7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland Trip Planner

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
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Vik
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights
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Blaskogabyggd

— 1 day
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 24th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd trip planner.

New York City, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Blaskogabyggd is 5 hours. In August, Blaskogabyggd is much colder than New York City - with highs of 57°F and lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

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Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Dyrhólaey and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vik travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Reykjavik

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach and Alafoss Wool Store. Head to 12 Tonar and Systur & Makarfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Handknitting Association of Iceland, get a sense of history and politics at Reykjavik City Hall, and see the interesting displays at Perlan.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik day trip site.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Iceland travel guide

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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.