Reykjavik Cycling Tour

Explore the city the healthy way

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Practical tour information

A cycling tour with a local is one of the best way to get to know a city. With our partners at Reykjavik Sightseeing you can experience the city of Reykjavik in the best way, by bike. The tour begins at Fiskislóð 16 at their office on the other side of the road from the museum Whales of Iceland.

Among the places you will visit are the south-facing sea front, Ægissíða, the University of Iceland, Nordic House, Reykjavík’s Catholic Cathedral, the national parliament building, the old Reykjavik Harbor, the city pond and the city centre. You see how there is a tasteful blending of the old and new; from old fishermen’s shacks to eye catching ultra modern buildings.

On this tour you will get the local guides view of the city and experience som personal stories and insights into the Icelanders history and culture. You will be shown places that only locals know and get a bit of insiders information.

Location: Downtown Reykjavik

Availability: All year round (weather dependent)

Duration: Approx 3 hours

Meeting point: Reykjavik Sightseeing office at Fiskislóð 16. Please be there 10 minutes before departure time.

Guidance: English

Age limit: 12 years

Bring with you: Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm, waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden so expect the unexpected. Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, head-wear and gloves. Good outdoor shoes are recommended.

Highlights: City of Reykjavik, the Cathedral, Parliament, Old harbor, University of Iceland, Nordic House and more.

Total length of tour: Approx. 7 km, difficulty level is easy.


  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • Bike helmet
  • Well equipped bike
  • Tasting of Icelandic delicacy
  • Free WiFi