceland is a permanent exhibition.

  • Elding

    Downtown Reykjavik +(354) 519 5000 Website

    Elding Whale Watching offers the most talked-about whale watching and sea adventure tours in Iceland. With decades of experience, they provide responsible whale watching tours, year round.

  • SBA Norðurleið

    North East Iceland (+354) 5 500 700 Website

    SBA – Nordurleid specialises in coach charter services and offers high-grade buses. The company also offers a variety of sightseeing tours from Akureyri.

  • Reykjavík Maritime Museum

    Downtown Reykjavik (+354) 411 6300 Website

    The Reykjavík Maritime Museum is temporarily closed due to renovations and changing of exhibitions. The Museum will open again in March with a new underwater archaeology exhibition.

  • Vitinn

    Reykjanes Peninsula +354 423 7755 Website

    Vitinn restaurant is located, just minutes from Keflavik airport, in the town of Sandgerði and is therefore an excellent place to visit on the way to or from the airport.

  • Essensia

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 517 0030 Website

    An authentic Italian – Mediterranean restaurant, also offering a good menu of tapas plates and a great selection of wines and cocktails.

  • The Settlement Exhibition

    Downtown Reykjavik (+354) 411 6370 Website

    The exhibition gives an insight into the life and work of Iceland´s first settlers. The focus of the exhibition is around the remains of the oldest habitation in Reykjavik.

  • Café Loki

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 466 2828 Website

    This is where you experience typical Icelandic hospitality while you indulge in traditional Icelandic food. Family-owned, the restaurant makes use of recipes that have been passed on from one generation to the next.

  • Akureyri Museum

    An interesting museum for the entire family. Interesting and unique artifacts can be found in the exhibitions relating to the Viking period, Ages, religion and everyday life in Eyjafjörður and Akureyri in the past.

  • Álafoss Wool Store

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 566 6303 Website

    Álafoss is one of the oldest brands in Iceland established in 1896. Famous for it's handknitted woollen sweaters.

  • Sjávargrillið

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 5711100 Website

    An upmarket restaurant specializing in delicious fish dishes. Boasts an award-winning chef who serves up delicacies with ease.

  • The Design Museum of Iceland

    Located in the centre of Garðabær, the museum collects and preserves items in connection with Icelandic design history, from the beginning of the 20th century to present day.

  • Hreyfill Taxi

    Founded in 1943, Hreyfill Taxi is one of Iceland’s most respected taxi services. Besides providing comfort and convenient transportation around Reykjavik.

  • Grillhúsið

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 527 5000 Website

    One of the city’s favorite Rock‘n’Roll Steakhouses. They offer a diverse menu of steaks, burgers, Tex Mex food and more at affordable prices.

  • El Santo

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 519 7579 Website

    Happy Hour

    • Thursday's5:00PM to 7:00PM
    • Friday's5:00PM to 7:00PM
    • Saturday's5:00PM to 7:00PM
    Happy Hour

    A Mexican restaurant and bar located in Reykjavik city centre. El Santo’s inspiration is straight from the heart of the Mexican kitchen.

  • Argentina

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 9555 Website

    Argentina offers a succulent steak menu in a southern, rustic atmosphere. Famous for its grilled beef steaks, seafood and organic lamb as well as the wide variety of desserts.

  • Viðey Island

    Viðey Island is situated just off the coast of Reykjavík and is set in beautiful natural surroundings. The Island has a rich historical background and is home to the Imagine Peace Tower.

  • Gljúfrasteinn

    Gljúfrasteinn, the home of Nobel Prize winner Halldór Laxness, is located in the Mosfellsdalur Valley only 20 minutes’ drive from Reykjavík.

  • Hlíð – Fisherman’s Village

    Hlið/Fisherman´s Village is a quaint resort by the seashore in Álftanes.

  • American Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354-571-9999 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 5:00PM to 7:00PM.

    If you're American and are feeling homesick, check out our Happy Hour and pay American prices for your drink!

    Beer: 650 kr.$6.47*€5.24*£4.62*
    Wine: 750 kr.$7.46*€6.05*£5.33*

    * Prices in foreign currencies are approximates. Source: Arion banki.

    Happy Hour

    The place to go for American culture and entertainment. It is a diner-style bar, serving American greats such as buffalo wings and burgers. American whiskey and beers.

  • Hotel Glymur

    A friendly hotel with beautiful villas in the Glymur Village. It's situated just a short drive from Reykjavík in a spectacular view over Whale fjord. Relaxed environment and a restaurant that offers everything a hung

  • The Icelandic Museum of Rock ‘N’ Roll

    Reykjanes Peninsula +354 420 1030 Website

    At the Icelandic Museum of Rock ‘n’ Roll you can walk through the history of Icelandic pop and rock music throughout the years.

  • Kaffi Duus

    Kaffi Duus combines the facilities of a café, restaurant and a pub. They offer a cosy atmosphere and a splendid view over the Marina and surrounding areas.

  • Fjallakofinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 510 9505 Website

    Fjallakofinn (meaning The Mountain Hut) is a retail store with high quality outdoor clothing and equipment from respected manufactures.

  • Geysir Bistro Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 517-4300 Website

    An ideal place to sit down in a cozy environment and watch the bustling life rushing by while enjoying quality food at a reasonable price.

  • Mývatn Nature Baths

    North East Iceland +354 464 4411 Website

    The Mývatn Nature Baths are the north’s answer to the Blue Lagoon in the south. The water contains a rich blend of minerals, silicates and micro-organisms, giving it the blue colour.

  • Reykjavik Raincoats

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 571 1177 Website

    Mix fashion with function. A new generation of old style raincoats, with a strong focus on the perfect fit and a finish of the highest standard.

  • The Icelandic Phallological Museum

    Close to Downtown +354 561 6663 Website

    The museum contains a collection of 285 penises and penile parts belonging to almost all the land and sea mammals found in Iceland, including those of Homo sapiens.

  • Stracta Hotel

    They are located in the south coast of Iceland and invite travelers to enjoy the comfortable atmosphere and delightful experience of the hotel. They provide a smooth and welcoming overall visitor experience.

