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If you’re a fan of the mythical “Game of Thrones” series, a drama as deep and dark as some of Iceland’s glacial lakes, you’ll love this tour that traces the footsteps of your favourite characters through the mysterious landscape of Iceland.The Game of Thrones tour takes you to some of the filming locations in Iceland where you’ll get to experience Icelandic nature just like the cast members; take in the majestic, sweeping views, feel the spray of the dancing waterfalls, capture the......
Game of Thrones Revisited
After an early morning flight to Egilsstaðir you will be greeted by your local tour guide who will spend the day with you. The trip to Norðfjörður is a beautiful drive over one of Iceland´s highest mountain roads, through a one lane tunnel, to the charming seaside village where you will see the avalanche defenses that protect the town. We will visit the three floor museum in the middle of the town (paintings, natural history museum and maritime museum). You will be invited to a local home......
Trip To Fishing Villages
You will learn some little known facts about our village, like the stories of the oldest houses & some local folklore. We will walk along the black sand beach and enjoy the view of Hvammsfjörður and listen to a local musician. Then we will end the trip at a local home with some good......
Village walk & visit a local
Every breed of horse is the direct result of the needs and desires of the culture that has created it!Over the last millennium, the Icelandic horse has been a mainstay of Iceland — as both a work and transportation asset. What is especially interesting about watching the Icelandic Horse is its light feet, amazing balance, and ability to master five gaits rather than just the traditional three. Eldhestar’s horse show is meant to present for our visitors the Icelandic horse’s role in the......
Walk on in to this guided nature walk, 15 minutes by bus or car from Reykjavik. You‘ll take a relaxing walk of about 90 minutes on a trail through an area of geothermal history and geological terrain followed by a visit to Anna‘s house for a taste of traditional Icelandic treats served with coffee, tea or hot chocolate.First, you‘ll wend your way past the Varmá river, whose waters are fished for trout and char, but carefully regulated so that the natural ecology is not damaged. The river......
Mosfellsbær Tour | Visit Like a Local
Jan. - May.
Enjoy Reykjavík's food on foot! Take this walking tour to try some of the city's best restaurants. You'll enjoy traditional Icelandic food while at the same time learning about Icelandic culinary traditions.As well as visiting restaurants for tastes of traditional and sometimes bizarre Icelandic food, you'll get to explore the streets of Reykjavík. Along the way on your adventure, our guide will introduce you to Icelandic food customs and suggest different restaurants along the way......
Reykjavík by Food Walking Tour
Jun. - Aug.
The Freezer presents a summer premiere of 2016.Aðalheiður the clown takes the audience through her own personal and carefully thought-through version of how our world was created. When asked why she picked Genesis Aðalheiður answered: ,,WHAT! Well, I like to tell stories and ... this one seemed pretty straightforward to me ... Aaaaand... everyone has read the bible so... Everyone knows it ... sooooo ... It sells... BOOM!"The critic said:,,I forgive her" -......
Genesis - A clown performance based on the story of creation
Jun. - Aug.
The Freezer presents a summer premiere of 2016One Night Stand ( Up ) with Grandma Dídí A one woman comedy show with the brilliant bingo queen and tour guide Grandma Dídí where she lets us in on her secrets. Sexy after sixty? Shockingly hot after seventy? Grandma Dídí tells us......
One night stand(up) with Grandma Dídí - A comedy where local grandmother tells all.
Do you want to experience the legendary Reykjavik nightlife like the locals? In the 3 hour Reykjavik Bar Crawl you will crawl from one bar to another with a local nightlife professional by your side and experience the best of what Reykjavik nightlife has to offer through premium Icelandic beer, unique cocktails, the infamous Black death and so much more! Whether you are travelling by yourself, with friends, colleagues or a bachelor group – This tour is the perfect way to explore the wild......
The Reykjavik Bar Crawl
Patreksfjörður is the western-most town of Europe and the second largest town in the Westfjords. Patreksfjörður has a great cultural and historical importance. It is the birthplace of many known Icelandic artists, poets, writers and painters. The town has a long history of fishing and trade, it was a base for English, French and German fishermen, merchants and naval mariners in the early days. Patreksfjörður is full of life, with eco-friendly long-time fishing and fish processing as the......
