18 days in Iceland Itinerary

18 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Kopavogur
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
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Akureyri
— 2 nights
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Gardabaer
— 1 night
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Hafnarfjordur
— 2 nights
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Keflavik
— 3 nights

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Kopavogur

Kopavogur ©
Kópavogur is a city and Iceland's second largest municipality by population.It lies immediately south of Reykjavík and is part of the Capital Region. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thingvellir National Park and Thingvallakirkja church. Step off the beaten path and head to Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer and Hradastadir Horse Riding & Farm. And it doesn't end there: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, admire the masterpieces at Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, trot along with Gaski Horse Center, and get outside with Iceland Self Drive - Day Adventures.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kopavogur trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Kopavogur is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Kopavogur due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Kopavogur can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Kopavogur

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

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Gaski Horse Center ©
Gaski Horse Center
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum ©
Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum

6
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get some historical perspective at Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. National Museum of Iceland and Reykjavik Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 5th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), indulge your senses at Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours, and appreciate the history behind Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip planner.

Reykjavik is just a stone's throw from Kopavogur. March in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Akureyri.

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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum

2
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan) and Saurbaejarkirkja. You'll explore and learn at Nordurslod - Into the Arctic and The Aviation Museum. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, examine the collection at Safnasafnid The Folk and Outsider Art Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Sundlaug Akureyrar.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Akureyri vacation planner.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Akureyri in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gardabaer.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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The Aviation Museum ©
The Aviation Museum
Nordurslod - Into the Arctic ©
Nordurslod - Into the Arctic
Safnasafnid The Folk and Outsider Art Museum ©

1
night
Gardabaer

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Gardabaer road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Gardabaer takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Gardabaer, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hafnarfjordur.

Things to do in Gardabaer

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

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Horseback Riding Tours
Museum of Design and Applied Art ©
Museum of Design and Applied Art

2
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Hafnarfjordur

Hafnarfjordur

Town in Lava

Although the historical town of Hafnarfjordur has become a suburb of the capital Reykjavik, it maintains an authentic spirit all its own.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stroll around Hellisgerdi Park, then see the interesting displays at Hafnarborg The Hafnarfjordur Centre of Culture and Fine Art, then discover the deep blue sea with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, and finally see Mountain Taxi. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Krysuvik, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Strandarkirkja, and then take a pleasant ride with Hraunhestar Riding Tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hafnarfjordur trip itinerary planning app.

Hafnarfjordur is very close to Gardabaer. In March, daytime highs in Hafnarfjordur are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Keflavik.

Things to do in Hafnarfjordur

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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Krysuvik
Krysuvik
Strandarkirkja ©
Strandarkirkja
Hellisgerdi Park ©
Hellisgerdi Park

3
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Keflavik

Keflavik ©
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Get some historical perspective at Garoskagi Lighthouse and Hvalsneskirkja. Get some cultural insight at Rokksafn Islands - The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll and Keflavik Maritime Center. The adventure continues: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, see the interesting displays at Duushus Museum, see majestic marine mammals with Whale Iceland, and enjoy the sea views from Hopsnes Lighthouse.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Keflavik route maker.

Keflavik is very close to Hafnarfjordur. In March, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

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Hvalsneskirkja ©
Hvalsneskirkja
Keflavik Maritime Center ©
Keflavik Maritime Center

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