Reykjavik In-App Audio Tour: a Walk Through the World's Northernmost Capital

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 6 km
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Duration 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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$9.62
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore the world's northernmost capital with your own in-app audio tour
  • Learn how Icelandic folk beliefs in elves and fairies influence construction projects
  • Get wonderfully lost in the old part of town with its charming colorful houses
  • Admire architectural marvels against the backdrop of the stunning ocean views
  • Hear the tales of vikings' seafaring adventures and discoveries
This captivating in-app audio tour will take you through Reykjavik's vibrant downtown, where the beating heart of Icelandic culture and history comes to life. Begin your exploration at the awe-inspiring Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavik's iconic church. As you stroll towards the waterfront, you will pass by Laugavegur, Reykjavik's bustling shopping street, and find yourself before the Harpa Concert Hall where you can marvel at its distinctive glass façade. Continue your journey along the picturesque waterfront to discover the Sun Voyager, a beautiful sculpture that symbolizes the promise of new, unexplored horizons. Climb the Arnarhóll hill to see the statue of the founder of Iceland and wander towards the Old Harbor, where you will hear the tales of seafaring adventures, the evolution of the harbor, and its transformation into a vibrant cultural and culinary destination. On your way, you will also pause by the serene Tjörnin, Reykjavik's beloved city pond. As you meander through the colorful Old town, explore the Reykjavik City Hall, a blend of modern architecture and Icelandic tradition. You will also visit the Austurvöllur square, a popular gathering place for the citizens of Reykjavík. Stroll along the charming walking street Austurstræti and finish the tour in front of the Cabinet House, which was built as a prison and now houses the prime minister offices. Uncover the essence of this enchanting city and create unforgettable memories.

What's included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Recommendations of interesting museums on your way
  • Tips on free attractions and restrooms
  • Earphones — please bring your own

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Hallgrimskirkja
Miðborg
Forsætisráðuneytið
Lækjargata, Miðborg
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8 ratings & reviews

Aude
November 2023
5
It was very good for a nice discovery of the city even if in 2023 things have changed or evolved a little!
Callum
February 2023
5
Really good tour fantastic route and not boring commentary
lucas
June 2019
5
very nice tour. i would suggest stopping for lunch (have a hot dog) near harpa. there are some confusing pathways but i found it easy enough to navigate. otherwise keep adding more in depth information and stops. thanks for the tour!
Peter
December 2018
4
Great tour. Certainly a good first day "intro" as it hit the major highlights. Spoiler alert....the City Hall does have a public bathroom. Thanks for introducing us to your lovely city.
Anna
August 2017
5
Great tour around the city that covers every place you need to see! Definitely recommend. You can make it shorter by not walking around the lake but rather just going to city centre and then carrying on to the next point.
Sandrine
August 2017
4
Great visit, very informative which unfortunately left me a little hungry. There are so many other buildings, streets, squares that I would have liked to discover in this wonderful way… THANK YOU
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