18 days in Iceland Itinerary

18 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip planner

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Stykkisholmur
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Stykkisholmur
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seydisfjordur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Husavik
— 4 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 7 nights
Fly

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Stykkisholmur

— 1 night
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see the top attractions with Ocean Adventures and then pause for some serene contemplation at Stykkisholmskirkja. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Baejarfoss, pause for some serene contemplation at Olafsvikurkirkja, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Budir Church, and finally admire the sheer force of Bjarnarfoss.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Stykkisholmur day trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Stykkisholmur is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Stockholm to Stykkisholmur, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Vik

— 3 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dyrholaey Riding tours. Explore hidden gems such as Reyniskirkja Church and Mýrdalsjökull. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Skogar Museum, take in a show at Icelandic Lava Show, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, and explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vik online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stykkisholmur to Vik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Seydisfjordur

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Seydisfjordur Church, then make a trip to Tvisongur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fardagafoss, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gufufoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Litlanesfoss and then get outside with Hengifoss.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Seydisfjordur vacation builder app.

Drive from Vik to Seydisfjordur in 6 hours. Traveling from Vik in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Seydisfjordur. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Husavik.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Husavik

— 4 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes GeoSea, Saltvík Horse Rental and Husavik Adventures. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Húsavík Whale Museum and Viti Crater. Go for a jaunt from Husavik to Asbyrgi to see Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Husavikurkirkja, examine the collection at The Exploration Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Rauoanes Point.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Husavik trip planner.

Drive from Seydisfjordur to Husavik in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Husavik

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Reykjavik

— 7 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 Your Friend In Reykjavik as well as Fish Partner. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Get some historical perspective at Hallgrimskirkja and Videy Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall (in Skalholt), Haukadalur (in Blaskogabyggd) and Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse, take in the natural beauty of Gunnuhver Hot Springs, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and explore the activities along Lake Tjornin.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Husavik to Reykjavik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Iceland travel guide

4.5
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.