14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Reykjavik
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Stockholm

2
nights
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". Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then examine the collection at Lava Centre, and then admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hvolsvollur trip planning website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Hvolsvollur 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. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Hvolsvollur, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hella, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Eldheimar
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Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Eldheimar ©
Eldheimar

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll get in some beach time at Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Skogar Museum and Vik Church. Change things up with a short trip to Fjadrargljufur Canyon in Kirkjubaejarklaustur (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Vik trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hvolsvollur to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

2
nights
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ytri Tunga Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain, and then examine the collection at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Budir Church, and finally admire the sheer force of Grundarfoss Waterfall.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grundarfjorour holiday planning tool .

Drive from Vik to Grundarfjorour in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Ytri Tunga Beach, Budir Church, Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, Cave Vatnshellir, Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

6
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Take a break from the city and head to Hraunfossar and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Brugghus Steoja (in Hvanneyri), Glanni Waterfall (in Bifrost) and The Settlement Center (in Borgarnes). There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Gunnuhver Hot Springs, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip maker website .

Drive from Grundarfjorour to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Grindavik, Brugghus Steoja, Horseback Riding Tours, Glanni Waterfall, Hraunfossar
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The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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