Iceland’s first parliament, the Alþingi, was created at Þingvellir in AD 930. After losing its independence in the 13th century, the...
In summer there are tourist performances at this lakeside venue: ‘Light Nights’ is a mixed bag of Icelandic history, dance, folk tales...
People return again and again to this famed seafood establishment, tucked away near Tjörnin. It serves up beautifully presented...
Lonely Planet review
Iceland’s main cathedral, Dómkirkja is a modest affair, but it played a vital role in the country’s conversion to Lutheranism. The current building (from 1848) is small but perfectly proportioned; its plain wooden interior is animated by glints of gold.