  • Hvanneyri

    West Iceland

    Hvanneyri is a small rural settlement of 270 inhabitants which is interesting to visit. The Agricultural School has been operating since 1898 and the Agricultural Museum has a great collection of farming equipment fr

  • Mountaineers of Iceland

    Close to Downtown +354 580 9900 Website

    Mountaineers of Iceland is one of the largest snowmobile tour operators in Iceland but also operate a large fleet of specially designed glacier super trucks and super jeeps.

  • Uppsalir Bar & Café

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 514 6000 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 5:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Sophisticated but relaxed atmosphere. Light courses and Icelandic pastries.

  • Dogma

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562-6600 Website

    This little store offers a good selection of all-Icelandic t-shirts and sweaters with some funny Icelandic slogans.

  • Hressingarskálinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 561 2240 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Café, bar and bistro that turns into a nightclub in the evenings and at weekends. They sometimes offer live music and have a good dancing area.

  • Lækjarbrekka

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 4430 Website

    Icelandic cuisine, most popular for their seafood and lamb.

  • Skorrahestar

    Skorrahestar is a family run horse rental which offers unforgettable horse riding tours through the amazing landscape of Norðfjörður.

  • Art without Borders

    The aim of the festival is to celebrate diversity and participation of people with disabilities. The festival celebrates mixed media of art, music and theatre.

  • Mandi

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 571 1444 Website

    Middle eastern take away. Excellent Kebabs and vegetarian options.

  • Mar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 519 5050 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 6:00PM to 9:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Mar is a seafood restaurant at the Old Harbour. Focus is on fresh Seafood.

  • Hrísey

    North East Iceland

    Hrísey Island lies in Eyjafjörður and is the second largest island in Iceland (8km2) where the 150 inhabitants are enthusiastic hosts, offering tractor rides, hiking and lighthouse tours. The birdlife on the island

  • Saffran

    Close to Downtown +354 578 7874 Website

    Healthy, fresh, international and exotic food at affordable prices. Eat in or take away.

  • Selfoss

    South Iceland

    Selfoss is a pretty town situated on the banks of the Ölfusá River. It is the largest town in South Iceland and is perfectly located for trips into the southern highlands. It has a large selection of restaurants and

  • Kjarvalsstaðir

    Close to Downtown +354 590 1200 Website

    Located at Kjarvalsstaðir art museum. Nice selection of art magazines and good crêpes.

  • Kárahnjúkar hydro-electric dam

    East Iceland

    Up in the highlands is the controversial Kárahnjúkar hydro-electric dam, the biggest in Europe. It is 97km from Egilsstaðir with a tarred road all the way. The undisturbed view of the highlands and its peaks is br

  • Festival of the Sea

    An annual event honoring the lives and livelihoods of the fishermen of Iceland. Festivities include ancient activities and games such as tug of war, races and pillow fights.

  • Hólar

    North West Iceland

    Hólar in Hjaltadalur was the centre of religion and education for centuries, and is one of two Episcopal seats in Iceland. Today, it is home to the oldest stone cathedral in the country, a university college and a th

  • Hressó

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 561-2240 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Café, Bar and Bistro that turns into a nightclub in the evenings at weekends.

  • First Day of Summer

    Reykjavik Area

    The first Thursday after April 18, is a public holiday celebrating the brightening of the days with parades all around the country.

  • Aftur

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 775-1000 Website

    Aftur was established in 1999 and has from the beginning made fashion clothing from recycled clothing.

  • Kaffibarinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 1588 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 8:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Famous club. Jet set people, artists and students.

  • Mokka Kaffi

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 552 1174 Website

    One of Reykjavík´s oldest cafés. Offers a selection of coffee, sandwiches and cakes.

  • Reykjavík Jazz Festival

    Downtown Reykjavik Website

    Nationally and internationally recognised artists play in different venues across the city.

  • Djúpivogur

    East Iceland

    The last town in the East is Djúpivogur, a quaint fishing village with an interesting display of 34 huge egg sculptures lining the road along the harbour, called Eggin í Gleðivík.

  • Café Haiti

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 588 8484 Website

    A relaxing atmosphere and excellent coffee roasted at the premises.

  • Iceland Mountain Guides

    Day & multi-day adventure tours for all skill levels.

  • Geitafell

    North West Iceland +354 861 2503 Website

    Geitafell is a perfect stop for the hungry on Vatnsnes. It offers fresh seafood on the menu with a deilicious fish soup topping the list. A countryside surprise.

  • Mat Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 788 3900 Website

    Restaurant bar and deli. Fresh, creative meals and a trendy atmosphere.

  • Rif

    West Iceland

    Rif is a little fishing village of 155 residents. Strange but true, there is a lively, creative theatre called The Freezer operating in a disused fish factory. Innovative plays about the area and its history, created

  • EinVera Kalda

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 823 0574 Website

    The store specializes in clothing, shoes and accessorize.

  • Smurstöðin

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 519 9750 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Beer: 700 kr.$6.96*€5.64*£4.97*
    Wine: 800 kr.$7.96*€6.45*£5.68*

    * Prices in foreign currencies are approximates. Source: Arion banki.

    Happy Hour

    Smurstöðin offers light meals and open faced sandwiches with Icelandic ingredients and is located in Harpa Concert Hall.

  • Geysir Shop

    Downtown Reykjavik +354-519-6000 Website

    Geysir designs and develops clothing from its studio in downtown Reykjavík, Iceland. Inspired by Nordic city life and the country’s history of craft and knitwear.

  • Fossatún

    West Iceland

    Fossatún gives you an opportunity to meet Grýla, the fearsome mother of the 13 yule lads. A walk around the area reveals many trolls and troll games. Visit the restaurant and listen to old vinyl records while you w

  • Öndverðarnes

    West Iceland

    Öndverðarnes is an area of absolute peace and tranquility. The little lighthouse was built in 1973. It was a busy fishing area until 1945 and relics from this time can still be seen.

  • Reykjavik Pride

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 70989 Website

    Thousands of people gather in a large, international parade to march through the streets of the city to celebrate the diversity of humankind and aims to advance local LGBTIQ culture..

  • Bolladóttir (Ófeigur art gallery)

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 1161 Website

    In Ofeigur you can find jewelry, women's clothes, hats and leather bags all hand made.

