6 days in South Region Itinerary

6 days in South Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
— 2 nights
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia


Selfoss ©
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
Get out of town with these interesting Selfoss side-trips: Strokkur (in Geysir), Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur) and Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stop by Seljalandsfoss, and contemplate the geological forces at Volcano Eyjafjallajokull.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Selfoss online trip itinerary builder.

Philadelphia, USA to Selfoss is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Selfoss. When traveling from Philadelphia in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Selfoss: temperatures range from 39°F by day to 30°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Strokkur, Seljalandsfoss, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Thingvellir National Park, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park


Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 13th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Selfoss to Vik in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 39°F in February, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Dyrhólaey ©