7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Vik
— 1 night
2
Hof
— 1 night
3
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
4
Reykjavik
— 2 nights

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Vik

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 2nd (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, then contemplate the long history of Rutshellir Cave, and finally examine the collection at Skogar Museum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, then pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vik trip planner.

London, UK to Vik is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, flight, and shuttle. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Vik reach 3°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Skogar, Reynisdrangar
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

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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 4th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, then stroll through Diamond Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hof trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hof takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Hof are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Svartifoss Waterfall
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hof to Reykjahlid in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Hof in December, expect little chillier with lows of -6°C in Reykjahlid. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Hverir ©
Hverir
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Grjotagja Cave ©
Grjotagja Cave

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse, then examine the collection at Reykjavik Maritime Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Hofdi House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Perlan, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and then get to know the fascinating history of Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites
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Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum

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