14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Fly
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Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly to Reykjavik, Bus to Geysir
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
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Bus to Reykjavík, Shuttle to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Fly to Hamburg

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Reykjavik

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir (Oxararfoss & Thingvellir National Park). Spend the 30th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, see Off-Road Tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik attractions site.

Bremen, Germany to Reykjavik is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bremen to Reykjavik. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bremen in September: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 13°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Akureyri

— 4 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
When in Akureyri, make a side trip to see Whale Watching Hauganes in Hauganes, approximately Hauganes away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, take an in-depth tour of The Industry Museum, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Akureyri route app.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Akureyri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, experience rural life at Fridheimar, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Akureyri to Blaskogabyggd in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Vik

— 3 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, then contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, and finally pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Vik are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.