Reykjavik is the world's most northern capital and is located on Iceland's southwest coast. It is a lively city and a gateway for visiting natural sights throughout the country. The city has a vibrant nightlife and hosts many events year-round attracting festival goers from around the globe. Several interesting museums can be found in the centre with the National Museum of Iceland and Viking Maritime Museum being the most notable ones. There are also many restaurants, cafes and shops that can be found in the shopping streets. The region is famous for its volcanic activity, glaciers, hot springs and rugged landscape. Iceland is one of the best places in the world to watch the famous Northern Lights dance across the night sky with frequent appearances. The best time of the year to see this natural wonder is between September and March. The easiest way to get around this country is by car. With a car hire from Reykjavik you can visit all major sights at your own pace. Auto Europe offers the best rates and service for car hire. Therefore, make sure to book your car hire with Auto Europe to get the best deal on your car hire in Reykjavik.
Iceland does not suffer much from traffic congestion and there is only limited amount of traffic in Reykjavik in comparison with cities in the UK. For more information on traffic in Iceland, please visit our Driving Information Guide. With a car hire from Reykjavik it will be easy to visit other cities in Iceland like Isafjordur or Hofn.
There are plenty of car parks and off-street parking in Reykjavik making it easy to park your car in all parts of the city.
Reykjavik is located on the southwest coast of Iceland. The city has a sub polar oceanic climate with relatively warm winters and summers for its location. In winter the city gets very little daylight, only several hours a day, while days in summer have up to 21 hours of daylight.
Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport is located approximately 30 miles from the city centre. Most car hire companies have desks in the terminal or a shuttle bus to their location.
Keflavik International Airport (KEF)
Website: Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport
Address: 235 Keflavikurflugvollur, Keflavik, Iceland.
Telephone: +354 425 6000
Reykjavik has an excellent bus system with regular services through the city and to most attractions. You can find the bus station in the main shopping street Laugavegur.
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