18 days in Iceland Itinerary

18 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Kopavogur
— 2 nights
2
Reykjavik
— 6 nights
3
Akureyri
— 2 nights
4
Gardabaer
— 1 night
5
Hafnarfjordur
— 2 nights
6
Keflavik
— 4 nights

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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. On the 1st (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: laugh and play at Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer, admire the masterpieces at Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kopavogur online day trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Kopavogur is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Stockholm to Kopavogur, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You will leave for Reykjavik on the 3rd (Wed).

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Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Theme Parks

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Off-Road Tours
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.
Let the collections at Lava Centre and The Settlement Center capture your imagination. Hallgrimskirkja and Grotta Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Dogsledding Iceland (in Mosfellsbaer), Icelandic Wonders (in Stokkseyri) and Thjofafoss (in Hella). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, contemplate the long history of Hofdi House, pause for some photo ops at Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn, and admire all the interesting features of Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik attractions app.

Reykjavik is very close to Kopavogur. In March, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Akureyri.

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Dogsledding Iceland ©
Dogsledding Iceland
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center

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 a sense of the local culture at Akureyri Museum and Nordurslod - Into the Arctic. Nonni's House and The Industry Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Akureyri holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gardabaer.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Akureyri Museum ©
Akureyri Museum
Speed Boats Tours
Nordurslod - Into the Arctic ©
Nordurslod - Into the Arctic

1
night
Gardabaer

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum of Design and Applied Art and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gardabaer vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Akureyri to Gardabaer in 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hafnarfjordur.

Things to do in Gardabaer

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · 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 13th (Sat): examine the collection 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, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mountain Taxi, and finally stroll around Hellisgerdi Park. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Kleifarvatn, get engrossed in the history at Hafnarfjordur Museum, and then take in the natural beauty of Krysuvik.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hafnarfjordur trip itinerary maker app.

Hafnarfjordur is just a stone's throw from Gardabaer. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Keflavik.

Things to do in Hafnarfjordur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Krysuvik
Krysuvik
Hafnarfjordur Museum ©
Hafnarfjordur Museum
Kleifarvatn ©
Kleifarvatn

4
nights
Keflavik

Keflavik ©
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Garoskagi Lighthouse and Hvalsneskirkja. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Viking World and Rokksafn Islands - The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll. Go for a jaunt from Keflavik to Grindavik to see Gunnuhver Hot Springs about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, get up close to creatures of the deep with Whale Iceland, admire the masterpieces at Reykjanes Art Museum, and learn about all things military at Keflavik Maritime Center.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Keflavik trip planner.

Keflavik is just a stone's throw from Hafnarfjordur. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Viking World ©
Viking World
Hvalsneskirkja ©
Hvalsneskirkja

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