Travel guide over Keflavik sights

The perfect place for a family visit will be the “Keflavik Maritime Center”. This is a very interesting cultural center, which presents hundreds of masterfully recreated models of ancient ships. Here you can see replicates of old fishing boats, and Viking ships. An excursion to this museum is accompanied by very informative stories. In addition to ship models, guests can see old ship equipments, as well as other questioning exhibits related to the marine theme. … Further

Cuisine and best restaurants in Keflavik

Among meat dishes, it's also worth highlighting "Hangikot" - smoked lamb. Only natural birch wood is used for smoking, so the taste and aroma of the meat is very rich here. Before serving, the smoked meat is necessarily boiled to be served with a side dish of mashed potatoes or young green peas. … Further

Guide on cultural sights

It is noteworthy that in 2000 a trip to New York was made by the unique ship model. It was successful and once again confirmed that the Vikings were great navigators. The Viking World Museum is located on the outskirts of the city, in a very picturesque natural area. It is open to visitors 7 days a week. The museum building with panoramic windows is an interesting architectural landmark. … Further

Attractions and nightlife of Keflavik

Active tourists would probably be interested in visiting Keflavik in the warm season when the largest number of activities is available to them. In the vicinity of the city are dozens of hiking trails perfect for admiring the local natural beauty. If you do not want to walk on foot, you can go exploring natural attractions by bike. Besides that, horse riding tours are organized here in the summer season. Lava fields that have been formed in these places after numerous volcanic eruptions are extremely popular among tourists. … Further

Traditions and mentality of locals

Despite the fact that Keflavik is a modern and actively developing city, locals have not lost their love for interesting old traditions. Some rituals amazing for modern people can be observed on major holidays. One of the favorite ones among locals is Winter Holiday. Hundreds of years ago, in the first days of winter, it was customary to put pants on one leg jumping around the house barefoot. Locals perform such an original ritual even now, it is believed that after this "greeting" it will be easier to survive the long winter. A must-have attribute of Winter Holiday is a lavish feast. … Further
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