10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly + bus:  16​h 30​min
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
day
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 2nd (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, and then tee off at Geysir Golf Course.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd itinerary planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August, expect Blaskogabyggd to be much colder, temps between 57°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Geysir
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course

4
nights
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Get outdoors at Black Sand Beach and Skogafoss. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kirkjubaejarklaustur: Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar) and Vik (Reynisfjara Beach & Dyrholaey). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Skaftafell National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kirkjubaejarklaustur online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Skogafoss, Laugavegur, Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Let the collections at National Museum of Iceland and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) capture your imagination. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Thingvellir National Park will get you outdoors. When in Reykjavik, make a side trip to see Thermal Spas in Grindavik, approximately 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, enjoy the sand and surf at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and take an in-depth tour of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik route planner.

Traveling by car from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Reykjavik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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