  • Svarta Kaffið

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 2999 Website

    A nice café in a cosy old house. Serves excellent soup in a bread bowl.

  • Djúpavík

    The West Fjords

    Djúpavík was bursting with life from 1935-1954 when a herring factory was operated in the biggest concrete building in Iceland. Today, this building is used to house an exhibition of the herring years as well as var

  • Icelandic Music Experiments

    Downtown Reykjavik Website

    This music competition (battle of the bands) has been the main musical outlet for new bands in Iceland since 1982 and a milestone event for many promising new bands in Iceland.

  • Tommi´s Burger Joint

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 1888 Website

    A popular fast food burger joint. Several locations around Reykjavík.

  • Gaukurinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 958 0212 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 2:00PM to 9:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    A venue for live music and new bands.

  • Þjóðveldisbær

    South Iceland

    The farmhouse at Þjóðveldisbær in Þjórsárdalur is a replica of archaeological findings of a mediaeval longhouse buried by the Hekla eruption of 1104 at Stöng. It is quite far out of the way on Road 32, but the

  • Vallanes

    East Iceland

    Vallanes is the pioneer farm for organically-grown produce 10km from Egilsstaður in the Fljótsdalur valley. The “Field-to-Table” visit is a unique experience offered from May to September and the farm also prov

  • Steinunn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 588 6649 Website

    Steinunn is a Nordic knitwear brand. Steinunn designs are often characterized by strong colours and eye-catching patterns. The designs are modern, humorous, speckled with a hint of childish naivety.

  • Baugsstaðir Creamery

    South Iceland

    Continuing on Road 305 along the Þjórsá River, is Baugsstaðir Creamery. Its 1904 original equipment is still in place despite its closure in 1952. This preserved creamery is open to the public during the summer.<

  • Café Roma

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562 0020

    Café/ bakery which offers tasty light meals at reasonable prices.

  • Hofsós

    North West Iceland

    Hofsós is a quaint little village with 146 inhabitants. It is one of the oldest trading centres in Iceland and boasts a visible heritage in its renovated buildings.

  • Geirfugl

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Geirfugl is a 1,57m high sculpture by Todd McGrain depicting the now extinct Great Auk. Similar sculptures are found all over the world as part of his Lost Bird Project.

  • Reykjavík Film Festival

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 411 7055 Website

    Icelandic and international films are screened with emphasis on artistic films.

  • Sólon Bistro Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562-3232 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Café, bistro, bar and a club, all depending on when you drop by.

  • Þorgeirskirkja

    North East Iceland

    Þorgeirskirkja at Ljósavatn is a church built in commemoration of Iceland’s choice to become a Christian nation. The church was built in 2000, celebrating 1000 years of Christianity.

  • Fish Company

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 552-5300 Website

    Variety of meat and fish courses with emphasis on the fish.

  • Hús Handanna Art & Design

    North East Iceland +354 471 2433

    Hús Handanna specializes in selling and promoting good quality East Icelandic designs that are creative and skilfully made.

  • Borgafjörður Eystri

    East Iceland

    Borgafjörður Eystri is a magnificent fjord tucked away in the mountains of the East. A challenging road down to the village, Bakkagerði is duly rewarded by the sheer beauty and tranquillity of the place.

  • Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon

    South Iceland

    Heading south, a little further on from Jölulsárlón is a smaller, less congested lagoon called Fjallsárlón glacier lagoon. Just as spectacular, but slightly hidden, this lagoon is full of floating icebergs and t

  • Easter

    Reykjavik Area

    Holy Thursday marks the start of the Easter holidays for Icelanders, who enjoy a 5-day weekend where businesses, banks, government institutions and most shops are closed.

  • Kitchen & Wine

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 580-0103 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    The restaurant is one of the trendiest places in town and serves great food, combining modern Icelandic and international cuisine.

  • Urriðafoss

    South Iceland

    Close to Road , this pretty waterfall called Urriðafoss flows gently within the Þjórsá River. The river stands to be harnessed for hydroelectric power, which might threaten the very existence of the waterfall itse

  • Bergsson Mathús

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 571 1822 Website

    Vegan and vegetarian friendly restaurant that offers healthy and tasty food.

  • Vigur

    The West Fjords

    A visit to the little island of Vigur is like an adventure where the smallest post office in Iceland and the only corn mill in the country exist. There is also a beautiful old farmhouse where homemade bread and coffee

  • Bjarni Fel Sportbar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 561 2240

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 9:00PM to 11:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    A sportsbar in the centre of town.

  • Hraðlestin

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 578 3838 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 2:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Tasty, authentic Indian food at reasonable prices.

  • Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach

    Downtown Reykjavik Website

    At the bottom of the Öskjuhlíð hill, you can find the man-made beach at Nauthólsvík. Set within a 3.5 km walk from the town centre and only a 1.3 km walk from the Pearl.

  • 101 Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 580-0101 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Trendy lounge bar at Hotel 101. Cocktails and ambient music.

  • Secret Solstice

    Close to Downtown Website

    An Icelandic music festival showcasing both established artists and exciting up-and- coming talent.

  • Siglufjörður

    North West Iceland

    Siglufjörður in North Iceland has 1200 inhabitants and was the capital of herring fishing up to the late 60’s. These glory days have been immortalized in an impressive award-winning museum called The Herring Era M

  • Heydalur

    Heydalur is an environmentally-friendly tourist service run by one family. Various activities such as horse riding, walking tours, fishing, and kayak trips are on offer.

  • Kron Kron

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562 8388 Website

    Fresh, fun and unique women's and men's fashion. Colorful dresses, shoes, tights, scarfs, blazers, jeans. Icelandic design, high quality silk dresses.

  • Café Vinyl

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 773 0465

    Vinyl store that offers light vegan and vegetarian food.

  • Skjálfandi Bay

    North East Iceland

    In Skjálfandi Bay on the north coast lies Húsavík, a thriving tourist destination. The main attraction is whale watching as whales are prolific in the bay during summer, making Húsavík the whale capital of Icelan

  • Bæjarins Beztu

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 1566 Website

    The most popular hot dog stand in Reykjavík.

