8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  21 h
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Akureyri
— 6 nights
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Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  21 h
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

6
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Step out of Akureyri to go to Reykjahlid and see Grjotagja Cave, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and explore the striking landscape at Hverir.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Akureyri driving holiday planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in March, with highs in Akureyri at 38°F and lows at 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

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