The most popular City tour

The world's northernmost capital

Available all year round

Perlan. Built on water tanks

It's different

Reykjavík in the twilight is beautiful

More than one third of Iceland’s population

Enjoy and enjoy

Reykjavík harbour

Harpa Concert hall

Reykjavík city tour

Feel free to send your request about availability and questions
to: rafn@discoverwildiceland.com
or call:+354 897 2108

Reykjavík city, also known, as “smoky bay”, is the world’s northernmost capital. It is also one of the youngest and most vibrant cities of northern Europe with more than one third of Iceland’s population. Reykjavík is a city of bold contrasts: it is both cosmopolitan and small-town; vibrant and sophisticated; young-at-heart and yet full of history. Many monuments, new and old, are also worth a peek, including the newly built oceanfront music and conference centre, Harpa.

Highlights

  • Presidential residence at Bessastaðir
  • View over Reykjavík city from Perlan dome
  • Historical Höfði house
  • Hallgrímskirkja church
  • Drive around the old town center, where the Icelandic parliament Althingi and the town hall are situated.

 

Description

We will visit the most significant places in the capital and its surrounding towns. Only a few places in the itinerary are listed, the rest you will discover when you take this amazing tour.

In Reykjavik we will go to the restaurant Perlan, which is built on water tanks that hold the city’s hot water supply. There we can enjoy the spectacular view of Reykjavík and its surroundings. Next is the Höfði house, where the all-important summit between former president Ronald Reagan and former secretary general Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986. We will see the Hallgrímskirkja church, the University area and the old town center where the Icelandic parliament Alþingi and the town hall are situated

 

Your sightseeing tour includes short stops at the following attractions:

Bessastadir
Visit the presidential residence at Bessastadir, built between 1761 and 1766 and home to Iceland’s president. You’ll also stop in the town of Hafnarfjordur, famous for having one of the largest settlements of elves and other mystical beings known as the “hidden folk.” You will also visit the old fishing harbor and when possible, the famous fish market.

Perlan
In Reykjavik you’ll go to the Perlan building, which was built on water tanks that hold the city’s hot water supply. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view over Reykjavik and its surroundings from Perlan’s top-floor revolving restaurant.

Hofdi House
Explore Hofdi House in northern Reykjavik, where the all-important summit between President Ronald Reagan and Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986. You will also visit

Hallgrímskirkja Church: Hallgrimskirkja church (the largest church in Iceland and one of its tallest structures) is Reykjavik’s main landmark and its tower can be seen from almost everywhere in the city.

Laugardalur
Sculptures crafted by Asmundur Sveinsson.

 

Where and When:

Pick up and drop off for hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik

Duration: 3 hours

This tour is available all year and can start at any time suitable to you and your party.

 

What’s Included:

All main highlights of Reykjavik & its history.

Language(s): English, Icelandic

Guide: Born in Reykjavík

Your guide will spend time only with you and your group

Our pricing is per-tour NOT per-person

 

Tour Details:

 

Price:

3rd person is free
Min 2 – Max 3 persons
23.000 ISK  per person
206 USD per person

Pick-up:
In Reykjavík / Reykjanes from hotel or guesthouse around 8:00

Included:
Driver/tour guide

Not included:
Meals, Entrance fees

Lunch can be bought on the way if needed

Level:
Easy

Duration:
3 hours.

Dates:
All dates all year round

NOTE:
Short, easy walks on the sites visited. Recommended to dress warm because the weather in Iceland can change in the matter of minutes

 

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