7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Marrakech
Fly + Drive:  13 h 45 min
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Akureyri
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
4
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Marrakech

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 2nd (Wed), witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd route tool.

Marrakech, Morocco to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Marrakech in June, expect nights in Blaskogabyggd to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are colder, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 3rd (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), thenstroll through Krafla Lava Fields, thendon't miss a visit to Viti Crater, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid online attractions planner.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjahlid by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Hverfjall ©
Hverfjall
Viti Crater ©
Viti Crater

1
night
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 4th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Akureyri trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akureyri are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©
Speed Boats Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 5th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Horseback Riding Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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