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Quirky afternoon

The Elfschool in Reykjavík is well worth a visit - it’s headmaster, Magnus, is a magnificent story... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2019
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You will Love it or Hate it

I personally enjoyed the Elf school and thought there was a lot of good discussion. The talk... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2019
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Sidumula 31 | 2nd Floor, Reykjavik 108, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time at Elf School and learned a lot! Magnús is definitely knowledgeable about elves and has collected stories from thousands of people who have encountered elves and hidden people. His stories, including the tangents, were fascinating. The bread and pancakes (which...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank integritea
Reviewed June 26, 2019

When planning our trip to Iceland, Elf School was first on our list! Magnus is amazing! You feel immersed in the land of the elves and hidden people through his stories and immense knowledge. Throughout the class you feel a new connection and fascination about...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

The Elfschool in Reykjavík is well worth a visit - it’s headmaster, Magnus, is a magnificent story teller and he kept us entertained all afternoon. Even if you don’t believe in elves it’s worth attending. Most Icelandic people do believe and they have many stories...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gregory_209
Reviewed June 14, 2019

I first heard about Elfschool from the show Travel Man. I hadn’t known about the elf culture in Iceland before that. But I love learning about local lore when I travel. So when I knew I was going to go to Iceland, I knew I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jill S
Reviewed June 1, 2019

I arranged for my husband, myself, and our two adult children to attend this afternoon event and our expectations were surpassed! My family accepted the suggestion to do this with trepidation—elves?!? Seriously? But we all came away with expanded minds. I thought this might be...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely awesome—amazing magical lore, the teacher knows everything about elves and hidden people and trolls and spirits. And his cream and jam filled pancakes are the best food in the country

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

I personally enjoyed the Elf school and thought there was a lot of good discussion. The talk shifted to multiple topics not involving elves but I found them interesting so I did not mind. You get a cool book that has stories about elves in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank louisf777
Reviewed February 28, 2019

I gave it three stars simply because you'll either love it or hate it. We went in expecting elf stories & pancakes (and the best bread in the world). We got lots of elf stories & the mid-class break was definitely very yummy. I'm not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kbochick
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Magnus is a great story teller. He has an intense interest in elves and the hidden people, making it an unforgettable experience. My family and I enjoyed the evening, connecting to a part of Iceland not seen or felt elsewhere. It is interactive as he...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed January 28, 2019

Magnus is a most unusual scholar of elves, hidden people, and related topics. The evening we spent was quirky, interesting, entertaining and unforgettable. I highly recommend doing this and keeping a very open mind about what this experience will be.

Date of experience: November 2018
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March 13, 2019|
Response from jose b | Reviewed this property |
yes. we were with a group of kids and teens .. plus free snacks and drinks ..local baked goods
September 16, 2018|
Response from jose b | Reviewed this property |
i think we paid credit card