Reykjavik invites bears for annual gay-friendly weekend

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Bears and their friends have been invited to revisit the world’s northernmost city for the second time on 8-11 September for the liberal celebration weekend Bears on Ice.

Iceland Express Travel is offering to showcase the local gay scene and allow travellers to learn more about the growth of Iceland’s gay community, while offering free time to enjoy the city.

Iceland itself is the first country in Europe to have a lesbian prime minister.

The exclusive package, which has been put together by the sister company of low-fare airline, Iceland Express, includes a three-night or four-night stay in a gay-friendly apartment hotel in Reykjavik and airport transfers.

Bears of a polar inclination can take part in a Golden Circle sight seeing tour, a visit to the world famous geothermal Blue lagoon, a series of parties and a Sunday farewell brunch.

Express Travel’s gay-friendly package will cost from €232 (£203) per person based on two sharing for three nights and is available from 8 – 11 September 2011.

Iceland Express is also the first low-fare carrier to offer iPads as in-flight entertainment.

Bears are advised to head to Iceland Express Travel for more information.