12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Bus to Blaskogabyggd
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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Hof
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
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Blaskogabyggd — 1 night

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 20th (Mon), indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin and then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then tee off at Geysir Golf Course.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd journey builder app.

Milan, Italy to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to Blaskogabyggd. In March, Blaskogabyggd is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Hof.
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Hof — 2 nights

Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fellsfjara, and finally kick back and relax at Diamond Beach Jokulsarlon. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Svinafellsjokull Glacier and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hof road trip planning site.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Hof by car takes about 4 hours. March in Hof sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Vik.
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Vik — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, and finally take in a show at Lava Show. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik visit planner.

Drive from Hof to Vik in 2 hours. In March in Vik, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 6 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Iceland and Aurora Reykjavik. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Almannagja, Thingvellir National Park, &more), Hvalsneskirkja (in Sandgerdi) and Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Vik in March since evenings lows in Reykjavik dip to -1°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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