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Reykjavík Highlights Walking Tour

Reykjavík Highlights Walking Tour
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Reykjavík Highlights Walking Tour
US$62.54
Overview
Follow us on an unforgettable journey past all the main landmarks in Iceland's capital. Get to know Reykjavík from a local and learn all the basics you need to start exploring the city on your own. Among the highlights we will visit are Hallgrímskirkja Church, the multi-coloured houses in Þingholt, Alþingi Parliament, the Old Harbour, Harpa Concert Hall and Sólarið Sculpture (The Sun Voyager). Along the way, learn about the city's culture, history and traditions through your guide's entertaining storytelling. Our mission is to have you return home with a smile on your face and a story to share. All entrance fees are included in the price.
What to Expect

The tour starts at What's On tourist information centre located on Laugavegur 5 in central Reykjavík. 
We start by walking towards Hallgrímskirkja Church, a prominent landmark. We will go up the bell tower for an incredible view over the city with its multi-coloured rooftops, Faxaflói Bay with its islands and the surrounding mountains and volcanoes. Next we visit the lovely Einar Jónsson sculpture garden where we will learn the basics of Norse mythology before strolling through the quaint streets of Þingholt neighbourhood towards the City Pond.
From there we continue on into the Reykjavik City Hall we view the super-sized topographical map of Iceland and your guide will explain a little bit about Iceland’s fascinating geology and volcanic history. Our tour then threads the heart of the city, taking in the Alþingi Parliament House, our modest but beautiful cathedral and the site of the first Viking homesteads in the city. Next up is the Old Harbour, an up-and-coming city centre. Strolling along the north shore from the harbour we visit the impressive Harpa Concert Hall and Sólfarið Sculpture (Sun Voyager) before our final stop at the Volcano House where our guests will enjoy a short presentation and discounts from the store and exhibition. 

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1 - 5 of 6 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Don't Miss this Walking Tour

We took this walking tour our first day in Iceland after being awake 32 hours (horribly delayed travel). Our tour guide was very well read and knowledgeable on the history of Iceland. He presented this history in an honest and interesting fashion. I will say...More

Thank MissusKat
FunkyLella, Public Relations Manager at Funky Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for those lovely, lovely words. We highly appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback <3

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Thank you Lalli! You made our visit even better.

Lalli took my wife and me all over the city on our first day there. We had a blast! His extensive knowledge combined with an awesome sense of humor made learning about Icelandic history so enjoyable. The weather was not great and Lalli came equipped...More

Thank Anthony I
FunkyLella, Public Relations Manager at Funky Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you Anthony for your fabulous feedback! We know that Lalli is truly one of a kind and we are so happy you were able to enjoy time whit him :)

Reviewed 5 July 2018
great guide, knowledgeable discussions

The guide provided to us excellent historic overview form 1000 years ago till the most recent events in the Icelandic history. True opinions from local person about great and not so greats events and locations.

Thank SergiiMiami
FunkyLella, Public Relations Manager at Funky Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for joining our tour. You rock!

Reviewed 2 July 2018
An amazing introduction to Iceland

Lalli was an excellent guide and a this tour was a wonderful first thing to do when we set foot in Reykjavik. Somehow he managed to fit a thousand years of history into a few hours, and to do it in a way that was...More

Thank wagnerlk
FunkyLella, Public Relations Manager at Funky Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you so much for your great feedback, we really appreciate it. And thank you for joining our tour :)

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Lalli adds a ray of sunshine to a cold wet day

Thank you Lalli for taking us on a wonderful journey through the history of Iceland. Based on earlier reviews we made sure to book your tour on our first day and it was a great start to our week in Iceland. We'd also like to...More

Thank chipgraham
FunkyLella, Public Relations Manager at Funky Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Wow, we are humbled by your beautiful words. Thank you for walking with us and we hope you gained some new knowledge and insight into the life of Icelanders :)

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