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Reykjavik

Experience a European city destination like no other with a holiday or break to the incredible Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. A city small in size but brimming with exciting opportunities to discover an engaging enclave or to venture further afield, Reykjavik is endlessly charming.

From Reykjavik you have the perfect opportunity to discover Iceland’s famously lunar-like glacial landscapes, the spectacular Northern Lights, traverse the Golden Circle and venture across the Blue Lagoon. Even so, be sure to remain in the city long enough to embrace its cosy café culture, devour some of the freshest local produce in some of Europe’s most unusual restaurants and take advantage of a bustling nightlife that has attracted revellers from around the world to sample its delights.

  • Strokkure Hvita River, southwest Iceland

  • Blue Lagoon Spa near Grindavk, Iceland

  • Horse riding at Skogafoss Waterfall, Iceland

  • Sun Voyager Monument, Reykjavik Iceland

  • Lupins growing in Stokksnes Cape, Iceland

  • Strokkur Geyser eruption in Iceland's Golden Circle

  • Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 3℃
  • 3℃
  • 4℃
  • 6℃
  • 10℃
  • 12℃
  • 14℃
  • 14℃
  • 11℃
  • 7℃
  • 4℃
  • 3℃
  • 19
  • 16
  • 18
  • 18
  • 21
  • 21
  • 21
  • 23
  • 23
  • 21
  • 20
  • 19

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

RAINFALL

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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