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The What’s On December 2021 Checklist

December is a great month to visit Iceland. Even though it’s dark outside, it’s warm and cosy inside, and it’s Christmas! Plus, there are plenty of cool events going on. Here are some ideas on how to spend this December in Iceland.

While you’re checking things off the list, we encourage you to take photos, and tag them with #whatsonrvk, of course!

1 Spot the Icelandic Yule Lads around town.

2 Go to the Christmas Village in Hafnarfjörður!

3 Try an Icelandic Christmas beer.

4 Eat fermented skate on Þorláksmessa, December 23 – it’s an experience.

5 Buy Icelandic books, the perfect Christmas gift.

6 Warm up at a New Year’s Eve Bonfire!

7 Attend an Icelandic Christmas Concert.

8 Go for a walk downtown and enjoy all the Christmas decorations.


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