Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour

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Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour information and booking

from
$43
Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Centrally located Reykjavik hotels.
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 11:30am
Time of departure
9.00am
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Tour description provided by Viator

If you’ve only got a short time in Reykjavik and you want to see all the major sights, take this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour of the city. You’ll see top attractions like the Hallgrimskirkja church, the presidential residence at Bessastadir, the fish market in Hafnarfjordur, the open-air Arbaer Museum and the recreational center of Laugardalur.

Your Reykjavik sightseeing tour includes short stops at the following attractions:BessastadirVisit the presidential residence at Bessastadir, built between 1761 and 1766 and home to Iceland's president. You’ll also stop in the town of Hafnarfjordur, famous for having one of the largest settlements of elves and other mystical beings known as the "hidden folk." You will also visit the old fishing harbor and when possible, the famous fish market.PerlanIn Reykjavik you'll go to the Perlan building, which was built on water tanks that hold the city's hot water supply. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view over Reykjavik and its surroundings from Perlan’s top-floor revolving restaurant.Hofdi HouseExplore Hofdi House in northern Reykjavik, where the all-important summit between President Ronald Reagan and Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986. You will also visit Hallgrimskirkja (the largest church in Iceland and one of its tallest structures), the University of Iceland area and the old town center, where the Icelandic parliament Althingi and the town hall are situated.LaugardalurEnd your day with a tour of the sports and recreation center in Laugardalur, where you’ll find a geothermal outdoor swimming pool and sculptures crafted by Asmundur Sveinsson.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fee to geothermal pools and baths