59 days in Iceland Itinerary

59 days in Iceland Itinerary

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59 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Hveragerdi
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
2
Selfoss
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
3
Hella
— 7 nights
bus:  15​min
4
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
5
Skogar
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
6
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Jokulsarlon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Hofn
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Borgarfjordur Eystri
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Egilsstadir
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
12
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
13
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
14
Husavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
15
Akureyri
— 2 nights
Fly:  45​min
16
Grimsey Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
17
Vatnajokull National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
18
Bolungarvik
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
19
Latrabjarg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
20
Arnarstapi
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
21
Rif
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
22
Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
23
Stykkisholmur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
24
Reykholt
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
25
Hraunfossar
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
26
Geysir
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h
27
Thingvellir
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Munich


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1
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Hveragerdi

Hveragerdi ©
Hveragerði is a town and municipality in the south of Iceland located 45 km to the east of Reykjavík on Iceland's main ringroad, Route 1.The river Varmá runs through the town.OverviewThe surrounding area is part of the Hengill central volcano, and is geothermally active and experiences very frequent (usually minor) earthquakes. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Kleifarvatn, engage your brain at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, then examine the collection at The exhibition Quake 2008, and finally enjoy some diversion at Sundlaugin Laugarskaroi.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hveragerdi trip website .

Munich, Germany to Hveragerdi is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Munich in July; daily highs in Hveragerdi reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Selfoss.

Things to do in Hveragerdi

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kleifarvatn
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Kleifarvatn ©
Kleifarvatn
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum ©
Sundlaugin Laugarskaroi ©
Sundlaugin Laugarskaroi

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Selfoss

Selfoss ©
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll through The Floi Bird Reserve, stop by Laugabud, examine the collection at The House at Eyrarbakki, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Selfosskirkja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at The Icelandic Turf House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Olvisholt Brewery, then see the interesting displays at The Ghost Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Icelandic Wonders.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Selfoss travel route planner .

Selfoss is just a short distance from Hveragerdi. July in Selfoss sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Hella.

Things to do in Selfoss

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Eyrarbakki, Stokkseyri
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The House at Eyrarbakki ©
The House at Eyrarbakki
Selfosskirkja ©
Selfosskirkja
The Ghost Centre ©
The Ghost Centre

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Hella

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Horseback Riding Tours and Haifoss. Keldur and Hekla Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Hekluhestar, stop by Litla Lopasjoppan, and admire the sheer force of Thjofafoss.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hella trip itinerary planner .

Hella is very close to Selfoss. In July, daily temperatures in Hella can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Hvolsvollur on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Haifoss
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Horseback Riding Tours
Haifoss ©
Haifoss
Hekluhestar ©
Hekluhestar

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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". You've now added Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Nauthusagil Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and then contemplate the geological forces at Hekla. On your second day here, get outside with Gljúfrafoss, then admire the sheer force of Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, then examine the collection at Saga Center, and finally look for gifts at UNA Local Store.

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

Hvolsvollur is very close to Hella. In August, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Skogar.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hekla, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljúfrafoss ©
Gljúfrafoss
Hekla ©
Hekla

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Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skogafoss. On the 7th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then admire all the interesting features of Rutshellir Cave, and finally admire the sheer force of Kvernufoss. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the geological forces at Katla Volcano, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, and then trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Skogar trip maker site .

You can take a bus from Hvolsvollur to Skogar in an hour. Another option is to drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Vik.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Katla Volcano
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Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail ©
Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail

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Vik

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Hjorleifshofoi, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vik online itinerary planner .

Vik is very close to Skogar. In August, daytime highs in Vik are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Reynisdrangar
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Reynisdrangar ©
Reynisdrangar
Vik Church ©
Vik Church

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
You've now added Fjadrargljufur Canyon to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Skaftareldahraun, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftarstofa, then take in the pleasant sights at Scenic Green Lava Walk, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kirkjubaejarklaustur road trip app .

