59 days in Iceland Itinerary

59 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Munich
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
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Hveragerdi
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
2
Selfoss
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
3
Hella
— 7 nights
Bus:  15 min
4
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
5
Skogar
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
6
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Jokulsarlon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Hofn
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
10
Borgarfjordur Eystri
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Egilsstadir
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h
12
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
13
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
14
Husavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
15
Akureyri
— 2 nights
Fly:  45 min
16
Grimsey Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
17
Vatnajokull National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
18
Bolungarvik
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
19
Latrabjarg
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
20
Arnarstapi
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
21
Rif
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
22
Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
23
Stykkisholmur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
24
Reykholt
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
25
Hraunfossar
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
26
Geysir
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  1 h
27
Thingvellir
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Munich

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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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Kleifarvatn, stop by Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, then see the interesting displays at The exhibition Quake 2008, and finally have fun at Sundlaugin Laugarskaroi.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hveragerdi trip builder site.

Munich, Germany to Hveragerdi is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Munich to Hveragerdi due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Munich in July; daily highs in Hveragerdi reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Selfoss.

Things to do in Hveragerdi

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kleifarvatn
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Kleifarvatn ©
Kleifarvatn
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum ©
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum
Sundlaugin Laugarskaroi ©
Sundlaugin Laugarskaroi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Floi Bird Reserve, stop by Laugabud, see the interesting displays at The House at Eyrarbakki, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Selfosskirkja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at The Icelandic Turf House, then sample the tasty concoctions at Olvisholt Brewery, then see the interesting displays at The Ghost Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Icelandic Wonders.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Selfoss trip planner.

Selfoss is very close to Hveragerdi. In July in Selfoss, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Hella.

Things to do in Selfoss

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Eyrarbakki, Stokkseyri
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The House at Eyrarbakki ©
The House at Eyrarbakki
Selfosskirkja ©
Selfosskirkja
The Ghost Centre ©
The Ghost Centre

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Hella

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Discover out-of-the-way places like Horseback Riding Tours and Haifoss. Visiting Hekluhestar and Thjofafoss will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Keldur, see the interesting displays at Hekla Centre, and stop by Litla Lopasjoppan.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hella route planner.

Hella is just a stone's throw from Selfoss. July in Hella sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Haifoss
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Horseback Riding Tours
Haifoss ©
Haifoss
Hekluhestar ©
Hekluhestar

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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 Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. On the 5th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Nauthusagil Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and then contemplate the geological forces at Hekla. On the next day, head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, then admire the sheer force of Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, then examine the collection at Saga Center, and finally look for gifts at UNA Local Product.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hvolsvollur day trip planner.

Hvolsvollur is just a stone's throw from Hella. In August, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Skogar.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Hekla
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Gljúfrafoss ©
Gljúfrafoss
Nauthusagil Waterfall ©
Nauthusagil Waterfall
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skogafoss. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then explore the fascinating underground world of Rutshellir Cave, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss. On your second day here, contemplate the geological forces at Katla Volcano, admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, and then trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Skogar online vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Hvolsvollur to Skogar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Skogar can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Vik.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Katla Volcano
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Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail ©
Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Hjorleifshofoi, explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, and then stroll through Reynisfjara Beach.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vik travel route planning tool.

Vik is just a stone's throw from Skogar. August in Vik sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Reynisdrangar
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Reynisdrangar ©
Reynisdrangar
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
You've now added Fjadrargljufur Canyon to your itinerary. On the 11th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Skaftareldahraun, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar, get impressive views of Skaftarstofa, then take in the pleasant sights at Scenic Green Lava Walk, and finally take in breathtaking views at Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kirkjubaejarklaustur online vacation builder.

Getting from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar ©
Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar
Skaftareldahraun ©
Skaftareldahraun

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Jokulsarlon

Jokulsarlon ©
Get outdoors at Diamond Beach and Glacier Lagoon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon and Hofskirkja Church. When in Jokulsarlon, make a side trip to see Svinafellsjokull Glacier in Svinafell, approximately Svinafell away.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jokulsarlon day trip planning website.

Drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Jokulsarlon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll set off for Hofn on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Svinafellsjokull Glacier, Hofskirkja Church
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. On the 15th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn, visit a coastal fixture at Hvalnes Lighthouse, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Vestrahorn and then explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Hofn trip site.

Traveling by car from Jokulsarlon to Hofn takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Borgarfjordur Eystri.

Things to do in Hofn

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Vestrahorn ©
Vestrahorn
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

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Borgarfjordur Eystri

Borgarfjordur Eystri ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Storurd and Folaldafoss Waterfall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Borgarfjordur Eystri itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Borgarfjordur Eystri takes 4 hours. In August in Borgarfjordur Eystri, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Borgarfjordur Eystri

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Folaldafoss Waterfall
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Storurd ©
Storurd

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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
You've now added Hengifoss to your itinerary. On the 20th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Fardagafoss, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagarfljot, then head outdoors with Hengifoss, and finally admire the sheer force of Litlanesfoss.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Egilsstadir trip planner.

You can drive from Borgarfjordur Eystri to Egilsstadir in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Hengifoss ©
Hengifoss
Litlanesfoss ©
Litlanesfoss
Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dettifoss Waterfall as well as Grjotagja Cave. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, and then admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid online travel planner.

