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City break in Reykjavik. Active leisure ideas for Reykjavik - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Reykjavik Reykjavik concentrates popular night clubs and elite boutiques. The city offers a great number of sport centers, amazing parks and entertaining complexes for family visiting. Not far from the city center tourists will find a charming beach named Nautholsvik Geothermal offering excellent facilities for rest and recreation. Its territory features several excellent swimming-pools and geothermal baths filled with water hot enough for swimming and bathing independently of the season. One can spend a whole day there enjoying swimming and bathing, the beach offers as well a good rest area and several attractive restaurants. Open air leisure enthusiasts and natural sights admirers will never get bored there. An amazing waterfall named Gullfoss, which is located in the picturesque nature area is a must visit place for travelers. The Laugardalur park will be a perfect place for hiking or cycling, as its territory features balanced atmosphere of harmony and calmness. The park hosts an excellent Botanical garden, a swimming-pool and a comfortable rest area. For active tourists the park offers cycle lanes and paths running through amazing nature scenery.
Tourists will love to rest and enjoy fantastic dishes in one of the local restaurants. Moreover travelers will get a chance to take part in jeep-safari, organized in the most beautiful suburban area of Reykjavik. Tourists opting for horse riding should visit the Islenski Hesturinn center. This center has an excellent horse riding school in which expert coaches will teach amateurs the basics of riding meanwhile roughriders may take part in organized tours to scenic areas of the resort.
One of the most remarkable entertaining centers of the destination is the Laugardalslaug leisure center. It is located in a few minute walk from the city center. The main feature of the entertaining complex is a huge swimming-pool with water slopes, being a perfect destination for a family visit. Some night clubs of Reykjavik are the worldwide known entertaining establishments. The most famous clubs among them are Pravda and NASA. Every weekend the clubs offer fantastic entertaining programs with popular stars engaged. Lots of elite boutiques and shopping centers are located in central streets of the city. Moreover there is a perfect Weekend open market in Reykjavik which works at weekends only. Copyright
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Reykjavik and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Reykjavik

Where: Vegamotastigur 4, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 511 30 40;
Where: Bankastraeti 7 a, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 562 32 32;
Where: Bergstadarstraeti 1, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 551 15 88;
Where: Thorvaldsenstraeti 4, Reykjavik; Telephone: +354 511 13 13;
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♥   Restaurant 'Grillið' Reykjavík. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'VOX' Reykjavík. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Northern Lights Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
In Ireland there is an outstanding bar for people who want to watch the polar light. This bar is located in a picturesque place, near Reykjavik, among the endless lava fields in a futuristic building. In it you can also find a modern ION Hotel, that is very popular among people who want to get away from the noisy cities. … Read further

Lagoon Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
Not everyone knows about luxurious balneological health resort – Lagoon Bar. Life-giving thermae, that is located there, do not freeze even in winter. In that season they are like beautiful natural pools among the snow. Several years ago, a comfortable resort has been formed there. And one of the most unusual bars was opened here. According to enjoying the hydrotherapeutic procedures in a huge pool, you can try original cocktails and some chasers. … Read further

Attractions and entertainment in Iceland

Akureyri invites travelers to relax after all the incredible adventures in the famous Bjorbodin Beer Spa. A warm bath of beer, hops and clean water nourishes and moisturizes the skin, strengthens the hair and, of course, relieves stress. Those who like to splash in clear water would probably prefer a geothermal bath - its water heated by a volcano has a great effect on the body due to its high content of minerals. The contrast between warm water, cold white snow around, and the clear fresh air is pleasantly refreshing. There are many similar geothermal sources in Iceland, you only need to choose the nearest one. … Open
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Hilton has announced that it will soon begin a project to build a new hotel in Kyoto. It will be located in the heart of the city, in the prestigious area of Sanjo-Kawaramachi. Guests will be able to easily reach all areas of interest in the dynamic city, many popular attractions and recreation areas will be within a walking distance from the hotel. Read this


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Guide to your best city break in Reykjavik - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Reykjavik - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Reykjavik?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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