The Reykjavik sightseeing tour covers the city‘s top attractions, interesting facts, and stories that relate to history and culture in Reykjavik and throughout Iceland. Travelling the Reykjavik area and surrounding municipalities provides an excellent opportunity to discover various things to see or to do in Reykjavik during your stay in Iceland.
On this tour you will visit Perlan glass dome where a 360 viewing platform provides some of the best places for sightseeing in Reykjavik.
After enjoying the spectacular view over Reykjavik city and its surroundings the tour proceeds to go to Reykjavik's seafront to the old Höfði building where an important summit between former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and former U.S.S.R. Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986.
Next stop is Hallgrímskirkja church who's design was inspired by basalt lava columns, a common volcanic rock formation in Icelandic nature. From Hallgrimskirkja church, the tour explores Reykjavik city centre in and around the Parliament building by Austurvöllur which, sometimes is referred to as "the Old town".
The tour is operated in the following languages:
All year round:
The itinerary is subject to variations during special events (parades, marathons, etc)
Reykjavík City Sightseeing - Sample the highlights of the capital area. See the old town of Reykjavík with it's corrugated iron clad houses, the Parliament building and the City Hall. Visit the location of two famous Icelandic houses, the presidential residence at Bessastaðir, with its sweeping views of Reykjavik and the elegant Höfði House, the venue of the 1986 summit between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. Harpa concert/conference hall in the city center is on our list. Learn about the harbour town of Hafnarfjörður, where the “hidden people” live in harmony with the townsfolk. See the spectacular 360 degree views from Perlan ower Reykjavík City. Visit the location of Hallgrímskirkja church and see the Laugardalur valley with its geothermal outdoor swimming pool.