10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kopavogur
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Stykkisholmur
— 1 night
Ferry + Drive:  6 h
2
Isafjordur
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h
3
Akureyri
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Kopavogur

1
night
Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur ©
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): try out the rides at Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool and then see the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stykkisholmur travel route planner.

Kopavogur to Stykkisholmur is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
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Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool ©
Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum

3
nights
Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Isafjordur Maritime Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Dokkan Brugghus, and then make a trip to Vestfirdir Tunnel. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Arctic Fox Centre, examine the collection at Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life, thenlook for gifts at Klaeoakot, thenstep off the mainland to explore Vigur Island, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Bolafjall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Isafjordur tour planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Stykkisholmur to Isafjordur takes 6 hours. In July in Isafjordur, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Akureyri.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Old Bookstore, Bolafjall, The Arctic Fox Centre
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The Arctic Fox Centre ©
The Arctic Fox Centre
Vigur Island ©
Vigur Island
Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life ©
Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life

5
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Isafjordur to Akureyri takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn)
Photography Tours

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