15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Milan
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  10 h
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Hveragerdi
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
3
Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Skogar
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
6
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Hofn
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 15 min
9
Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  9 h 45 min
10
Egilsstadir
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Akureyri
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
12
Husavik
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
13
Husafell
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
14
Grindavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
15
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Milan

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd trip builder website.

Milan, Italy to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to Blaskogabyggd due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in maggio, you will find days in Blaskogabyggd are much colder (11°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). You will leave for Hveragerdi on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Golf
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Hveragerdi

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. On the 1st (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Reykjadalur Hot Springs and then look for gifts at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The exhibition Quake 2008, then don't miss a visit to Geothermal Park,Klambragil,new hot spring area, and then Head underground at Raufarholshellir.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hveragerdi sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Hveragerdi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In giugno, daily temperatures in Hveragerdi can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Selfoss.

Things to do in Hveragerdi

Nature Parks Museums
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Reykjadalur Hot Springs ©
Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum ©
Raufarholshellir ©
Raufarholshellir

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Selfoss

Selfoss
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Selfoss trip builder site.

Selfoss is just a stone's throw from Hveragerdi. In giugno in Selfoss, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to Geysir.

Things to do in Selfoss

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Geysir

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Geysir, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and then play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course.

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Drive from Selfoss to Geysir in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In giugno, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Golf Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Geysir
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course
Geysir ©
Geysir

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Skogar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, examine the collection at Skogar Museum, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Skogar tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Skogar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In giugno, daytime highs in Skogar are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Vik.

Things to do in Skogar

Nature Parks Museums
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Kvernufoss ©
Kvernufoss
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vik online visit planner.

Vik is very close to Skogar. In giugno, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, then take in the dramatic scenery at Systrafoss, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kirkjugolf, and finally contemplate the long history of Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip planner.

You can drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Systrafoss ©
Systrafoss
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar ©
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar

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Hofn

Hofn
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hofn trip planner.

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hofn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In giugno in Hofn, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vatnajokull National Park travel tool.

Traveling by bus from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in giugno, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature Parks
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir
To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Egilsstadir day trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Vatnajokull National Park to Egilsstadir takes 10 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in giugno since evenings lows in Egilsstadir dip to 5°C. On the 10th (Wed), you're off to Akureyri.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Akureyri

Akureyri
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Akureyri trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Egilsstadir to Akureyri in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In giugno, daytime highs in Akureyri are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Husavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Husavik

The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
On the 10th (Wed), examine the collection at The Exploration Museum, learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Husavikurkirkja, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Husavik road trip planning site.

You can drive from Akureyri to Husavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In giugno, daily temperatures in Husavik can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Husafell.

Things to do in Husavik

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Speed Boats Tours
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum

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Husafell

Husafell ©
Húsafell is a sprawling farm and church estate and the former site of a rectory. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on The Cave and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hraunfossar.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Husafell travel route builder site.

Getting from Husavik to Husafell by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In giugno, daytime highs in Husafell are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grindavik.

Things to do in Husafell

Nature Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Cave
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Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
The Cave ©
The Cave

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Grindavik

A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grindavik vacation app.

Getting from Husafell to Grindavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in giugno, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grindavik

Spas Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bridge Between Continents, Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant
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Thermal Spas
Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant ©
Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip maker app.

You can drive from Grindavik to Reykjavik in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In giugno, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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