Greater area Reykjavík sightseeing tour

On this sightseeing day  tour you will explore Reykjavik's top attractions


Tour highlights

  • Hallgrímskirkja church 

  • Perlan dome - 360 view of Reykjavik area
  • Reykjavik's Old town centre
  • Höfði house - The location of "Reykjavik Summit"
  • Laugardalur recreation area 
  • Presidential residence at Bessastaðir
  • Hafnarfjörður suburb - town of Elves and hidden people



Reykjavik sightseeing tour includes Reykjavik‘s top attractions, interesting facts and stories that relate to history and culture in Iceland.  The tour travels the greater Reykjavik area including surrounding municipalities which provides an excellent opportunity to discover various things to see or to do in Reykjavik during your stay in Iceland.  

On this tour you will visit Perlan glass dome where a 360 viewing platform provides some of the best places for sightseeing in Reykjavik.
After enjoying the spectacular view over Reykjavik city and its surroundings the tour proceeds to go to Reykjavik's seafront  to the old Höfði house where the all-important summit between former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and former U.S.S.R. Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986. 
Next stop is Hallgrímskirkja church who's design was inspired by basalt lava columns, a common volcanic rock formation in Icelandic nature. From Hallgrimskirkja church the tour explores Reykjavik city centre in and around the Parliament building by Austurvöllur which sometime is referred to as "the Old town".

Quick Facts

Departure: Daily departures from Reykjavík at 08:15. 

Duration: 2,5 hrs. 

How to book

This tour can be booked on our website, upon arrival in our Reykjavík hostels or by sending an e-mail to


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