The Vikings & The Sagas | A Tour Through History

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Duration
12 hours
Difficulty
Medium
Languages
English, Danish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish
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Reykjavík

Experience the highs and lows of life as a Viking with this exceptionally entertaining and educational cultural tour delving into the fascinating history of Iceland's earliest...

Experience the highs and lows of life as a Viking with this exceptionally entertaining and educational cultural tour delving into the fascinating history of Iceland's earliest settlers. This is the perfect tour for enthusiastic history buffs, as well as those would like to learn more about this thrilling and bloody Age.

At the beginning of your day, you will head out towards Iceland's only UNESCO World Heritage site, Þingvellir National Park. Not only is Þingvellir visually spectacular, with moss-laden volcanic plateaus and towering tectonic plates, but it also holds an important place in Iceland history. 

It was here, in 930 AD, that what was arguably the first democratically elected parliament in the world was formed, the Alþingi. Icelanders would congregate here for over 800 years...

Included

Transport
Guide
Driver
Admission fees
Viking-dinner

Activities

Sightseeing
Cultural Activity

Attractions

Þingvellir
Fljótshlíð
Þjóðveldisbærinn á Stöng
Hvolsvöllur
Reykjavík Settlement Exhibition

What to bring

Warm clothes
Rain clothes

Good to know

Good preparation for the tour is to read the Njals Saga, the biggest and best of the Icelanders Sagas.