15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Hellnar
— 2 nights
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Vik
— 1 night
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Hof
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
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Akureyri
— 2 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
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Hellnar — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Vatnshellir Cave. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Olafsvikurkirkja and then kick back and relax at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hellnar trip builder site.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Hellnar is an approximately 82-hour car ride. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Hellnar due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vik.
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Vik — 1 night

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 11th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Reynisfjall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Kvernufoss, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, and then stroll through Reynisfjara Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik itinerary site.

Drive from Hellnar to Vik in 4.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hof.
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Hof — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, then kick back and relax at Fellsfjara, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hof trip planning website.

You can drive from Vik to Hof in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.
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Reykjahlid — 3 nights

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dimmuborgir Lava Formations and Hverfjall. Visiting Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Krafla Lava Fields will get you outdoors. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Viti Crater.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Hof to Reykjahlid takes 6 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hof in February since evenings lows in Reykjahlid dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Akureyri.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, tee off at Akureyri Golf Club, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Akureyri tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 4 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get outdoors at Horseback Riding Tours and Reykjadalur Hot Springs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grotta Lighthouse and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, step off the mainland to explore Videy Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and contemplate the long history of Hofdi House.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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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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