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Explore Reykjavík's Quaint Old City Centre with a Local Guide

The tour begins punctually at the icon of Reykjavik, Hallgrímskirkja church where you will find your guide just outside by the statue of Leifur Eiríksson. Guests are encouraged to check in with the guide 5-10 minutes before the tour starts. Please note the opening hours of the church and entry fees are found on

We will begin our 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.

We then stroll through the quaint streets of Þingholt neighborhood towards the City Pond and Arnarhóll. We pass by the Parliament building, Dómkirkjan cathedral, the lake Tjörnin and the City Hall.

We expect the walk to take 2 hrs 15 minutes and it is all downhill and easy on the foot as well as being wheelchair accessible. Throughout the tour, the guide will narrate the history of Iceland and the evolution of reykjavík as a town. We will also share with you various local stories about our food, folklore, politics and economy. The tour is run in small groups giving everyone ample time to ask questions about anything! Our guides are very experienced full-time city guides and educated in history.

What's included

  • Expertly guided Reykjavík walking tour
  • Small group experience

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Umbrella
  • Transfer & pick up.

What do I need to bring

Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always smart to dress in warm and waterproof clothes, weather changes are swift so prepare expect the unexpected. Dress from the feet up, warm socks and waterproof shoes or boots along with a waterproof jacket will be perfect.


Never cancelled due to weather, tour is altered to more indoor visits.


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