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Reykjavik 3-Hour New Year's Eve Bonfire Tour

Product ID: 55888
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Celebrate this New Year’s Eve in Reykjavík and visit the bonfires that are organized throughout the city. Learn about local traditions that have been around since the Middle Ages, marvel at the fireworks and sing along with the locals.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 8:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit traditional Icelandic bonfires on New Year’s Eve
  • Marvel at the magnificent fireworks show
  • Celebrate and sing along with the locals
Full description
New Year’s Eve in Reykjavík is celebrated with fireworks and bonfires, and local residents gather around several bonfires that are found throughout the city.

These festivities have their origins in the Middle Ages when people created bonfires to burn the old things they no longer needed. The tradition has been preserved, but today Icelanders just gather around the bonfires to sing and symbolically burn the old year.

This unique 3-hour tour makes it possible for you to experience this celebration with the Icelanders. It’s a spectacular sight not to be missed when in Iceland at this festive time of year!

Note that this tour is only available on New Year’s Eve, every year.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Sparklers
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up

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Meeting point

BSI bus terminal, Please be ready at the BSI Bus Terminal 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

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From £63.58 per person

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Reykjavik Excursions

Product ID: 55888