The attractions in Reykjavík should be on your bucket list

Reykjavikis a beautiful city to explore because it offers a large number of kinds of destinations ranging from historical sites to entertaining spots. Let’s follow the article and get more information on the must-visit attractions for your trip to Reykjavik.

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Reykjavik is a beautiful city to explore

Northern Lights

The Northern Lights has become an exciting place in Iceland. The unique phenomenon called Aurora Borealis will happen during the wintery months, in particular, if you visit on clear nights. There will appear a broad range of colors and intensity such as multi-colored dancing lines across the sky at night. The Northern Lights will be created themselves in the upper atmosphere since the electronically charged portions get attacked. There are a lot of routes to experience this destination that brings you different benefits. Remember that the lights from the Northern Lights are influenced by a number of aspects like urban light pollution, covering cloud, etc. Moreover, you should recheck the weather at the area before going for a trip there. Reykjavík

Northern Lights

Mosfellsbaer Routes

Mosfellsbaer Routes offers a lot of beautiful view of the cities which are so famous between cyclists, walkers, and climbers. You will be recommended various courses of the challenging levels and choose one which

Mount Esja

Mountain Esja is situated in Kjalarnes, the eastern of Reykjavik. You can easily access this destination by bus number 15 from Hlemmur bus station. After that, you have to stop at Haholt in Mosfellsbaer city and take the number 57 bus to Esja. Mount Esja covers the Reykjavik city horizon and brings a breathtaking backdrop to the central area. It is a highly famous site for hiking-lovers. With the height of 920 meters, the mountain offers tourists a significant view as well as the surrounding areas. You can choose a lot of routes up and around the mountain with high level of difficulty. The trail is composed of several sections which are noted with the signs along the path. Each sign implies the difficulty-levels with the levels ranging from 1 to 3 or easy to tough. Don’t forget to take care of yourself when hiking. There are several large areas of snow on the ascent. Moreover, following the route you chose and watching the weather forecast of that area carefully are absolutely the necessary things to do before your climb.

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Mount Esja

Ellidaárdalur Valley

Ellidaárdalur Valley is such popular region among climbers and cyclists in the area around. It lies in the valley features of Reykjavik which is so famous for going fishing with a huge number of brown trout, char, and salmon. Visitors can get fishing licenses to enjoy the fishing season. It starts on June 1st every year, and the licenses are provided by the Major Reykjavik. You should note down that it ends on August 31st.

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A wonderful landscape in Ellidaárdalur Valley

Videy Island

Videy Island is located in Kollfjordur only off the coast of the city. Travelers can conveniently access the place while going by Elding ferry.

There are absolutely a lot of things for you to explore. You can see the island’s various historical sites and ancient ruins. The works of art created by Richard Serra and Yoko Ono have been a highly recommended visit. Many people who are interested in architecture will be excited when visiting the church which is one of the most ancient one in Videy. In addition, walking and cycling lovers will be also attracted by an immense system of paths on the island. You get chance to enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding area. There are also a lot of activities organized in summer and winter.

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Videy Island

Krýsuvík Geothermal Area

You can access Krysucvik Geothermal Area quickly because it is not very far from the central Hafnarfjordour. There are a lot of excellent solfatara fields of Krysuvik which provides tourists the beautiful hot springs and steaming volcanic vents. Krýsuvík Geothermal Area is a perfect destination to explore the beauty of area surrounds, in particular, the magnificent coast while relaxing at the hot springs and hiking. The place also provides several spots for visitors to relax after their tired hiking.

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Krýsuvík Geothermal Area is a perfect destination to explore

Öskjuhlíd

Oskjuhlid is such a gorgeous spot which is situated conveniently at the central of the Reykjavík. You will have a chance to enjoy the great view of an idol when walking and riding along the roads. This tourist spot also offers an impressive view of the beautiful shores of Nautolsivk.

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A photo captured on the hill of Öskjuhlíd

There are the must-see destinations in Reykjavík, Iceland. There are all the perfect and exciting places for your bucket list when you pay a visit to Reykjavík.


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