13 days in Akureyri & Husavik Itinerary

13 days in Akureyri & Husavik Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northeast Region travel route planner

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Akureyri
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Husavik
— 10 nights

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Akureyri

— 2 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Goðafoss Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, cast your line with Whale Watching Hauganes, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, then admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Akureyri trip itinerary maker app.

In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Husavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Husavik

— 10 nights
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Husavik: Asbyrgi (Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) & Jokulsargljufur National Park), Reykjahlid (Grjotagja Cave & Skutustaoagigar) and Hafragilsfoss (in Vatnajokull National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Husavik road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Husavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 40°F.

Things to do in Husavik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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