16 days in Iceland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

16 days in Iceland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

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16 days in Iceland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Vagar Island, Faroe Islands
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  5​h
2
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Skaftafell, Iceland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Calgary, Canada


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7
nights
Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

Vagar Island ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vagar Island: Torshavn (Vesturkirkjan Church, Skansin Fortress, & more), Christianskirkjan (in Klaksvik) and Gjogv (Cleft Of Gjogv & Gjaar Church).

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island online tour planner .

Calgary, Canada to Vagar Island is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Vagar Island is 7 hours. When traveling from Calgary in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vagar Island: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torshavn, Streymoy, Kirkjubour, Eysturoy, Vestmanna Bird Cliffs
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
National Museum of the Faroe Islands ©

2
nights
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 24th (Wed), witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Slakki Petting Zoo and then appreciate the views at Gjain.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd journey maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Vagar Island to Blaskogabyggd in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

1
night
Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, take in the dramatic scenery at Stjornarfoss, explore the striking landscape at Kirkjugolf, then steep yourself in history at Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar, and finally admire the striking features of Nupsstadur.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip website .

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Skaftafell.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Stjornarfoss ©
Stjornarfoss
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar ©
Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar

1
night
Skaftafell, Iceland

Skaftafell ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Svinafell Glacier, then take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell National Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Skaftafell road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Skaftafell in 1.5 hours. In June in Skaftafell, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Skaftafell

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park ©
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 28th (Sun), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

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Traveling by flight from Skaftafell to Reykjavik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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