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Reykjavik Grand Excursions

Take this tour to experience the highlights of the history and culture of Reykjavik, Iceland's beautiful capital.

A three-hour tour that takes you to the most important places in Reykjavik, including the famous Hallgrímskirkja church, named after the 17th-century poet and clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson. The highest church in Iceland, standing at 74.5 metres high. From here, your tour will then visit Höfði, where the US President Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev President of the Soviet Union met to end the Cold War, and Bessastaðir, the official residence of the Icelandic president located at the beautiful Álftanes peninsula. Bessastaðir was first settled in the year 1000 and has since then been an important place in Iceland. Snorri Sturluson, the author of Snorra-Edda, lived there in the 13th century and later on it became a Royal Fortress and the residence of the Norse King’s highest ranking officers and officials living in Iceland.

Your tour will end at the beautiful Harpa concert hall in downtown Reykjavik, which was designed by the Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects in co-operation with Danish-Icelandic artist Ólafur Elíasson.

Your tour guide will be on hand to provide you with all the essential information you require regarding Reykjaviks rich culture, history and natural environment. This is the essential introduction to Iceland's capital.

Experience Includes

  • English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation

Experience Excludes

  • Meals, snacks or refreshments
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel transfer - unless this ticket is selected

Departs

Daily, year round.

Departure location

BSÍ Bus Terminal, 101 Reykjavík for bus terminal departures.

Start times

1.00pm, with hotel pick-ups from approximately 30 minutes prior to that time.

Duration

3 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • You will receive a voucher for this experience. Please read it thoroughly.
  • You will be required to present a printed copy of your voucher at the time of tour departure.
  • Pick-up from hotels and guesthouses (if this ticket is selected) starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time. You will be advised specific times upon reconfirmation locally.
  • Returning from your tour, you will be dropped off at the pick-up point you were collected from or at the closest possible point.
  • Children MUST be aged 1 year old and weigh a minimum of 9kg to participate on this tour. Babies younger than 1 year old (under 9 kg) are only safe in babie car seats that require 3-point seat belts, which cannot be provided. and you can not bring your own car seat. Child´s car seats for children 9 – 18 kg approx. (1 – 3 or 4 years old) will be provided. Children aged 3 or 4 years and older (over 18 kg) can use the normal seat belts on the bus.