11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Geysir
Drive
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Keflavik
— 1 night
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Frankfurt

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Reykjavik

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Thingvellir National Park as well as Elding Whale Watching. Attractions like Hallgrimskirkja and Sun Voyager make great kid-friendly stops.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip planning website.

Frankfurt, Germany to Reykjavik is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Frankfurt in July, plan for colder days in Reykjavik, with highs around 17°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 10°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dyrhólaey, Skogafoss, Glacier Lagoon, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and then stroll through Reynisfjara Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vik tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

— 3 nights
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Laki Craters, Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and Fjadrargljufur Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Fjadrargljufur Canyon and then get impressive views of Laki Craters.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Kirkjubaejarklaustur driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Geysir.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Geysir

Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Geysir as well as Gullfoss Falls. On the 31st (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Geysir and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir planner.

Drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Geysir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Geysir are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Keflavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature

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Keflavik

— 1 night
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Blue Lagoon.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Keflavik online visit planner.

Getting from Geysir to Keflavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Keflavik are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Spas

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Highlights from your trip

Reykjanes Peninsula travel guide

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Thermal Spas · Hot Springs · Bridges
Featuring both bizarre and beautiful landscapes, the Southern Peninsula epitomizes the quirks, charm, and otherworldliness of rural Iceland. The lava fields that cover much of peninsula are some of the youngest in country and are largely responsible for the area's fantastic array of scenery. The peninsula's biggest city, Keflavik, retains a distinctly small-town feel and boasts a number of picturesque walking trails. Most visitors and locals spend their time by the Atlantic Ocean, enjoying the area's striking beaches and cliffs. After a long day exploring, you can relax in one of the area's famed traditional spas.