25 days in Iceland Itinerary

25 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Keflavik
— 1 day
2
Stokkseyri
— 1 night
3
Selfoss
— 1 day
4
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
5
Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island
— 1 day
6
Vik
— 1 night
7
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
8
Hofn
— 1 night
9
Seydisfjordur
— 1 night
10
Akureyri
— 2 nights
11
Hvammstangi
— Few hours
12
Stykkisholmur
— 1 night
13
Borgarnes
— 4 nights
14
Keflavik
— 8 nights

1
day
Keflavik

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brimketill as well as Bridge Between Continents. On the 16th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Brimketill and then take in the views from Bridge Between Continents.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Keflavik visit planner.

Saskatoon, Canada to Keflavik is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Saskatoon to Keflavik is 6 hours. Traveling from Saskatoon in August, expect nights in Keflavik to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stokkseyri.

Things to do in Keflavik

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Brimketill, Bridge Between Continents

1
night
Stokkseyri

Stokkseyri
For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Stokkseyri vacation app.

You can drive from Keflavik to Stokkseyri in 1.5 hours. In August in Stokkseyri, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Selfoss.

Things to do in Stokkseyri

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Strokkur. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Urridafoss Waterfall.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Selfoss tour itinerary tool.

Selfoss is just a short distance from Stokkseyri. In August in Selfoss, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Selfoss

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Strokkur, Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, Urridafoss Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Urridafoss Waterfall ©
Urridafoss Waterfall

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". Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thorsmork.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvolsvollur day trip planning website.

Getting from Selfoss to Hvolsvollur by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hvolsvollur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Vestmannaeyjar.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Thorsmork
Highlights from your plan
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Thorsmork ©
Thorsmork

1
day
Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island

Vestmannaeyjar ©
Vestmannaeyjar is a town and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland.The largest island, Heimaey, has a population of 4,135. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): trek along Heimaklettur (Home Rock), examine the collection at Eldheimar, thenhead outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, thendon't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vestmannaeyjar online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by taxi from Hvolsvollur to Vestmannaeyjar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Vestmannaeyjar are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Vestmannaeyjar

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Vik, Gljúfrafoss
Highlights from your plan
Eldheimar ©
Eldheimar
Gljúfrafoss ©
Gljúfrafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vik online travel planner.

You can drive from Vestmannaeyjar to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

1
night
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
You've now added Svinafellsjokull Glacier to your itinerary. On the 20th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon and then don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Svinafellsjokull Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Svinafellsjokull Glacier ©
Svinafellsjokull Glacier

1
night
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoffell Hot Tubs, Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach. On the 21st (Fri), kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon, thenenjoy the sea views from Hvalnes Lighthouse, thentake in the awesome beauty at Vestrahorn, and finally boost your wellbeing at Hoffell Hot Tubs.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hofn tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hofn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Stokksnes, Hvalnes Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse
Vestrahorn ©
Vestrahorn

1
night
Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Skalanes and then admire the sheer force of Fardagafoss.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seydisfjordur day trip planning tool.

Getting from Hofn to Seydisfjordur by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Seydisfjordur, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Akureyri.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Fardagafoss
Highlights from your plan
Skalanes ©
Skalanes
Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss

2
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Plan my Akureyri trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Seydisfjordur to Akureyri takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan) ©
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan)
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa

few
hours
Hvammstangi

Hvammstangi ©
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. On the 25th (Tue), stop by Woolfactory Shop KIDKA and then stroll through Icelandic Seal Center.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Hvammstangi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Hvammstangi takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Icelandic Seal Center ©
Icelandic Seal Center

1
night
Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur ©
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Stykkisholmur fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Hvammstangi to Stykkisholmur in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Museums

Side Trip

Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum

4
nights
Borgarnes

Borgarnes ©
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). Escape the urban bustle at Grábrók Volcano and The Cave. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Settlement Center and Hafnarfjall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Borgarnes: Akranes (Glymur & Akranes Folk Museum), Hraunfossar Lava Waterfall (in Hraunfossar) and Barnafoss (in Reykholt). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Glanni Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Eldborg Crater, see the interesting displays at Borgarnes Museum, and stop by Ljomalind Farmers Market.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Borgarnes tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Stykkisholmur to Borgarnes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Borgarnes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Keflavik.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Akranes, Reykholt, Bifrost, Hraunfossar Lava Waterfall, Brugghus Steoja
Highlights from your plan
The Cave ©
The Cave
Grábrók Volcano ©
Grábrók Volcano
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center

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Keflavik

Keflavik
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brimketill as well as Bridge Between Continents. Hopsnes Lighthouse and The Viking Village will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Krysuvik and Keilir. Change things up with these side-trips from Keflavik: Hafnarfjordur (Hafnarfjordur Museum, Alfagull, &more) and Gunnuhver Hot Springs (in Grindavik). See some other sides of Keflavik: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, take some stellar pictures from Krysuvik Cliffs, appreciate the history behind Anchor Monument, and take in the dramatic natural features at Bergid.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Keflavik travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Borgarnes to Keflavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for home on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Keflavik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Grindavik, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjanes Peninsula, Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant, Folk Museum in Gardur & Lighthouses
Highlights from your plan
Krysuvik
Krysuvik
Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs
Thermal Spas

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