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A Unique New Years Eve Iceland Vacation

Icelandic new year celebration

If you and your family want to spend the last hours of the current year away from home, then you should opt to choose the New Year’s Eve Iceland.

Iceland spectacularly celebrates the last day with traditional and stunning fireworks display, dinner, bonfires and music. Reykjavik, the island’s capital, is where the center of fun and celebration will take place.

New Year begins with a mass in the capital’s Cathedral and most of the residents listen from their radios. It will then be followed by a family dinner. Áramótaskaupið is part of the Iceland’s New Year celebration. It is a special television comedy show that focuses on important events of the current year. In different points of the city, people gather up at bonfires to start the celebration while fireworks light up the sky. Then, people go to downtown to get the party started since the nightlife in the city is very famous. The locals make the nightlife hotter to beat the below-zero temperature.

This is one unique way to welcome the New Year.

Enjoy the beginning of the year by visiting Iceland’s famous attractions through Golden Circle route which include the Þingvellir National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the hot springs at Geysir and the Gullfoss Waterfall. You and your family could also enjoy the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon after the long night of New Year’s Eve.

You could also fill your day tours by driving around the capital and visit magnificent churches and gardens. Head out of the city and see the beautiful landscapes the island is blessed with. You could have a horseback riding adventure in the countryside and visit more of the natural gems of Iceland.

In the evening, dine in the finest restaurants and have the best cuisines of the island. If the night is clear, you will have the chance to watch the dancing Northern Lights in different colors and shapes. Northern Lights is one of the most popular sightings in the country. You also have the option of taking a midnight ATV tour and seeing the city light up in fireworks from above.

New Year’s Eve Iceland will make your holiday vacation a remarkable one. You have the best bonding moments with your family or friends on Iceland’s most festive event and gorgeous sights. This is one unique way to welcome the New Year.

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