Gather around the bonfire, an Icelandic New Year’s tradition dating back to the Viking Age. Families gather around the bonfire to keep warm, meet friends, sing songs and revel in the festive spirit. At midnight you may expect a firework show displayed in the dark sky, the largest of the year in Iceland
Aboard the tour where a knowledgeable guide will find a enjoyable bonfire in Reykjavik for you to experience new years in Iceland the local way. Bid farewell to the old and welcome the new with open arms around a traditional Icelandic bonfire. Along with the good people of Reykjavik, enjoy the warmth and merriment around the fire.
Young and old gather here to reflect on the year that is ending and the one that has yet to begin and if the old stories are to believed, help light the way for the elves and faerie folk said to be on the move in the dark night of New Year’s Eve.
The revelers are known to burst into spontaneous song and dance as the high spirits of festive evening ripple through the crowd. It’s the perfect way to light up the night and celebrate with the whole family.
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The Gray Line Bus Terminal at Klettagarðar 4 is the central departure point for our tours.
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Pick up from hotels, guesthouses and designated bus stops starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.
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