14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akureyri
— 1 night
2
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
3
Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
4
Vik
— 3 nights
5
Budir
— 1 night
6
Reykjavik
— 4 nights

1
night
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akureyri road trip planning tool.

Stockholm, Sweden to Akureyri is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Akureyri to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Horseback Riding Tours
The Old Farmhouse Laufas ©
The Old Farmhouse Laufas
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Krafla Lava Fields and Viti Crater. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjahlid side-trips: The Húsavík Whale Museum (in Husavik) and Faro de Gardur (in Gardur). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Hverfjall, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, The Húsavík Whale Museum, Faro de Gardur
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Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Faro de Gardur ©
Faro de Gardur
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

1
night
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall and then explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Vik.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature Parks
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Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Skogar Museum and Sólheimajökulll. Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Horseback Riding Tours (in Hella), Lava Centre (in Hvolsvollur) and Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Vatnajokull National Park to Vik takes 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Budir.

Things to do in Vik

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Skogar, Horseback Riding Tours, Lava Centre, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

1
night
Budir

Budir ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olafsvikurkirkja, enjoy the sea views from Malariff Lighthouse, thenHead underground at Cave Vatnshellir, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Budir Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Budir trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Budir takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Budir

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cave Vatnshellir, Malariff Lighthouse, Olafsvikurkirkja
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Malariff Lighthouse ©
Malariff Lighthouse
Olafsvikurkirkja ©
Olafsvikurkirkja
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

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nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Hallgrimskirkja and Grotta Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) and Fridheimar. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Hvalsneskirkja (in Sandgerdi) and Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, steep yourself in history at Cemetery Holavallagardur, and take an in-depth tour of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Reykjavik trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Budir to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Hvalsneskirkja, Gullfoss Falls, Fridheimar, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

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