News from Reykjavík

The Lava Show is open in Reykjavík!
lava show
LAVA SHOW recreates a volcanic eruption by superheating real lava and pouring it into a showroom full of people.

Reykjavík nominated for the first Global Tastemaker award
preparing food
Reykjavík has been nominated for the first Global Tastemaker award, which will be awarded next year.

Reykjavík one of the 6 best spots in Europe for a family vacation

Article by Allison Tibaldi

Sometimes the best family vacation ideas require a passport and a sense of adventure. If you’re ready to look beyond the usual family vacation spots in the U.S., why not consider Europe for your next family trip?

Reykjavík one of the friendliest cities in Europe
Overview of Reykjavík
Recently, readers of Condé Nast Traveler voted the twelve friendliest cities in Europe in 2022, but the list includes the cities with the most smiling people who offer the most welcome to tourists. There, Reykjavík fell to third place.

Article about the Reykjavík City Card on Routes North
Reykjavík CityCard
Planning a trip to Reykjavik? Want to see all the sights for as little as possible? Well, you probably already know that Iceland is not the cheapest country to visit. And perhaps you’re on the look out for some bargain ways to save a few krónur during your travels.

Ten fascinating facts about Reykjavík
Reykjavik Overview from Hallgrímskirkja

Article by David Nikel

Iceland’s capital Reykjavik is home to just 233,000 people, just over half of which live in the city proper. Despite being a small city on the world scale, Reykjavik punches way above its weight due to its capital city status.

Golf courses in Reykjavík voted two of the best golf courses in Europe

Two of Reykjavík's golf courses have been voted as one of the best golf courses in Europe by Golf World magazine.

Guide to Reykjavík after work drinks in Vogue Scandinavia
People at a bar
From holistic cafes to family-run restaurants, discover the most stylish places in the Icelandic capital for post-work drinks

Reykjavík's best outdoor spaces in Lonely Planet
Although Reykjavík is the capital city there is no shortage of green areas where one can get in touch with nature.

Reykjavík gets its second Michelin star restaurant
Óx restaurant
ÓX restaurant on Laugavegur in Reykjavík has received the coveted Michelin star.

Let an Icelandic horse answer your emails!
Hores typing on a keyboard
Today launches a new marketing campaign for Iceland as a destination: OutHorse your email. Iceland offers guests a revolutionary service this summer to ensure a better experience of the summer vacation without constant harassment from work. The service consists of inviting tourists to outsource the response of e-mails to Icelandic horses.

New display and street festival
Aðalstræti 10 Reykjavík
On May 7, Reykjavík City Museum will open a new exhibition in Aðalstræti 10. A fun street theatre and festival will be held on this occasion, starting at 13:00 – 16:00.