12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Frankfurt
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  9 h 15 min
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Frankfurt

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 26th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd online travel route planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Blaskogabyggd. In May, Blaskogabyggd is a bit cooler than Frankfurt - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vik: Landmannalaugar (in Landmannalaugar) and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip app.

Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Vik are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Landmannalaugar, Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon) and Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park). There's still lots to do: laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hofn holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Hofn sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Reykjavik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Food Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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