14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Hvolsvollur
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Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
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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". Keep things going the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, then examine the collection at Lava Centre, and then admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls.

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

Stockholm, Sweden to Hvolsvollur is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Hvolsvollur is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Stockholm, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hvolsvollur, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sólheimajökulll and Horseback Riding Tours. Visit Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Vik to go to Kirkjubaejarklaustur and see Fjadrargljufur Canyon, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, and admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vik attractions planner.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Grundarfjorour

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ytri Tunga Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kirkjufell Mountain, and then examine the collection at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, then Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir, then pause for some serene contemplation at Budir Church, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Grundarfoss Waterfall.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grundarfjorour route planning tool.

Getting from Vik to Grundarfjorour by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, ferry, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bruarfoss Waterfall and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Your inner history buff will appreciate Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) and Hallgrimskirkja. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Glanni Waterfall (in Bifrost), The Settlement Center (in Borgarnes) and Hraunfossar (in Husafell). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, witness a stunning natural landmark at Gunnuhver Hot Springs, see the interesting displays at The Icelandic Punk Museum, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik road trip app.

You can drive from Grundarfjorour to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.