60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Vik
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Vik
— 6 nights
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Hofn
— 6 nights
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 6 nights
Fly
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Hella
— 4 nights
Fly
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Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island
— 4 nights
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Husavik
— 7 nights
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Grundarfjorour
— 6 nights
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Reykjavik
— 20 nights
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Vik — 6 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lava Show and Sólheimajökulll. Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Scenic Green Lava Walk, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, &more) and Seljavallalaug (in Skogar). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Skogar Museum, take an in-depth tour of Skaftfellingur Museum, pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, and browse the different shops at Icewear Vik Wool Vikurprjon.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vik trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Vik is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Stockholm to Vik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Vik: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hofn.
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Hofn — 6 nights

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Eggin i Gledivik. Explore Hofn's surroundings by going to Laugarfell (in Egilsstadir), Djupivogur (Gallery Freevilli, Bulandstindur, &more) and Jokulsarlon (Fellsfjara, Diamond Beach Jokulsarlon, &more). There's much more to do: laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, admire the sheer force of Beljandi, boost your wellbeing at Hoffell Hot Tubs, and visit a coastal fixture at Streitisviti Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofn online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Vatnajokull National Park — 6 nights

Discover out-of-the-way places like Vatnajokull and Svartifoss Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Askja (in Reykjahlid) and Svinafellsjokull Glacier (in Svinafell).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vatnajokull National Park holiday site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Hella.
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Hella — 4 nights

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gljufrabui Waterfalls and Urridafoss Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hella: Fridheimar (in Reykholt), Slakki Petting Zoo (in Blaskogabyggd) and Haifoss (in Skalholt). There's still lots to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the dramatic scenery at Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, stop by Litla Lopasjoppan, and get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hella sightseeing planner.

Fly from Vatnajokull National Park to Hella in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Hella, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Vestmannaeyjar.
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Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island — 4 nights

Vestmannaeyjar is a town and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland.The largest island, Heimaey, has a population of 4,135. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eldheimar and The Brothers Brewery. There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary, enjoy some music at Herjolfsdalur, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Natturugripasafn Vestmannaeyja), and get impressive views of Eldfell.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vestmannaeyjar day trip app.

You can fly from Hella to Vestmannaeyjar in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Vestmannaeyjar, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Husavik.
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Husavik — 7 nights

The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Húsavík Whale Museum and Salka Whale Watching. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Husavik: Grjotagja Cave (in Reykjahlid), Hljooaklettar (in Nordurthing) and Asbyrgi (Vesturdalur & Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)). And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, take in the dramatic scenery at Selfoss Waterfall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Husavik trip planner.

Getting from Vestmannaeyjar to Husavik by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grundarfjorour.
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Grundarfjorour — 6 nights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier and Kirkjufellsfoss. Venture out of the city with trips to Borgarfjaroarhofn (in Borgarfjordur Eystri), Vatnshellir Cave (in Snaefellsbaer) and Hellnar (Hellnar Church, Londrangar Basalt Cliffs, &more).

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grundarfjorour trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Husavik to Grundarfjorour in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 20 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Photography Tours and Reykjadalur Hot Springs. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Hveragerdi (The exhibition Quake 2008 & Geothermal Park Hveragerdi), Thingvellir (Almannagja & Oxararfoss) and Icelandic Wonders (in Stokkseyri). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, go all around town with City Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Kleifarvatn, and steep yourself in history at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grundarfjorour to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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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