Secret Solstice Festival: Iceland’s Ultimate Daylight Festival Secret Solstice Festival – what is it? Its 96 hours of a never-ending daylight festival, which consists of more than 150 acts taking place in the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavík. The festival first started in 2014, but has already won accolades from local and international press and […]Secret Solstice Festival 2019 Grasagardur Botanical Garden, Hverfisgata 105, Hverfisgata 105, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland Reykjavík Iceland
Secret Solstice Festival – what is it? Its 96 hours of a never-ending daylight festival, which consists of more than 150 acts taking place in the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavík.
The festival first started in 2014, but has already won accolades from local and international press and declared “one of the most unique festivals on Earth” by Time magazine. The festival featured some of the biggest names from the music industry and well-known international artists that include The Prodigy, Gucci Mane, Slayer, Foo Fighters, Radiohead, Bonnie Tyler, and Big Sean. There are also many famous Icelandic artists in the lineup.
The festival provides a lifetime opportunity to enjoy the Midnight Sun (winters are dark and in summer it doesn’t ever get dark). It is a natural phenomenon which occurs only in the countries near the Arctic Circle. So it never gets dark during the whole festival duration, and people can enjoy the whole day to the fullest.
Secret Solstice Festival gives a great opportunity to meet people from all around the world, and taste the delicious Icelandic food and famous Icelandic beers.
Secret Solstice festival passes are categorized in different forms. A standard pass for the multi-stage festival costs around $215. Meanwhile, the 6-person luxury package comes in a tidy sum of $1 million, which includes private jet transportation, VIP yacht party, and a helicopter tour to view the exquisite glaciers and huge volcanoes of the South Island.
“Clapping your hands when you like a band is way better than clicking some like button.”
The Festival takes place in Laugardalur Park, Reykjavik, Iceland.
The public transport system in Reykjavik is excellent.
Travel the city on their local bus service called “Strætó” and discover the astonishing view of the city. If you are going to use the bus service efficiently, you should invest in the Reykjavik city card. This card allows you 24, 45 and 72 hours’ travel on the city buses.
To get more information about their routes and bus timings you can install their free mobile app.
You can also opt for the taxi service in Reykjavik. They have an excellent taxi service which you can also book via call.
People who prefer to travel on their own rather than choosing public transport, can avail the services of car rental companies. Reykjavik has a number of car rental services available, varying in price and models.
Hotel Vogar – A guesthouse type hostel located in Stapavegur situated just 11 km from Viking World museum is the top recommended hostel for tourist. The hostel is clean and well equipped with all the basic comforts. They offer free Wi-Fi and free parking.
A three star facility named the ‘City Center Hotel’ is top-most recommended hotel for tourist because of its ideal location right in the center of Reykjavik. You can easily access famous bars and restaurants at a short walk from your accommodation.
The hotel is equipped with all the necessities, which include comfortable rooms, soundproof walls, and en-suite bathrooms, bar facility, gym area, and balconies.
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Visit Hallgrímskirkja church, one of the tallest churches of Reykjavik, and experience the exciting 360-degree view of the city. The church is unique because of its architectural structure.
Reykjavik is famous for its nightlife. The locals love to party and roam around the city. Nights in Reykjavik are full of excitement and happenings with a number of live entrainments – theatre, opera, comedy shows and much more. The pubs offer live music. Enjoy their famous beer along with the soothing Icelandic music. On weekends, the bars remain open until five in the morning.
You will find hundreds of local and international restaurants in Reykjavik where you can enjoy cuisines from all around the world along with famous Icelandic foods. One of the most famous and mouth-watering dishes of Reykjavik is Matur og Drykkur (a cod’s head perfectly cooked in chicken stock). Give it a go and you will love it.
The Secret Solstice Festival is going to be held from June 21 – 23, 2019.
Plan ahead: Book your perfect trip with our Iceland travel guide and destination information. Does Iceland require a visa? Check the visa requirements before you get caught up during your travel.
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Spend money wisely: Take public transport and dine in from time to time are common saving tips during traveling. How to spend money wisely in Iceland? Make use of technology. There’s an app for everything.
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