The Icelandic capital of Reykjavik is the most northern capital city in the world and a great jump-off point for a wider Iceland itinerary.
Admiring the striking modern architecture of Reykjavik while allowing time to get lost among the streets is a must when you touch down in Iceland. Browse the main boulevards of Laugavegur, Lækjargata and Bankastræti and marvel at the futuristic designs of buildings such as the ultra modern Hallgrímskirkja Cathedral, or the Harpa conference hall.
Don't miss the city's many heated swimming pools -- a great way to keep warm in the cold Icelandic temperatures
Consider staying in Miðborg -- the downtown district of Reykjavik that places you in the beating heart of the city's nightlife and restaurant scene. Nearby Laugardalur is more low-key and filled with ample quaint coffee shops and cafes.
The summer months are the best time to visit Rekyjavik in order to experience slightly warmer temperatures.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Reykjavik is in August, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Reykjavik is in the high season in August. Reykjavik has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Reykjavik tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Reykjavik tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Reykjavik. The warmest months in Reykjavik are May and October, when temperatures reach 81 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 17 ˚F. The wettest month in Reykjavik is April with 5.58 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 1.45 inches of rain.
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If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 854 accommodations in Reykjavik that have WiFi. 28 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 9 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Reykjavik, you'll want to pick from 778 places to stay that provide parking. We have 7 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 81 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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