Things to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik has sometimes been nicknamed the smallest big capital in the world! With less than 200 thousand inhabitants it is nevertheless a bustling city full of beautiful architecture, culture, events, activities, shopping and restaurants.

My Recommendations

These are my recommendations of things to do, guided experiences and local insights.

My personal travel tips

If you only have a limited time in Reykjavik, we recommend you to spend a few hours strolling around downtown where almost all the majore sigths are within walking distance. Walk down the main streets of Laugavegur and Skólavörðustígur, visit the Harpa Music Hall and the old harbor, and stroll around the Parliamentary Square. If you have a few more days to spere, here are a few articles and experience worth a look!