7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + bus:  12​h
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
End: Montreal

1
day
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

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Montreal, Canada to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Blaskogabyggd. When traveling from Montreal in July, plan for colder days in Blaskogabyggd, with highs around 17°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Strokkur
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Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

2
nights
Vik

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

Before you visit Vik, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Reykjadalur Hot Springs and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Hallgrimskirkja and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition will appeal to history buffs. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to The Settlement Center (in Borgarnes) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery Holavallagardur, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and head off the coast to Videy Island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Thingvellir National Park, The Settlement Center, Horseback Riding Tours
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horseback Riding Tours

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