Vík & Around attractions

Top Choice Beach in Vík & Around


On the western side of Reynisfjall, the high ridge above Vík, Rte 215 leads 5km down to the black-sand beach Reynisfjara. It's backed by an incredible stack of basalt columns that look like a magical church organ, a…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Vík & Around


One of the South Coast’s most recognisable natural formations is the rocky plateau and huge stone sea arch at Dyrhólaey (deer-lay), which rises dramatically from the surrounding plain 10km west of Vík, at the end of…
Landmark in Vík & Around


Vík’s most iconic cluster of sea stacks is known as Reynisdrangur, which rises from the ocean like ebony towers at the western end of Vík's black-sand beach. Tradition says they're masts of a ship that trolls were s…
Church in Vík & Around


High above town, Vík’s 1930s church has stained-glass windows in spiky geometrical shapes and awesome village views.
Museum in Vík & Around


In town, the tin-clad house Brydebúð was built in Vestmannaeyjar in 1831 and moved to Vík in 1895. Today it houses the tourist office, the Halldórskaffi restaurant and a small museum with displays on the Katla Geopa…