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Top 10 Things To-Do in December in Reykjavik

You’re in Iceland – now go enjoy Iceland! Here is a list of Top 10 Things To-Do in December in Reykjavik. We think you should do them all!

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Top 10 Things To-Do in December in Reykjavik

  • Take a stroll through the city centre to see the Christmas lights.
  • Go to a Christmas concert.
  • See Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace tower before they snuff it out on December 8th, the anniversary of John Lennon’s death.
  • Go downtown on Þorláksmessa (December 23rd) and get the last Christmas present.
  • Speaking of Þorláksmessa, ever had fermented skate? It’s an Icelandic Þorláksmessa tradition to at least attempt to ingest this malodorous seafood.
  • In the mood for something a little sweeter? Christmas cookies are a bit more palatable way to get into the Icelandic Christmas spirit.
  • What are you doing New Year’s Eve? One word: Fireworks!

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