Getting from Egilsstadir to Reykjahlid by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Grjotagja Cave ©
Grjotagja Cave
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dettifoss Waterfall as well as Grjotagja Cave. Step out of the city life by going to Askja and Hofdi. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Moorudalur Farm and Faro de Gardur. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjahlid side-trips: Husavik (Thermal Spas & Horseback Riding Tours). Enjoy Reykjahlid some more: explore the fascinating underground world of Lofthellir Lava Cave, explore the striking landscape at Leirhnjukur, and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid online day trip planner.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Husavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Moorudalur Farm, Faro de Gardur
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Askja ©
Askja
Hofdi ©
Hofdi
Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave

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Husavik

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 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Transportation Museum at Ystafell, then examine the collection at The Exploration Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Husavikurkirkja, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at The Húsavík Whale Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jokulsargljufur National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Husavik trip planning website.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Husavik by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. August in Husavik sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Husavik

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jokulsargljufur National Park
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The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Speed Boats Tours
The Transportation Museum at Ystafell ©
The Transportation Museum at Ystafell

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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.
Goðafoss Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saurbaejarkirkja, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan), see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, and then relax and rejuvenate at Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Akureyri vacation planner.

Drive from Husavik to Akureyri in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Grimsey Island.

Things to do in Akureyri

Nature Parks Spas
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Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa
Scuba & Snorkeling
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan) ©
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan)

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Grimsey Island

Grimsey Island ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Orbis et Globus.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grimsey Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Grimsey Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Orbis et Globus ©
Orbis et Globus

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Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
Svartifoss Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Svinafell Glacier and Flaajokull Glacier. Step out of the city life by going to Lac Polaire and Skaftafellsjokull.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vatnajokull National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Grimsey Island to Vatnajokull National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Bolungarvik.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature Parks
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Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Svinafell Glacier
Svinafell Glacier
Skaftafellsjokull ©
Skaftafellsjokull

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Bolungarvik

Bolungarvik ©
Bolungarvík is a fishing village and the only built-up area in the municipality of Bolungarvíkurkaupstaður in the northwest of Iceland, located on the Westfjords peninsula, approximately 14 kilometres from the town of Ísafjörður and 473 km. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stroll through Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, stop by Klaeoakot, see the interesting displays at Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life, then sample the tasty concoctions at Dokkan Brugghus, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bolafjall.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bolungarvik day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Bolungarvik with the Route module. In September in Bolungarvik, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Latrabjarg.

Things to do in Bolungarvik

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Isafjordur
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Bolafjall ©
Bolafjall
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve ©
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life ©
Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life

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Latrabjarg

Latrabjarg ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Latrabjarg Cliffs and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauðasandur.

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

Traveling by car from Bolungarvik to Latrabjarg takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Arnarstapi.

Things to do in Latrabjarg

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Latrabjarg Cliffs ©
Latrabjarg Cliffs
Rauðasandur ©
Rauðasandur

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Arnarstapi

Arnarstapi ©
Arnarstapi or Stapi is a small fishing village at the foot of Mt. On the 4th (Fri), kick back and relax at Ytri Tunga Beach, enjoy the sea views from Malariff Lighthouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Budahraun, then admire the sheer force of Bjarnarfoss, and finally take in the natural beauty of Lysuholslaug. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Hellnar Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Djúpalónssandur beach, then Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Arnarstapi day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Latrabjarg to Arnarstapi takes 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rif.

Things to do in Arnarstapi

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Snaefellsbaer, Hellnar, Budahraun
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Djúpalónssandur beach ©
Djúpalónssandur beach
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Ytri Tunga Beach ©
Ytri Tunga Beach

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Rif

Rif
Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Ingjaldscholskirkja and then explore the striking landscape at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rif trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Arnarstapi to Rif in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Rif

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier
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Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kirkjufellsfoss. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, explore the striking landscape at Berserkjahraun, then explore the striking landscape at Gatklettur, and finally admire the sheer force of Grundarfoss Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kirkjufellsfoss.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grundarfjorour day trip tool.

You can drive from Rif to Grundarfjorour in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, Berserkjahraun
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Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss

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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 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Library of Water, contemplate the long history of Norska Husio, and then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Sugandisey. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Ytri-Raudamelur church and then explore the striking landscape at Eldborg Crater.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Stykkisholmur visit app.

Getting from Grundarfjorour to Stykkisholmur by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Reykholt.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Eldborg Crater, Ytri-Raudamelur church
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Norska Husio ©
Norska Husio
Lighthouse Sugandisey ©
Lighthouse Sugandisey
Library of Water ©
Library of Water

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Reykholt

Reykholt ©
Reykholt is a village in the valley of the river Reykjadalsá, called Reykholtsdalur. On the 11th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Glanni Waterfall, experience rural life at Illugastaoir Farm, then sample the tasty concoctions at Brugghus Steoja, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Barnafoss.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Reykholt driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Stykkisholmur to Reykholt by car takes about 2 hours. September in Reykholt sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hraunfossar.

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Bifrost, Brugghus Steoja
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Barnafoss
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Glanni Waterfall
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Brugghus Steoja

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Hraunfossar

Hraunfossar
On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Hraunfossar Lava Waterfall.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hraunfossar travel route site.

Hraunfossar is just a short distance from Reykholt. You will leave for Geysir on the 14th (Mon).

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Geysir

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Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bruarfoss Waterfall and Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall. Get outdoors at Geysir and Strokkur. Change things up with a short trip to Gjain in Svartsengi (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Geysir Golf Course and take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To plan Geysir vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Hraunfossar to Geysir in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Geysir are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 16th (Wed), you're off to Thingvellir.

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Gjain, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Geysir, Gullfoss Falls
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Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Geysir
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Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall

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Thingvellir

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One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Get some historical perspective at Thingvallakirkja church and Galgaklettur. Visiting Oxararfoss and Thingvellir National Park will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Logberg (Law Rock) and explore and take pictures at Kaldidalur Valley.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Thingvellir online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Geysir to Thingvellir takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Thingvellir are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Sat).

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Oxararfoss
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Logberg (Law Rock)
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Galgaklettur

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