Traveling by car from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Skaftareldahraun ©
Skaftareldahraun

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Jokulsarlon

Jokulsarlon ©
Get outdoors at Diamond Beach and Glacier Lagoon. Explore hidden gems such as Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon and Svinafellsjokull Glacier. Step out of Jokulsarlon with an excursion to Hofskirkja Church in Hof--about 36 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jokulsarlon tour website .

Getting from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Jokulsarlon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll set off for Hofn on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Huldusteinn, then enjoy the sea views from Hvalnes Lighthouse, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Vestrahorn and then explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hofn day trip planner.

You can drive from Jokulsarlon to Hofn in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Borgarfjordur Eystri.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Vestrahorn ©
Vestrahorn
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

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Borgarfjordur Eystri

Borgarfjordur Eystri ©
Escape the urban bustle at Storurd and Raudamelsolkelda. Step out of Borgarfjordur Eystri to go to Sledbrjotur and see Folaldafoss Waterfall, which is approximately 54 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Borgarfjordur Eystri trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hofn to Borgarfjordur Eystri in 4 hours. In August in Borgarfjordur Eystri, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), you're off toEgilsstadir.

Things to do in Borgarfjordur Eystri

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Folaldafoss Waterfall
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Storurd ©
Storurd

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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
Hengifoss has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Fardagafoss, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagarfljot, then head outdoors with Hengifoss, and finally admire the sheer force of Litlanesfoss.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Egilsstadir trip planner .

Traveling by car from Borgarfjordur Eystri to Egilsstadir takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Hengifoss ©
Hengifoss
Litlanesfoss ©
Litlanesfoss
Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dettifoss Waterfall as well as Grjotagja Cave. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip builder tool .

Take a bus from Egilsstadir to Reykjahlid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Grjotagja Cave ©
Grjotagja Cave
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dettifoss Waterfall as well as Grjotagja Cave. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Moorudalur Farm and Faro de Gardur. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Askja and Horseback Riding Tours. When in Reykjahlid, make a side trip to see Thermal Spas in Husavik, approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, go for a walk through Viti Crater, take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur, and head outdoors with Hofdi.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid online driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Egilsstadir to Reykjahlid in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Husavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Faro de Gardur, Moorudalur Farm
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Askja ©
Askja
Hofdi ©
Hofdi
Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave

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Husavik

Husavik ©
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at The Transportation Museum at Ystafell, see the interesting displays at The Exploration Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Husavikurkirkja, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of The Húsavík Whale Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Jokulsargljufur National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Husavik journey planner .

Drive from Reykjahlid to Husavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Husavik, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Husavik

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jokulsargljufur National Park
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The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Speed Boats Tours
The Transportation Museum at Ystafell ©

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Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You've now added Goðafoss Waterfall to your itinerary. On the 25th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, then contemplate the long history of Saurbaejarkirkja, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan), see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, and then step off the mainland to explore Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Akureyri planning site .

Traveling by car from Husavik to Akureyri takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Grimsey Island.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Spas
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Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa
Scuba & Snorkeling
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan) ©

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Grimsey Island

Grimsey Island ©
On the 29th (Sat), make a trip to Orbis et Globus.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grimsey Island journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Grimsey Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Orbis et Globus ©
Orbis et Globus

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Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Svartifoss Waterfall. Step off the beaten path and head to Svinafell Glacier and Skaftafellsjokull. Visiting Flaajokull Glacier and Lac Polaire will get you outdoors.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vatnajokull National Park visit planner .

You can fly from Grimsey Island to Vatnajokull National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Bolungarvik.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks Nature
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Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Skaftafellsjokull ©
Skaftafellsjokull
Flaajokull Glacier ©
Flaajokull Glacier

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Bolungarvik

Bolungarvik ©
Bolungarvík is a fishing village and the only built-up area in the municipality of Bolungarvíkurkaupstaður in the northwest of Iceland, located on the Westfjords peninsula, approximately 14 kilometres from the town of Ísafjörður and 473 km. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, look for gifts at Klaeoakot, examine the collection at Hversdagssafn - Museum of Everyday Life, then sample the tasty concoctions at Dokkan Brugghus, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Bolafjall.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bolungarvik itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Bolungarvik. In September, daily temperatures in Bolungarvik can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Latrabjarg.

