Reykjavik Travel Guide
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Reykjavik Travel Guide
Where is Reykjavik?
Before embarking on your epic adventure to Reykjavik, it's probably sensible to find out where it is first. (It might also save you from an embarrassing conversation when friends and family ask exactly where you're going!)
Reykjavik is the capital and can be found in Iceland.
This is an area of Iceland that roughly 120,000 people reside in.
Places to Visit in Reykjavik
Start your adventure with an excursion to Hallgrimskirkja. All year round, tourists venture to Reykjavik to see this big-name sight.You wouldn't want to leave Reykjavik without swinging by the National Museum of Iceland.Step off the chaotic streets and into a tranquil place of worship at National Cathedral. Stop for a few quiet moments of reflection or simply admire its meaningful art. Like some more options? The decisions made inside Parliament House have had an enormous role in shaping the region across the years. But that's not all! Visit University of Iceland and marvel at the intricate architectural design. If you're interested, make arrangements and wander down the halls where graduates, including some who are highly regarded in today's society, once roamed.
Car Rentals in Reykjavik
Push play on your favorite driving tunes and discover Reykjavik from the freedom of your own wheels. You'll find some of the most budget-friendly car rentals in Reykjavik on Orbitz.
Pick up your car from Economy Rent a car at Keflavik International Airport and you'll quickly go from the plane to the freeway.
In the center of town, you'll find Sixt at Fiskislod 18. Its convenient location makes for an easy pick up! If there isn't anything that suits your needs there, Budget at Holtavegur 10 is your next best bet.
Where to stay in Reykjavik – Hotel Accommodation
Orbitz has 120 hotels in Reykjavik
. Give yourself an advantage and peruse them right now. The faster you book in Iceland's capital, the more options you'll have.The Black Pearl
is a fabulous choice if you're seeking deluxe accommodations. If it's fully booked, try out the 101 hotel
. On the other hand, securing a room at an economical hotel such as the Guesthouse Lily
(Nybylavegur 30) and the Guesthouse Aurora
(Freyjugata 24) will enable you to save your pennies for fantastic Reykjavik experiences.Are your buddies envious because you're going to visit Hallgrimskirkja? Wait until you tell them you're staying just a hop, skip and a jump from it! Your best options are the Reykjavik4you Apartments
, which is 0.3 miles away, and the Reykjavik Residence Hotel
, 0.3 miles away.
Nearest Airports to Reykjavik
If you're sitting by the window and the weather's clear, you should get a decent view of Keflavik International Airport (KEF) as you're descending. It's 25 miles southwest of the center of Reykjavik.
Popular Places to Visit Near Reykjavik
Stay in Reykjavik for its distinct character and feel. Though, you also have world-renowned attractions right next door! Just 50 miles away is Kjarnholt
. Many people use this nearby locality as a base to access the famous attraction, Gullfoss Waterfall.
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