Itinerary Ideas

Inspiration and ideas from other wanderers...

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Here is my recommendation for a seven day itinerary around Iceland. I hope you enjoy it!
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There is a lot you can see in Iceland in only one week. Here's the perfect itinerary for one week in southern Iceland during the wintertime.
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Whether you are camping or staying in hotels on your way this itinerary will definitely help you planning the ultimate Iceland road trip.
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This is one of the more thorough road trip travel guides you'll come across about Iceland. Well structured, detailed and full of helpful tips.
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Fun, detailed and super helpful travel blog to get some great ideas for your road trip in Iceland. 14 day travel guide with maps.
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This one-day itinerary takes you around Snaefellsnes Peninsula. You'll be stopping in places that are significant, both historically and culturally but the tour also includes some hiking and sight-seeing outdoors.
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It is possible to do a lot of sight-seeing in Iceland in just two days. There is a lot to see, but the distances aren't very long. Here's a two day itinerary for those who haven't got plenty of time but still want to experience the best of Iceland.
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Super detailed, personal two week itinerary from a trip to Iceland. Day by day list of what was done, including some good tips and ideas of what to do and see.
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Although some might consider Snæfellsnes peninsula nothing but a detour on the traditional Ring-road road trip, it is well worth exploring. The region is a favorite amongst many Icelanders due to its magical and diverse landscape.
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If you're looking for some ideas about what to do in Iceland outside of the main tourist season in summer, here's a solid itinerary to check out.
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If you are still only considering visiting Iceland, this visually stunning travel journey will convince you. Detailed itinerary for an 8 day trip to Iceland.
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This itinerary is based on a road trip I went on in early June. I decided to focus on natural geothermal pools and hiking during the trip.
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The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is a beautiful part of Iceland. The nature is stunning, combining lava fields, basalt cliffs, glaciers and black beaches. Grab your friend and go for a road-trip of your life!
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You don't have to drive far from the capital to witness the wonders Iceland has to offer. Here are two itinerary ideas for short road trips, loaded with beautiful sights and attractions.
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"The Golden Circle" is an extremely popular tourist day trip in Iceland. There are beautiful attractions on the way but these places tend to be crowded with tourists. Here's an article about a great alternative to "The Golden Circle".
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This itinerary starts in the village of Akureyri and takes you down south to Reykjavik. If you are driving between the capital and Akureyri, there are some nice attractions on the way that are definitely worth checking out.
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This 3 day itinerary begins with the wonderful Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon and ends all the way up north, in the whale-watching town of Húsavík.
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South Iceland has a lot to offer. This three day itinerary includes The Golden Circle tour, Thingvellir National Park and the stunning black beaches by the south coast.
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Are you spending a couple of days in Reykjavik and don't know yet what kind of adventures you want to experience? Check out this articles to get inspired.
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Ton of awesome photos and a travel story from a two day trip through Iceland's south highlands.
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Described primarily through the lens of stunning photos, this travel story describes a road trip through the East Fjords in Iceland.
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A personal, yet very detailed travel story about a week long off-season trip to Iceland. Infused with a good travel guide with some spot-on tips and things to know.
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A trip through the terrain covered by Njáll's Saga, one of the most famous, and most colourful, of the Icelandic Family Sagas, brings visitors through some stunning places in Southwestern Iceland.
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Snaefellsnes Peninsula has a whole lot to offer: Hot springs, mountains, beaches, lava fields and the magnificent Snaefellsjökull Glacier.
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Here's a four day Iceland itinerary packed with adventures and activities. The distances in Iceland aren't long so you can do plenty of interesting things in just four days.
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Akureyri is often dismissed by tourists since it's quite far from Reykjavik. Despite of that, you can get there easily either by domestic flight or car. Here's a guide on how to spend your time in the charming Akureyri.
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These are some stunning photos from a trip through the Southern coast of Iceland ending at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon.
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Visitors in Iceland often drive the full ring-road during their trip. However, if you are short on time or want to spend more time on excellent detours, here is one of my favorite ways to explore the North, East and South of Iceland in one go.
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If you are looking to see the major highlights (as in most popular sights) on the southwest corner of Iceland, this blog gives an excellent idea of an itinerary. Also neat photos.
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If you want to know what you'll see on the Golden Circle, this article is all you need - with 58 beautiful pictures of this popular self-drive tour.
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The Golden Circle is one of the most popular destinations in Iceland and in summer it's easy to do it own your own. Here's how.
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If you haven't heard about the Golden Circle day tour yet, you'll hear about it soon! Here's a little article for those who intend to drive the Golden Circle route themselves want to make interesting stops on the way.
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Cape Ingolfshofdi is crowded with puffins and other sea birds. It is located on the South Coast of Iceland, not too far from Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. It is an short but challenging hike, great for puffin spotting.
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A detailed guide with everything you need to know about hiking up to Reykjadalur, a hot spring river perfect for bathing in the nature!
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For a 5 day trip to Iceland in October, I would recommend spending only 1-2 days in the capital Reykjavík before heading out to the countryside! Here's one itinerary idea.
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Vestmannaeyjar is and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland. Vestmannaeyjar are known for volcanic activity, awe-inspiring cliffs and the world's largest population of puffins.
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Need an inspiration for your Iceland bucket list? After reading this blog post, I can assure you that you don't need to look any further!
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The hike to Glymur is an excellent half-day hike in Hvalfjordur, only about an hour outside of Reykjavik and a short-detour from the ring road.
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Road tripping in Iceland on a tight budget is easier than you think, especially if you decide to camp along the way instead of spending your money on hotels. This article offers useful tips on how to save money while travelling in Iceland.
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Here's a list of eight attractions near the renowned Golden Circle that are mostly overlooked by travellers. If you are driving yourself, these destinations are well worth a little detour from the usual Golden Circle route.
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If you are looking to explore Iceland in winter, without renting a car and driving by yourself, this travel guide gives you some great ideas. Based on a 10 day personal itinerary.
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A good guide about the Kjölur highland road for a summer drive. Tips on where to stop along the way and what you need to know beforehand.
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The mountain view from Reykjavík is simply stunning. The capital is surrounded by mountains you can hike from nearly all sides—Mt. Esja and the legendary Snæfellsjökull glacier...
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If you are looking to see a video of what the Golden Circle is all about, here's a great one to check out.
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Ever wanted to walk behind a waterfall or swim in a glacial lagoon? Nuria is a blogger from Barcelona and here are her seven favourite attractions in South Iceland.
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There is plenty of beautiful nature waiting to be discovered just minutes away from the capital. Here's a summary of five "mini adventures" just outside of Reykjavik.
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This article provides four excellent options for a day trip out of reykjavik if you're looking for some alternative options from the most touristy ones.
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If you have a base in Reykjavik and are planning day trips from the city, here are 10 great ideas about where to go.
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A personal travel story of two friends who visited Iceland for five days to go fly fishing. Solid description of the gear needed, what to expect and ideas for where to go.
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If you're looking for a few relatively easy winter day-hikes near Reykjavik, here are a few great options.
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Great advice on how to make the most out of a short layover in Reykjavik, Iceland. Good overview of the options.
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Are you going to be spending the first 24 hours of your Iceland adventure in Reykjavik? This blog post guides you to the highlights of the capital...and some hidden spots too!