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  1. Iceland
  2. Reykjavik
  3. Lækjartorg

Traditional Icelandic New Year’s Eve Bonfire

Product ID: 17262
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Enjoy New Year’s Eve in Iceland the way the locals do, with a trip to a roaring bonfire in downtown Reykjavik. Mingle with friends new and old as you celebrate New Year’s the way Icelanders have for over 200 years.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pick-up service

The complimentary pick-up service starts 30 minutes before the selected departure. Due to traffic limitations in the city center, you might have to make your way to the closest pick-up location. Your hotel reception will help you find it or, if staying in a private accommodation, please get in touch with the local supplier after the booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Warm yourself next to a celebratory bonfire in the heart of Reykjavik
  • Experience a true Icelandic New Year’s Eve tradition, complete with music and fireworks
  • Learn about old Icelandic customs and traditions
Full description
One of Iceland’s oldest traditions is the practice of holding a bonfire on New Year’s Eve. Join in the festivities with this trip to the heart of Reykajavik, Iceland’s capital, for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to celebrate like the locals do.

The bonfires unite neighbors, friends and strangers in celebration of the new year and the tour offers a glimpse into traditional Icelandic culture. Music and fireworks add to the holiday spirit, creating memories you won’t soon forget.

Since the bonfire is outdoors, take care to dress warmly.
  • Bus pickup and dropoff at hotels in the Reykjavik capital area
  • English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

If you are not staying at a hotel or near any other pick-up points, please come to Klettagarðar 4 at least 15 minutes prior to departure.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
Know before you go
• If you’d like to be picked up by bus, please give your hotel information when reserving the trip
• Please be ready for pick-up at your designated pickup point 30-minutes before the tour leaves
• Please note that the discount for children and youths is a family discount, and applies to maximum 2 children/youths per each full paying adult