14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  12​h
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Thingvellir
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Saudarkrokur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Akureyri
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Reykjavik
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
9
Hofsos
— 1 night
Drive:  31​h
End: Lisbon

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night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik attractions app .

Lisbon, Portugal to Reykjavik is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Lisbon in August, you will find days in Reykjavik are much colder (16°C), and nights are little chillier (9°C). You'll set off for Thingvellir on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Logberg (Law Rock) and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Thingvellir trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Thingvellir takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Thingvellir are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Parks Nature
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Logberg (Law Rock) ©
Logberg (Law Rock)

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nights
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Haukadalur as well as Gullfoss. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd itinerary maker .

You can drive from Thingvellir to Blaskogabyggd in an hour. In August in Blaskogabyggd, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Saudarkrokur.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bruarfoss Waterfall, Gjain, Strokkur, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Geysir ©
Geysir

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Saudarkrokur

Saudarkrokur ©
Puffin and Friends has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Drangey Island, view the masterpieces at Puffin and Friends, then get engrossed in the history at Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi, and finally cool off at Swimmingpool.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saudarkrokur travel route builder app .

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Saudarkrokur in 4.5 hours. In August in Saudarkrokur, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. You'll set off for Akureyri on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Saudarkrokur

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hofsos
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Puffin and Friends ©
Puffin and Friends

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Akureyri

Akureyri
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Akureyri tour builder tool .

Drive from Saudarkrokur to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You will leave for Reykjahlid on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake Myvatn and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Moorudalur Farm and Faro de Gardur. Venture out of the city with trips to Husavik (Husavikurkirkja & Horseback Riding Tours) and Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss, explore the striking landscape at Askja, get outside with Hofdi, and Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Faro de Gardur, Moorudalur Farm, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
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Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Askja ©
Askja
Hofdi ©
Hofdi

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Vik

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Myrdalsjokull Glacier, then trek along Sólheimajökulll, and then stroll through Black Sand Beach.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vik trip planner .

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Vik takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik
For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Hofsos

Hofsos ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): cool off at Swimmingpool, get engrossed in the history at The Icelandic Emigration Center, then get engrossed in the history at Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Folk Music Center.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hofsos day trip website .

Getting from Reykjavik to Hofsos by car takes about 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hofsos

Museums Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Siglufjordur
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