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Things to do in Iceland

Blue Lagoon , Grindavik
Melt away in the warm pools of Blue Lagoon, a manmade lagoon filled with water that's heated naturally by a nearby lava flow. True to its nam
Tours from $115
Hallgrimskirkja , Reykjavik
An unusual-looking church, the design of Hallgrimskirkja was inspired by the forms created when lava cools into basalt rock. The church was d
Tours from $7
Food Tours , Reykjavik
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Local food, city & history tour of Reykjavik.In the tastiest sight seeing tour in Iceland, we explore down town Reykjavik through delicious local cuisines that you would never come across in your typical “to-do in Iceland” itinerary! You will stroll around the city and visit 5-6 wonderful local restaurants with a fun & knowledgeable guide by your side.In our tours you will have a chance to try the best local cuisines of Iceland in each season, like the delicious Icelandic lamb, home made Icelandic ice cream from a secret family recipe, an authentic catch of the day, Icelandic cheese, a hot dog from the famous Icelandic hot dog stand and much more!If you like to experience Reykjavik, Iceland’s history, unique cuisine, local restaurants and make new friends, you should definitely join our Reykjavik Food Walk. Just make sure you show up hungry!
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Glacier Lagoon , Jokulsarlon
At Glacier Lagoon chunks of blue icebergs float along the shore so close that you can almost reach out and touch them. This glacial lake at t
Tours from $148
Gullfoss Falls , Blaskogabyggd
Feel the mist from Gullfoss Falls, a stunning waterfall in southwest Iceland, as you walk right up close to the natural wonder. One of the mo
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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Visitors to the nation's rocky shores will have a hard time running out of things to do in Iceland. Geysers, volcanoes, waterfalls, lava fields, and a chance to spot icebergs draw tourists to the trendy capital city, giving outdoor enthusiasts a chance to see a lot without having to compromise on urban comforts. For a quick taste of Iceland's natural wonders, take a day trek around Golden Circle Route, an 8-hour tour from Reykjavik and back again. For those looking to relax, Blue Lagoon is the place for spa treatments in a stunning natural setting.

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