14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  11​h
1
Reykjavik
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Borgarnes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Blonduos
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
5
Egilsstadir
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Hella
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Keflavik
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Frankfurt


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Reykjavik

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
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Frankfurt, Germany to Reykjavik is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Frankfurt to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in October, expect Reykjavik to be little chillier, temps between 9°C and 3°C. You'll set off for Borgarnes on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Borgarnes

Borgarnes ©
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kirkjufell Mountain as well as Svortuloft Lighthouse. On the 21st (Mon), make a trip to Svortuloft Lighthouse, then take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain, then admire the sheer force of Glanni Waterfall, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Settlement Center.

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Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Borgarnes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Blonduos.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glanni Waterfall, Hraunfossar, Svortuloft Lighthouse, Kirkjufell Mountain
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Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Glanni Waterfall ©
Glanni Waterfall

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Blonduos

Blonduos
Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): stop by Djasn og Dulleri.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Blonduos online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Borgarnes to Blonduos by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You will leave for Reykjahlid on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Blonduos

Shopping

Side Trip

Djasn og Dulleri
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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Take a break from the city and head to Dettifoss Waterfall and Mývatn Nature Baths. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and admire the sheer force of Hverfjall.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Blonduos to Reykjahlid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Egilsstadir Swimming Pool, admire the sheer force of Gufufoss, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Seydisfjordur Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Egilsstadir tour itinerary website .

You can take a bus from Reykjahlid to Egilsstadir in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daytime highs in Egilsstadir are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Fun & Games Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Seydisfjordur
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Gufufoss ©
Gufufoss

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hofn trip planner.

You can drive from Egilsstadir to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Hofn

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon and then admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kirkjubaejarklaustur day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Hofn to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Vatnajokull National Park
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

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Hella

Hella
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. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hella using our trip planner.

Getting from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hella by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You'll set off for Reykjavik on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
On the 31st (Thu), stroll through Ytri Tunga Beach, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik route maker site .

Traveling by car from Hella to Reykjavik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Keflavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Ytri Tunga Beach, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Keflavik

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. On the 2nd (Sat), take in the views from Bridge Between Continents.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Keflavik trip planning site .

Getting from Reykjavik to Keflavik by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bridge Between Continents
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