10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Verona
train + Fly:  10​h
1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Isafjordur
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Akureyri
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Husavik
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  12​h
End: Verona

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Iceland and Volcano House. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Aurora Reykjavik, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and take an in-depth tour of Tales from Iceland.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planner .

Verona, Italy to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Verona to Reykjavik. When traveling from Verona in April, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Kopavogur
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

1
night
Isafjordur

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then learn about all things military at Osvor Maritime Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Old Bookstore.

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Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Isafjordur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Reykjavik in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Isafjordur: temperatures range from 3°C by day to 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bolungarvik, The Old Bookstore
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
day
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 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Safnasafnid The Folk and Outsider Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Industry Museum, see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, then see the interesting displays at The Aviation Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Nordurslod - Into the Arctic.

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Traveling by flight from Isafjordur to Akureyri takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Husavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums Shopping
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The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland ©
The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland
The Industry Museum ©
The Industry Museum
The Aviation Museum ©
The Aviation Museum

2
nights
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 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Transportation Museum at Ystafell, see the interesting displays at The Exploration Museum, then learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields, examine the collection at Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, then admire the striking features of Husavikurkirkja, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Culture House.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Husavik trip planner .

You can drive from Akureyri to Husavik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Husavik

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, Krafla Lava Fields
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The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, and finally admire the sheer force of Gullfoss.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Husavik to Blaskogabyggd takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur

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