• Viðey Island - a natural treasure close to the city centre
  • Jump and bounce on the waves of joy
  • Rent a bike
  • Imagine peace with Yoko Ono´s masterpiece
  • Milestones by Richard Serra
  • The village that disappeared
  • Family Island
  • Concerts, dinners, festivities, café
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Bird-watching

The geological history of Viðey and Reykjavík area


On Viðey Island we have the oldest house in Reykjavík City but that is not the only “oldest something in Reykjavík” we find on Viðey. The island has the oldest rock formations in the capital area. Two million years ago Viðey was an active volcano and since then glaciers and sea-level changes has played its part in forming Viðey as it is today. On the 12th of August Dr. Hreggviður Norðdahl will tell us about the geological history of Viðey Island and explain the development of both the island and Reykjavik area.Spoken language on this guided tour is Icelandic.


Viðeyjarstofa og Viðeyjarkirkja

A map of our yoga-hike path


On the pict­ure you can see where we will walk tomorrow night, Tuesday July 29th. We‘ll comb­ine hik­ing, yoga excesses and some relaxation in the end. The gui­dance is free of charge but you have to pay for the ferry. You don‘t have to have any experience in yoga and every­body is welcome!

Stories of houses and people


Our yesterday‘s guide was truly a success. Magnús Sædal was in charge when the houses on Viðey Island were restored and he told us the stories of the houses and of the life on the island from the time of the mona­stery on the 13th cent­ury to our day. Into these stories he twisted the [...]

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