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Family holidays with children in Iceland - attractions and entertainment

Despite its external severity and coldness, Iceland is ready to offer an amazing pastime for tourists with children. Lagafellslaug Water Park in the capital offers several outdoor and indoor pools with different water temperatures - from cold to hot, with sea and thermal water, as well as water slides and saunas. This park is good for visiting in bad weather. In Höbn, there is popular 25-meter "Höfn Swimming Pool”. In addition, visitors are provided with a children's pool, jacuzzi, ice and steam baths. Keep in mind that before entering the water in a public place, as is customary in all of Iceland, one needs to take an open shower. So if you're shy, it's better to choose another kind of entertainment.
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Skemmtigardurinn Grafarvogi Amusement Park in Reykjavik is a great place for active recreation. Here you can play mini golf, foot golf, laser tag, paintball, football, and other games. Smáralind Shopping Center in Kópavogur houses Smára Tívolí Amusement Park. On the ground floor of the park, there is a trampoline, bowling, a racing track, and much more. Children aged from 3 to 10 years old receive professional care. Here you can buy popcorn and cotton candy. The next floor is designed for birthday parties, laser tag, playing basketball and video games.
Those wishing to enjoy the unique nature of Iceland as a family are recommended to dress warmly and visit Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. This is a fascinating place full of sparkling ice and magnificent icebergs where you can also watch seals if you're lucky enough. Here there are all kinds of tours: on the lake on an amphibious boat (life jackets of all sizes are included), on the ice in a jeep, and hiking tours through the caves. Some scenes of "Star Wars" and "Game of Thrones" were filmed in this place From May to August, in Iceland, there are boat trips from the capital's harbor to the place where Atlantic puffins gather in colonies. Kids will be happy to meet these funny little birds with big red beaks. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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In the southern village of Vik, even the smallest ones will be able to ride small good-natured Icelandic horses along the black beach sands of the seashore. Those who prefer to ride “iron horses” should go to Garðabær, where there is an excellent GO-Kart Track. From November to April, you can sharpen your skills on Blafjoll Ski Resort near Reykjavik. There are 15 safe lifts, ski rentals and, most importantly, fresh healthy air.
The old Power Plant in Reykjavik Hvita River offers an unforgettable adventure for families with children - a 40-minute boat trip on a wayward river full of rapids, a basalt canyon, and breathtaking views of Icelandic nature will long remain in memory. Iceland is a country of amazing fairy tales, and children will definitely like the Elf School located in Reykjavik. In this school, for almost thirty years, kids have been told myths about Icelandic fairy-tale creatures - trolls, elves, goblins, and other folklore characters - and any child can become a graduate.
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In Iceland, there are museums whose exhibits are admired by adults and children alike. Reykjavík Whale Museum contains fascinating life-sized models and real skeletons of whales. There are also a children's playground, audio tours, and the opportunity to have a cup of coffee or tea for free. The fantastic Saga Museum in the capital is a wax museum containing figures of Icelanders who left their mark in history, heroes of sagas, and key moments in the country's history. Happy and tragic events of rich Icelandic history seem to come to life before the eyes of visitors. An audio guide is available in seven languages. From the first settlers to the plague and the Reformation, this museum tells about a truly fascinating history. The museum houses a gift shop and a cafe. The Saga Museum is open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this

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Little citizens will certainly appreciate The Zoological Viking Home farm. Here you can plunge into the life of the local residents' ancestors and look at animals such as cows, goats, rabbits, chickens - that is, all those who once helped Scandinavian soldiers survive in ancient times. The mini-zoo is located in a Viking-style center. Thus, nearby are the Viking World Museum and Viking World Campsite where you can fully experience the atmosphere of touching the history. As for the … Read more

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