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Free Walking Tour Reykjavik

Laekjartorgi | Laekjartorg Square, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Wonderful way to understand Iceland’s culture both past and present

Had the pleasure of having Disa assigned to our group and not only was she a wealth of information... read more

Reviewed today
Desiree M
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My wife and I rushed to be on time for this tour only to be told by the guide that he was canceling... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nicholas M
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Summer season (June 1st - August 31st). Departure is twice a day from the small green clock-tower on Laekjartorg Square, 7 days a week. At 12.00 and at 14.00. Winter season (September 1st - May 31st). Departure is once a day from the small green clock-tower on Laekjartorg Square, 7 days a week. At 13.00. (see more on freewalkingtour website).
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Laekjartorgi | Laekjartorg Square, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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"current affairs"
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"great introduction"
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"history graduate"
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"funny guide"
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"icelandic culture"
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"clock tower"
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"your bearings"
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"fun facts"
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"sense of humour"
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"two hours"
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"ask questions"
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"these guys"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had the pleasure of having Disa assigned to our group and not only was she a wealth of information but she made the experience so enjoyable with her knowledge and charming personality. The walk is at a easy pace with multiple stops around town. You...More

Thank Desiree M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I rushed to be on time for this tour only to be told by the guide that he was canceling the tour because there weren't enough people and that we should come back tomorrow. Obviously disappointing for the group of people who...More

Thank Nicholas M
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Eyvindur K, Owner at Free Walking Tour Reykjavik, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm terribly sorry that you were disappointed. We have a very strict policy of always doing the tour, even if the group has fewer people than our suggested minimum, unless people are able to come back later, because the tour is always better with more...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed the tour, in a city where almost everything is expensive by our standards, this tour is a great way to keep the budget under control. Now, tips and contributions are warmly welcomed and appreciated, and certainly worthy of the donation! We would certainly...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stepped off an early flight, rented a car, drove into Reykjavik and went straight onto this tour. It was an excellent way to get grounded in Iceland. The young guide was very knowledgeable and also humorous. A great introduction to the city, the country...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have done several walking tours in various cities and have always found them to be interesting and informative. We were not disappointed with this walking tour of Reykjavik. We signed up ahead of time online which is required. The guide did allow a couple...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on the Reykjavik Free Walking Tour with our guide, "Thor". He provided a very entertaining history of Iceland as we walked around some of the sites and monuments in the city center and gave some good tips to use during...More

Thank BHScogg
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorable review of this activity refers solely to the enthusiasm and presentation of our young guide. He did his best to present a walking tour of a city which, frankly, has really nothing in guise of historical or architectural site to present. There was...More

Thank jack M
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Eyvindur K, Owner at Free Walking Tour Reykjavik, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry you feel that way about our young city. I think our history, albeit short, is interesting and fun, but to each his own. Very happy you liked our guide, though. Hopefully you were able to at least find some fun activities to do...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide was Helgi and he was absolutely amazing. He was so knowledgeable and really provided us some history about Iceland. He is a comedian so he kept us laughing and smiling throughout the tour. I thougbt the length of the tour was perfect too....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a perfect way to start our Iceland trip. Erik was interesting and fun and provided so much information about Iceland in the past and the present. Strongly recommend to anyone!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

History Grad Student Erik was very informative and entertaining during this two hour easy walk. Lots of interesting history and cultural stories. No pressure but there is a gracious invitation to donate what you wish post-tour. A good little enterprise for the students and you...More

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stormkess
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Copernicus | Reviewed this property |
Timings are on the website. There is no need to book.
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7254CHRISTINE
November 23, 2017|
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Response from GreenThumb331 | Reviewed this property |
10 euro minimum. the walk is short. reykyavik is a small city. the guide was entertaining.
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Megan D
August 17, 2017|
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Response from jennifer b | Reviewed this property |
Aa fairly limited part of downtown--4-5 block radius, but helpful nonetheless.
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