The area around the capital encompasses fascinating Reykjavík and its bustling suburbs, Mosfellsbær to the north, Kópavogur, Garðabær and Hafnarfjörður to the south. Plan to base yourself in Reykjavík proper, as that's where the main points of interest are for tourists. It's a beautiful city, surrounded by water on many sides, with an historic centre and loads to do.
These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Greater Reykjavík.
Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Greater Reykjavík.