10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hof
— 1 night
Drive
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Hofn
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik — 1 night

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik day trip planning tool.

Hamburg, Germany to Reykjavik is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hamburg to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. In December, Reykjavik is slightly colder than Hamburg - with highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vik.
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Vik — 3 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 14th (Wed), kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach and then appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vik trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vik, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hof.
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Hof — 1 night

Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church, then explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, and then make a trip to Svinafellsjokull Glacier.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hof trip planner.

You can drive from Vik to Hof in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Hof are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hofn.
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Hofn — 2 nights

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test the waters at Hoffell Hot Tubs, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the striking landscape at Flaajokull Glacier.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hofn trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Hof to Hofn takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at Blue Lagoon, and then appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Hofn to Reykjavik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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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.
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