PRIVATE FOLKLORE TOUR IN REYKJAVIK
Your private folklore tour in Reykjavik.
Meet Iceland’s elves, trolls and ghosts on our private walking tour, learning the dark, supernatural secrets of Iceland.
Iceland is called the Land of the Sagas because of our incredible tradition and pasion for telling stories. On this private Reykjavik city tour, you will delve into our fascinating folklore, getting the chance to hear many interesting sagas involving the so called hidden people and creatures of Iceland.
This is the private version of our Reykjavik Folklore Walking Tour. It’s great if you prefer a smaller, intimate tour, or if you have children with you. You’d like your guide to tone down the scarier stories on tour? This is your private tour, and we tailor it to your needs and preferences. If you prefer, we can ramp up all-things-scary, giving you the creepiest possible private tour of Reykjavik!
- Visit an Elfstone in downtown Reykjavik
By doing a private Mythical Walk you control the starting time and how scary the stories are.
We will tell you all about the Elves and Trolls of Iceland, Ghosts like the Deacon of the Dark River, the unique monsters, the 13 Santa’s, their mother the child eating troll called Grýla and the monstrous Christmas Cat.
A Reykjavik walking tour to haunt your dreams
Iceland’s winters are long and dark, so storytelling has been our primary source of entertainment for generations. Storytelling is woven into our culture, primary entertainment for people so there are reasons why Icelanders love books and have the highest literacy rate in the world.
1 in 10 Icelanders writes a book in his lifetime so we obviously love to tell stories and you sure won’t be disappointed by joining our walk and hearing a couple.
J.R.R. Tolkien was heavily influenced by Norse mythology and the Icelandic Sagas when he wrote The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit so we will explain some of the fun similarities between our worlds
What’s included & Need to know
You control the starting time
Stroller and Wheelchair friendly
Expert fun loving local guides
Some of the stories can be scary for little children