7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly + Drive:  12 h
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Skogar
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Geysir trip maker tool .

Lisbon, Portugal to Geysir is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Lisbon in February, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Geysir: temperatures range from 4°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

1
night
Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
On the 4th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church.

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Traveling by car from Geysir to Skogar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Skogar can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Skogar to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Skogar in February, expect little chillier with lows of -1°C in Reykjavik. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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