Things to do in Bolungarvik

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Isafjordur
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Bolafjall ©
Bolafjall
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve ©
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve

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Latrabjarg

Latrabjarg ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Latrabjarg Cliffs and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauðasandur.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Latrabjarg day trip planning website .

You can drive from Bolungarvik to Latrabjarg in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Arnarstapi.

Things to do in Latrabjarg

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Latrabjarg Cliffs ©
Latrabjarg Cliffs
Rauðasandur ©
Rauðasandur

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Arnarstapi

Arnarstapi ©
Arnarstapi or Stapi is a small fishing village at the foot of Mt. On the 4th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Ytri Tunga Beach, enjoy the sea views from Malariff Lighthouse, explore and take pictures at Budahraun, then admire the sheer force of Bjarnarfoss, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Lysuholslaug. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hellnar Church, then kick back and relax at Djúpalónssandur beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Vatnshellir, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To plan Arnarstapi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Latrabjarg to Arnarstapi in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Rif.

Things to do in Arnarstapi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Snaefellsbaer, Hellnar, Budahraun
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Djúpalónssandur beach ©
Djúpalónssandur beach
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Ytri Tunga Beach ©
Ytri Tunga Beach

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Rif

Rif
You've now added Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Ingjaldscholskirkja and then explore the striking landscape at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rif holiday site .

Getting from Arnarstapi to Rif by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Rif

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier
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Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kirkjufellsfoss. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Berserkjahraun, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gatklettur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Grundarfoss Waterfall. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kirkjufellsfoss.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grundarfjorour day trip planning site .

Drive from Rif to Grundarfjorour in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Berserkjahraun, Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss

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Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur ©
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Library of Water, steep yourself in history at Norska Husio, and then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Sugandisey. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Ytri-Raudamelur church and then explore the striking landscape at Eldborg Crater.

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

You can take a bus from Grundarfjorour to Stykkisholmur in an hour. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Reykholt.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Eldborg Crater, Ytri-Raudamelur church
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Norska Husio ©
Norska Husio
Lighthouse Sugandisey ©
Lighthouse Sugandisey
Library of Water ©
Library of Water

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Reykholt

Reykholt ©
Reykholt is a village in the valley of the river Reykjadalsá, called Reykholtsdalur. On the 11th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Glanni Waterfall, then experience rural life at Illugastaoir Farm, then sample the tasty concoctions at Brugghus Steoja, and finally admire the sheer force of Barnafoss.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Reykholt trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Stykkisholmur to Reykholt in 2 hours. September in Reykholt sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Hraunfossar.

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Bifrost, Brugghus Steoja
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Barnafoss ©
Barnafoss
Glanni Waterfall ©
Glanni Waterfall
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Brugghus Steoja

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Hraunfossar

Hraunfossar
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Hraunfossar Lava Waterfall.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hraunfossar day trip tool .

Hraunfossar is very close to Reykholt. You will leave for Geysir on the 14th (Mon).

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Geysir

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Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bruarfoss Waterfall and Geysir. Take a break from the city and head to Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall and Gjain. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Geysir trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hraunfossar to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 16th (Wed), you're off toThingvellir.

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Geysir, Gullfoss Falls, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Gjain
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Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Geysir
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall ©
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall

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Thingvellir

Thingvellir ©
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Get a sense of the local culture at Thingvallakirkja church and Thingvellir National Park. Get outdoors at Oxararfoss and Kaldidalur Valley. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Logberg (Law Rock) and steep yourself in history at Galgaklettur.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Thingvellir online route maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Geysir to Thingvellir takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You will leave for home on the 19th (Sat).

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Oxararfoss ©
Oxararfoss
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Logberg (Law Rock)
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Galgaklettur

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