  • Byggðasafn Skagfirðinga

    North West Iceland +354 453 6173 Website

    Glaumbær farm and museum offers a wonderful opportunity to experience conditions in a turf home and gain insight into the harsh living conditions of Icelanders in the past.

  • Borgarvirki

    North West Iceland

    Borgarvirki, also known as The Citadel is a volcanic plug that was used by the Vikings as a fortress during times of strife. A wonderful view from the top at 177m, but it is not an easy walk.

  • Möðrudalur

    East Iceland

    Moving away from the coast and into the interior on Road 901, stands Möðrudalur, the highest farm in Iceland (469m above sea level) where you can enjoy Icelandic delicacies from the restaurant as you admire the stun

  • Búðir

    West Iceland

    Búðir is a former trading station which is now a fine hotel. The beautiful little church close by is a popular place to get married in.

  • Rauðisandur

    The West Fjords

    Rauðisandur is a 10km long beach characterised by colourful beach sand. The colours can range from yellow, red and even black, depending on the brightness of the day. A coffee shop is open here during the summer. Th

  • Vínbúðin

    Vínbúðin is the State Alcohol and Tobacco Company of Iceland. It has a monopoly on selling alcohol in retail.

  • Laugarfellslaug

    East Iceland

    Laugarfellslaug is a natural hot spring in the highlands, which is said to have healing properties. It is wonderful to soak in the hot tub, admiring the view, on top of the world at the Laugarfell hostel which accommo

  • Vatnshellir

    West Iceland

    Vatnshellir is a lava cave about 200m long and 35m deep. It is a big, wide cave and guided tours are offered every hour. It is necessary to be warmly dressed as it is cold in the cave.

  • The Sigurgeirs Bird Museum

    North East Iceland +354 464 4477 Website

    The Sigurgeir’s Bird Museum at Ytri-Neslönd on the shores of Lake Mývatn is a comprehensive private bird collection resulting from one man’s passion, Sigurgeir Stefánsson.

  • Hvammstangi

    North West Iceland

    Hvammstangi is the first stop around the Vatnsnes peninsula coming from the south, only 197 km from Reykjavík. This is a charming little village with 550 inhabitants and the biggest seal colony in Iceland.

  • Nora Magasín

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 519 9898

    A small café that offers home-made meals at affordable prices.

  • Slakki Petting Zoo

    South Iceland

    On Road 31 at Laugarás, there is a nice surprise for families. The Slakki Petting Zoo and recreation centre is a great stop for tired kids and frazzled parents. Indoor mini- golf, a restaurant and a good selection of

  • Café Paris

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 10 20 Website

    A cosy café in the heart of town. Serves a selection of light meals.

  • Food & Fun Festival

    An annual week-long festival featuring well-known foreign chefs visiting Iceland to compete with their counterparts.

  • Reykjavík Cultural Night

    Downtown Reykjavik +354-411-6000 Website

    The celebration takes place in the city centre with the participation of many artists, cultural institutions, shops and cafés. The evening ends with a big firework display down by the harbour.

  • Ólafsdalur

    Reykjavik Area

    In Ólafsdalur there is a stately old school house dated 1896, which was the first agricultural school in Iceland. In the summer, a coffee house is open at the school and there are marked walking trails around this be

  • Kirkjubæjarklaustur

    South Iceland

    Kirkjubæjarklaustur, a popular pit-stop on Road 1. This tiny village is surrounded by meaningful landmarks revealing its history as a convent. Systrastapi, (Sisters’ Rock) is where two nuns were buried after being

  • Þorrablót

    Reykjavik Area

    Food & drink festivities held in the old winter month of “Þorri”. People gather to sing songs, drink and eat traditional Icelandic food such fermented shark, dried fish and sheep head.

  • Saxhóll

    West Iceland

    Saxhóll is a crater which has an easy walking trail to the top with the reward of a panoramic view of the National Park.

  • Seyðisfjörður

    East Iceland

    Seyðisfjörður can be seen as the artist capital of the East. This beautiful enclosed village is the host to the LungA Art Festival, Art in Light Festival and the Artist’s Residency. It is also the port for the N

  • Malarrif

    West Iceland

    Malarrif, is a 20m high lighthouse built in 1946. It has been declared a protected site. The Visitor’s Centre for the Snæfellsnes National Park provides information on the nature and culture of the area.

  • Harpa Concert Hall

    Downtown Reykjavik (+354) 528 5000 Website

    The most distinguished landmark of Reykjavik is the cultural heart of the city. This glass edifice is the main venue for international music concerts and is home to the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, and the Opera.

  • Domino´s Pizza

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 58-12345 Website

    A popular pizza place. Take away or home delivery.

  • Reykjavík Roasters

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 517 5535 Website

    Local coffeehouse that serves speciality coffee from fresh roasted beans.

  • Erpsstaðir

    West Iceland

    Erpsstaðir, a small dairy farm boasting the best ice-cream in Iceland. What is better than tasting dairy products straight from the farm on the farm?

  • IÐA Zimsen

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 5004

    A book café in a cosy and relaxed atmosphere. Serves light courses and good cakes.

  • Arctic Adventures

    Close to Downtown +354 562 7000 Website

    Arctic Adventures is one of the biggest adventure tour operators in Iceland. They operate from the headquarters in Reykjavik but also have operation locations in the countryside.

  • Smáratívolí Amusement Park

    Smáratívolí is an indoor entertainment centre where everyone can find an activity to suit their taste, such as lasertag, a teddy bear factory and a crèche for children.

  • Garðskagi

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Garðskagi has two lighthouses which are representative of their times, one from 1897 and the other 1994.
    There is a rich bird life on the beach around the lighthouses. In the older lighthouse, there is a little

  • Snaps Bistro Bar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 6677 Website

    Snaps is a bistro-style restaurant influenced by Scandinavian cuisine.

  • Dalvík

    North East Iceland

    Dalvík, a thriving fishing village and departure harbour for trips to Grímsey. The beautiful mountain backdrop provides excellent ski slopes in the winter so Dalvík is fast becoming a ski-hub in the area. The Hvoll

  • Bustarfell

    East Iceland +354 437 1466

    Bustarfell on Road 85 is a farm and folk museum with well-preserved turf houses dating back to 1770. Take a step back in time to this ancient manor which makes history come alive.

