Andri Kristinsson
Andri Kristinsson

29 things to do in Iceland in November

November is often considered the best time of the year to have a chance to see the Northern lights, and if you’re a fan of Icelandic music, don’t miss the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in Reykjavik.


Early November, the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival takes over the city of Reykjavik, with multiple cafes, restaurants and concert halls turning into a musical events. With a combination of local and international bands ranging from world-known musicians to the to-be-discovered next generation talent, this festival is one of its kind. There’s a reason many visitors make an annual November trip to Iceland.

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