7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Skogar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Zurich

1
night
Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Geysir trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Geysir is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in March, you will find days in Geysir are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Skogar trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Geysir to Skogar in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Skogar are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vik, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip builder website .

Getting from Skogar to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Reykjavik when traveling from Skogar in March, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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