8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Keflavik
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Keflavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
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Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Vatnsnes
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Grundarfjorour
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Keflavik

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Keflavik

Keflavik ©
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue Lagoon. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Viking World and then test the waters at Blue Lagoon.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Keflavik day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Keflavik

Spas Museums Parks

Side Trips

Blue Lagoon, Bridge Between Continents
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Viking World ©
Viking World

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and then pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Keflavik to Reykjavik in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vatnsnes.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

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Vatnsnes

Vatnsnes ©
You've now added Hvitserkur to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Hvitserkur.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vatnsnes road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vatnsnes takes 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Vatnsnes

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Hvitserkur ©
Hvitserkur

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Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
You've now added Kirkjufell Mountain to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grundarfjorour: Cave Vatnshellir (in Snaefellsbaer), Hellnar (Dritvik and Djupalonssandur & Londrangar) and Londrangar Basalt Cliffs (in Hellissandur).

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grundarfjorour sightseeing planner.

Drive from Vatnsnes to Grundarfjorour in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Snaefellsbaer, Hellnar, Baejarfoss, Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier, Budir Church
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Londrangar ©
Londrangar
Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur