15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Reykjavik

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 Grotta Lighthouse and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hallgrimskirkja and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Illugastaoir Farm (in Bifrost), Hraunfossar (in Husafell) and The Settlement Center (in Borgarnes). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, stop by Orrifinn, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Reykjavik trip itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Reykjavik is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Reykjavik are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Budir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Illugastaoir Farm, Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir National Park, Hraunfossar, The Settlement Center
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

2
nights
Budir

Budir ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stykkisholmskirkja, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Budir Church, and then Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Olkelda Mineral Spring, thensee the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kirkjufell Mountain, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olafsvikurkirkja.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Budir vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Budir takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Budir

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Snaefellsbaer, Stykkisholmskirkja, Olafsvikurkirkja, Kirkjufell Mountain, Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Stykkisholmskirkja ©
Stykkisholmskirkja
Olafsvikurkirkja ©
Olafsvikurkirkja

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 8th (Mon), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, thenexamine the collection at Skogar Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Vik trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Budir to Vik takes 4.5 hours. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Vik

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

1
night
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
On the 10th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Vik to Vatnajokull National Park takes 5 hours. June in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature Parks
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Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Krafla Lava Fields and Hverfjall. Explore Reykjahlid's surroundings by going to Faro de Gardur (in Gardur) and The Húsavík Whale Museum (in Husavik). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Viti Crater, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), take in the dramatic natural features at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, and take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Reykjahlid road trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid. In June, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 14th (Sun): race across the water with a speed boat tour, admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), thensee the interesting displays at The Industry Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Akureyri online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akureyri are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tours
Saurbaejarkirkja ©
Saurbaejarkirkja
Speed Boats Tours

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