22 days in Iceland Itinerary

22 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Saskatoon
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Keflavik
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Stokkseyri
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Selfoss
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
4
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
Taxi:  1 h 30 min
5
Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island
— 1 day
Taxi:  1 h 30 min
6
Skogar
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Seydisfjordur
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
10
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
11
Hvammstangi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Stykkisholmur
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
13
Borgarnes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
14
Keflavik
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Saskatoon

1
day
Keflavik

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brimketill as well as Bridge Between Continents. On the 16th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Brimketill and then take in the views from Bridge Between Continents.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Keflavik visit planner.

Saskatoon, Canada to Keflavik is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Saskatoon to Keflavik is 6 hours. Traveling from Saskatoon in August, expect nights in Keflavik to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are colder, around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stokkseyri.

Things to do in Keflavik

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Brimketill, Bridge Between Continents
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1
night
Stokkseyri

Stokkseyri
For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Stokkseyri vacation app.

You can drive from Keflavik to Stokkseyri in 1.5 hours. In August in Stokkseyri, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Selfoss.

Things to do in Stokkseyri

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Strokkur. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Urridafoss Waterfall.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Selfoss tour itinerary tool.

Selfoss is just a short distance from Stokkseyri. In August in Selfoss, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Selfoss

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Urridafoss Waterfall, Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, Strokkur
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Urridafoss Waterfall ©
Urridafoss Waterfall

2
nights
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". Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thorsmork.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvolsvollur day trip planning website.

Getting from Selfoss to Hvolsvollur by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hvolsvollur are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Vestmannaeyjar.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Thorsmork
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Thorsmork ©
Thorsmork

1
day
Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island

Vestmannaeyjar ©
Vestmannaeyjar is a town and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland.The largest island, Heimaey, has a population of 4,135. On the 19th (Wed), trek along Heimaklettur (Home Rock), thenexamine the collection at Eldheimar, thenhead outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vestmannaeyjar trip planner.

Getting from Hvolsvollur to Vestmannaeyjar by taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Vestmannaeyjar, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Skogar.

Things to do in Vestmannaeyjar

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gljúfrafoss, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Eldheimar ©
Eldheimar
Gljúfrafoss ©
Gljúfrafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

1
night
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.
To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Skogar day trip tool.

You can drive from Vestmannaeyjar to Skogar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for Kirkjubaejarklaustur on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Outdoors
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1
night
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
On the 20th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar, thenadmire the majestic nature at Skaftarstofa, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Skogar to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar ©
Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar ©
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar

1
night
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Hvalnes Lighthouse and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vestrahorn. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, thenexplore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, and then explore the striking landscape at Stokksnes.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hofn tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hofn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Stokksnes, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Vestrahorn ©
Vestrahorn
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

1
night
Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Fardagafoss and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Seydisfjordur Church.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seydisfjordur day trip planning tool.

Getting from Hofn to Seydisfjordur by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Seydisfjordur, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Fardagafoss
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Seydisfjordur Church ©
Seydisfjordur Church
Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss

1
night
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Akureyri trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seydisfjordur to Akureyri takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Spas
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan) ©
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan)
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa

1
night
Hvammstangi

Hvammstangi ©
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. On the 25th (Tue), stop by Woolfactory Shop KIDKA and then stroll through Icelandic Seal Center.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Hvammstangi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Hvammstangi takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Icelandic Seal Center ©
Icelandic Seal Center

1
night
Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur ©
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Berserkjahraun.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Stykkisholmur fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Hvammstangi to Stykkisholmur in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Berserkjahraun
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Berserkjahraun ©
Berserkjahraun

3
nights
Borgarnes

Borgarnes ©
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). Escape the urban bustle at Grábrók Volcano and Hraunfossar. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Settlement Center and Glanni Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Borgarnes: Reykholt (Barnafoss & The Cave), Brugghus Steoja (in Hvanneyri) and Hraunfossar Lava Waterfall (in Hraunfossar). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiriksstadir, take in the dramatic natural features at Eldborg Crater, examine the collection at Borgarnes Museum, and stroll through Aurora Borealis.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Borgarnes trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Stykkisholmur to Borgarnes in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Borgarnes sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Keflavik.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Reykholt, Bifrost, Hraunfossar, Brugghus Steoja, Hraunfossar Lava Waterfall
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The Cave ©
The Cave
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Eiriksstadir ©
Eiriksstadir

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Keflavik

Keflavik
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brimketill as well as Bridge Between Continents. Hopsnes Lighthouse and Selatangar will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Krysuvik and Gunnuhver Hot Springs. See some other sides of Keflavik: test the waters at a local thermal spa, don't miss a visit to The Giantess in the Mountain, take in the awesome beauty at Keilir, and admire the masterpieces at Reykjanes Art Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Keflavik travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Borgarnes to Keflavik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Grindavik, Reykjanes Peninsula, Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant, Folk Museum in Gardur & Lighthouses
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Krysuvik
Krysuvik
Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs
Thermal Spas

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