Christmas and New Years in Reykjavik

If you are spending Christmas and New Year´s in Reykjavik you may encounter that many stores are closed. Also some tours may not be operated. Tours not being operated may be due to the fact that the days are too short for them. On this page we have assembled some of our tours which are operated all year. With the private airport shuttle you reach the capital of Iceland fast and safely. From there you can embark to discover the blue lagoon, golden circle. And of course the beauty that our capital itself is during this magical time of year.

The holidays in Iceland

It is good to know a bit about the holiday season and the end of the year in Iceland.

Boxing day is a holiday just like Christmas day. Christmas eve and new year´s eve are half days. So make sure to plan ahead regarding tours and meals.

Icelandic Christmas is still a great time to visit. During Icelandic Christmas Icelanders ignite their Christmas lights to illuminate the city giving the city a special warmth.

Self driver tours may be a challenge since the roads are likely to be snowy and icy. So joining a tour of the golden circle or south coast by bus may be the safer option.

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