8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Arnarstapi
— 2 nights
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Vik
— 3 nights
3
Reykjavik
— 2 nights

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Arnarstapi

Arnarstapi ©
Arnarstapi or Stapi is a small fishing village at the foot of Mt. You've now added Kirkjufellsfoss to your itinerary.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Arnarstapi online trip itinerary planner.

Krakow, Poland to Arnarstapi is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Krakow to Arnarstapi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Vik.

Things to do in Arnarstapi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Londrangar, Svodufoss, Kirkjufellsfoss, Svortuloft Lighthouse
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Londrangar ©
Londrangar
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss
Ytri Tunga Beach ©
Ytri Tunga Beach

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nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You've added Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Black Sand Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Skogafoss and Dyrhólaey. When in Vik, make a side trip to see Urridafoss Waterfall in Villingaholt, approximately Villingaholt away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach and take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vik online road trip planner.

You can drive from Arnarstapi to Vik in 5 hours. In August in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Jokulsarlon, Svinafellsjokull Glacier, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Svartifoss Waterfall
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Oxararfoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Oxararfoss, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Reykjadalur Hot Springs.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Oxararfoss, Gullfoss Falls, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Reykjadalur Hot Springs ©
Reykjadalur Hot Springs

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