People are often both surprised and impressed that such a small capital city has so much to offer in the way of culture, arts and activities.

Whilst the downtown area of Reykjavík has the highest concentration of cultural institutions, it also has an extraordinary number of tour operators offering everything from volcano tours to diving in the otherworldly waters of Silfra. The entire city is surrounded by countless natural wonders; however, if you’d prefer to discover the nature within the city limits, there are a number of interesting places to explore and a variety of beautiful parks and gardens.

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