Around Patreksfjörður - biking
Jun. - Aug.
HERO is a critically acclaimed one-man comedy based on the saga of Bárður Snæfellsás, the first settler of the Snæfellsnes peninsula and his family of humans, trolls and vultures. The style of the performance is energetic and exaggerated, where dozens of characters, as well as the audience itself, play a big part.The critics said:★★★★"This show exudes playfulness and richness of idea. You won´t be bored for one second"J.V.J. – DV newspaper★★★★"The children had just as much fun as the......
HERO - One man comedy based on Bárðar Saga, the first saga of The Snæfellsnes Peninsula
Jun. - Aug.
21:07 is an exciting comedy situated around a presumed landing of aliens on Snæfellsjökull glacier on the 5th of November 1993.The show is based on a true story of an extraordinary event in the history of Iceland. Most of the main characters in the play still live in close proximity of The Freezer.They joyfully granted the actors permission to portray them in a “slightly” exaggerated way in the show. 21:07 happens in "real time" and goes through the last hour before, and the minutes after......
21:07 - A comedy based on the true story of a presumed alien landing on Snæfellsjökull glacier
Jun. - Aug.
MAR is a five-star performance based on two true and local stories. One is a tale of tragedy, the other a tale of an epic rescue operation, under the harshest of circumstances.The world of the performance is a dreamlike one. where both stories come alive in one space, disconnected from the conventional time and space relationship.in MAR the audience is presented with real personal stories and actual recordings from radio communications during one of the accidents.The critics said:★★★★★......
MAR - A performance based on two true stories of boating accidents near Snæfellsnes.
Jump into the history and culture on this 'Icelandic Herring Adventure' to the charming town of Siglufjörður. This tour is for anyone who wants to know more of Iceland’s faraway past, a fight for survival in the frozen North Atlantic, which often depended on the size and quality of fishing hauls. You'll begin in Akureyri, the northern capital of Iceland, and travel down the coast as you enjoy the breathtaking views of the North Atlantic along the way. Siglufjörður is one-time “herring......
Siglufjordur Coastal Culture Tour from Akureyri
Sep. - Apr.
JOIN US FOR A UNIQUE 3 COURSE SEAFOOD DINNER AT THE SMALL LOCAL SEAFOOD RESTAURANT VITINN.OUR SPECIALITY IS THE GRAND CRAB AND SHELLFISH FEAST.OPTIONAL: ICELANDIC LOBSTER (LANGOUSTINE) OR FRIED COD WITH SHRIMPS.Please - at the pick up let us know the menu you choose.You will be picked up at your hotel/guesthouse 19.00 – 19.30 in the greater Reykjavik area . We will drive to Vitinn Seafood Restaurant . After dinner, we will start the hunt for the Northern lights (Aurora Borealis) out on......
Northern Lights and a 3 course dinner
Jun. - Aug.
Two days bike tour around the crown Snæfellsjökull.Like other crowns Snæfellsjökull is surrounded by precious adornments, though mainly made and crafted by nature itself. On this tour you will experience lava, caves, valleys and hollows, rocks and stones in many different colours and shapes. You will also learn how the community has coped with this environment through the ages, sometimes caring and nurturing and in other times harsh and punishing, brutal and violent. On this tour you will......
Bike tour - The Crown from all sides
Hop on a cherry-red City Sightseeing bus to get around the city! See all the best attractions, shops and restaurants Reykjavik has to offer, and let the day take you wherever you like. The bus tour with City Sightseeing allows you to explore the city at your leisure, with the opportunity to hop on and off at any of the convenient bus stops placed at some of Reykjavik's best locations.For example, hop off at Stop 2 for the chance to partake in some whale watching. Spot minke and humpback......
Hop On - Hop Off - City Sightseeing
Low group pricing
Jun. - Dec.
This tour takes you through the cultural life and literary history of Reykjavik and Iceland as a whole.After pick-up we begin the day in Hljómskálagarður, the park south of the Reykjavik pond.Our guide is Mr. Pall Valsson, holder of the Iceland President´s Literature Award for his biography of the writer and poet Jonas Hallgrimsson, the main writer of the 19th century´s Romantic era. Mr. Valsson is also the author of former president Mrs. Vigdis Finnbogadottir´s biography.Our first stop......
