News from Reykjavík

Temporary closure in Laugardalslaug for maintenance
Laugardalslaug swimming pool
It's time for maintenance in Laugardalslaug, so the pool has to be temporarily closed. The estimated construction time is two weeks and the swimming pool, which is the largest in Reykjavík, will be closed to the public from Tuesday, September 26. Swimming practices and school swimming remain unchanged despite the closure.

Disruptive innovation
mynd ráðstefna
The implications of new-emerging eID and eGOV solutions

Council of Europe Summit 16 - 17 of May
Hundreds of people are working hard in Harpa to get everything ready for the summit of the Council of Europe, which starts tomorrow.

Street closures during the Government Council of Europe in Reykjavík May 16-17
The Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Council of Europe will be held in Reykjavík on May 16 to 17, 2023.

HEIMA music festival
Guðrún Árný playing

Say goodbye to winter and celebrate summer with HEIMA music festival in the heart of Hafnarfjörður on the last day of winter 👥🎻🎸

Reykjavík the safest city for women to travel to

The travel website WayAway has concluded that Reykjavík is the safest city to travel to for women travelling alone.

7 Must-See Reykjavik Neighborhoods according to
This cosmopolitan capital packs an outsized punch. Iceland’s capital may be small, but each of its neighbourhoods has its own distinct atmosphere

A weekend in Reykjavík
Aerial photo pf Reykjavík
Our colleagues at Visit Iceland have made a great article for a weekend in our beloved city.

Food map with some of Reykjavík's best restaurants!
preparing food
Food bloggers Anders Husa and Kaitlin Orr chart a course for some of Reykjavik's best food & drink.

Christmas Programme at Árbær Open Air Museum
Sundays 11 and 18 December from 13:001-17:00 Celebrate Christmas in an old-fashioned way at the Árbær Open Air Museum!

The illumination of the Hamburg tree Saturday 26th of November
On Saturday, November 26 at 5:00 p.m., the lights on the Hamburg Tree at Miðbakki in Reykjavík Harbor will be lit for the 57th time.

Iceland sends a billboard into space!
A new campaign for Icelandic tourism encourages aspiring space travellers to consider Iceland as a more prestigious destination.