14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip itinerary builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
+3
Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Bsí, Bus to Vik
1
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Hella
— 1 night
Drive
3
Geysir
— 1 night
Bus to Reykjavík - BSÍ, Fly to Akureyri
4
Akureyri
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Reykjavik
— 6 nights
Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Metz

S M T W T F S
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

2
nights
Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Reynisfjall, and finally delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vik vacation planner.

Metz, France to Vik is an approximately 14-hour combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Metz in July, plan for much colder days in Vik, with highs around 14°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Hella.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
Mýrdalsjökull
Must see
Mýrdalsjökull
4.7
Sólheimajökulll ©
Must see
Sólheimajökulll
4.8
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Religious Site
Reyniskyrka Church
4.2

1
night
Hella

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. On the 26th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, see the interesting displays at Lava Centre, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Urridafoss Waterfall.

Plan trip to Hella with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Vik to Hella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Hella sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Hella

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
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 27th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Geysir online route planner.

You can drive from Hella to Geysir in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Strokkur
Must see
Strokkur
4.6
Geysir ©
Hot Spring
Geysir
4.5

3
nights
Akureyri

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Akureyrarkirkja and Víðimýrarkirkja. Get in touch with nature at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Tannery Visitor Centre (in Saudarkrokur), Glaumbaer Museum (in Varmahlid) and Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi (in Hofsos). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Geysir to Akureyri takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Speed Boats Tours
4.4

6
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hraunfossar and Videy Island. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church, Thingvellir National Park, &more), Reykholt (Haafell Goats and Roses & Barnafoss) and Bifrost (Grábrók Volcano & Glanni Waterfall). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Borgarnes Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and get engrossed in the history at The Settlement Center.

Plan a Reykjavik trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 5:
Highlights from your trip

Similar trips

15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, popular sights Preferences: June, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 18 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more trips