Private Viking Age Walking Tour

Private Introduction to the Vikings
Private Introduction to the Vikings
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  • Duration2,5 Hours
  • Group SizeIt's a private tour so you choose the group size
  • Meeting LocationIngólfur Square in the center of Reykjavik

Uncover the Vikings’ Icelandic Heritage

This history tour provides an entertaining introduction to the Vikings and their heritage in Iceland – welcome to our Viking Age Walking Tour!

Join us as we explore the rich history and culture of the Vikings, the seafaring warriors who left their mark on the world between the 8th and 11th centuries.

On this tour, you’ll learn about the daily lives of the Vikings, their religious beliefs, stories from Norse mythology, and the Viking’s epic voyages to far-flung lands.

You’ll hear about the Icelandic Sagas, tales of battles and conquests, and see relics from the Viking age.

Viking History with Expert Local Guides

Our knowledgeable guides will take you on a leisurely walk through the streets of Reykjavik, sharing stories and insights along the way.

You’ll visit landmarks related to the Vikings, such as the Settlement Museum, and hear about the role these places played in Viking society.

This tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels and is the perfect way to learn about the fascinating culture of the Vikings. So come along and experience a journey back to the world of the fierce and mighty Vikings!

We can collect you from any accommodation in Reykjavik city center, or you can meet us at our usual spot at Ingólfur Square – it’s your choice.

If you have any questions, please contact us! And if you want to explore other aspects of Icelandic culture with us, browse our full range of Private Reykjavik Tours.

What's Included

  • Stroller and Wheelchair friendly
  • Expert fun loving local expert guides
  • For all ages but it’s a 2,5 hour walk and very Viking Oriented
  • Available in English, Spanish, French, German and more languages
  • Entrance Fees to the Settlement Museum


  • The High Seat Pillars
  • The Settlement Museum
  • The First Viking Settler of Iceland
  • The Sun Voyager
  • Leifur Eiríksson
  • Hallgrímskirkja church

Entertaining Guides & Captivating Icelandic History

Our private tours are perfect for small groups and families. Our guides bring the history of Vikings to life with exciting stories and Old Norse Mythology.

And you can feel free to ask them anything while exploring Reykjavik’s Viking heritage!

For an even more in-depth look at the myths and legends of Iceland, check out our Private Reykjavik Folklore Walking Tour.

Many aspects of our tours can be customized, so get in touch if you have any questions.