10 reasons to go to Iceland

Run in the Suzuki Midnight Run

This run takes place during the summer solstice each year. There are 3 distances to suit your needs.sunrun

Dive in Glacier waters at Silfra

Head out to Thingvellir Park and dive between two continents. An amazing experience of diving between two continental  plates that you can only do in Iceland.dive #2

Take in a concert at Harpa

Harpa was designed by the Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects in co-operation with DanishIcelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. You can order your tickets online before you leave on your vacationDSC_0074

 

Take a trip to Vestmannaejar .

This archipelago in the south of Iceland was the site of a volcanic eruption in 1973 on the island of Heimaey. Take some time to explore and visit some of the excellent museums and the site itself. There is a wonderful spot to watch Puffins as well.westmann

 

 

Ride an Icelandic Horse

Take a tour of a lava field whilst on a Icelandic horse. These hardy stocky horses will take you on a trail ride while you admire the amazing landscape.

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Go for a run

Running Iceland has some routes all set out for you to take in the sites whilst getting in your daily run. Places like Hofdi house and the Sun Voyager sculpture can be seen as you run along the harbour reykjavik-marathon

Visit Videy Island and the Imagine  Peace Tower

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Yoko Ono unveiled the Imagine Peace Tower on October 9th 2007 on the island of Videy. Videy  is just a short boat trip from the city of Reykjavik. The peace tower is illuminated on October 9th until December 8 from 8 until midnight

Take a stroll through The Einar Jonsson Sculpture Park

Take a picnic to this beautiful sculpture park in the center of Reykjavik. The thought provoking sculptures are truly amazing. One of his casts of Jon Sigurdsson also sits in front of the Manitoba  Legislative building in Canada.

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Head to an Icelandic swimming pool.iceland-family-holidays1

Hang out with the locals. You can meet up with all your fellow tourist at the airport. Icelanders relax at the many public pools around the country. 

Eat some new Food

Iceland has the most amazing water therefore the coffee is excellent. The dairy is also delicious try some Skyr  as well as some Icelandic cheese.  All of this is after you have eaten some of the amazing seafood.

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