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Practical information : Sightseeing Iceland


Generally, the timetable for activities and transport varies between high and low season. For example, the ferry to Viðey runs every day in the summer, while it only runs on weekends in the winter. Make sure you have the right schedule!

Museums and activities open late and close relatively early in Iceland, often from 10am to 5pm. There are however exceptions, like Perlan which opens until 10pm. This limitation does not apply to natural sites which, for the most part, are accessible day and night

To be bookedTo be booked

If you want to enjoy the Blue Lagoon, you will need to book your time slot before you come

There isno gauge for most of the museums and sites to visit, so no need to book in advance. Also, you can easily book a tour the day before for the next day, or even the same day (e.g. for the Northern Lights hunt)

Budget & TipsBudget & Tips

Many museums offer "several museums in one"passes , to pay less for your visits and discover a wider choice. Check the museum or tourist office websites

To enjoy the pleasures of the capital, the Reykjavik City Card is ideal! By paying for 24, 48 or 72 hours (from €27 to €45), you can take advantage of many benefits: free transport, free museums and swimming pools in the capital, and reduced-price activities

Main eventsMain events

In November, the Iceland Airwaves festival takes place in the capital and features local and international stars.

The holiday season can be particularly enjoyable. During December, there are several Christmas markets in the capital and elsewhere. New Year's Eve is quite unique, as many individuals set off fireworks in the capital.

Tourist trapsTourist traps

There are no tourist attractions in Iceland. However, it should be taken into account that tourism has an increasing impact and that some prices are sometimes exaggerated