10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland visit planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 1 day
Drive
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Hafnarfjordur
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hvolsvollur
— 3 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Seattle

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Reykjavik — 1 day

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 Laugavegur. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja and then take a stroll through Laugavegur.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online tour itinerary planner.

Seattle, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to Reykjavik. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hafnarfjordur.
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Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Hafnarfjordur — 4 nights

Town in Lava

Although the historical town of Hafnarfjordur has become a suburb of the capital Reykjavik, it maintains an authentic spirit all its own.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Thingvellir National Park. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Perlan.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hafnarfjordur trip site.

Hafnarfjordur is just a short distance from Reykjavik. In July, daily temperatures in Hafnarfjordur can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hvolsvollur.
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Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trips
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Hvolsvollur — 3 nights

Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". You've added Black Sand Beach, Reynisfjara Beach, Skogafoss, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Blue Lagoon in Grindavik (about 1h 55 min away).

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvolsvollur road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hafnarfjordur to Hvolsvollur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Hvolsvollur sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Spas · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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