Cycling in Reykjavik

Reykavik has a fantastic coastline, and the views for cyclists who want to discover the city from a different angle are amazing and rewarding.

Cycle Paths/Routes:

Yes, the city has made a lot of new cycle paths in the recent years.

Attractions/sights accessible by bicycle from the city centre:

There is a lighthouse about a 15 minute bicycle ride away from the shop, and a dedicated bicycle path that goes there and around the peninsula - it's a perfect loop of about 18 km.

Mayor's stance on cycling:

The mayor is very interested in cycling as a mode of transport, and recently launched a bike share project - in competition with me of course!




Some Hills

Bicycle theft:

Happens occasionally

Cycling at night:

Most streets are well lit

Read more about bicycles on public transport in Reykjavik

Take a guided bike tour in Reykjavik