19 days in Iceland & Frankfurt Itinerary

19 days in Iceland & Frankfurt Itinerary

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19 days in Iceland & Frankfurt Itinerary

Start: Rome, Italy
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Akureyri, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Reykjahlid, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Hof, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Geysir, Iceland
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
7
Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Rome, Italy

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Reykjavik with an excursion to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, kick back and relax at Yntri Tunga Beach, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder site .

Rome, Italy to Reykjavik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rome to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in August, expect Reykjavik to be cooler, temps between 16°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Yntri Tunga Beach, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Akureyri, 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 8th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then admire the sheer force of Godafoss. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Akureyri trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Godafoss ©
Godafoss

2
nights
Reykjahlid, Iceland

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): browse the exhibits of The Husavik Whale Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then admire the landmark architecture of Husavikurkirkja. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields and then admire the sheer force of Dettifoss.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip planner .

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Husavik, Lake Myvatn
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss

2
nights
Hof, Iceland

Hof ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Jokulsarlon Lagoon, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get outside with Diamond Beach. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hof journey tool .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hof in 6 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Diamond Beach, Skaftafell National Park
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon ©
Jokulsarlon Lagoon

2
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Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Crashed DC 3 Plane, explore the striking landscape at Dyrholaey, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vik Church, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vik day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hof to Vik takes 2 hours. August in Vik sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

1
night
Geysir, Iceland

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Geysir road trip site .

You can drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Geysir, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur

4
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Family-friendly places like Karlstalschlucht and Freizeitpark Lochmuehle will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Aventura - Der Spielberg (in Medebach), Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg) (in Heidelberg) and Wurzburg (St. Kilian Cathedral, Alte Mainbruecke, & more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Romer, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Frankfurt Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt/Main), snap pictures at Eiserner Steg, and take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Frankfurt trip itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from Geysir to Frankfurt with the Route module. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Geysir in August, with highs in Frankfurt at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Freizeitpark Lochmuehle, Karlstalschlucht, Aventura - Der Spielberg, Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg)
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Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg) ©
Aventura - Der Spielberg ©
Aventura - Der Spielberg
Freizeitpark Lochmuehle ©
Freizeitpark Lochmuehle

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