Reykjavik Vacations & Travel Packages!
The capital and largest city of Iceland, Reykjavik is located on the southwestern part of the country on the southern shore of Faxa Bay. The city is believed to be the first permanent settlement in Iceland. It is a clean and attractive city surrounded by a beautiful landscape adding to the activities offered to the visitors. The city has a plethora of spots with stunning natural beauty making it an ideal destination to visit for nature lovers.
Places of Interest in Reykjavik
A lush green area famed among walkers and cyclists, Ellidaardalur Valley is located within the city limits of Reykjavik. The valley boasts a distinctive fishing river that is populated with a noticeable number of brown trout, salmon, and Arctic char. During the summer fishing season, fishing licenses are available. The fishing season continues from June 1st to August 31st.
Doming the city skyline dramatically, Mount Esja provides an engrossing backdrop to the capital area of Iceland. It is a popular destination for day-trippers and is replete with well-worn hiking trails. The view from the summit of this mountain is fascinating.
Nautholsvik Geometric Beach
A golden-sanded geometric beach, Nautholsvik Geometric Beach is located at Nautholsvik in Raykjavik. The creation of the beach involves the construction of a lagoon with large sea walls, where the hot geothermal water and cold sea fuse together resulting in high temperatures. It offers several recreation activities such as sea-swimming, sailing, and sunbathing.