Private folklore walking tour in Reykjavik
Activities

Private folklore walking tour in Reykjavik

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Hear some interesting Icelandic tales
  • Take the whole family on a fun adventure
  • Enjoy a private experience and control the pace
What to expect

Iceland is sometimes called the land of the Sagas and on this walk you get the chance to hear many interesting stories involving the hidden people and creatures of Iceland.

In this tour your guide will tell you all about the Icelandic Elves, Trolls, Ghosts like the Deacon of the dark river and the unique mostly aquatic monsters. You will also hear about the 13 Santa's (it's not enough to have just one Santa Claus in Iceland after all), their mother the child-eating troll called Grýla and the only known serial killer of Iceland in a land where it's easy to get lost in the lava fields... You will also get an introduction into Icelandic magic.

This experience perfect for those who want a little adventure in their life because the story's come alive on the walk. Please keep in mind that some of the stories can be scary for little children but it's possible ask the tour guide at the beginning of the tour to dial the scariness down a notch!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Private expert local guide
    Where

    Ingólfur Square, Reykjavík, Iceland

    Meeting point:

    Please meet your guide at Ingolfstorg Square in the center of Reykjavik. They will be wearing a Your Friends in Reykjavik jacket and will be standing by the two stone high seat pillars, which are over 3 meters high with smoke coming up from the top.

    What to remember
    • This tour is wheelchair accessible
    • Please note some of the stories may be a little scary for little children, if you want to dial the scariness down a notch please advise your tour guide at the beginning of the tour
    • It is recommended you dress for the Icelandic weather, wearing layers when necessary
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Your Friend In Reykjavik
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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