Cheap flights to Reykjavik
Set against a backdrop of snow-topped mountains, it’s easy to fall under the spell of this beautiful and bewitching city. Soak up the culture in its many museums and art galleries , while away the hours in a cosy café, or indulge yourself in one of its world class restaurants.
Those looking for fun can partake in a ‘rúntur’ pub crawl or dance the night away in a chic boutique club, while music lovers can check out the latest sounds on city’s cool and creative scene.
Between 9-10 July the Ingólfshátíð Viking Festival brings to life the history of this Atlantic island state. This event is named in honour of Ingólfur Júliusson, the first Viking settler in Iceland. People from all around the world converge on Reykjavik dressed in full Viking clothing to recreate battles, drinking games, and sporting competitions. www.visitreykjavik.is/ingolfshatid-viking-festival
Reykjavik Cultural Night, held on a mid-August night, is the pinnacle of Reykjavik's cultural calendar. Venues across the city host music events, performances and exhibitions, and shops stay open all night. As the 24 hour sun light up the streets, locals come out to party, and competitors from across the world join in the morning marathon.
Snorkel in the clear waters of Silfra, where the continental plates of Eurasia and North America are pulling apart. The tectonic plates are surrounded by rare moss balls, freshwater fish and crustaceans found nowhere else in the world. The Silfra Fissure is a 60-minute drive from Reykjavik.
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