Reykjavik Cultural Tour
Low group pricing
Jun. - Dec.
This is a one day tour through the sagas of the Vikings. You´ll see and feel how they lived, loved, hated, fought and died.We´ll start our day in the Settlement Exhibition in Reykjavik where you can see the first inhabitants of Reykjavik from around the year 871.This is to get a glimpse of the early years and see the land and the conditions the first Norwegian immigrants came to.We then head for Thingvellir, where the Vikings founded the Parliament, Althingi, and Icelanders met every......
The Vikings & the Sagas
Jun. - Aug.
Come visit a private island in the glacial river Þjórsá. Participate in catching wild salmon in the tradition of local farmers, using a net. Traustholtshólmi is a place of stunning beauty, untouched by modern development. Experience the sustainable and restricted island in the wide andhistoric Þjórsá river. Get close to the Island’s unspoiled nature and participate in island life. The owner and inhabitant of Traustholtshólmi, Hákon, and his sheepdog Skuggi will welcome you to the island.......
Experience a private island in the glacial river Þjórsá.
To increase our appetite the tour includes a short hike, where we visit natural attractions such as waterfalls, ravines and lava fields. Waterfalls in Iceland are perhaps the country's most recognizable features. The famous waterfalls you can find in most available tours, by us you visit the less known ones, yet impressive and definitely off the beaten track.We stop for lunch near Deildartunguhver, Europe's most powerful hot spring, providing 180 l/sec of 100°C hot water. The lunch is......
Taste of Nature - Food Tour
Apr. - Sep.
Driving out of Reykjavík we soon leave the main road to enter Kjós area by the back door. The area name, Kjós, means “in the shelter of mountains” and this shelter has become a favourite spot of locals taking time out. On our way we stop by an horticulture farmer and pioneer in local Farmers Market, where we witness the surprisingly bountiful harvest of crops in Iceland. While crisscrossing towards the coastline of Hvalfjörður we stretch our legs by a short hike and along the way we will......
Bite by Night - Food Tour
Join a live Pokémon hunt around Reykjavík‘s hottest Pokémon spots with Icelandic Pokémon Trainers. You can catch ‘em all and see the city at the same time! You’ll be picked up at your accommodation for a 4-hour tour of all the best places in Reykjavík to find Pokémon. There will be lures at each location to attract wild Pokémon. If you’re new to Reykjavik, or just want to spend some time on vacation playing your favorite game, this is a great way to meet people who are into something you......
Pokémon Hunt on the Adventure Bus
Come along on this combined whale watching and city walking tour for traditional food and Christmas cheer, Iceland style!The Advent and Christmas is an exciting time in Reykjavík. Even though the days are short and often dim you'll find the city beautifully decorated with colorful Christmas lights. A cultural and gastronomic walking tour of Reykjavík a wonderful alternative to the traditional city sightseeing tour and will get you into a true Christmas mood!During the Reykjavík Christmas......
Christmas in the City Tour & Whale Watching
Jan. - Aug.
Treat yourself to an adventure that combines a Whale Watching Tour and a theatrical show in which the ancient Icelandic Sagas are twisted and turned in the merciless thresher of English comedy.Meet us by the Old Harbour at 12:30 or 13:30 (depending on your chosen time) where your guide will welcome you into the Whale Watching Centre, which is on board an old fishing vessel that is permanently anchored by the pier.The summer season is ideal for whale watching, as this is the time when the......
Whales & Icelandic Sagas
Jun. - Aug.
Embark on a whale watching excursion before setting sail for the Viking age. This combo tour presents you with the unique opportunity to see both the whales of Faxaflói Bay and Reykjavík's landscapes from the perspective of Iceland's original Viking settlers. The tour starts with a short stop at our ticket office by Reykjavík's Old Harbor at 8:45 where you collect your tickets for the whale watching tour starting at 9:00. After a close encounter with the gentle giants of Faxaflói Bay,......
Whale Watching & Viking Adventure
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