9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Skogar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hof
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Djupivogur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Seydisfjordur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Hvammstangi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Reykjavik
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 12th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online attractions planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Reykjavik is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Reykjavik. November in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Museums
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
On the 13th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, and finally admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Skogar route planning site .

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Skogar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

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Hof

Hof ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon and then don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hof road trip planner.

Drive from Skogar to Hof in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Djupivogur.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, Svinafellsjokull Glacier
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Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon
Svinafellsjokull Glacier ©
Svinafellsjokull Glacier

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Djupivogur

Djupivogur ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Sveinsstekksfoss, make a trip to Eggin i Gledivik, and then stop by JFS Handcraft.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Djupivogur online route builder .

You can drive from Hof to Djupivogur in 3 hours. In November in Djupivogur, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Djupivogur

Shopping Parks Nature
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JFS Handcraft ©
JFS Handcraft
Eggin i Gledivik ©
Eggin i Gledivik

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Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur ©
For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seydisfjordur online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Djupivogur to Seydisfjordur takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Seydisfjordur when traveling from Djupivogur in November, with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Fardagafoss
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Gufufoss ©
Gufufoss
Fardagafoss ©
Fardagafoss

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Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Akureyri tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seydisfjordur to Akureyri takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Speed Boats Tours

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Hvammstangi

Hvammstangi ©
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Hvitserkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kolugljufur Waterfall, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Gauksmyri Lodge.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvammstangi trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Akureyri to Hvammstangi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Hvitserkur
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Hvitserkur ©
Hvitserkur
Icelandic Seal Center ©
Icelandic Seal Center
Gauksmyri Lodge ©
Gauksmyri Lodge

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

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Getting from Hvammstangi to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

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