Start planning your cruise and book your excursions to the surroundings of Reykjavik
Reykjavík, the world’s most northerly capital, is a small but bustling port city abundant with Viking museums, shops, and a lively atmosphere. This MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination boasts a range of nearby attractions including a geothermal blue lagoon, a stunning waterfall, and blissful lakes.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Gullfoss Waterfall
• The Þingvellir National Park
• Bathing in the Blue Lagoon
Discover Iceland’s breathtaking Gullfoss Waterfall
on an MSC Cruises excursion
. This incredible aquatic spectacle, just a short drive from the Haukadalur Valley
, is regarded as one of the most outstanding in Europe. Admire the spectacular scenery of this unique natural environment, a protected nature reserve since 1979. The Gullfoss Waterfall is a profound, inspiring experience and offers a beautiful backdrop for photographs.
Þingvellir National Park, located in a valley northeast of Reykjavík, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, established in 1928. An MSC Cruises excursion will see you discovering this fascinating habitat set on the Silfra rift — the tectonic margin between the North American and Eurasian plates. From the viewpoint, marvel at an array of striking landscapes including the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. You’ll also spot the original location of Iceland's Alþingi parliament, founded in the 930!
At the heart of a rugged volcanic field lies the beautiful Blue Lagoon, an indulgent MSC Cruises excursion. Here, you’ll bathe in the lake’s warm 37° to 39°C water, surrounded by a lava wall. The lagoon’s geothermal seawater is rich in minerals and contains revitalising properties for both body and soul. One of Iceland’s principal attractions, this amazing body of water should be on your list of must-visit places in Iceland.