With a population of 120,000, Reykjavik is the homely, petite capital city of Iceland. It was formerly known as the ‘Bay of Smokes’ due to the regions hot springs! It’s the natural starting point for travellers to Iceland with many day trips beginning from the city centre to the surrounding mountains, glaciers, volcanos and hot springs.
It’s a city of bold contrasts, a small town which holds a cosmopolitan feel and also a vibrant young city that’s bursting with a fascinating history!
Reykjavík's sites are within walking distance by either foot or bicycle. There's a host of museums, galleries, theatres, cafes to visit, one in particular worthwhile visit is the newly finished oceanfront music and conference centre, Harpa.
It’s a city full of interesting attractions, enough to occupy the curiosity of visitors to the city!