You're searching for a destination for your weekend-break? Sure, Reykjavik is wonderful, but other places will be arrived fastly, too:
Reykjavik - Amazing home of geysers and volcanos
Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and is famous for its active volcanoes, geothermal geysers and long Viking heritage and history. The present city is an eclectic mixture between ancient and modern. Its museums feautre exhibitions dealing with the city’s long marine history; and exhibit one of best collections of medieval manuscripts in the world. This includes the early description of the Icelandic Sagas; and recreates an original Viking community with artifacts from that period and displays cultural materials from its 1,000 year long history. Holiday accommodation Reykjavik is easy to come by and reasonably priced, considering the top of the range facilities offered.
Whilst on your holiday to Reykjavik, don't forget to visit the Culture House, which is crammed with ancient Viking horns, national treasures, weapons and other artifacts. The Maritime Museum has on display the Viking long ships which travelled to the Black Sea and the North African coast and the fragile old fishing boats which were used by the locals in the freezing winter seas for catching fish.The eye-catching harbor in the region of Reykjavik is home to different kinds of whales including the Killer Whales, the Humpback and the wonderful Minke. You can find seals and dolphins during certain times of the year. Going on a holiday to Reykjavik should also include a trip on one of the boat tours operating from the harbor. It will be an exhilarating experience to spy these magnificent creatures in their wild natural habitats.
Vibrant nightlife and interesting sights - Reykjavik Holidays
There is a charming Old Town in Reykjavik along the old harbor which is the destination for cruise ships and is a safe haven for the fishermen's boats all through the winter storms. The famous mariner Leif Eriksson left from this bay on his voyage to discover America, where you'll now find apartments New York State and accommodations in Texas, too, in the ninth century. A statue put up in his honor high on a hill in front of the spectacular contemporary Hallgrimskirkja church is a must for those who love novel present-day structural design.The city has a vibrant nightlife and is well-known for its clubs, pubs, and music bars all of which contribute to a thrilling holiday experience. All through the summer, the midnight sun shines its bizarre light over the all night celebrations and in winter, all the hotels in Reykjavik, holiday accommodation Reykjavik and Reykjavik apartments are full of nature lovers viewing the lively green waves of the Northern Lights which will remain forever etched in their memories. You should also visit the Red Rock Cinema's Volcano Show along with your family to make the trip memorable.