20 days in Iceland Itinerary

20 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland travel planner

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Keflavik
— 1 night
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Thingvellir
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Laugarvatn
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Selfoss
— 1 night
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Vik
— 1 night
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
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Hofn
— 1 night
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Reydarfjordur
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Eskifjordur
— 1 night
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Egilsstadir
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Seydisfjordur
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Egilsstadir
— 1 night
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Reykjahlid
— 1 night
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Akureyri
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Dalvik
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Siglufjordur
— 1 night
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Blonduos
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Hvammstangi
— 1 night
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Holmavik
— 1 night
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Latrabjarg
— 1 night
Ferry
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Stykkisholmur
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Grundarfjorour
— 1 night
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Hellnar
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Borgarnes
— 1 night
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Hveragerdi
— 1 night
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Grindavik
— 1 night
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Keflavik
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Reykjavik
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Keflavik
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Keflavik

— 1 night
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Keflavik trip itinerary builder app.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. In July in Keflavik, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

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.
To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Thingvellir travel planner.

You can drive from Keflavik to Thingvellir in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Thingvellir are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Laugarvatn.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Laugarvatn

Take the guesswork out of planning a Laugarvatn vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Laugarvatn is just a short distance from Thingvellir. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Selfoss.

Things to do in Laugarvatn

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Selfoss

— 1 night
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.
To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Selfoss driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Laugarvatn to Selfoss takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Vik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vik itinerary planning website.

Getting from Selfoss to Vik by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Kirkjubaejarklaustur

— 1 night
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kirkjubaejarklaustur tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Hofn

— 1 night
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Plan trip to Hofn with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hofn in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Reydarfjordur.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Reydarfjordur

Reyðarfjörður is a town in Iceland. To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Reydarfjordur online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hofn to Reydarfjordur in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Reydarfjordur can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You will leave for Eskifjordur on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Reydarfjordur

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Eskifjordur

— 1 night
To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Eskifjordur travel route planner.

Eskifjordur is just a short distance from Reydarfjordur. In July, daytime highs in Eskifjordur are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will leave for Egilsstadir on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Eskifjordur

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Trails

Egilsstadir

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Egilsstadir trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Eskifjordur to Egilsstadir by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Egilsstadir can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You'll set off for Seydisfjordur on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Seydisfjordur

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seydisfjordur journey planning site.

Seydisfjordur is very close to Egilsstadir. In July in Seydisfjordur, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

Egilsstadir

— 1 night
For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Egilsstadir trip itinerary planning site.

Egilsstadir is very close to Seydisfjordur. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Reykjahlid

— 1 night
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Egilsstadir to Reykjahlid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Akureyri

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Akureyri day trip app.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel to Dalvik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Dalvik

Dalvík is the main village of the Icelandic municipality of Dalvíkurbyggð. To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dalvik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Dalvik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dalvik are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 28th (Wed), you're off to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Dalvik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Siglufjordur

— 1 night
Make your Siglufjordur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Dalvik to Siglufjordur in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Siglufjordur can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll set off for Blonduos on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Blonduos

Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland. To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Blonduos journey planner.

You can drive from Siglufjordur to Blonduos in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Blonduos

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Hvammstangi

— 1 night
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvammstangi sightseeing planner.

Drive from Blonduos to Hvammstangi in an hour. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Holmavik.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Holmavik

— 1 night
Hólmavík is a small town in the western part of Iceland, by Steingrímsfjörður.It is the largest settlement in Strandir and serves as a centre of commerce for the county. For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Holmavik tour planner.

Traveling by car from Hvammstangi to Holmavik takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Latrabjarg.

Things to do in Holmavik

Museums · Nature · Parks · Spas

Latrabjarg

— 1 night
To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Latrabjarg online attractions planner.

You can drive from Holmavik to Latrabjarg in 4 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Latrabjarg

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Stykkisholmur

Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Stykkisholmur trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Latrabjarg to Stykkisholmur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Grundarfjorour on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Tours · Nature · Parks · Museums

Grundarfjorour

— 1 night
To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grundarfjorour tour planner.

Getting from Stykkisholmur to Grundarfjorour by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Hellnar.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Hellnar

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hellnar vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Grundarfjorour to Hellnar takes an hour. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Hellnar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Borgarnes

— 1 night
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). For ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Borgarnes trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Hellnar to Borgarnes in 1.5 hours. August in Borgarnes sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hveragerdi.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Hveragerdi

— 1 night
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. To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hveragerdi day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Borgarnes to Hveragerdi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grindavik.

Things to do in Hveragerdi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Grindavik

— 1 night
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 see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindavik trip maker.

You can drive from Hveragerdi to Grindavik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Keflavik.

Things to do in Grindavik

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Keflavik

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Keflavik trip planner.

Keflavik is very close to Grindavik. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Reykjavik

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip maker app.

Traveling by bus from Keflavik to Reykjavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 7th (Sat), you're off to Keflavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nightlife

Keflavik

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Keflavik road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Keflavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for home on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Iceland travel guide

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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.