9 days in West Region Itinerary

9 days in West Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Region visit planner

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Hellnar
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Hellnar
— 1 night
Drive
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Stykkisholmur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Borgarnes
— 4 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Hellnar

— 1 night
On the 9th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Hellnar Church.

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Brussels, Belgium to Hellnar is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Hellnar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Hellnar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Stykkisholmur

— 3 nights
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Take a break from the city and head to Rauofeldsgja and Sugandisey. Get a sense of the local culture at Volcano Museum and Library of Water. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stykkisholmur: Olafsvik (Olafsvikurkirkja & Baejarfoss), Hellissandur (Svortuloft Lighthouse, Skardsvik Beach, &more) and Bjarnarfoss (in Snaefellsbaer). There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Sugandisey, contemplate the long history of Norska Husio, pause for some serene contemplation at Stykkisholmskirkja, and laugh and play at Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Stykkisholmur attractions planner.

Getting from Hellnar to Stykkisholmur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Borgarnes

— 4 nights
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). Escape the urban bustle at Glanni Waterfall and Hafnarfjall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Borgarnes Museum and Eldborg Crater. Change things up with these side-trips from Borgarnes: Husafell (Húsafell sundlaug & Hraunfossar), Haafell Goats and Roses (in Reykholt) and Brugghus Steoja (in Hvanneyri). The adventure continues: get a taste of life in the country at Hestaland, take an in-depth tour of The Settlement Center, stroll through Aurora Borealis, and make a trip to Akranes Lighthouse.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Borgarnes trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Stykkisholmur to Borgarnes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Waterfalls · Mountains · Caves