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Extensive travel and tourism guide for Iceland, Europe

Hotbed of Culture and Heritage

Icelanders are proud that they still speak the ancient language of the vikings, but they certainly don´t just live in the past. Their cherished ancient heritage lives on in harmony with the most exciting innovations from the world of arts and cultue today. This refreshing mix of local, traditional, progressive and cosmopolitan culture appeals to almost every taste.

Music and song
— the whole scale from
the Iceland Symphony
Orchestra to Björk

Colourful festivals
and theme exhibitions
bring local history to life
around the country

International and home artists
with dozens of exhibitions at museums and
galleries every month

International film and short film festivals
and a thriving film industry

Vikings, Sagas and folklore
festivals, exhibitions
and events that take you
right into the Icelandic
heart and soul

Volcano exhibitions and shows
learn how nature lets
off steam — and how man
has learnt to live with it

Mid-Atlantic music venue
when major bands visit
Iceland, audiences flock
in from both sides of
the Atlantic

Nightlife and entertainment
in a league of its own

Supreme cuisine
Culinary art in the form
of ocean-fresh seafood, highland lamb, game and traditional delicacies

Handicrafts
from centuries-old
skills to lava ceramics

Mother Nature’s
own artwork
in landscapes where the imagination runs riot

... and endless surprises besides