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Reykjavik is a travel destination which can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Children are unlikely to ever forget a trip to Reykjavik and parents can rest assured that travel to Reykjavik is safe, fun and even educational for their children.
Reykjavik is one of the safest travel destinations in the world. Visit Safe Travel for more information. Local parents often leave their children unattended in the area because Reykjavik is one of those places where everyone is looking out for everyone else. Of course, it is not recommended that parents leave their kids alone in Reykjavik while traveling there, but it is nice to know that it is relatively safe to do so.
It is also unlawful to threaten the use of corporal punishment in Iceland, or to engage in such behavior. Such has been outlawed, and is severely frowned upon. Punishing children physically can result in fines or up to 3 years imprisonment.
Children will enjoy most of the activities which parents want to do during their vacation. Reykjavik is known for its outdoor activities, including the hot springs, winter skiing and ice skating attractions and summer horseback riding. All of these are activities which families can do together.
Additional activities which may be enjoyed by families with children of all ages include: