• Icelandic Christmas

    7 DAYS – ICELANDIC CELEBRATIONS AND COUNTRY LIFE

    Winter, feasts and Icelandic way of life. The rhythm of daily life has changed: Dawn is lasting for hours, blizzards might drive us into the house… How do Icelanders celebrate Christmas? How is life in the darkness? We first observe the Christmas preparations in Reykjavík and later we will get acquainted with the flourishing cultural activities. And then, what can be more comfortable on a Winter afternoon, than relaxing with a good book in hand, like so many of the Icelanders do at this time of year?

  • Program „Icelandic Christmas“

    Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6Day 7
    Flight and Arrival
    Arrival and welcome at the airport in Keflavík between 14:00-16.00 p.m.. Transport to Reykjavík, where we spend the night at a guesthouse.
    Reykjavík – Brekkulækur
    The morning at your leisure in Reykjavík. Then we take our minibus to Brekkulækur, our farm in the northwest. Overnight in double rooms.
    Swimming pool- traditional Christmas evening
    We start the christmas day like many Icelanders by going to the swimming pool and the hot pot. Afterwards brunch at Brekkulækur. Afternoon at your leisure, good hiking opportunities close to the farm. Later on, the contemplative part of the day begins… Christmas preparations. In the evening we enjoy a traditional Icelandic Christmas dinner.
    Sightseeing
    Time to relax and a little Excursion to Vídidalur valley in the vicinity, where we explore the gorge Kolugil and some waterfalls; service in a little church. In the evening we enjoy a Icelandic movie.
    Seals-hikes
    Excursion to peninsula Vatnsnes – on the sea side we look at a seal colony, short hikes on the beach.
    Brekkulækur-Reykjavík
    Transport to Reykjavík in the morning. We will attend some cultural programs in the Icelandic capital (not specified yet). Night-lodging similar to day 1.
    Transfer to the airport
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