7 days in West Region, North Iceland & Hofsos Itinerary

7 days in West Region, North Iceland & Hofsos Itinerary

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Reykholt
— Few hours
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Husafell
— 1 night
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Hvammstangi
— Few hours
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Saudarkrokur
— 1 night
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Akureyri
— 1 night
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Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
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Siglufjordur
— 1 night
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Hofsos
— Few hours

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Reykholt

Reykholt ©
Reykholt is a village in the valley of the river Reykjadalsá, called Reykholtsdalur. On the 14th (Tue), witness a stunning natural landmark at Snorralaug, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, and then relax in the rural setting at Haafell Goats and Roses.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Reykholt trip itinerary planner.

Reykjavik to Reykholt is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Husafell.

Things to do in Reykholt

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Hot Spring
Snorralaug
3.2

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Husafell

Husafell ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Barnafoss, admire the sheer force of Hraunfossar Lava Waterfall, then laugh and play at Húsafell sundlaug, then identify plant and animal life at The Cave, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Surtshellir Lava Cave.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Husafell trip itinerary planner.

Husafell is just a short distance from Reykholt. In July, daily temperatures in Husafell can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Husafell

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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Cave
The Cave
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Water / Amusement Park
Húsafell sundlaug
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Waterfall
Barnafoss
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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. You've now added Stora - Asgeirsa to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Stora - Asgeirsa, admire the sheer force of Glanni Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Borgarvirki, and finally explore the striking landscape at Hvitserkur.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvammstangi online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Husafell to Hvammstangi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Saudarkrokur.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

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Geologic Formation
Hvitserkur
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Waterfall
Glanni Waterfall
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Saudarkrokur

Saudarkrokur ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grettislaug.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saudarkrokur route app.

Traveling by car from Hvammstangi to Saudarkrokur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Saudarkrokur sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Akureyri.

Things to do in Saudarkrokur

Nature · Parks
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Hot Spring
Grettislaug
4.1

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Akureyri

Akureyri ©

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), then examine the collection at The Aviation Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Nonni's House, and finally learn more about the world around you at Nordurslod - Into the Arctic.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Saudarkrokur to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Akureyri sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Parks

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Specialty Museum
The Aviation Museum
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Hveravellir
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Natural History Museum
Nordurslod - Into the Arctic
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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, don't miss a visit to Viti Crater, explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, get outside with Hofdi, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skutustaoagigar, and finally head outdoors with Vindbelgjarfjall. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur, then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Water Body
Lake Myvatn
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Geologic Formation
Hverir
4.7

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Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Herring Era Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Folk Music Center.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Siglufjordur journey planner.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Siglufjordur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Siglufjordur are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Hofsos.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums
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Specialty Museum
Herring Era Museum
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History Museum
Folk Music Center
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Hofsos

Hofsos ©
On the 20th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Swimmingpool, get engrossed in the history at Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi, and then get engrossed in the history at The Icelandic Emigration Center.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofsos travel planner.

Traveling by car from Siglufjordur to Hofsos takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Hofsos, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hofsos

Museums · Theme Parks
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