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  1. Iceland
  2. Capital Region of Iceland
  3. Reykjavik
  4. Reykjavik City Hall

Reykjavík: Historical Walking Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 231632
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Journey through 1,150 years of Icelandic history and learn how the fight for survival, freedom, and tolerance have shaped the nation. Enjoy a fun and informative way of learning about Iceland's history while taking in Reykjavik's most iconic sights.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about Iceland's history from its settlement to modern times
  • Marvel at the beautiful Hallgrímskirkja Church
  • Connect with a local storyteller
  • Get your teeth into a traditional Icelandic lunch
Full description
Learn about the incredible history of a tiny island nation located just outside the Arctic Circle. Join your local storyteller-guide for an overview of Icelandic history from the early days of the Viking settlers to modern times as you wander around the city center.

Beginning at Hallgrímskirkja, a massive church with a striking rocket-shaped facade, your walking tour will take you to some of Reykjavík's main landmarks, including Alþingi Parliament House and Reykjavík City Hall. Hear about these famous landmarks as well as everyday life in Iceland through the ages.

Go deeper into Icelandic history and culture during a stop for traditional Icelandic lunch with your guide. Understand how the fight to survive despite the island's relative isolation and sometimes hostile climate continues to shape Icelandic culture today.   

  • Expert, English-speaking guide
  • Coffee/tea and Icelandic dessert
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Your guide will meet you in front of Hallgrímskirkja Church, by the statue of Leifur Eiríksson.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• Please be at the meeting point no later than 10 minutes before tour start time
• Groups have a maximum number of 15 participants
• Please wear warm, waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden so expect the unexpected
• Minimum number of participants is 6
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Product ID: 231632