27 days in Iceland Itinerary

27 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip planner

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Svinafell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 11 nights
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Geysir

— 2 nights
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Geysir, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and then take in the natural beauty of Hrunalaug.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Geysir itinerary website.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Geysir is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gothenburg to Geysir due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:

Vik

— 3 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Change things up with a short trip to Kvernufoss in Skogar (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, stroll through Black Sand Beach, contemplate the geological forces at Katla Volcano, and explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vik itinerary maker.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Vik sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:

Svinafell

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Svinafellsjokull Glacier and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, and then kick back and relax at Diamond Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Svinafell trip planner.

You can drive from Vik to Svinafell in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Svinafell are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:

Vatnajokull National Park

— 4 nights
Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vatnajokull National Park visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Svinafell to Vatnajokull National Park. February in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 3:

Akureyri

— 4 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bruggsmidjan Kaldi Brewery.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Akureyri trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in March since evenings lows in Akureyri dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:

Reykjavik

— 11 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church, Thingvellir National Park, &more), Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Brimketill) and Keflavik (Keflavik Maritime Center & Viking World). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik journey planning tool.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -1°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 18:

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
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.