One Spectacular Day in Reykjavik

Grab this itinerary and prepare yourself for a day in the capital of Iceland.

Your trip begins on the waterfront by the Sun Voyager - a modern sculpture created by the famous Icelandic sculptor Jón Gunnar Árnason. Then, you will see the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre, which got the European Union’s Mies van der Rohe award for contemporary architecture.

Stroll around the Lake Tjörnin which is located near the Reykjavik City Hall and several museums. National Museum of Iceland is definitely worth the visit if you want to learn about the history of the Icelandic nation and its cultural history.

After you leave the museum, go see the Church of Hallgrímur, an architectural gem of Reykjavik. Built in Expressionist style, it resembles the flow of lava and it will surely take your breath away. Climb its tower to get magnificent views of the entire city. Finish your day at the Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool and relax.

Day 1: One Spectacular Day in Reykjavik

Reykjavík Old Harbour

Take a long walk and enjoy the views! Besides, you may find numerous puffin or whale tour companies located here.

Icelandic Fish & Chips @ Megan Anne

Icelandic Fish & Chips

A great budget restaurant. The fish are out of this world - fresh and deliciously prepared. Family-friendly.

Reykjavik Art Museum

Reykjavik Art Museum is the largest visual art institution in Iceland.

Austurvöllur Square

Austurvöllur is a public square in Reykjavík, Iceland. The square is a popular gathering place for the citizens of Reykjavík, and especially…

Lake Tjörnin

Reykjavik is one of the lucky cities that have their own lake. And this one is even situated right at the city centre.

National Museum of Iceland

The National Museum of Iceland was established on 24 February 1863, with Jón Árnason the first curator of the Icelandic collection,…

Church of Hallgrímur

Built in 1986, this architectural gem and a famous landmark of Reykjavik will take your breath away.

Sólfar @ Martin Kucera

Sun Voyager

Located on the waterfront of Reykjavik, Sólfar is a modern sculpture by a famous Icelandic sculptor, Jón Gunnar Árnason.

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre

A beautiful staple of modernist architecture and the centre of Iceland's cultural life.

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