A unique insight into our Christmas traditions

This cultural and gastronomic walking tour of Reykjavík is a wonderful alternative to your traditional city sightseeing tour and will get you into a true Christmas mood!

Discover downtown Reykjavík with us in an intimate and informative way!

During our Reykjavík Christmas Walk we offer you an insight into our Christmas traditions old and new as well as telling you about the history, art and architecture, culture and cuisine of the city. Our guide will welcome you, dressed in Iceland’s national costume to set the mood for this cultural and festive experience. You’ll wander through the city centre beautifully decorated for Christmas with twinkling Christmas lights everywhere, making stops at several interesting locations along the way. At each one you’ll get a little taste of Iceland such as the very traditional fermented shark and dried fish as well as our Christmas favorites like malt ale that is a must on every Christmas table.

We will visit the Settler's exhibition that houses the oldest ruins of a Viking farm in Iceland and Reykjavik oldest cemetery for some magical rune reading. Finally a nice way to end the tour as everyone will receive a little Christmas gift – a lovely souvenir of Iceland and this Christmas moment.

Tour duration: approx. 09:00 - 12:00

Do you want to add Gullfoss, Geysir & Þingvellir to this tour? Check out our Reykjavík Christmas Walk & Gullfoss, Geysir & Þingvellir tour.

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Tour availability

1 DEC 30 DEC

Available days:

  • Wed
  • Fri
  • Sat

Tour details

Duration: 3 hours

Meeting point for the Reykjavík Christmas Walk is in front of Elding sales office by Reykjavík downtown harbour.
Very important to be on time as the tour starts at 09:00.
Please check out the meeting point on the map below.

Tour ID: NM01

What's included

  • Guided tour by foot.
  • Restaurant stops to sample local food & drinks.
  • A little Christmas gift.



Additional information:

Only operated on WED, FRI & SAT
From 1 December to 30 December.
Remember to dress warmly & wear sturdy footwear.

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Map of tour area

Meeting point

Meeting point for the Reykjavík Christmas Walk is in front of Elding sales office at the old harbor downtown Reykjavík.

The tour starts at 09:00, please be there in time.

Hotel Borg

The tour ends at Hotel Borg.

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