20 days in France & Iceland Itinerary

20 days in France & Iceland Itinerary

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20 days in France & Iceland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
3
Reykjahlid, Iceland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akureyri, Iceland
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h 30​min
5
Nice, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  7​h
7
Bayeux, France
— 1 night
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India


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4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
National Museum of Iceland and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Thingvellir National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Reykjavik to go to Grindavik and see Thermal Spas, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, enjoy the sand and surf at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, stop by Hidden People, and don't miss a visit to Laugavegur.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik tour planning tool .

New Delhi, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Reykjavik, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, things will get much colder in Reykjavik: highs are around 17°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

1
night
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the views at Gjain, then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd trip website .

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Blaskogabyggd, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Reykjahlid, Iceland

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get some cultural insight at The Húsavík Whale Museum and Moorudalur Farm. Step out of the city life by going to Dettifoss and Krafla Lava Fields. Take a break from Reykjahlid with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Husavik, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, and take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid sightseeing planner.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjahlid by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, The Húsavík Whale Museum, Moorudalur Farm
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

2
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Godafoss, examine the collection at The Industry Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Akureyri vacation app .

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Akureyri are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Museums Nature
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
The Old Farmhouse Laufas ©
The Old Farmhouse Laufas
The Industry Museum ©
The Industry Museum

1
night
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, then examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, and then contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nice online itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Akureyri to Nice. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Akureyri in July, expect Nice to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bormes-Les-Mimosas.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
nights
Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France

Bormes-Les-Mimosas ©
Bormes-les-Mimosas is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It has a Mediterranean climate.Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Marche sur Bormes les Mimosas, trek along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, then kick back and relax at Grande Plage du Lavandou, and finally contemplate the long history of Chartreuse de la Verne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at A L'en Verre, get a taste of the local shopping with L'Atelier du Souffleur de Verre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Sainte Marie.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bormes-Les-Mimosas tour itinerary maker website .

Drive from Nice to Bormes-Les-Mimosas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in July, Bormes-Les-Mimosas is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Bormes-Les-Mimosas

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Chartreuse de la Verne
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Grande Plage du Lavandou ©
Grande Plage du Lavandou
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne

1
night
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 26th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux, take in the history at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then get engrossed in the history at Musee Baron Gerard, and finally view the masterpieces at Normandie Savoir-Faire.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Bayeux in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bormes-Les-Mimosas in July: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, then admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Bayeux to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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