7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Verona
+2
train + Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Vik
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Hof
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h
5
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  10​h
End: Verona

1
day
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vik driving holiday planner .

Verona, Italy to Vik is an approximately 14-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Verona to Vik due to the time zone difference. In March, Vik is much colder than Verona - with highs of 4°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

1
night
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the geological forces at Skaftarstofa, take in the dramatic scenery at Systrafoss, then explore the striking landscape at Skaftareldahraun, then admire the sheer force of Stjornarfoss, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip planner .

You can drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Stjornarfoss ©
Stjornarfoss
Systrafoss ©
Systrafoss

1
night
Hof

Hof ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, contemplate the waterfront views at Jokulsarlon Lagoon, then head outdoors with Diamond Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hof trip planner .

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Hof can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Diamond Beach, Svartifoss Waterfall
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon ©
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 21st (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), then take in the dramatic natural features at Mud Pots, and then identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid day trip app .

Traveling by car from Hof to Reykjahlid takes 6 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Reykjahlid when traveling from Hof in March, with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Mud Pots ©
Mud Pots

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, contemplate the long history of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), then visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online day trip planner .

Getting from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

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