6 days in South Region Itinerary

6 days in South Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Selfoss
— 2 nights
2
Vik
— 2 nights

2
nights
Selfoss

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: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur) and Strokkur (in Geysir). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and get impressive views of Volcano Eyjafjallajokull.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Selfoss trip builder tool.

Philadelphia, USA to Selfoss is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Selfoss is 5 hours. When traveling from Philadelphia in February, plan for little chillier days in Selfoss, with highs around 39°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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

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Vik

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, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then take 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 · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey