Reykjavik is affectionately called the Biggest Little City in the World. Enjoy a detailed introduction of Iceland‘s capital and visit its main attractions by joining the Reykjavik sightseeing tour.
Learn about the rich history and culture that shaped Iceland by visiting the prime landmarks and attractions in and around the capital city. Sit back and enjoy educational commentary, interesting facts, and stories that relate to the most important locations in and around Reykjavik.
This tour takes you on a journey to explore the capital city’s top attractions, learn interesting facts and hear riveting stories. It provides an excellent opportunity to discover the various sights to see or activities to do in Reykjavík during your holiday in Iceland.
The tour begins at the old Höfði house where the historic summit between American president Ronald Reagan and Russian president Mikhail Gorbatsjov took place in 1986. Höfði house is also believed to be home to a ghost known as the White Lady.
The tour continues to the stunning Harpa concert hall and conference centre which was the winner of the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture—the Mies van der Rohe Award.
Next up is the city centre where we will see the infamous Hallgrímskirkja church, whose unique design was inspired by the basalt lava columns—a common volcanic rock formation in Icelandic nature.
We proceed to the viewing platform at Perlan which provides a breathtaking 360° view over the charming city of Reykjavík.
The final stop on the tour is on the outskirts of the capital to visit Bessastaðir, the official residence of the President of Iceland.
- Presidental residence at Bessastaðir
- Harpa concert hall
- View over Reykjavík city from Perlan dome
- Historical Höfði building
- Hallgrímskirkja church
- Old harbour
- City centre
- Round-trip transportation
- Professional tour guide
- Entrance fee to Perlan Observation Deck
- Minibus – No more than 19 passengers per group
Please present your electronic travel voucher / ticket at the time of tour departure.
Tour departure point
The Gray Line Bus Terminal at Klettagarðar 4 is the central departure point for our tours.
Pick up and drop off
Pick up from hotels, guesthouses and designated bus stops starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.
Check in at Gray Line Bus Terminal is 15 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.