Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour of Reykjavik | Main sights & Hidden Spots

Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour of Reykjavik | Main sights & Hidden Spots
Follow directions and learn historical information about the city of Reykjavík.
Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour of Reykjavik | Main sights & Hidden Spots
The Old Harbour is a beautiful sight to see.
Landakotskirkja is the cathedral of the Catholic Church in Iceland, located in the western part of Reykjavík.
Harpa Concert Hall really is a magnificent feat of engineering.
There are many impressive statues dotted around the city of Reykjavík, each with its own story.

Explore Reykjavík on your own, at your own pace, with complete flexibility so you can avoid the crowds on this self-guided audio tour. This is the perfect option for independent travellers who would like to go it alone while still enjoying the expert guidance of a local.

The tour starts at arguably the most iconic sight in Reykjavik, Hallgrímskirkja, the main church visible from most points in the city, and ends on the opposite side of downtown Reykjavík by the Alþingi parliament building. Throughout your journey, you’ll be guided to many landmarks across town and provided with cultural and historical information about each point.

The concept is simple; book this tour and you will receive an e-mail with all the instructions about how to download the app and redeem your tour voucher to get going. Once the tour is loaded on the app, there’s no need for the internet and the entire tour can be completed offline. You can download this tour well in advance and decide when to proceed at your leisure.

This self-guided audio tour is available for both iPhone and Android. It has offline maps as well as GPS auto-play which means the tour plays audio automatically at exactly the location. Not only does your guide fill you in with information but also gives you directions.

On the way, you will discover how Reykjavik went from a Viking village to a booming modern capital city. Do you wonder, why the houses are so brightly coloured? What is the main religion and why, and what is the meaning of certain statues around town? Let the guide's voice fill you in!

The total walking distance is approximately 4km and takes about 1.5-2 hours without stopping. During the visit, we have also included a few local's recommendations on places to stop for coffee, beer or food. If you feel curious, pop into one of these establishments and simply resume the tour when you’re ready. If it starts raining: no problem, just pause the tour and resume it later. You have no limits!

Book this great value and incredibly flexible tour experience and look forward to getting to know Reykjavík. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Self drive
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 6 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Hallgrímskirkja, Sun Voyager, Harpa – Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Tjörnin, Old Harbour Souvenirs, Landakot, Prime Minister’s Office
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : Flexible.

You meet us at the departure location.
Please go to the main Church: Hallgrimskirkja
  • Lifetime access to 'Reykjavik's Main Sights and Hidden Spots' tour

  • VoiceMap Application

  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

  • Food/drinks

  • Transportation

  • Smartphone

What to bring:
  • Smartphone (with plenty of battery)

  • Waterproof jacket

Loading prices and availabilities
Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees