60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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60 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  30​h
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Selfoss
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Jokulsarlon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 day
bus:  4​h 15​min
8
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Seydisfjordur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Borgarfjordur Eystri
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Vopnafjordur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Asbyrgi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
13
Husavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
14
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
15
Akureyri
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
16
Grimsey Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
17
Siglufjordur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
18
Hofsos
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
19
Holmavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
20
Isafjordur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
21
Latrabjarg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
22
Stykkisholmur
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
23
Snaefellsbaer
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
24
Borgarnes
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
25
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
26
Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
27
Thingvellir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
28
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Adelaide


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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 8th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, then appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and finally steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik visit planner .

Adelaide, Australia to Reykjavik is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Adelaide to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in September, expect Reykjavik to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Selfoss.

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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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.
Step out of Selfoss with an excursion to Strandarkirkja in Thorlakshofn--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Kerið, shop like a local with Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, enjoy some diversion at Sundholl Selfoss, and sample the tasty concoctions at Olvisholt Brewery.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Selfoss vacation planner .

Getting from Reykjavik to Selfoss by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Selfoss are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Selfoss

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hveragerdi, Thorlakshofn, Urridafoss Waterfall
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Kerið ©
Kerið
Volcano Eyjafjallajokull ©
Volcano Eyjafjallajokull
Reykjadalur Hot Springs ©
Reykjadalur Hot Springs

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Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island

Vestmannaeyjar ©
Vestmannaeyjar is a town and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland.The largest island, Heimaey, has a population of 4,135. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Storhofdi (Great Cape), then browse the exhibits of Saeheimar Aquarium, then get engrossed in the history at Sagnheimar Folk Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Eldheimar.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vestmannaeyjar tour planning site .

You can drive from Selfoss to Vestmannaeyjar in 2 hours. September in Vestmannaeyjar sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Vestmannaeyjar

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Heimaey Island
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Saeheimar Aquarium ©
Saeheimar Aquarium
Eldheimar ©
Eldheimar
Eldfell ©
Eldfell

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vik tour planner.

Drive from Vestmannaeyjar to Vik in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar and then explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kirkjubaejarklaustur road trip app .

Getting from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Highlights from your plan
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar ©
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar

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Jokulsarlon

Jokulsarlon ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jokulsarlon trip builder tool .

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Jokulsarlon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Svinafellsjokull Glacier
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Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon

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Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jokulsarlon to Vatnajokull National Park. September in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Hofn.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks Nature
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park ©

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Hofn

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hofn vacation maker app .

You can take a bus from Vatnajokull National Park to Hofn in 4.5 hours. September in Hofn sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours Adventure Wildlife
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Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): have fun at Egilsstadir Swimming Pool, take an in-depth tour of East Iceland Heritage Museum (Minjasafn Austurlands), take in the dramatic scenery at Fardagafoss, don't miss a visit to Tvisognor, then admire the sheer force of Gufufoss, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Seydisfjordur Church.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seydisfjordur travel route site .

Traveling by car from Hofn to Seydisfjordur takes 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hofn in September since evenings lows in Seydisfjordur dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Borgarfjordur Eystri.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Egilsstadir
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Seydisfjordur Church ©
Seydisfjordur Church
Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss
Gufufoss ©
Gufufoss

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Borgarfjordur Eystri

Borgarfjordur Eystri ©
Borgarfjordur Eystri is known for trails and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Storurd and explore the activities along Raudamelsolkelda.

Discover how to plan a Borgarfjordur Eystri trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Seydisfjordur to Borgarfjordur Eystri takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Borgarfjordur Eystri are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will leave for Vopnafjordur on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Borgarfjordur Eystri

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Storurd ©
Storurd

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Vopnafjordur

Vopnafjordur ©
Vopnafjörður is a village and municipality in Northeast Iceland, standing on a peninsula in the middle of a mountainous bay by the same name. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bustarfell Museum, admire the sheer force of Folaldafoss Waterfall, and then explore the striking landscape at Hellisheidi.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vopnafjordur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Borgarfjordur Eystri to Vopnafjordur takes 2.5 hours. September in Vopnafjordur sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Asbyrgi.

Things to do in Vopnafjordur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Folaldafoss Waterfall
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Bustarfell Museum ©
Bustarfell Museum

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Asbyrgi

Asbyrgi ©
For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Asbyrgi trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Vopnafjordur to Asbyrgi in 2.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Husavik.

Things to do in Asbyrgi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Faro de Gardur, Selfoss Waterfall
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Selfoss Waterfall ©
Selfoss Waterfall
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Faro de Gardur ©
Faro de Gardur

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Husavikurkirkja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test the waters at a local thermal spa, then get a new perspective on nature at The Húsavík Whale Museum, and then examine the collection at The Transportation Museum at Ystafell.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Husavik vacation maker site .

You can drive from Asbyrgi to Husavik in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Husavik are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will leave for Reykjahlid on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Husavik

Museums Spas Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Thermal Spas
The Transportation Museum at Ystafell ©

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid road trip planning website .

Getting from Husavik to Reykjahlid by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. October in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri road trip app .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grimsey Island.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

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Grimsey Island

Grimsey Island ©
On the 8th (Thu), make a trip to Orbis et Globus.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grimsey Island trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Grimsey Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Siglufjordur.
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Orbis et Globus ©
Orbis et Globus

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Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
On the 10th (Sat), experience rural life at Langhus Farm, sample the tasty concoctions at Segull 67, then take an in-depth tour of Folk Music Center, and finally examine the collection at Herring Era Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: laugh and play at Swimming Pool Dalvik and then admire the masterpieces at Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Siglufjordur day trip planning tool .

Drive from Grimsey Island to Siglufjordur in 4 hours. In October in Siglufjordur, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll set off for Hofsos on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Dalvik, Langhus Farm
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Langhus Farm ©
Langhus Farm
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland ©

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Hofsos

Hofsos ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Swimmingpool.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofsos trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Siglufjordur to Hofsos takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Hofsos can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Holmavik.

Things to do in Hofsos

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Varmahlid, Saudarkrokur, Monumento a Stephan Stephansson
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum
Puffin and Friends ©
Puffin and Friends

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Holmavik

Holmavik ©
Hólmavík is a small town in the western part of Iceland, by Steingrímsfjörður.It is the largest settlement in Strandir and serves as a centre of commerce for the county. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Grimsey Island Drangsnes and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hellulaug Pool.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Holmavik vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hofsos to Holmavik by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Hofsos in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Holmavik, with lows of 4°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Holmavik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Grimsey Island Drangsnes, Hellulaug Pool
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Highlights from your plan

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Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Isafjordur: Skruour Botanical gardens (in Thingeyri) and Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) (in Hrafnseyri).

Planning Isafjordur trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Holmavik to Isafjordur in 3 hours. In October in Isafjordur, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Latrabjarg.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bolungarvik, The Arctic Fox Centre, The Old Bookstore, Skruour Botanical gardens, Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve ©
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
Vigur Island ©
Vigur Island

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Latrabjarg

Latrabjarg ©
Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Latrabjarg bird cliffs and then take in the dramatic natural features at Latrabjarg Cliffs.

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

You can drive from Isafjordur to Latrabjarg in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Latrabjarg

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Highlights from your plan
Latrabjarg Cliffs ©
Latrabjarg Cliffs
Rauðasandur ©
Rauðasandur

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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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Sugandisey, examine the collection at Volcano Museum, then see the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Helgafell. Keep things going the next day: try out the rides at Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool and then pause for some serene contemplation at Stykkisholmskirkja.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Stykkisholmur online route planner .

You can drive from Latrabjarg to Stykkisholmur in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Snaefellsbaer.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Stykkisholmskirkja ©
Stykkisholmskirkja
Lighthouse Sugandisey ©
Lighthouse Sugandisey
Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool ©
Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool

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Snaefellsbaer

Snaefellsbaer ©
Snaefellsbaer is known for nature, beaches, nightlife, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier, make a trip to Londrangar Basalt Cliffs, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kirkjufell Mountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Budir Church.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Snaefellsbaer day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Stykkisholmur to Snaefellsbaer in an hour. Another option is to drive. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grundarfjorour, Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier, Baejarfoss, Budir Church
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss

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Borgarnes

Borgarnes ©
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at Borgarnes Museum and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hraunfossar. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of The Settlement Center, then admire the sheer force of Glanni Waterfall, then take in the natural beauty of Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Glymur.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Borgarnes tour itinerary builder site .

Getting from Snaefellsbaer to Borgarnes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hraunfossar, Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, Glymur, Glanni Waterfall
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Borgarnes Museum ©
Borgarnes Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Geysir trip planner.

You can drive from Borgarnes to Geysir in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Geysir
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir ©
Geysir

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Blaskogabyggd vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Blaskogabyggd is very close to Geysir. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Highlights from your plan
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Thingvellir

Thingvellir ©
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.
On the 30th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Oxararfoss, then explore the striking landscape at Logberg (Law Rock), and then admire all the interesting features of Kaldidalur Valley.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Thingvellir trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Thingvellir takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Thingvellir can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Thingvellir

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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Oxararfoss ©
Oxararfoss
Logberg (Law Rock) ©
Logberg (Law Rock)

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Reykjavik

See some other sides of Reykjavik: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Laugavegur, examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thingvellir to Reykjavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur

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