10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Geysir
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Grindavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Brussels

3
nights
Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Get in touch with nature at Gullfoss and Thingvellir National Park. Spend the 29th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Golden Circle Route.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Geysir holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Geysir is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brussels in October; daily highs in Geysir reach 7°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir National Park, Fridheimar
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Visiting Black Sand Beach and Laugavegur will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vik Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grindavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Skogafoss, Laugavegur
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

3
nights
Grindavik

A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik 871 +/- 2 The Settlement Exhibition. Change things up with these side-trips from Grindavik: Reykjavik (Helicopter Tours, National Museum of Iceland, & more). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grindavik custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Grindavik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Grindavik, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grindavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Reykjavik
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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