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Let the modern tour guide show you all the hidden explicit places of Reykjavik, get ready for your incredible journey!

Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, is located at the shore of Faxaflói Bay. in the southern part of the country. 

It is the world’s northernmost capital of the sovereign state and is quite famous for its thriving nightlife. Also, some of the most popular music festivals are held here. 

Voicemap’s audio virtual tour will guide you through all the main sights and hidden places of the city. 

This self-guided tour will assist you throughout your journey. So, whether you’re going via car or want to enjoy virtual sightseeing from home, you will totally love it. 

Recommended by 91% of travelers

This audio tour by VoiceMap is highly rated by 91% of travelers who have experienced this incredible journey.

You will be able to indulge yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of Reykjavik exploring its main attractions and hidden places along the way.

This guide is completely informative and narrations are easy to follow with step-by-step turns that are tracked by the GPS in the system. You can also listen to it offline, no matter where you are. 

This tour ensures an unforgettable experience whether you are visiting by car or strolling through the city streets on your own. 

Also, you can access this tour even after it’s complete, reminiscing the memories of the place. 

Starting and Ending Point

Before starting the tour, you should install the VoiceMap Mobile App and confirm your ticket.

You can start, pause, stop, or restart this tour anytime. This allows you to enjoy the place on your terms. 

Starting Point Address – Hallgrimskirkja, Hallgrímstorg 1, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

The starting point of this tour is the place Hallgrimskirkja. This is a religious site that is a popular tourist attraction in the city of Reykjavík. 

It draws visitors from everywhere in the world and people love to appreciate its unique architecture and culture. 

In addition to that, the church hosts concerts and many other significant events here.

Ending Point Address – Lækjartorg B, Hverfisgata, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

This place is a vibrant public place that blends history with modernisation, perfectly. 

Key attractions?

  • Reykjavík Cathedral
  • The Alþingi (Parliament House)
  • The Reykjavík District Court
  • The Tourist Information Center. 

Lækjargata Street is one of Reykjavik’s oldest streets, it has historic buildings, traditional as well as modern cafes & restaurants, and shops from where you can buy authentic local stuff.

Walking Time 

  • 2.3 miles of walking
  • 75 minutes self-guided audio tour

Along the journey

Along the journey, the author will walk you through various popular destinations that will give you insights into Reykjavik’s culture and history.

1. Hallgrimskirkja (Hallgrimstorgi 1, Reykjavik 101 Iceland)

Let us start with Hallgrimskirkja church. 

This church is the largest in Iceland and is one of the major landmarks in Reykjavik.

It’s famous for its unique and distinctive curved spire and beautiful yet so unique architectural style that Icelandic Nature inspires. 

It offers stunning panoramic views of this city from its long tower (entrance fees applicable)

This church is free to enter and it is filled with beautiful minimalist interiors.

2. Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre (Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik 101 Iceland)

Designed by Henning Larsen Architects and Olafur Eliasson, Harpa is very popular for its geometric-shaped glass panels that reflect the ever-changing light, creating a dazzling display.

It has won many prestigious awards like the Mies van der Rohe Award.

This is the second place the audio tour guide will guide you through. 

3. Old Harbour (Reykjavik Iceland)

The next place you’re going to explore is The Old Harbour. It is one of the most visited places in Reykjavik. There are many exciting things to do there, such as:

  • Whale-watching and puffin-viewing tours
  • Explore maritime history at the museum
  • Enjoy the thriving restaurant scenes
  • See art and culture at The Reykjavik Art Museum: Hafnarhú.

4. Parliament House (Althingishus, Austurvollur Sq., Reykjavik Iceland)

The final destination of this tour Austurvollur Square is a lovely spot to relax in the atmosphere of Reykjavik.

Believe it or not, the Parliament House is actually the WORLD’s OLDEST PARLIAMENT, found in 930 AD! This place has a classical 19th-century look.

It is not open for tours (except on Althingi Day, June 17th) but it is known as the symbol of Democracy in Iceland and holds a lot of historical significance.

Situated on Austurvollur Square, the Parliament House is right next to the Reykjavik Cathedral. This is one of the prime locations of the city.

Can You See The Northern Lights in Reykjavik?

Yes, it is possible to see the northern lights in Reykjavik. 

Ideal Months to visit: Between September and April.

Voyageurs D’Islande – The Tour Producer

Voyageurs D’Islande, the tour guide has been working in the tourism line for several years, both at the tourist office and as a guide. You will be guided through every site and explained about the place and its historical significance in this tour. Also, you will get to know about all the fun activities you can do there with the help of this audio tour. 

How VoiceMap Works?

If you’re facing difficulties with the functions and working of the VoiceMap, you can follow these steps.

  1. Download the VoiceMap app (available for iPhone and Android).
  2. Search and download the Reykjavik tour for offline use (including audio and map). In case you lose your internet connection, this will be very useful.
  3. Reach the starting point of the tour.
  4. Open the VoiceMap app and press “Start.”
  5. GPS functionality in the app will automatically align with your walking route so you’re on the same page.
  6. Explore at your own pace, you can pause, stop, or rewind the audio as per your wish.
  7. The app also includes an offline map to help you navigate the route.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which places will I visit with Reykjavik’s Top Sights and Hidden Places: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour?

During this tour, you’ll visit the prime locations of the city such as Hallgrimskirkja, Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Center, The Old Harbour, and The Parliament House. 

What is the cost of this tour?

The price of this tour starts from €9.23. 

Which company provides Reykjavik’s Top Sights and Hidden Spots: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour?

This Reykjavik’s Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour is provided by VoiceMap.