46 days in Iceland Itinerary

46 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Reykjavik
— 14 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Akureyri
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Siglufjordur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Hofn
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Vik
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Hvolsvollur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Blaskogabyggd
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Toronto

14
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Popular historic sites such as Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and Videy Island are in your itinerary. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Orgelsmidjan / Pipe Organ Workshop and Exhibition (in Stokkseyri), Selfoss (Olvisholt Brewery, Ljosafoss Power Station, &more) and Hveragerdi (Kotstrandarkirkja & LA Art Museum - Listasafn Arnesinga). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, view the masterpieces at Kogga - Ceramic Studio - Gallery, examine the collection at Tales from Iceland, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik travel app.

Toronto, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Reykjavik, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Toronto in August: highs in Reykjavik hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Selfoss, Keflavik, Kopavogur, Hveragerdi
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

8
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery and Brunir Horse. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saurbaejarkirkja and Matthiasarhus. Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Puffin and Friends (in Saudarkrokur), Glaumbaer Museum (in Varmahlid) and Holar Cathedral (in Holar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stop by Flora, Akureyri, and get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Akureyri sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Puffin and Friends, Textile Museum, Glaumbaer Museum, Holar Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Puffin and Friends ©
Puffin and Friends
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): experience rural life at Langhus Farm, thenexamine the collection at The Icelandic Emigration Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Herring Era Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Folk Music Center, thensample the tasty concoctions at Bruggsmidjan Kaldi Brewery, and finally explore the world behind art at Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Siglufjordur online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Siglufjordur takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Siglufjordur can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Dalvik, Hofsos, Langhus Farm
Highlights from your plan
Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Folk Music Center ©
Folk Music Center
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland ©
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Húsavík Whale Museum and Minjasafnio a Bustarfelli - Bustarfell Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Dettifoss Waterfall and Mývatn Nature Baths. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjahlid: The Exploration Museum (in Husavik), Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi) and Moorudalur Farm (in Modrudalur). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Askja, take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall, make a trip to Viti Crater, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To see more things to do and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid online holiday planner.

You can drive from Siglufjordur to Reykjahlid in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Minjasafnio a Bustarfelli - Bustarfell Museum, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods), Selfoss Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

4
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Thorbergur center and Hvalnes Lighthouse. Visiting Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Hofn side-trips: JFS Handcraft (in Djupivogur), Svartifoss Waterfall (in Skaftafell) and Hofskirkja Church (in Hof). It doesn't end there: hike along Laugarfell.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofn vacation builder app.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hofn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Laugarfell, Svartifoss Waterfall, JFS Handcraft, Hofskirkja Church
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Skogar Museum and Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar. Visiting Black Sand Beach and Dyrhólaey will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vik: Kvernufoss (in Skogar) and Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Skaftarstofa, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik trip app.

You can drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar, Katla Volcano
Highlights from your plan
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

4
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". Museum-lovers will appreciate Eldheimar and SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary. Take a break from the city and head to Laugavegur and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. Take a break from Hvolsvollur with a short trip to Haifoss in Skalholt, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Lava Centre, look for gifts at UNA Local Product, take in the dramatic scenery at Thjofafoss, and steep yourself in history at Keldur.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hvolsvollur day trip app.

Getting from Vik to Hvolsvollur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hvolsvollur can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hella, Vestmannaeyjar, Laugavegur, Natural History Museum (Natturugripasafn Vestmannaeyja), Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

3
nights
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Get in touch with nature at Gullfoss Falls and Haukadalur. Go for a jaunt from Blaskogabyggd to Svartsengi to see Gjain about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and get to know the resident critters at Slakki Petting Zoo.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Blaskogabyggd in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Geysir, Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Gjain, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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