  • Reykjavík Sightseeing

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 497 5000 Website

    Reykjavik Sightseeing is a leading operator of guided day tours in Reykjavik city and the southwest of Iceland. Reykjavik Sightseeing offers many popular day tours from Reykjavik.

  • Saga Museum

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 1517 Website

    The Saga Museum recreates key moments of Icelandic history and brings the sagas to life whilst visitors listen to the audio guide.

  • Spaksmannsspjarir

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551-2090 Website

    Spaks is the oldest fashion house in Iceland. Here you will find Icelandic design at its best. High quality, sustainable fashion.

  • Gray Line Iceland

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 540 1313 Website

    Since 1910, Gray Line has been a trusted provider of traveler experiences and sightseeing tours in the world’s most sought after locations.

  • Bio Borgari

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 841 0140 Website

    Totally organic. Beef and veggie burgers equally delicious. Homemade potato snacks.

  • Skriðuklaustur

    Skriðuklaustur was originally the home of Gunnar Gunnarsson, renowned author, but now this unique building houses the Centre of Culture and History in Fljótsdalur.

  • Kex Hostel

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 561 6060 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Mixed crowd, good for early evening, affordable meals.

  • Reykjavík Excursions

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 580 5400 Website

    One of the largest tour operators in Iceland, offering a range of excellent tours and services for individuals and groups.

  • Public House

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 555 7333 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    A Gastropub restaurant that puts emphasis on fun dining along with quality ambience. They use Icelandic ingredients but add some Japanese flair to their dishes.

  • Illugastaðir

    The West Fjords

    Illugastaðir is the setting for Burial Rites, which was mentioned earlier. It is an excellent location for seal watching. On most days of the year, seals can be seen swimming or just lounging on the skerries close to

  • Babalú

    Downtown Reykjavik 552-2278 Website

    A cosy café with a laid back atmosphere. Offers crêpes, paninis and homemade cakes.

  • International Organ Summer

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 510 1000 Website

    Every year from June - August. Lunchtime organ concerts on Thursdays at noon at Hallgrímskirkja Church. Various musicians perform different pieces of organ music.

  • The Sheep Farming Museum

    The Sheep Farming Museum is a fun stop for people of all ages. There are various events and displays as well as handcrafts and a coffee shop.

  • Svalbarð

    North East Iceland

    On a farm called Svalbarð, near Þórshöfn, there is a study centre on the leader sheep of Iceland called Fræðasetur um forystufé. These leaders are a special breed unique to Iceland that can predict weather and

  • Elliðárdalur Valley

    Reykjavik Area

    Elliðárdalur Valley is one of the biggest recreational areas in Reykjavík and is a fantastic getaway from the city, within the city. It is characterised by its large river, varied plant life, plenty of walking rout

  • Museum of Prophecies

    North West Iceland +354 861 5089 Website

    Spákonuhof in Skagaströnd is the Museum of Prophecies where futures, pasts and presents come together. Focusing on Þórdís, the famous soothsayer and first inhabitant of the area.

  • Brimketill

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Brimketill is an extraordinary geological feature. It looks like a big, cosy bath tub on the edge of rugged coastline.

  • Vopnafjörður

    East Iceland

    Vopnafjörður is tucked away off the main Road 1 but is well worth the visit over the Hauksstaðaheiði pass on Road 85. The valleys and canyons in the surrounding mountains host well-known salmon rivers.

  • Hlöllabátar

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 3500 Website

    Popular take away sandwiches. Many give in to temptation at the end of a good night drinking – Open til late.

  • Matwerk

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 555 1550 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Matwerk is a trendy New-Nordic restaurant, serving a selection of experimental dishes. They offer meat, fish, and creative vegetarian dishes.

  • Gateway to Iceland

    An independent Tour Operator and Inbound Travel Agency, specializing in travel arrangements in Iceland for individuals and small groups.

  • Nings

    Close to Downtown +354 588 9899 Website

    Fast food Asian restaurant.

  • Strandarkirkja

    South Iceland

    Strandarkirkja in Selvogur near Krýsuvík is the richest church in Iceland. This humble wooden church stands alone next to the crashing waves of the south coast. Hidden forces of the unknown are said to inhabit this

  • Sænautasel

    Sænautasel on the Jökulsheiði heath is another turf farm-turned-museum. It was evacuated during the Askja eruption in 1875. This farm has a restaurant in the old sheep cote.

  • Hali Farm

    South Iceland

    About 60km south of Höfn is the farm, Hali. It is a fifth-generation working farm, with a country hotel and heritage centre called Þórbergursetur, which covers local history and the life of famous author, Þórberg

  • The Noddlestation

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 3198 Website

    Hot noodles and soups at affordable prices.

  • Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum

    Bjarnarhöfn is a shark farm and private museum depicting the history, hunting and processing of shark. The museum is filled with shark hunting paraphernalia and memorabilia.

  • Húsafell

    West Iceland

    Húsafell is the pearl between the lava and the glacier. It was among the first rural tourist services and today, there is a hotel, summer houses, swimming pool, 9-hole golf course and marked walking trails.

  • María Lovisa

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562 6999 Website

    Quality Icelandic wool design by Maria Lovisa. Unique and very feminine wool cardigans made of pure Icelandic wool.

  • The Grillmarket

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 571-7777 Website

    The Grillmarket (Grillmarkaðurinn) offers a menu based on locally sourced Icelandic ingredients.

  • Geiri Smart

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 528 7050 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Upmarket restaurant with a creative menu in a sophisticated environment.

  • Stokkseyri

    South Iceland

    Along the coastal road to Stokkseyri stands the Knarrarós lighthouse towering above the horizon, resembling a church steeple. A new role for the disused fish factory in Stokkseyri has culminated in the Culture House

  • Tré og List Gallery

    Back to Road 1 at Selfoss, and taking a small detour towards the coastline onto Road 305 will not disappoint as it leads to the Tré og List gallery on the farm, Forsæti.

  • Kol Restaurant

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 517 7474 Website

    Kol Restaurant offers trendy fresh food, made with first-class quality produce.

  • Í Túninu Heima Town Festival

    Mosfellsbær town festival, Í túninu heima, is held on the last weekend of August each year. It is truly a family festival which spans over three days where everyone should find something they like.

  • Kálfatjarnarkirkja

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Kálfatjarnarkirkja, built in 1893. At that time, it was the biggest country church in Iceland with two floors which could seat all parishioners at once, all 150 of them.

  • Dynjandi Waterfall

    The West Fjords

    Dynjandi is the greatest waterfall in the West Fjords. The waterfall and surrounding area was declared a protected natural site in 1981.

  • Reykjavík Fashion Festival

    Downtown Reykjavik Website

    This festival introduces the latest developments and opportunities in the Icelandic fashion industry. RFF collaborates with Design March, where the best of the creative scene is introduced.

  • Reykjavik Art Museum

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 411 6400 Website

    Reykjavik Art Museum is the leading art museum in Iceland and has 3 locations in Reykjavik: Hafnarhus, Kjarvalsstadir and Asmundarsafn.

  • Vík í Mýrdal

    South Iceland

    Vík í Mýrdal is the southernmost seaside village and one that does not have a harbour. Not to be outdone, Vík is famous for its amphibious boats which enable the fishermen to drive out to sea and this also provid

  • Stykkishólmur

    West Iceland

    Stykkishólmur is a charming town with beautifully maintained old houses. It has an industrious harbour where boat trips around Breiðarfjörður are offered as well as the ferry Baldur to Flatey island and Brjánslæ

  • Hvalsneskirkja

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Hvalsneskirkja, the current church was built in 1887. Hallgrímur Péturs-son, an esteemed poet in Iceland, was the pastor there from 1644-1651. Hallgrímskirkja in Reykjavík is named after him.

  • Havarí Farm

    East Iceland Website

    Havarí Farm is known for its organic vegetarian produce, especially the vegan sausages, Bulsur. The owners, Berglind and Svavar Pétur offer accommodation in the old farmhouse.

  • Laundromat Café

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 587 75 55 Website

    Nice Café with light meals and children’s play area in the basement. Transforms into a bar at night.

  • Reykjanesbær

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Reykjanesbær (Keflavík and Njarð-vík) This is the biggest populated area on the peninsula with about 16 000 inhabitants. There is a variety of services and activities on offer. Along the coastline is a 10 km walki

  • Brjánslækur

    The West Fjords

    Brjánslækur is the departure port to Stykkishólmur with the ferry Baldur. Surtarbrandsgil, close by, is one of the most remarkable plant fossil areas of Iceland, declared a protected nature area in 1975. An exhibit

  • Ölstofan

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 552 4687

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 8:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    For those who want to sit down, drink beer and meet people.

  • Ósvör Maritime Museum

    Ósvör Maritime Museum is a replica of the old fishing station from the 19th century and shows very well how fisherman lived and worked in those times.

  • Búðardalur

    West Iceland

    Búðardalur is a small village with 260 inhabitants. It is known for its major cheese production, especially the famous Dala Brie and Dala Yrja cheeses. The Leifsbúð Culture Centre at the harbour hosts a coffee hou

  • At Home Music Festival

    Reykjavik Area

    A music festival held in private homes in Hafnarfjörður. Guests stroll from house to house enjoying live music and meeting locals in their own homes.

  • The Gray Cat

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 1544 Website

    A tiny little 50´s-style café, located in a quiet place on Hverfisgata.

  • Grímsey

    North East Iceland

    Grímsey, the Arctic Circle island where birds outnumber humans and chess is the favourite past-time. The 100 inhabitants live off fishing and the growing tourism industry. This remote island is a birdwatchers’ par

  • B5

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 552 9600 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 5:00PM to 8:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    A modern club with sleek and stylish architecture. Nice lounge room downstairs. Popular with the younger crowd in Reykjavík.

  • The Viking Festival

    A week long festival, held in and around the Viking Village in Hafnarfjörður. Swordfighting, craftsmen at work, magic, music and real Vikings.

  • PHO Vietnamese restaurant

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 588 6868 Website

    Vietnamese food with a variety of dishes available.

  • Children’s Cultural Festival

    Downtown Reykjavik +34 411 6000 Website

    One of the largest festivals held by the City of Reykjavík. Participation and interaction is what makes this event particularly appealing to artists in children.

  • Special Tours

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 560 8800 Website

    Special Tours offers sea adventures all year around, both to individuals and groups.

  • Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum

    Close to Downtown +354 553 2906 Website

    Exhibition on sculptures, sketches and drawings by Sigurjón Ólafsson.

  • Labour Day (May 1)

    Reykjavik Area

    Labour Day is on the 1st of May and is a public holiday in Iceland that is celebrated all over the country with a parade and festivities.

  • Chuck Norris Grill

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 561 3333

    A grill and bar in the heart of Reykjavík.

  • Ytri Tunga

    West Iceland

    Ytri Tunga is the home of a seal colony where seals can be viewed swimming in the sea or just basking on the rocks in June and July.

  • Akranes

    West Iceland

    Akranes was the first place to show signs of becoming an Icelandic fishing village when Bishop Brynjólfur from Skálholt started fishing in 1650 and sold fish products to Europe.

  • Hafnarborg

    Hafnarfjörður Culture and Fine Arts Institute features leading artists from Iceland and abroad. The museum has two exhibitions which are both free, one for adults and one for children.

  • Flatey

    West Iceland

    Flatey is a peaceful island where time stands still. There are many beautiful old houses on the island as well as a hotel and restaurant. There is also rich birdlife on the island. 

  • Iceland Airwaves

    A five day music festival bringing bands from all over the world to Reykjavík to play in small venues all around the capital.

  • Ásbyrgi

    North East Iceland

    Ásbyrgi, a horseshoe-shaped canyon where legend and nature come together. It is a woodland of birch trees and other plants and has lovely walking trails through the area. The tranquility here is magnified by the idy

  • The Color Run

    Downtown Reykjavik Website

    Come and run with us through five kilometers of exploding coloured powder. The aim of this event is to bring Color Running mania to the world.

  • Stöðvarfjörður

    East Iceland

    Stöðvarfjörður is a tiny town with a garden full of beautiful rocks and minerals. Petra’s Stone Collection is said to be the largest private stone collection in the world and well worth a visit.

