Andri Kristinsson
Andri Kristinsson
Iceland

Local Culture in Iceland

Many locals argue that Iceland’s rich cultural heritage is inspired by the mystical landscape, solitude and extremes of ice and fire. Wherever inspiration is drawn from, this small country has a thriving music, art, and local food scene just to name a few.

Recommendations

Whether you’re looking for local music events, cultural events, arts or local cuisine, you will find some great options to explore in Iceland. Here we’ve collected a few articles that highlight some of the best of local culture in Iceland. We highly recommend dropping by at one of the ongoing local music events and trying the best of Icelandic local authentic food (just skip the shark).

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