6 days in North Iceland Itinerary

6 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Change things up with a short trip to Grjotagja Cave in Reykjahlid (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja, get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri travel route builder .

San Francisco, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Akureyri, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Akureyri is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Grjotagja Cave
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall

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