News from Reykjavík

Hidden treasures in Reykjavík

Wall art has a long history and modern Reykjavík is rich in beautiful murals. These works are all around us, but in our daily lives we perhaps too seldom pay proper attention to them.

The first 5 star hotel in Iceland is now accepting reservations
Setting a new standard as the city’s first true luxury hotel experience, The Reykjavik EDITION combines the best of the Icelandic capital with the personal, intimate, and individual experience that the EDITION brand is known for around the world.

Halloween in Árbær Open Air Museum

If you're here in Reykjavík, or will ever be during Halloween, then a visit to Árbær Open Air Museum is a must as it's an event that no Halloween fan should miss. The museum's staff compete to capture the mysterious atmosphere that accompanies this time and it can surely be said that they outdo themselves every year! 

Reunite in Reykjavík!

Over the past year, we have been separated from friends and family, both those who are just a few hours away and those who live across the world. As we look forward to a hopeful future of joyous reunions and exciting travel plans, Visit ReykjavikBusiness Iceland, and Inspired by Iceland want to help you reconnect with your loved ones in Reykjavík. 

The Ultimate Guide to Icelandic Swim Culture in Vogue magazine
As a frequent flier to Iceland, my arrival routine and advice to visitors is always the same: deplane and get yourself in the water—immediately. It can be at the popular Blue Lagoon, the Bond-worthy Retreat spa, the new Sky Lagoon, or one of the many public pools.

Ticket sale has started for Live from Reykjavík!
1 night – 4 venues – 16 acts Iceland’s finest musicians come together for ‘Live From Reykjavík’, a one-night hybrid festival brought to you by the team behind Iceland Airwaves.

Reykjavík amongst the best cities in the world according to Condé Nast readers
Each year, readers of one of the most popular travel magazines, Condé Nast Traveler, weigh in on their favorite international cities, big and small

Sigurrós frontman Jónsi talks about new fragrance in Rolling Stone
The new perfume will be accompanied by an original musical composition written by the singer, which seeks to capture ‘the great Icelandic outdoors’

Visiting Iceland - do's and dont's according to Lonely Planet
The number of visitors to small, ravishingly beautiful Iceland is soaring – and Iceland’s news has been busy with stories of tourists getting into difficulties

Björk Orkestral - Live from Reykjavík
Björk will be performing 4 special matinee performances in association with Iceland Airwaves, which will be live-streamed online and raise money for domestic women’s charities worldwide.

Reykjavík International Film Festival
For the 18th edition, RIFF is proud to announce a vast array of films, events, and activities. Many of the films come to Iceland directly from the big festivals, which have taken place this summer.

Reykjavík - a destination for children post pandemic according to USA Today Travel
For a small island, Iceland packs more than its share of fun vacation activities. Start in the capital of Reykjavik, where the sun barely sets between mid-May and mid-August and the temperatures never get too hot or too cold in the summer months.