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Unveil the majestic Golden Circle and dive into the magical world of Fridheimar

This best-selling tour of Iceland’s most famous south Iceland landmarks includes a visit to Friðheimar Greenhouse. The Golden Circle encompasses the must-see sights of Þingvellir National Park, the golden Gullfoss waterfall, and the bubbling geothermal region of Geysir. Experience the classic Golden Circle landmarks with a sustainable twist, a stop at Friðheimar!

The tour kicks off with a visit to Friðheimar, where guests learn how Icelanders grow delicious tomatoes with the aid of geothermal heat, which Iceland has in abundance. The farm is home to tomato greenhouses, a horse-breeding operation and a café. Tomatoes don’t get any fresher in Iceland, and the menu takes advantage of this with items like tomato soup and creative Bloody Marys. It’s lovely to walk the grounds of the greenhouses and sample a Bloody Mary. 

After Friðheimar, the tour heads to the Geysir geothermal area, where the Strokkur geyser shoots a column of water and steam up to 30 metres into the air every few minutes in a thrilling display of nature’s power. The tour continues to the golden Gullfoss waterfall, created by the Hvítá river, which tumbles and plunges below at 32 metres deep. The waterfall is postcard perfect and one of the most classic sites in south Iceland. 

Rounding out the tour is a visit to the historical and geological wonder of Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Þingvellir is not only where democracy was born in Iceland, as it’s the site of the country’s first parliament, but it’s also an area where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of a few centimetres per year.

Availability
All year
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
8 hours
Minimum age
1
Meeting Point
BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center

TourID: RE04

Activity provider: Reykjavik Excursions by Icelandia

Meeting point

BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center

The meeting point is the location from where the tour begins.

Need to know

Remember to dress according to the weather.

Warm clothes, a waterproof jacket, and sturdy shoes are recommended.

We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, a scarf, gloves, and warm socks for colder days.

From €73/person
  • Flexible Cancellation
  • No Booking Fees

Tour itinerary

The Golden Circle & Friðheimar Greenhouse

What’s included and what to bring on this tour

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Included

  • Bus fare
  • Professional local guidance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Admission to Friðheimar greenhouse

Not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Optional add-ons include tomato soup or Bloody Mary

Tour highlights

Gullfoss Waterfall
Geysir
Þingvellir National Park
Reykholt in Borgarfjörður
Friðheimar
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