"A few hours in the city" Reykjavík by toonsarah
Reykjavík Travel Guide: 931 reviews and 3,108 photos
With so little time to spend here, and with the bonus of a crisp sunny winter’s day, we decided to focus on a few sights in and near the oldest part of the city – the harbour, the colourful houses of Grjótaþorpið, the Tjörnin Pond, and the imposing Hallgrimskirkja.
We also found time for a super little VT meeting with local member Regina1965 and her fiancé. Regina had helped me a lot in making plans for this trip and it was a real pleasure to meet her in person. Thanks Regina!
After just a few hours here it was time to leave, as we wanted to reach our hotel before darkness fell. We were sorry not to have seen more of Reykjavik, but more adventures awaited us, which you can read about on my South Iceland page.
If you would like to follow our short time in Reykjavik in the same order that we did, you can do so by starting with my first tip, Parking in the city, and following the links in each tip. Or of course you can simply work through each section as you choose!
- In a nutshell:So glad we took the diversion!
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