The Capital Area
Welcome to Reykjavík Culture Hill, the easy way to experience culture and nature all in one stop.
Conveniently located at the Hamraborg bus stop, the hill includes five unique cultural attractions within walking distance.
Health and recreation with a touch of history.
Enjoy hiking in the beautiful landscapes and historic sites that surround the Mountain Borough area. With outdoor activities as its greatest attraction there are various options available for every outdoor enthusiast.
Meet the locals at Harbour Village
Get off the beaten track and take bus number 1 from downtown Reykjavík for 20 minutes to Hafnarfjörður. Harbour Village is perfect to explore on foot, with free museums, curious little jewellers, cafés, boutiques and galleries.
Welcome to the Presidential Peninsula
With its vast wild nature from Heiðmörk Nature Reserve in the east to Álftanes peninsula in the west, it is ideal for outdoor life. Less than 20 minutes from the city center and home to the President of Iceland, the town of Garðabær draws many visitors a year.
The shoreline by the horizon and a panoramic perspective
Just a few minutes from downtown Reykjavík you’ll find Point Panorama.
Surrounded by the ocean, Seltjarnarnes peninsula draws visitors and locals alike for inspiring walks and thrilling cycling paths with panoramic views of magnificent nature, the mountains and the sea.
A journey through untouched nature
You don’t have to travel far to experience wild Icelandic nature. Visit Hiking Haven, the “Central Park” of Reykjavík. It’s easy to get there by bus. Just take the number 5 from Hlemmur down to the Bugða residential area and you’re there.
Artwork of the day
March - May 2020
The Reykjavík Art Museum is cheering up art lovers by posting Artwork of the day online. It is a fantastic way for anyone to visit The Reykjavík Art Museum from home.
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
April - May 2020
The Iceland Symphony Orchestra brings you live performances every week during the ban on social gatherings. You can listen live or stream later.
HIGH PLANE VI
February 2020 - January 2021
Katrín Sigurðardóttir has for some years been exploring the effects of perception in her installations and works. High Plane (2001) evokes the bonds between people and with nature itself.
Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhús
The temporary shows at the museum tend toward the progressive and experimental, emphasizing works from established contemporary artists.
National Museum of Iceland
Whether your visit to Iceland is for business or pleasure, making time for a trip to the National Museum will leave you fully enlightened about the making of the Icelandic nation and its history.
Árbær Open Air Museum
Árbær is an open air museum with more than 20 buildings that form a town square, a village and a farm. Most of the buildings have been relocated from central Reykjavík.
Gerðarsafn- Kópavogur Art Museum
The Gerdasafn museum was founded in the memory of sculptor Gerdur Helgadóttir (b. 1928), a pioneer of modern sculpture in Iceland.
Museum of Design and Applied Art
The founding charter of the Museum of Design and Applied Art states that the Museum is to collect and preserve the part of Icelandic cultural history encompassing design.