Mythological Folk Tale Walking Tour in Reykjavik
Mythological Folk Tale Walking Tour in Reykjavik

Mythological Folk Tale Walking Tour in Reykjavik

Are you mad about Mythology? From elves to trolls and draugr to giant wolves, Iceland has plenty of stories and tales of some magical and sometimes scary creatures! Why not come along on a walking tour of Reykjavik and learn about the fascinating Norse mythology hidden within the city!

Why go on a Mythological Folk Tale Walking Tour in Reykjavik?

Iceland is often referred to as the land of the Sagas, and on this Icelandic sagas and folk tales walking tour visitors and tourists of the area will get the chance to discover a plethora of interesting sagas involving the hidden people and creatures of Iceland!

Storytelling has been the primary form of entertainment for people in Iceland for centuries! This could be why Icelanders love books and have the highest literacy rate in the world!  One in ten Icelanders write a book in his or her lifetime so they obviously love to tell stories!

Visitors that decide to take part in the tour will get to visit two of the oldest graveyards in Reykjavik, discover an elf stone downtown, be haunted by the deacon of dark river, experience Icelandic magic, learn about the 13 Santas of Iceland, and discover the relationship trolls have with the Catholic church in Iceland!

The  author behind The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was heavily influenced by Norse mythology and the Icelandic Sagas when he first created the books! This makes the tour even more interesting for those who are fans of fantasy universes and mythological creatures!

The Mythological Folk Tale Walking Tour is perfect for those who are looking for a little adventure in their life as the stories come alive on the walk!

  • Meeting location will be provided after booking
  • Dress for the weather and wear comfortable outdoor walking shoes
  • Instant booking is available online
  • Available every day of the week
  • Duration : 1.5 Hours
  • 4480 ISK per person
  • 50% discount per child 15 to 7 years old
  • Free of charge for children 6 years old or younger

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