Book a holiday apartment in Reykjavik and discover Iceland's stunning landscape
Although reykjavik is only a small capital city, it is in fact bursting with culture, arts and activities to do during your stay in a Reykjavik holiday home. Rental properties here are the best way to enjoy your stay in the city whose downtown quarter boasts the highest concentration of cultural institutions, for example the National Theatre of Iceland. There really is a lot to see and do here, so whether you only book your stay for a night or two, or for an entire week, you certainly won't get bored! Many different tour operators here lead varous sorts of exciting tours, so you can visit a volcano, or even go diving in the magical clear blue waters of the Silfra fissure – Iceland's most famous site for diving and snorkelling. If a diving holiday is what you're after, travel to Scotland for wreck diving, or if you're looking for somwhere warmer, Chios Island in Greece.
Your Reykjavik holiday home – the perfect place for an adventure
Reykjavik is a great location for all sorts of varied sightseeing, and it is also a top destination for a romantic trip with that special someone. Many of Iceland's best places of interest are in its beautiful capital city, and you are sure to be impressed by what is available here, from amazing architecture to wonderful nature. The solfatara fields of Krýsuvík are a sight worth seeing if you're a nature enthusiast, as well as Reykjavik's famous geothermal beach, Nauthólsvík, with its nice warm water and golden sand – what more could you want? Birdwatching is also possible at the tranquil Tjörin Pond, and on its northern shore you can visit the City Hall. The city's main landmark is the Hallgrímurs church, in which you will find a huge organ that weighs an incredible 25 tons! The tower is so tall, you'll have a good view of it from almost whichever Reykjavik holiday apartment you rent here.
Unforgettable vacations in Reykjavik rentals
Another impressive building to check out is the relatively new Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre, or take a trip to the Pearl, a dome-shaped building made of glass, which houses a revolving restaurant! Below the dome there are often exhibitions and a history installation, the Saga Museum. Another interesting historical attraction is the Hofsstadir historic park Viking longhouse, where you can get an impression of how the Vikings lived. If you're into the outdoors, visit the harbour, take the sculpture and shore walk, where you can wander along the coastline and appreciate the art, or go on one of the many whale watching or horse riding tours on offer here. Other destinations which are popular for outdoors activities are rental cottages in the south of England, or Austria. Feeling adventurous? Take a hike up Mount Esja for beautiful views over all of Reykjavik and the Atlantic ocean, and then relax in one of the swimming pools which are geothermally heated all year round by natural hot spring water. Still want to party? Later on that night, check out some of the local bars, pubs and clubs, where you can try locally produced beer and Icelandic schnapps before heading back to your Reykjavik holiday home for a well-deserved sleep!