10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Keflavik
— Few hours
Drive
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Hveragerdi
— 1 night
Drive
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Skogar
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geysir
— 1 day
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive
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Gardur
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Copernicus Wrocław Airport

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Keflavik

Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Keflavik online road trip planner.

Wroclaw, Poland to Keflavik is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Wroclaw in December: highs in Keflavik hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -1°C. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to Hveragerdi.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

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Hveragerdi

Hveragerði is a town and municipality in the south of Iceland located 45 km to the east of Reykjavík on Iceland's main ringroad, Route 1.The river Varmá runs through the town.OverviewThe surrounding area is part of the Hengill central volcano, and is geothermally active and experiences very frequent (usually minor) earthquakes. To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hveragerdi tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Keflavik to Hveragerdi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Hveragerdi, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -2°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Hveragerdi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Flaajokull Glacier has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck and then explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Flaajokull Glacier.

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Traveling by car from Hveragerdi to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Skogar.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

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night
Skogar

Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
You've now added Rutshellir Cave to your itinerary. On the 30th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Skogar day trip planner.

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Skogar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Skogar can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Skogar

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik itinerary planner.

Getting from Skogar to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Skogar in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Reykjavik, with lows around -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Geysir trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Reykjavik to Geysir in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:

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Reykjavik

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Gardur on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:

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Gardur

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Garoskagi Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Folk Museum in Gardur & Lighthouses.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gardur online visit planner.

Getting from Reykjavik to Gardur by car takes about an hour. January in Gardur sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Gardur

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:

Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
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.