  • National Gallery of Iceland

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 515 9600 Website

    The National Gallery puts emphasis on 19th and 20th century Icelandic art, although international art is also shown in the museum.

  • Messinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 546 0095 Website

    Icelandic seafood restaurant with cozy, warm atmosphere in the heart of Reykjavík. Messinn specializes in fresh fish every day for lunch and dinner.

  • Farmers & Friends

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 552 1960 Website

    Farmers Market is an Icelandic design company and clothing brand, founded in 2005. With strong ties to the vibrant Icelandic music and design scene.

  • Súðavík

    The West Fjords

    Súðavík is a small fishing village with about 150 inhabitants. In 1995 an avalanche in the town killed 14 people. There is a beautiful memorial enclosure commemorating those who died. The Arctic Fox Centre is a res

  • Café Flora

    Close to Downtown +354 553-8872 Website

    A lovely café set in the Botanical Gardens. Light meals from local produce.

  • Einar Jónsson Sculpture Museum

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 3797 Website

    Sculpture museum and garden dedicated to the works of Einar Jónsson, one of Iceland’s most beloved sculptors.

  • Winter Lights Festival

    An annual 3-day festival that brightens up the dark winter hours. A family event bringing a mixture of art, sport and technology together to entertain and delight.

  • 66 North

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 535 6680 Website

    Our clothing is designed to be comfortable in everyday life but at the same time keep you prepared for the worst.

  • Prikið

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 2866 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    One of Reykjavík’s oldest bars/cafés. Live music most Fridays.

  • Grundarfjörður

    West Iceland

    Grundarfjörður is home to the famous Mt. Kirkjufell. This pretty little fishing village is the centre for whale watching tours on Snæfellsnes as well as where the Storyteller’s Lodge is located. The Lodge is only

  • Museum of Sorcery & Witchcraft

    The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft is situated in Hólmavík. This area has been associated with witchcraft since the 17th century.

  • Gerðuberg

    West Iceland

    Gerðuberg, just off Road 54, is a magnificent basalt column wall about 3m high. At the base, there is an old sheep pen which provides an excellent site for a picnic with a wonderful view.

  • Raufarhöfn

    North East Iceland

    Raufarhöfn, dubbed the Arctic Circle Village, is the location of a monumental project taking place on a hillside close to town. The Arctic Henge is a sundial which aims to capture the midnight sun’s rays between th

  • Reykjavík Marathon

    Close to Downtown +354 5353700 Website

    Thousands of people of all ages from all over the world take part and run through the streets of the city.

  • The Wilderness Centre

    The Wilderness Centre, in Fljóts-dalshérað on road 9340, is a museum offering a variety of activities like, riding, fishing, mountain biking, cable bridge adventure and hiking trails.

  • Víðgelmir

    West Iceland

    Víðgelmir cave is the biggest in Iceland and one of the largest lava caves in the world. The cave has been protected since 1993. Organized tours are offered throughout the year.

  • Eggert the Furrier

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 1121 Website

    Furrier Eggert Jóhannsson has been running a workshop and showroom in Reykjavík since 1977. A great of emphasis is placed on making environmentally friendly, light, comfortable and high quality clothing.

  • Te og Kaffi

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 555-1910 Website

    Excellent coffee, cakes and light dishes.

  • Reykir

    North West Iceland

    Reykir, a campsite with a difference. It is host to a seaside hot tub (about 40°C) called Grettislaug. A remote location with superb views of surrounding mountains and the ocean. It is also the place from which the

  • Icelandic Opera

    The Icelandic Opera produces a versatile programme each season with the participation of Icelandic artists. The repertoire ranges from classical to new pieces by Icelandic composers.

  • Eyrarbakki

    South Iceland

    Eyrarbakki’s heyday might be long gone, but the village is graced with beautifully-preserved buildings from 1890-1920, offering a glimpse into the past. The town has two museums, the Maritime Museum and the Árness

  • Sandholt Bakery

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 3524 Website

    Quality bakery and café, offering light meals and snacks.

  • Krossneslaug

    The West Fjords

    Krossneslaug is a small swimming pool on the seashore of the North Atlantic Ocean. While lounging in the pool you might very well see a seal or two swimming close by.

  • Skaftafell

    South Iceland

    Skaftafell is the Visitor’s Centre for the national park and serves as a base camp for ventures onto the glacier as well as hiking to Hvannadalshnjúkur, Iceland‘s highest peak (2110m). Located at the base of Vatn

  • Reykjavík Blues Festival

    Reykjavik Area Website

    An annual congregation of blues artists from Iceland and North America creating unique jam sessions in different venues.

  • Ísafjörður

    The West Fjords

    Ísafjörður is the biggest town in the West Fjords with a population of 2600. There are very many quaint old houses in the old part of town, amongst them, the very interesting Maritime Museum.

  • Borgarnes

    West Iceland

    Borgarnes is the setting for Egil’s Saga. The Settlement Centre has modern exhibits and displays, depicting Egil‘s Saga and other sagas of Iceland in many different languages. The Safnahúsið in Borgarnes has a v

  • Hildibrand Hotel

    Hildibrand Hotel offers various activities in the area with a wonderful boat trip into the fjord where the possibility of seeing humpback whales.

  • Hverfisbarinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 511 6700

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 8:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Very popular trendy bar for the young and restless. Live music.

  • Hannesarholt Cultural House

    Downtown Reykjavik +(354) 511 1904 Website

    Located in the historic home of the late Hannes Hafstein, Iceland’s First Minister and a beloved poet

  • Arnarstapi

    West Iceland

    Arnarstapi, a beautiful area at the foot of the Snæfellsjökull glacier. It is a lively fishing harbour and also a popular tourist destination with a camping site, guest houses and restaurants. The great stone statue

  • Vestmannaeyjar

    South Iceland

    Vestmannaeyjar, an archipelago of volcanic islands off the south coast with Heimaey being the only inhabited island. Two historical events have shaped this island, the Turkish invasion of 1627 and the devastating erup

  • ROK Restaurant

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 544 4443 Website

    ROK offers classic Icelandic food, such as fish pie and cured lamb.

  • Þorlákshöfn

    South Iceland

    Þorlákshöfn, the only active fishing village on the south coast due to its natural harbour. It is also the ferry connection for the Westman Islands. Hendur í Höfn is a coffee shop and glass art gallery offering

  • Fáskrúðsfjörður

    East Iceland

    The French history of Fáskrúðsfjörður is reflected in the French Museum housed in the beautiful restored historical buildings, the Doctor‘s House and the French Hospital, which are now both part of the Foss Hot

  • The Icelandic Wartime Museum

    East Iceland +354 470 9063

    The Icelandic Wartime Museum in Reyðarfjörður is a must for anyone interested in war history. The perspective is from soldiers and inhabitants alike and is one of a kind in Iceland.

  • Seltún

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Seltún is an active geothermal area with many bubbling mud pots and fumaroles. The minerals deposited by the geothermal activity produce a colourful array of muddy sediment. There are good walking paths around the ar

  • Akureyri

    North East Iceland

    The capital of the North and Iceland’s second largest town. Akureyri has a wonderful mixture of culture, adventure and nature.

  • The Icelandic Sea Monster Museum

    The Icelandic Sea Monster Museum is located in Bíldudalur. Stories of monsters have been around in Iceland for centuries, but now you can get to know them better at this museum.

  • Hvolsvöllur

    South Iceland

    Hvolsvöllur is a small town with big ideas. Its location is ideal for day trips around this region of waterfalls and glaciers. The impressive LAVA – Iceland Volcano and Earthquake Centre is located here. It is on

  • Forréttabarinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 517 1800 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    Offers a new spin on traditional Icelandic cuisine.

  • Metró

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 581 1414 Website

    Simple fast food place with a drive-thru option.

  • The Nordic House

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 551 7030 Website

    The Nordic house, designed by architectural and design legend Alvar Aalto in 1968, is a cultural institution that organizes a diverse program of cultural events and exhibitions.

  • The Steakhouse

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 561 1111 Website

    This classic steakhouse in the Old Harbour area serves juicy steaks and delicious starters. Serves locally-brewed beer.

  • Höfn

    South Iceland

    Höfn í Hornafirði is the northernmost town in South Iceland with around 1633 inhabitants. It serves as a centre for tourism around the southern part of the Vatnajökull National Park. There is an airport connecting

  • Sæta Svínið

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 555 2900 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Happy Hour

    A gastropub in the heart of the city specializing in local food and beer. Live events such as Party Karaoke and Party Bingo make this pub a fun place to visit.

  • Dark Music Days

    Downtown Reykjavik Website

    Hosted by the Society of Icelandic Composers in collaboration with Iceland’s finest performers.

  • Sandgerði

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Sandgerði is a small fishing village with about 1700 inhabitants. A sculpture commemorating drowned fishermen is situated at the entrance to the town and Steinunn Þórarinsdóttir is the sculptor. Suðurnes Science

  • Egilsstaðir

    East Iceland

    Egilsstaðir is the centre of the East. It is the stop-over point for many visitors to the area whether they come by boat, car or plane.

  • Árskógssandur

    North East Iceland

    Árskógssandur is not just the ferry port for Hrísey, it is also home to the famous craft beer brewery Kaldi, which sells top quality beer and is also developing a health spa based on beer baths, soaps and shampoos,

  • Þingeyrarkirkja

    North West Iceland

    Þingeyrarkirkja is an impressive ancient stone church which gives a sense of grandeur to the area. It took thirteen years to build, using unusual methods which are attributed to its pristine condition still today. T

  • Reykjavík Art Festival

    Reykjavik Area Website

    An annual 3-week festival promoting Icelandic, Scandinavian and international culture. A variety of exhibitions, concerts, theatre, dance and opera performances.

  • OSUSHI – The Train

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 561-0562 Website

    Conveyor belt sushi, made from fresh Icelandic seafood.

  • Iceland Symphony Orchestra

    Downtown Reykjavik (+354) 545 2500 Website

    The Icelandic Symphony Orchestra is a major orchestra and is renowned for its excellent interpretation of great classical works. The Orchestra has also enjoyed good reviews.

  • Skálholt

    South Iceland

    Further along is Skálholt, a cultural, historical and spiritual centre with a cathedral, tomb of bishops and a museum.

  • June 17, National Day

    Reykjavik Area

    This is the day Icelanders celebrate independence. Parades and festivities for people of all ages all around the country.

  • Dimmuborgir

    North East Iceland

    Dimmuborgir, an area of daunting lava formations and home to Grýla, an intimidating troll matriarch, is made up of volcanic caves, chimneys and pillars resembling fallen citadels and strange creatures. This dark area

  • Gunnuhver

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    Gunnuhver is an active geothermal area with bubbling mud pots and hissing steam vents. It is close to the Reykjanes lighthouse. Gunnuhver is named after a female ghost who died there. She was a constant disrupter of t

  • Smáralind

    Smáralind – Iceland‘s largest and most modern shopping center – welcomes you with more than 80 shops and businesses on three floors.

  • Sólheimar

    South Iceland

    Going inland from Road 1 at Selfoss onto Road 35 towards Geysir, through the farmland valleys, there are a number of little villages that have sprung up around geothermal areas, each with its own character. A wide sel

  • The bridge between two continents

    Reykjanes Peninsula

    The bridge between two continents is a small foot bridge over a major fissure which clearly shows the presence of a diverging tectonic plates. The bridge was built as a symbol of connection between Europe and North Am

  • Kaffifélagið

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 520 8420 Website

    A small coffee house with a sit in or take away option.

  • Hveragerði

    South Iceland

    Hveragerði’s steamy geothermal nature is seen long before arrival to the town. This is a hotbed of beauty, greenhouses and surprises. The Geothermal Park in the middle of town is interesting. There are a number of

  • Slippbarinn

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 560 8080 Website

    Happy Hour

    Every day from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.
    Beer: 500 kr.$4.97*€4.03*£3.55*
    Wine: 700 kr.$6.96*€5.64*£4.97*

    * Prices in foreign currencies are approximates. Source: Arion banki.

    Happy Hour

    Situated at Icelandair Hotel, Reykjavík Marina. Specializes in cocktails and local brews.