31 days in Iceland Itinerary

31 days in Iceland Itinerary

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31 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Reykholt
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Vik
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Akureyri
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

9
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Horseback Riding Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: The Floi Bird Reserve (in Selfoss), Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur) and Fridheimar (in Reykholt). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, and get engrossed in the history at Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Reykjavik is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Reykjavik are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grindavik, Thingvellir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, The Settlement Center, The Floi Bird Reserve
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Kirkjufellsfoss and then take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Budir Church, then Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir, and then kick back and relax at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grundarfjorour day trip site .

You can drive from Reykjavik to Grundarfjorour in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Reykholt.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Budir Church, Cave Vatnshellir, Dritvik and Djupalonssandur
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

1
night
Reykholt

Reykholt ©
Reykholt is a village in the valley of the river Reykjadalsá, called Reykholtsdalur. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Hraunfossar, then Head underground at The Cave, then experience rural life at Illugastaoir Farm, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Glanni Waterfall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Reykholt trip planner .

You can drive from Grundarfjorour to Reykholt in 2 hours. In June in Reykholt, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Vik.

Things to do in Reykholt

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bifrost, Hraunfossar
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The Cave ©
The Cave
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Glanni Waterfall ©
Glanni Waterfall

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fjadrargljufur Canyon and Mýrdalsjökull. Explore Vik's surroundings by going to Hella (Horseback Riding Tours & Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall), Eldheimar (in Vestmannaeyjar) and Hvolsvollur (Lava Centre & Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church, admire the landmark architecture of Reyniskirkja Church, and see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Reykholt to Vik in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Vik are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Skogar, Hella, Hvolsvollur, Eldheimar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Hofn Swimming Pool. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). Next up on the itinerary: get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hofn trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Hofn sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Kayaking & Canoeing
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Krafla Lava Fields and The Húsavík Whale Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjahlid: Husavik (Horseback Riding Tours & Husavikurkirkja), Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi) and Faro de Gardur (in Gardur). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, and take in the dramatic natural features at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Hofn to Reykjahlid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Faro de Gardur, Selfoss Waterfall, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum

5
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and The Old Farmhouse Laufas. Go for a jaunt from Akureyri to Varmahlid to see Glaumbaer Museum about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Estuary of the river Eyjafjardara, admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and get a taste of the local shopping with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Akureyri sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Glaumbaer Museum
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Speed Boats Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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