11 days in North Iceland Itinerary

11 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Drive:  17 h 45 min
1
Siglufjordur
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Akureyri
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: London

1
night
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Folk Music Center, then see the interesting displays at Herring Era Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bruggsmidjan Kaldi Brewery, relax in the rural setting at Langhus Farm, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Segull 67.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Siglufjordur holiday planning app.

London, UK to Siglufjordur is an approximately 83.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Siglufjordur reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Dalvik, Langhus Farm
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Langhus Farm ©
Langhus Farm
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland ©
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjahlid: Husavik (The Húsavík Whale Museum & Husavikurkirkja). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, go for a walk through Viti Crater, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid travel site.

Traveling by car from Siglufjordur to Reykjahlid takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Hverir ©
Hverir
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

4
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Saurbaejarkirkja, get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Golf
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn)

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