Free Classic Tour

Tour information

The famous two hour walking tour focuses on the history of Iceland, the evolution of Reykjavík as a town and Icelandic culture in general, laid out in an informative and comic way by Marteinn (Martin) an English speaking Icelander and a history graduate. This tour has no fixed price, instead it runs on the great free walking tour model found allover the world where each participant sets the price of the tour afterwards by a tip.

This tour includes:

City hall — Concert Hall (Harpan) — Parliament building — Fógetagarður — Rocky village — Prime Minister’s office — Hallgrímskirkja — Lake Tjörnin — And more!

    Traveler Reviews

  • “Fantastic and unique tour!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June3, 2016

    We had an unique tour of Reykjavik completely focused on the banking and financial crisis led by Magnús! Would recommend to any economics nerds out there!

  • “Insightful and entertaining”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June2, 2016

    This was the perfect way to start off our trip in Reykjavik. You will become familiar with different parts of the city as well as learn the history of it. Our tour guide Sara was so knowledgeable and…

  • “Free in Reykjavik”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June2, 2016

    Don't miss this opportunity, and you will meet other travelers too! Good way to get oriented to the city on your first or second day.

On arrival

In front of the House of Parliament (Alþingi). We are easy to find, we’re holding a big hand-sign.

Things to note

Groups of 6+ people can join the classic “free” walk with special permission given via e-mail. Bigger groups than 12 people are asked to book the tour privately. We run year around, and rarely take a day off.

Working days

Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
From 10:30 to 12:30
Austurvöllur
Рейкьявик Хёвюдборгарсвайдид IS
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