15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Milan
+3
Fly + Shuttle + Bus + Taxi:  10 h
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Hveragerdi
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
3
Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Skogar
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
6
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Hofn
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 15 min
9
Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  9 h 45 min
10
Egilsstadir
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Akureyri
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
12
Husavik
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
13
Husafell
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
14
Grindavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
15
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Milan

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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight, shuttle, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect colder weather when traveling from Milan in May: highs in Blaskogabyggd hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 3°C. You'll set off for Hveragerdi on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Golf

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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. On the 1st (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Reykjadalur Hot Springs and then engage your brain at Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The exhibition Quake 2008, then make a trip to Geothermal Park,Klambragil,new hot spring area, and then Head underground at Raufarholshellir.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Hveragerdi road trip planning site.

Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Hveragerdi in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Hveragerdi are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Selfoss.

Things to do in Hveragerdi

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Reykjadalur Hot Springs ©
Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Raufarholshellir ©
Raufarholshellir
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum ©
Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum

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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.
For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Selfoss trip planner.

Selfoss is just a stone's throw from Hveragerdi. June in Selfoss sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Selfoss

Tours Outdoors Parks

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Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then tee off at Geysir Golf Course.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Geysir route planning site.

Drive from Selfoss to Geysir in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Geysir
Highlights from your plan
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course
Geysir ©
Geysir

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, examine the collection at Skogar Museum, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally contemplate the long history of Rutshellir Cave.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Skogar trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Skogar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Skogar, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Vik.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Kvernufoss ©
Kvernufoss
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then admire all the interesting features of Dyrhólaey, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vik trip planner.

Vik is very close to Skogar. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
On the 6th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, then admire the sheer force of Systrafoss, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kirkjugolf, and finally contemplate the long history of Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip site.

Drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Systrafoss ©
Systrafoss
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar ©
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar

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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 7th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hofn trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hofn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Hofn sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors

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Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Vatnajokull National Park online day trip planner.

Take a bus from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park in 4.5 hours. In June in Vatnajokull National Park, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir
For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Egilsstadir online travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Vatnajokull National Park to Egilsstadir takes 10 hours. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in June, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Egilsstadir. You'll set off for Akureyri on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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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.
To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri itinerary planner.

Getting from Egilsstadir to Akureyri by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 10th (Wed), you're off to Husavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): examine the collection at The Exploration Museum, learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Husavikurkirkja, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Leirhnjukur and then stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Husavik trip website.

Drive from Akureyri to Husavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Husafell.

Things to do in Husavik

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum

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Husafell

Husafell ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on The Cave and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hraunfossar.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Husafell tour planner.

You can drive from Husavik to Husafell in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Husafell sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grindavik.

Things to do in Husafell

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

The Cave
Highlights from your plan
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
The Cave ©
The Cave

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Grindavik

A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Grindavik travel route planning app.

You can drive from Husafell to Grindavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grindavik

Spas Parks Nature

Side Trips

Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant, Bridge Between Continents
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Spas
Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant ©
Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 14th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

Planning Reykjavik trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grindavik to Reykjavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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