47 days in North Iceland Itinerary

47 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Iceland holiday maker

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Akureyri
— 11 nights
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Reykjahlid
— 12 nights
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Siglufjordur
— 11 nights
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Blonduos
— 12 nights
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Akureyri

— 11 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Get out of town with these interesting Akureyri side-trips: Husavik (Husavikurkirkja, Speed Boats Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Akureyrarkirkja, take an in-depth tour of The Old Farmhouse Laufas, and admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri online sightseeing planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Akureyri is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Akureyri due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in May: high temperatures in Akureyri hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 26:

Reykjahlid

— 12 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Skutustaoagigar, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 7:

Siglufjordur

— 11 nights
Change things up with a short trip to Drangey Island in Saudarkrokur (about 58 minutes away).

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Siglufjordur online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Siglufjordur by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to Blonduos.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 18:

Blonduos

— 12 nights
Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland. Explore Blonduos' surroundings by going to Saudarkrokur (Iceland Horse Tours, Tannery Visitor Centre, &more), Varmahlid (Víðimýrarkirkja, Glaumbaer Museum, &more) and Hvammstangi (FL Hestar Horse Rental, Icelandic Seal Center, &more). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Blonduos Sports Centre, examine the collection at Icelandic salmon center, experience rural life at Stora - Asgeirsa, and head off the coast to Hrutey Island.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Blonduos online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Siglufjordur to Blonduos takes 2 hours. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Blonduos

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 30: