On this day I will marry my best friend
The one I laugh with, live for, love
OUT-OF-TOWN GUEST INFORMATION
We are so grateful to all our guests, and we particularly appreciate the effort made by those of you traveling from out of town to share in our marriage celebration.
We hope the information below makes your stay in Reykjavik, Iceland a wonderful experience. We will be adding new things to this website so please make sure that you bookmark this site and revisit it.
If we can be of further assistance to you, please don't hesitate to call Karolina or Joakim at (719)534-1093 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
When you get to Iceland the easiest way to get hold of us is to call us at 553-5100. Our cell phone number is 696-6169.
Here is a link of Domkirkjan
where we will get married. It is in the down town area close to Tjornin
(the lake in the center). The reception will be held at Grand Hotel right after the
Domkirkjan (our church) is located next to the old parliament.
Traveling by air:
Icelandair and SAS are the main airlines that fly regularly to
Iceland. There are other charter airlines that fly to Iceland but we
recommend that you fly with Icelandair. Please visit Icelandair at http://www.Icelandair.com
in order to inquire about their prices. In Sweden you can go to www.icelandair.se
. Keflavik is the name of the international airport. It is located in the
southwest corner of Iceland about 40 minutes away from Reykjavik. For our
guests from Sweden, please visit the MrJet
website for airfares to Iceland. They seem to have the best bargain
now. Seats are selling out though. For our guests from U.S.A., try
calling Icelandair (1-800-213-5500), Prism
Travel (212-986-8420) and Council
Travel (1-800-2-council) for rates.
Rental car arrangements:
We recommend that you either rent a car or take guided bus tours in order to visit places around the country.
We definitely recommend that you start looking into reserving accommodations. Reykjavik is the culture capital of this year and due to many cultural activities hotels and guesthouses get booked up quickly. Reykjavik offers hotels, guest houses, hostels, and B&Bs.
Here is a site with information about various accommodation options
Hotels, guesthouses, and youth hostels in Reykjavik
Krian is a guesthouse
that is centrally located. The house looks romantic, doesn't it?
Places to visit
Iceland is especially loved by nature and adventure enthusiasts. The look of the nature varies according to location. Keflavik airport is located in the southwest corner among major lava fields. When you drive to Reykjavik you will feel as if you are on the moon except you will have ocean on your left hand side and mountain ranges on your right hand side. There are several places around Reykjavik that you should see. These are:
There are plenty of good restaurants in Reykjavik. If you like to try authentic Icelandic seafood we recommend the following restaurants for fine dining:
These restaurants are pricey but definitely worth the experience. The quality of the food is extraordinaire! Treat yourself!
Also we recommend:
General Information about Iceland
Icelandic Tourist Board has a good site with practical information about Iceland, like travel facts, transportation, tours, activities and accommodation.
Clothing: Please make sure to bring warm clothes, raingear, swimwear, hiking boots, casual and dressy clothes! One never knows how the weather will be, it can change quickly. The temperature in Reykjavik can vary from about 7 degrees C. to 17 degrees C. Overall in Iceland, summer temperatures can range from a few degrees Celsius to 25 degrees.
Reykjavik has a lot to offer when it comes to entertainment. In the down town area there are lots of bars, pubs, discos and cafes. The downtown area turns around into a big party place around midnight on weekends. Don't miss it!
Swimming pools - Reykjavik has many swimming pools with water that is heated with geothermal energy. Our favorite swimming pools are Laugardalslaugin and Arbaejarlaugin. Laugardalslaugin has 4 hot tubs with four different temperatures! It also has a slide and a huge swimming pool.
Museums - There are several museums in Reykjavik. The ones that you should try squeezing in your trip are:
Árbær Open Museum, Árbær - Iceland's largest open air museum. It has about 25 buildings, built between 1820 and 1907. They show home furnishing of different periods.
Kjarvalsstaðir - works of the most leading Icelandic and international artist of the 20th century are exhibited. The works of Iceland's best -loved landscape painter are regularly on display.
The Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum - comprises the Asmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum, the Kjarval collection, the Erro Collection, the Architectural Museum and the Reykjavik Municipal Art Collection.
Einar Jonsson Museum, Njardargata - Beautiful indoor and outdoor sculpture. The garden is always open. Please check out this website.
Print out this website and bring it with you as a use for reference once you get to Iceland. That way you don't have to waste time looking around for what to do. If you would like to get brochures and flyers please contact your travel agency or visit the Tourist Information Center at Bankastraeti 2, Reykjavik (down town).
We look forward to seeing you!