Private Icelandic Women Walking Tour

Private Icelandic Women Walking Tour
Private Icelandic Women Walking Tour
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  • Duration3 hours
  • Group SizeNo max
  • Meeting LocationIngólfur Square in the center of Reykjavik

Tour description

The Icelandic Women Walking Tour

Welcome to The Icelandic Women Walking Tour in Reykjavik, a fascinating exploration of the city’s history, culture, and the inspiring women who have helped shape it.

Over the course of this 3-hour walking tour, we’ll delve into Reykjavik’s & Iceland’s rich past, visiting some of its most iconic landmarks and hidden gems. Along the way, we’ll hear the stories of Icelandic women who have made history, broken barriers, and shaped the country’s culture and society.

Learn about powerful women like Vigdís Finnbogadóttir; yes, the Icelandic names are easy, but she was the world’s first democratically elected female president. And about the laws passed in Iceland, where Icelandic companies have to prove to the government that you pay equally to both men and women.

Our journey will take us to some of Reykjavik’s most famous landmarks, including the stunning Hallgrímskirkja church, the colorful houses of the Old Town, and the bustling harbor.

We’ll also explore lesser-known spots, like the hidden street art and graffiti, the cozy coffee shops, bookstores, gift stores, and the thriving music and arts scene.

Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guide will share insights and anecdotes about the women who have left their mark on Reykjavik, from pioneering politicians and artists to courageous activists and entrepreneurs.

By the end of the tour, you’ll have gained a deeper understanding of Iceland’s unique character and why it’s one of the most gender-equal countries in the world.

Cancellation policy 

We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if the booking is canceled 1 day or less before the event.

What's Included

  • A glass of wine, beer, schnapps or simply great coffee

Good To Know

  • Our tours are ON even if the weather is not favorable, so please dress accordingly

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

Visit Reykjavik’s most famous landmarks and hidden gems and hear the stories about extraordinary women who have helped shape Iceland’s unique character. Get inspired!

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