Reykjavik: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

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Discover Reykjavik at your own pace with this self-guided audio tour. Learn about the city’s Norse history and myths as an informative commentary with GPS-based playback accompanies your walk.


  • Explore Reykjavik’s historical and cultural sites on a self-guided walking tour
  • Focus on the sights around you as a GPS-based audio guide adjusts to your pace
  • Benefit from the knowledge of a local audio guide while going at your own speed
  • Stop by sights like the main church, civil buildings, and the Harpa concert hall
  • Gain access to unlimited use of your tour, as well as extra virtual content


Go at your own speed on this city walking tour of Reykjavik. The schedule is up to you as you stroll through the town, accompanied by an audio guide that plays at exactly the right time thanks to GPS technology. Stop by the most important sites and learn about the city’s history along the way. The tour begins at one of Reykjavik’s most iconic landmarks, Hallgrimskirkja, the city's main church. The pre-set route will take you past sites like the distinctive Harpa concert hall with its harbor views, Reykjavík City Hall, the National Parliament, and Landakotskirkja (Landakot's Church). As you walk, let a guide tell you about each landmark’s significance, while giving context about Iceland’s Nordic history and traditions. The commentary will stop and start according to your live location, so you can focus on your surroundings. You’ll end the walk at the Cabinet House, the site of the Prime Minister’s offices. Along the way, you’ll have discovered Reykjavik’s cultural sites, as well as local favorite spots from an insider. 


Walking tour with audio commentary in English Lifetime access to this tour Access to VoiceMap app for Android and iOS Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Important Information

  • You need to install the VoiceMap smartphone app.
  • You can download the tour at any time, before or after your booking date. It’s best to download the tour before you set off for the starting point.
  • This tour follows a set route and includes turn-by-turn directions. It works best if you start it in the right place and follow the directions from one location to the next.
  • When the download completes, you’ll see a screen with a photo of the starting point and directions to it. The red start button will become active when you are at the starting point.
  • This tour is only available in English.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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