Festivals

Iceland offers a range of festivals throughout the year; Iceland Airwaves, Gay Pride, Reykjavik Culture Night, RIFF Reykjavik Film Festival and many more. 

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Shopping

The name Iceland might just as well refer to the coolness of modern day Icelandic design. Icelanders are a creative bunch, and blissfully unrestrained by tradition. This has resulted in a creative scene that will make your shopping in Iceland both enjoyable and full of surprises.

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Dining

The most important ingredient in Icelandic cuisine is location. Iceland is blessed with an abundance of fresh water, clean nature and fertile fishing grounds, while geothermal energy makes it possible to supply a year-round offering of fresh vegetables, grown locally in greenhouses.

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Museums

Get to know the history of Iceland, delve into the cultural heritage or be amazed by outlandish curiosities. The range of museums in Iceland is vast, and they all aim to educate and entertain their guests.

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VAKINN

Because Quality Matters

VAKINN is the official quality and environmental system within Icelandic tourism. Only ompanies that maintain the highest standards in all aspects of business practices and meet a comprehensive assessment criteria have earned the right to carry VAKINN – Iceland tourism's official quality and environment label. 

The quality system is divided into two categories, star grading system for accommodation and
other tourism services.

VAKINN is run by the Icelandic Tourist Board which has led the project in close cooperation with The Icelandic Travel Industry Association, Innovation Center Iceland and the Icelandic Tourism Association.

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