14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grundarfjorour
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport

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nights
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 Hallgrimskirkja. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Settlement Center and Thingvellir National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Gunnuhver Hot Springs), Borgarnes (Borgarnes Museum & Puppet Museum of Bruduheimar) and Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall (in Skalholt). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, enjoy the sea views from Grotta Lighthouse, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planning site.

Porto, Portugal to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Porto in October, you will find days in Reykjavik are cooler (9°C), and nights are little chillier (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
nights
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 Pakkhus Snaefellsbaejar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grundarfjorour: Cave Vatnshellir (in Snaefellsbaer), Stykkisholmskirkja (in Stykkisholmur) and Londrangar Basalt Cliffs (in Hellissandur). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grundarfjorour road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Grundarfjorour takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

3
nights
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 Icelandic Lava Show. Step out of Vik with an excursion to Fjadrargljufur Canyon in Kirkjubaejarklaustur--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Zipline, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and surround yourself with nature on Katlatrack Adventure Tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Grundarfjorour to Vik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and bus. November in Vik sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

2
nights
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 · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.