Below are some suggestions that might be useful during your stay.

Swimming pools: We are famous for our heated outdoor swimming pools, with saunas, hot tubs and waterslides which are full of people all year around. Entry fee is 900 ISK.
Website link here.

Perlan: Beautiful new museum with an ice cave and lava show, there is also a really nice café on the top floor and a view point over the city.
Website link here.

Hallgrímskirkja: One of Reykjavík‘s viewpoint. Go up the church tower. Gorgeous view over the main walking streets and all the rainbow coloured roof tops. It costs 1.000 ISK to go up the church tower but the proceeds go to routine maintenance and upkeep of the church.
Website link here.

Laugarvegur and Skólavörðustígur: Our two walking streets downtown. Loads of great small coffee houses and clothing shops. Icelandic design and the infamous puffin shops. Harpa convention and conference centre is situated by the harbour.

Hiking in the area: If you are feeling up for a hike and the weather is nice there are 3 popular hikes around the city. Mt. Esja, Úlfarsfell and Helgafell. Mt. Esja and Úlfarsfell are easily accessible by public buses. They all have beautiful landscape and views. Be careful if there is snow or ice!

Museums in the area:
– Reykjavík art museum (Listasafn Reykjavíkur).
– Whales of Iceland – real size whale sculptures.
– Reykjavík 871+-2 – History of Reykjavík and it‘s settlers.
– National Museum of Iceland, 3min walk from the Radisson.
– Museum of Einar Jónsson, one of Iceland‘s most famous sculptor with a sculptor garden.
– Many more.

Day tours: Multiple day tours in and outside of the city.
– Golden circle. A classic trip to Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir – THE geysir.
– Northern lights tours.
– South coast – LONG day tour but definitely worth it. Stops at waterfall, glaciers and the black sand beach – Reynisfjara.
– Many more.

Restaurants: In Reykjavík there are many good restaurants, here a couple of them.

Geiri smart –  Good food, nice place down town. Popular happy hour 4-6pm.
Mat bar – Menu designed to be shared. Good food and nice atmosphere.
Burro – Central & South American mood and food.
Rok – Champagne happy hour all days from 16 – 19. Nice small dishes.
Sægreifinn – Lobster soup at lunchtime. Very raw and original place by the harbour
Gló – The most popular health foods in Iceland. At least 50% of everything Gló has to offer is organic. Lots of dishes for vegetarian’s.
Shellfish Market – A new restaurant in town, brasserie with classic dishes.
Fish market – Uses Iceland’s freshest ingredients to prepare original fish, meat and desserts with a modern twist.
Forréttabarinn – Friendly, funky and inimitably Icelandic in style, Forréttabarinn is perfect for a quick bite or a laid back evening.
Sumac – Icelandic pristine seasonal ingredients subtly immersed in exotic spices – adding luscious and inspiring influences from Lebanon and Morocco.
Kaffivagninn – Selection of traditional Icelandic and Scandinavian meals along with hot and cold beverages. Nice view over the harbour.
Snaps bistro – Offers top quality food and a variety of good wines.

Helpful tourist websites:
Best of Reykjavík 2018 – Grapevine
Visit Reykjavík
List of events going on in the city

Map of the Main Unversity Campus - University of Iceland