Vík attracts a great number of tourists year - round, who come to experience its famed natural beauty and mild climate.
A large arctic tern nesting colony is located east of Vík, while Mt. Reynisfjall, to the west, is home to a vast number of bird species, including puffin, fulmar, auk and kittiwake.
The entire area is perfect for nature lovers and many lovely hiking paths exist in Vík and its surrounding regions.
Brydebúð, the origins of which date from 1831, an information centre,
a café, and exhibitions about living conditions, nature, climate. There is a memorial to German seafarers in Vík.
Photo, South Iceland Marketing Office.