8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Iceland trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  17 h 15 min
1
Akureyri
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Toronto

6
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Shop till you drop at Puffin and Friends and Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Hlíðarfjall and Mývatn Nature Baths. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akureyri: Sigurgeirs Bird Museum (in Reykjahlid) and Varmahlid (Víðimýrarkirkja & Glaumbaer Museum). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, play a few rounds at Akureyri Golf Club, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan), and examine the collection at The Industry Museum.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Akureyri trip itinerary maker site .

Toronto, Canada to Akureyri is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Akureyri, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in February; daily highs in Akureyri reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Varmahlid, Mývatn Nature Baths, Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, Puffin and Friends
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hlíðarfjall ©
Hlíðarfjall
Víðimýrarkirkja ©
Víðimýrarkirkja

Similar Plans

12 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM THAILAND March, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Amsterdam & North Iceland BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in North Iceland & Peru BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Amsterdam, Belgium & Berlin BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Amsterdam, Belgium & North Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans