16 days in Iceland Itinerary

16 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Keflavik
— 4 nights
2
Vopnafjordur
— 2 nights
3
Grenivik
— 1 night
4
Varmahlid
— 1 night
5
Isafjordur
— 1 night
6
Grundarfjorour
— 1 night
7
Borgarnes
— 1 night
8
Skalholt
— 1 night
9
Reykjavik
— 2 nights

4
nights
Keflavik

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. For photos and more tourist information, use the Keflavik trip maker.

Bologna, Italy to Keflavik is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bologna to Keflavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bologna in August, you will find days in Keflavik are cooler (°C), and nights are a bit cooler (°C). On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Vopnafjordur.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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2
nights
Vopnafjordur

Vopnafjordur ©
Vopnafjörður is a village and municipality in Northeast Iceland, standing on a peninsula in the middle of a mountainous bay by the same name. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hengifoss, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods), Selfoss Waterfall, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Folaldafoss Waterfall and Raudamelsolkelda. There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Gljufursarfoss - Waterfall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vopnafjordur travel route app.

Drive from Keflavik to Vopnafjordur in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grenivik.

Things to do in Vopnafjordur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Egilsstadir, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods), Folaldafoss Waterfall, Raudamelsolkelda, Selfoss Waterfall
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Hengifoss ©
Hengifoss
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Selfoss Waterfall ©
Selfoss Waterfall

1
night
Grenivik

Grenivik ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Whale Watching Hjalteyri.

To plan Grenivik vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Vopnafjordur to Grenivik in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Grenivik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Varmahlid.

Things to do in Grenivik

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Whale Watching Hjalteyri
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Whale Watching Hjalteyri ©
Whale Watching Hjalteyri

1
night
Varmahlid

Varmahlid ©
For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Varmahlid trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Grenivik to Varmahlid takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Varmahlid are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Varmahlid

Museums Historic Sites
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Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum
Víðimýrarkirkja ©
Víðimýrarkirkja

1
night
Isafjordur

Isafjordur
For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Isafjordur trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Varmahlid to Isafjordur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Varmahlid in August, expect nights in Isafjordur to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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1
night
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
On the 14th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olafsvikurkirkja and then take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grundarfjorour online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Isafjordur to Grundarfjorour in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Olafsvikurkirkja
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Olafsvikurkirkja ©
Olafsvikurkirkja

1
night
Borgarnes

Borgarnes
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). On the 15th (Thu), trek along Husafell Hiking.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Borgarnes road trip planning app.

You can drive from Grundarfjorour to Borgarnes in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Borgarnes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Skalholt.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Trails Outdoors Parks
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1
night
Skalholt

Skalholt ©
Skálholt is a historical site in the south of Iceland, at the river Hvítá.HistorySkálholt was, through eight centuries, one of the most important places in Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, thentake in the natural beauty of Geysir, and then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery Holavallagardur.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Skalholt holiday maker tool.

Drive from Borgarnes to Skalholt in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Skalholt can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Skalholt

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cemetery Holavallagardur, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir, Strokkur
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Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Geysir ©
Geysir
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Plan my Reykjavik trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Drive from Skalholt to Reykjavik in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Museums
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

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