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Videy Island

Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 533 5055
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Choose a dry morning or afternoon and allow half a day, taking the ferry from one of the 3 pick-ups. It is possible to walk around the island in that time, and for shorter trips the tea house and old church are 2 minutes from...More

Thank Family464
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have a choice if 3 departure points to get to Videy island by ferry. We left from Harpa. There are 2 departure times from Harpa and the Old Port wharf which is about 5 minutes from Harpa. It was layering clothes as the short...More

1  Thank AussieSteveR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my wife decided to take the 11:15 ferry over today as we had a spare and thought a couple of hours there would be great. Yes there's not a mass of things to do, but if you're interested in the history of the...More

1  Thank Mark A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got my Reykjavik city pass so the ferry is free so I thought why not to take a look at the island. There's not much going on but only a coffee house (the largest building on the island) was operating. Not much to see...More

Thank Alex_loves_traveling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's a relatively short ferry ride over there that offers great views of the harbor and city.. We had the pleasure of dining in the Videyjarstofa restaurant that is not to be missed. Food and service were lovely.. never mind the upstairs setting with huge...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a 24-hour Reykjavik City Card, which includes the ferry to Videy. I was on foot so getting to the ferry terminal was a little interesting; my GPS took me a weird way through the "industrial" part of town, but you should really just...More

1  Thank Stephanie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pretty much had the whole island to ourselves. Took the 12:15pm ferry over from the ferry station right across the water. Perfect lunch at the restaurant near ferry port. Fresh bread, delicious meats. We then spent the second hour walking around, ran into just...More

Thank loveydovey71321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Reykjavik City pass comes with a free ferry ticket to Videy Island and it was one of the best things we have experienced in Iceland. Get the ferry schedule at any tourist information center and then head down to the Old Harbor by the...More

1  Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had a lovely day and spent a good hour or so walking part of the perimeter of the island. Very pretty and interesting history along the way. Wear good sturdy shoes for that walk as it's on a narrow path and a bit rugged.

1  Thank Rose_Seattle
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were there with our 6 and 3 year olds on the last day of our trip, when everyone was tired and we didn't want to venture too far away. Right at the entrance past the church there was a very small playground, which they...More

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16 July 2017|
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Response from Margaret B | Reviewed this property |
No. There are no cars AT ALL. Which makes the island really peaceful.There are very clearly marked walking paths. It is a bit windy so make sure to bring hat/ear protection.
1 February 2017|
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Response from Maryann M | Reviewed this property |
Go to old harbor. There are a few ferries there and you can ask for their times. To be honest I don't know if there are any that go regularly during the winter. Call or email Elding. They're located on the harbor and they... More
Michelle K
9 September 2016|
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Response from Leaoana | Reviewed this property |
There are two spots to get a ferry to Videy. One is at the old harbour, right in the city centre and another one next to the industrial port that is very near to the island. So probably if you get the ferry at the old... More