3 days in Iceland Itinerary

3 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Keflavik
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
2
Grindavik
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
3
Hafnarfjordur
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
4
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Thingvellir
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
6
Blaskogabyggd
— Few hours
Drive:  15 min
7
Geysir
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
8
Brekkuskogur
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
9
Fludir
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
10
Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: London

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Keflavik

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Keflavik road trip planning site.

London, UK to Keflavik is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in Keflavik hover around 10°C and lows are around 3°C. You will leave for Grindavik on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Keflavik

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Grindavik

Grindavik
A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Hopsnes Lighthouse and then take in the views from Bridge Between Continents.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Grindavik holiday builder app.

Grindavik is just a stone's throw from Keflavik. May in Grindavik sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hafnarfjordur.

Things to do in Grindavik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bridge Between Continents
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Hafnarfjordur

Hafnarfjordur ©
Although the historical town of Hafnarfjordur has become a suburb of the capital Reykjavik, it maintains an authentic spirit all its own.
On the 18th (Fri), walk around Hellisgerdi Park and then make a trip to Port of Hafnarfjordur.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hafnarfjordur day trip site.

Hafnarfjordur is just a stone's throw from Grindavik. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hafnarfjordur

Parks
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Hellisgerdi Park ©
Hellisgerdi Park
Port of Hafnarfjordur ©
Port of Hafnarfjordur

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary builder site.

Reykjavik is very close to Hafnarfjordur. May in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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Thingvellir

Thingvellir
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Plan a trip to Thingvellir easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Thingvellir takes an hour. May in Thingvellir sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd trip maker tool.

You can drive from Thingvellir to Blaskogabyggd in an hour. May in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Golf
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Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 19th (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Geysir trip itinerary maker.

Geysir is just a stone's throw from Blaskogabyggd. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Brekkuskogur.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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Brekkuskogur

Brekkuskogur ©
You've now added Bruarfoss Waterfall to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Skalholt Cathedral and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Brekkuskogur day trip planner.

Brekkuskogur is very close to Geysir. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fludir.

Things to do in Brekkuskogur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Skalholt Cathedral
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Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Fludir

Fludir
For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fludir trip itinerary maker tool.

Fludir is very close to Brekkuskogur. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You will leave for Selfoss on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Fludir

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Selfoss

Selfoss
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Selfoss online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Fludir to Selfoss in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Selfoss

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