8 days in Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
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Husavik
— 1 night
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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Vik
— 3 nights

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Oxararfoss and Reykjadalur Hot Springs. Escape the urban bustle at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach and River Rafting & Tubing. Step out of Reykjavik with an excursion to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: trot along with a tour on horseback and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tjornin.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik attractions planner.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Reykjavik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Gothenburg to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gothenburg in June, expect nights in Reykjavik to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Husavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
Horseback Riding Tours
Reykjadalur Hot Springs ©
Reykjadalur Hot Springs

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the striking features of Husavikurkirkja, then look for all kinds of wild species at Salka Whale Watching, then learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum, and finally take in breathtaking views at Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Husavik trip simple and quick.

Fly from Reykjavik to Husavik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Husavik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Husavik

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Salka Whale Watching ©
Salka Whale Watching
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 15th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Husavik to Blaskogabyggd by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. June in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

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Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Geysir ©
Geysir
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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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): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, then listen to music at Icelandic Lava Show, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally get outside with Katlatrack Adventure Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, then explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

For reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Vik trip builder.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Vik are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vik

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Icelandic Lava Show ©
Icelandic Lava Show
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull

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