Culture Walks Reykjavík

Literature walk around Reykjavik with your smart phone

Reykjavík Culture Walks is a free app available in the iTunes store and Google Play Store made by Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature and the Reykjavík City Library. In the app you can find guided literature walks in five languages: Icelandic, English, Frenceh, German and Spanish. 

Walk though the Icelandic history

Explore our literary wealth through the Reykjavik Culture Walks and get to know our contemporary authors and flavourful literary history. You can walk in the steps of Nobel laureate Halldór Laxness, get to know our best contemporary crime writers and much more.

Walks for All

The app now contains walks in five languages, English, French, German, Spanish and Icelandic.

In English

  • Crime Walk dedicated to the works of Arnaldur Indriðason
  • Queer Literature
  • Halldór Laxness, Nobel Laureate
  • Literary Reykjavík
    The Settlement of Reykjavík

In French

  • La colonisation de Reykjavík
  • Reykjavík Snapshots - Walk by Visiting Artist Pierre Guerry

In Spanish 

  • Novela Negra de Reykjavík
  • Introducción a la literatura Islandesa

In German

  • Islandische Literatur

In Icelandic

  • Slóðir Halldórs Laxness í miðbæ Reykjavíkur (Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness)
  • Söguslóðir verka Braga Ólafssonar í Vesturbænum (Works of Bragi Ólafsson)
  • Glæpasagnaganga í miðbænum (Crime Fiction Walk)
  • Kennileitin í Kvosinni (Downtown Landmarks)
  • Landnámið í Reykjavík (The Settlement of Reykjavík)
  • Borgarmyndir - Reykjavík Snapshots by Visiting Artist Pierre Guerry