10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Geysir
— 1 night
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Vik
— 2 nights
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Akureyri
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights

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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.
For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Geysir online vacation planner.

Charlottetown, Canada to Geysir is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Charlottetown in July, things will get a bit cooler in Geysir: highs are around 58°F and lows about 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

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Strokkur
Strokkur
Geysir ©
Geysir
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Vik

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mýrdalsjökull. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, kick your exploration up a notch at Zipline, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, then get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik travel route planner.

Getting from Geysir to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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

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Akureyri

Akureyri ©

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll explore and learn at The Old Farmhouse Laufas and The Industry Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Aviation Museum and Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with Whale Watching Hjalteyri, take an in-depth tour of Nordurslod - Into the Arctic, see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Sundlaug Akureyrar.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Vik to Akureyri takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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The Old Farmhouse Laufas ©
The Old Farmhouse Laufas
Whale Watching Hjalteyri ©
Whale Watching Hjalteyri
Sundlaug Akureyrar ©
Sundlaug Akureyrar

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Ring Road, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), stroll the grounds of Cemetery Holavallagardur, then see the interesting displays at The Icelandic Punk Museum, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik road trip planner.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive

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Cemetery Holavallagardur ©
Cemetery Holavallagardur
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach

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