12 days in Reykjavik & Gothenburg Itinerary

12 days in Reykjavik & Gothenburg Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 6 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Iceland and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. The Settlement Center and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Reykjavik to go to Husafell and see Hraunfossar, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, see the interesting displays at The Icelandic Punk Museum, laugh and play at Vesturbaejarlaug, and cruise along Ring Road.

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Minneapolis, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Reykjavik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in September, you will find days in Reykjavik are much colder (52°F), and nights are slightly colder (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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Gothenburg, Sweden

— 6 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like No Limit Street Art Boras and Maritiman. You'll explore and learn at Aeroseum and Roda Sten Konsthall. Explore Gothenburg's surroundings by going to Boras (Kypegardens walking trail, Abecita Pop Art and Photo, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum, and see the interesting displays at City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum).

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gothenburg journey site.

Fly from Reykjavik to Gothenburg in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gothenburg, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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