11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Taviano
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
1
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Hof
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  12 h
End: Taviano

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): trek along Laugavegur, thengo for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then explore the activities along Ljótipollur.

Make your Landmannalaugar itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Taviano, Italy to Landmannalaugar is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Taviano to Landmannalaugar is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Taviano in August, with highs in Landmannalaugar at 14°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Trails
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

2
nights
Hof

Hof ©
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, thenkick back and relax at Diamond Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Svinafellsjokull Glacier.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hof trip planner.

Drive from Landmannalaugar to Hof in 3.5 hours. August in Hof sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Svinafellsjokull Glacier
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): Head underground at Rutshellir Cave, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, thendon't miss a visit to Dyrhólaey, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vik trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Hof to Vik in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Rutshellir Cave ©
Rutshellir Cave
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd journey tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

5
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Change things up with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik road trip planner.

Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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