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 Hofdi house where the historic summit between American president Ronald Reagan and Russian president Mikhail Gorbatsjov took place in 1986. Hofdi 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 center which was the winner of the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture—the Mies van der Rohe Award.
Next up is the city center where we will see the infamous Hallgrimskirkja 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 Reykjavik.
The final stop on the tour is on the outskirts of the capital to visit Bessastadir, the official residence of the President of Iceland.
Pick-up / Drop-off Included: Yes
Tour Transportation: Minibus
- Presidential residence at Bessastadir
- Harpa concert hall
- View over Reykjavik city from Perlan dome
- Historical Hofdi building
- Hallgrimskirkja church
- Old Harbor
- City center
- Round-trip transportation in a minibus
- Professional tour guide
- Entrance fee to Perlan Observation Deck
- Meals, refreshments, beverages
- The tour operator reserves the right to alter routes without prior notice, due to road conditions