23 days in Iceland Itinerary

23 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland holiday planner

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Keflavik
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Keflavik
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive
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Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive
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Hvolsvollur
— 1 night
Drive
5
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
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Svinafell
— 1 night
Drive
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Hofn
— 1 night
Drive
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Egilsstadir
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Akureyri
— 3 nights
Fly
11
Isafjordur
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Latrabjarg
— 1 night
Drive
13
Hraunfossar
— 1 night
Drive
14
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Keflavik
— 1 night
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport

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Keflavik

— 1 night
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Keflavik day trip tool.

Bari, Italy to Keflavik is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Bari in June, plan for much colder days in Keflavik, with highs around 14°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 8°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

Reykjavik

— 1 night
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Keflavik to Reykjavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Selfoss.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:

Selfoss

— 1 night
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Selfoss online trip maker.

Drive from Reykjavik to Selfoss in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Selfoss can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Selfoss

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

Hvolsvollur

— 1 night
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". You've now added Skogafoss to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall and then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hvolsvollur trip planner.

You can drive from Selfoss to Hvolsvollur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

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 Black Sand Beach as well as Katla Volcano. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik travel site.

Drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

Landmannalaugar

— 1 night
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Landmannalaugar, then stroll through Laugavegur, then stroll through Fjallabak Nature Reserve, and finally explore the activities along Ljótipollur.

Plan a Landmannalaugar trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Vik to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll set off for Svinafell on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Svinafell

— 1 night
For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Svinafell trip maker.

Drive from Landmannalaugar to Svinafell in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Svinafell can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hofn.

Things to do in Svinafell

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

Hofn

— 1 night
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center and then explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofn trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Svinafell to Hofn takes 2 hours. In July in Hofn, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Hofn

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip

Egilsstadir

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at East Iceland Heritage Museum (Minjasafn Austurlands), then take in the dramatic scenery at Litlanesfoss, and then get outside with Hengifoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Seydisfjordur Church, then get outside with Austursigling, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fardagafoss, and finally stroll through Hallormsstadur Forestry Reserve.

Before you visit Egilsstadir, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Hofn to Egilsstadir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Egilsstadir can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

Akureyri

— 3 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Explore hidden gems such as Horseback Riding Tours and The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Exploration Museum and Nordurslod - Into the Arctic. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, get outside with Keli Sea Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan), and see the interesting displays at The Aviation Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Akureyri trip planner.

Traveling by car from Egilsstadir to Akureyri takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Akureyri sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:

Isafjordur

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at The Old Bookstore, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bolafjall, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and finally stop by Klaeoakot. On the next day, examine the collection at The Arctic Fox Centre, take a tour by water with Amazing Westfjords, then examine the collection at Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life, and finally take an in-depth tour of Isafjordur Maritime Museum.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Isafjordur trip planner.

Fly from Akureyri to Isafjordur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Akureyri, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Isafjordur, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Latrabjarg.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Latrabjarg

— 1 night
On the 9th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Latrabjarg Cliffs and then explore the striking landscape at Latrabjarg bird cliffs.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Latrabjarg itinerary app.

You can drive from Isafjordur to Latrabjarg in 4 hours. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hraunfossar.

Things to do in Latrabjarg

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

Hraunfossar

— 1 night
On the 10th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Hraunfossar Lava Waterfall.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hraunfossar online journey builder.

Getting from Latrabjarg to Hraunfossar by car takes about 5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hraunfossar

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Reykjavik

— 2 nights
On the next day, explore the activities along Lake Tjornin and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik online trip maker.

You can drive from Hraunfossar to Reykjavik in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Keflavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Keflavik

— 1 night
On the 14th (Wed), brush up on your military savvy at Keflavik Maritime Center and then see the interesting displays at Duushus Museum.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Keflavik trip planning tool.

Getting from Reykjavik to Keflavik by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip

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.