Reykjavik Private Walking Tour

Titled as the northernmost capital of a sovereign state in the world, its first parliament was founded by Ingolfr Arnarson. This city will welcome you with a rich history with roots as old as 870 AD. Reykjavik combines nature & modern civilization perfectly, with snow-capped mountains on one side, and colourful buildings on the other. Iceland’s capital will leave an impression and warm up your heart, as you learn with us all the details about the city and how icelandic culture is so unique in Europe.

You will learn about:
First permanent settlement in Iceland by Norsemen
Inspiration for the name “Reykjavík”
Farmland until the 18th century
Rise of the Innréttingar Corporation and the industrial age
The Danish Crown and exclusive trading charter
19th century expansion of commerce
Icelandic independence movement
End of first World War and arrival of icelandic sovereignty
World War II and allied occupation
Post-war development

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  • What's included :
    • Local Guide who will be with your group only
    • Private guided Tour
    • Possible customizing on tour with your local guide on the spot
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fees
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Capital Region

    You will see:
    Austurvöllur Square Althingishus (The Parliament House)
    Dómkirkjan (Reykjavík Cathedral)
    Kolaportio Reykjavik
    Old Harbour
    Reykjavik City Hall
    University of Iceland
    National Museum of Iceland
    National Gallery of Iceland
    Fríkirkjan Church
    National Centre for Cultural Heritage
    Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
    Sólfar (Sun Voyager)
    Laugavegur Street

  • Departure Point :
    Hallgrimskirkja, Hallgrímstorg 1, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Global Guide Services

Activity ID: V-88037P141

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