14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
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Grundarfjorour
— 3 nights
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Vik
— 3 nights
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Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Do some cultural sightseeing at The Settlement Center and National Museum of Iceland. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Borgarnes (Borgarnes Museum & Puppet Museum of Bruduheimar), Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Gunnuhver Hot Springs) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, see some colorful creatures with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planning site.

Porto, Portugal to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Porto in October, you will find days in Reykjavik are cooler (9°C), and nights are little chillier (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
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3
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Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur and Djúpalónssandur beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Budir Church and Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grundarfjorour: Cave Vatnshellir (in Snaefellsbaer), Stykkisholmskirkja (in Stykkisholmur) and Londrangar Basalt Cliffs (in Hellissandur). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grundarfjorour trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Reykjavik to Grundarfjorour by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Visit Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sólheimajökulll and Icelandic Lava Show. Step out of Vik with an excursion to Fjadrargljufur Canyon in Kirkjubaejarklaustur--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Zipline, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and surround yourself with nature on Katlatrack Adventure Tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Grundarfjorour to Vik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and bus. November in Vik sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Sólheimajökulll
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Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
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". On the 11th (Wed), look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, then get a dose of the wild on Dogsledding Iceland, and finally examine the collection at Saga Center.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hvolsvollur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Hvolsvollur, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 2°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

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Lava Centre
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