Reykjavik walking tour
Activities

Reykjavik walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See Calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore Iceland's capital
  • Learn about the Viking history
  • Catch up on current affairs with a local, experienced guide
What to expect

You will begin the trip at the beautiful Hallgrímskirkja Church at the top of the downtown hill. This is the most popular landmark in the city, and for good reason. If conditions allow, you will go up the bell tower for an incredible view over the city with its multi-colored rooftops, Faxaflói bay with its islands and the surrounding mountains and volcanoes.

Afterward, you will visit the beautiful sculpture park of Einar Jónsson and learn about Norse mythology before strolling through the quaint streets of Þingholt neighborhood towards the City Pond.

Continuing across the pond and into the City Hall you will view the super-sized topographical map of Iceland and your guide will explain a little bit about Iceland’s fascinating geology and volcanic history.

The tour then threads the heart of the city, taking in the parliament, the modest but beautiful cathedral and the site of the first Viking homesteads in the city, before visiting the Old Harbour with views of the impressive Harpa Concert Hall and the popular Sun Voyager sculpture.

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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
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Expertly guided Reykjavík walking tour
    • Entrance fees where applicable
    • Local English speaking guide
    • Small-group experience
    • Entrance fees
    What's not included
    • Food and drink
    • Other personal expenses
    Reduced price

    Teenagers (12 -15): Reduced

    Children (0-11): Free

    Where

    5 Laugavegur, Reykjavík 101, IS

    Meeting point:
    Please meet the guide at the 'What's On Tourist Info Center' at least 15 minutes prior to the starting time on the ticket.
    What to remember
    • It is recommended you dress weather appropriate: waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves, with warm socks and waterproof shoes if possible
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    When
    • The tour departs at 2.00pm
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    Provider
    Reykjavík Sightseeing
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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