14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
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Grundarfjorour
— 3 nights
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Vik
— 3 nights
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Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights

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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 Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Grotta Lighthouse. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Settlement Center and Hallgrimskirkja. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Borgarnes (Borgarnes Museum & Puppet Museum of Bruduheimar), Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Gunnuhver Hot Springs) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). The adventure continues: trot along with a tour on horseback, discover the deep blue sea with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and admire all the interesting features of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online trip builder.

Porto, Portugal to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour flight. When traveling from Porto in October, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Thermal Spas

3
nights
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur and Djúpalónssandur beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Budir Church and Stykkisholmskirkja. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grundarfjorour: Cave Vatnshellir (in Snaefellsbaer) and Londrangar Basalt Cliffs (in Hellissandur). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grundarfjorour trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Reykjavik to Grundarfjorour by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Djúpalónssandur beach ©
Djúpalónssandur beach
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Visit Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sólheimajökulll and Fjadrargljufur Canyon. There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at Zipline, look for gifts at Vik Wool Vikurprjon, get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, and push the limits with Katlatrack Adventure Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik online tour planner.

Drive from Grundarfjorour to Vik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and bus. In November in Vik, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Icelandic Lava Show ©
Icelandic Lava Show

2
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
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". On the 11th (Wed), look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, then get a dose of the wild on Dogsledding Iceland, and finally examine the collection at Saga Center.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hvolsvollur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Hvolsvollur, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 2°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Dogsledding Iceland ©
Dogsledding Iceland
Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

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