11-Day Iceland Road Trip from Reykjavik to Vik, Höfn, Egilsstaðir & Akureyri

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Reykjavik
Ends in
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Duration
11 days & 10 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 11-day road trip through Iceland.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Iceland. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Reykjavik, Vik, Höfn, Egilsstaðir, Akureyri, and Ólafsvík.

We'll help you experience the best 11 days in Iceland you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Iceland at Reykjavik, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Iceland, including the stunning Sun Voyager and Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Reykjavik, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 4-star Grand Hotel Reykjavik. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star Hotel Fron. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Perlan in the city of Reykjavik. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Hallgrimskirkja and National Museum of Iceland.

From the spectacular FlyOver Iceland in the city of Reykjavik to the unforgettable Laugardalslaug in the city of Reykjavik, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Iceland.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Iceland. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Iceland.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Iceland, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Iceland has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Iceland. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 10 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 10 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Iceland fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Iceland today!

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Included

10 nights hotel
Breakfast
11 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Reykjavik - city in IcelandReykjavik
Mýrdalshreppur - region in IcelandMýrdalshreppur
Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður - region in IcelandSveitarfélagið Hornafjörður
Múlaþing - region in IcelandMúlaþing
Akureyrarbær - town in IcelandAkureyri
Snæfellsbær - region in IcelandSnæfellsbær

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Attractions

National Museum of IcelandNational Museum of Iceland
FlyOver Iceland
Laugardalslaug
Sun Voyager
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Reykjavík, IcelandHarpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Blue Lagoon Iceland, Grindavíkurbær, Southern Peninsula, IcelandBlue Lagoon
PerlanPerlan
HallgrimskirkjaHallgrimskirkja
StrokkurStrokkur
Geysir Hot SpringsGeysir
Gullfoss FallsGullfoss Falls
ÖxarárfossÖxarárfoss
Þingvellir National ParkÞingvellir National Park
LAVA Centre, Rangárþing eystra, Southern Region, IcelandLAVA Centre
SeljalandsfossSeljalandsfoss
GljufrabuiGljufrabui
Skógar Museum, Rangárþing eystra, Southern Region, IcelandSkógar Museum
SkógafossSkógafoss
SvartifossSvartifoss
FjallsárlónFjallsárlón
Jökulsárlón Iceberg LagoonJökulsárlón
Diamond Beach
Stuðlagil Canyon, Múlaþing, Eastern Region, IcelandStuðlagil Canyon
Gufu waterfallGufu waterfall
FardagafossFardagafoss
Hverir
Námafjall Hverir Viewpoint
Mývatn Nature Baths
GrjótagjáGrjótagjá
MývatnMývatn
SkútustaðagígarSkútustaðagígar
Goðafoss WaterfallGoðafoss
Geitafoss, Þingeyjarsveit, Northeastern Region, IcelandGeitafoss
AldeyjarfossAldeyjarfoss
Hof Cultural and Conference Centre, Akureyrarbær, Northeastern Region, IcelandHof Cultural and Conference Centre
AkureyrarkirkjaAkureyrarkirkja
Akureyri Botanical GardenAkureyri Botanical Garden
Snæfellsjökull National Park
Gatklettur
Rauðfeldsgjá Gorge
Kirkjufell, Grundarfjarðarbær, Western Region, IcelandKirkjufell
Kirkjufellsfoss, Grundarfjarðarbær, Vesturland, ÍslandKirkjufellsfoss
Ingólfur Square
Árbær Open Air Museum
Grasagarður Botanical Garden, Laugardalur, Reykjavik, Capital Region, IcelandGrasagarður Botanical Garden

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Dec 1 - Dec 11

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Day 1

Day 1 in Reykjavik - Arrival Day

  • Reykjavik - Arrival Day
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  • National Museum of Iceland
  • FlyOver Iceland
  • Laugardalslaug
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Iceland begins when you reach the incredible city of Reykjavik. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Reykjavik is the Grand Hotel Reykjavik. This 4-star hotel is rated an average of 83.47 out of 5 stars by 1,402 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Reykjavik is the Hotel Fron. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 76.77 out of 5 stars by 1,417 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Reykjavik, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Reykjavik has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible National Museum of Iceland. This attraction is a national museum and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,461 visitors.

FlyOver Iceland is another popular attraction in the city of Reykjavik. This unforgettable attraction is a movie theater and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,596 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Reykjavik is Laugardalslaug. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,742 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Reykjavik, Íslenski barinn. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,036 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Reykjavik is Old Iceland. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,436 customers.

Locals recommend Sjávargrillið as one of the best restaurants in the city of Reykjavik. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,167 customers.

Reykjavik also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Reykjavik is Íslenski barinn. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,036 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Reykjavik is Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 638 customers.

Locals also enjoy KRÖST. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 635 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 11-day vacation in Iceland!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Reykjavik and Grindavíkurbær

  • Reykjavik
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  • Sun Voyager
  • Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Perlan
  • Hallgrimskirkja
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One of the best travel destinations is Blue Lagoon. This amazing attraction is a lake and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 23,437 visitors. The tour allows travelers to experience the enjoyment of exploring some of Iceland’s most popular attractions and hidden treasures.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation near the city of Reykjavik.

When you arrive, we recommend eating at a restaurant that locals enjoy, like Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 638 customers.

KRÖST is one of the top restaurants in the city of Reykjavik. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 635 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Reykjavik is Café Loki. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,313 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Reykjavik, Lebowski Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,458 customers.

If you’d prefer one of the top bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Reykjavik, we recommend the cocktails at Bastard Brew & Food. This bar has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 981 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Reykjavik is Sæta Svínið Gastropub. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,058 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day in the city of Reykjavik!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Bláskógabyggð and Reykjavik

  • Reykjavik
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  • Strokkur
  • Geysir
  • Gullfoss Falls
  • Öxarárfoss
  • Þingvellir National Park
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On day 3 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Bláskógabyggð. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Strokkur, Geysir, Gullfoss Falls, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Bláskógabyggð is Strokkur. This incredible attraction is a geyser and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 7,666 visitors.

Geysir is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Bláskógabyggð. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,873 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Bláskógabyggð is Gullfoss Falls. This amazing attraction is a waterfall and is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 3,094 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Öxarárfoss. This waterfall and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,119 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Þingvellir National Park. This national park of iceland is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 16,794 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Reykjavik.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Reykjavik, like 101 Reykjavik Street Food. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,639 customers.

Grillmarkaðurinn is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Reykjavik. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,726 customers.

Locals enjoy Fish Company, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Reykjavik. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 982 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Reykjavik, Kol Restaurant. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 931 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Fish Market. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 802 customers.

Bryggjan Brugghús is another of the best bars in the city of Reykjavik. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Iceland!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Rangárþing eystra and Vik

  • Mýrdalshreppur
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  • LAVA Centre
  • Seljalandsfoss
  • Gljufrabui
  • Skógar Museum
  • Skógafoss
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Day 4 of your road trip through Iceland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable LAVA Centre, Seljalandsfoss, Gljufrabui, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Rangárþing eystra is the amazing LAVA Centre. This attraction is a museum that is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,624 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible waterfall, Seljalandsfoss. This popular waterfall and travel destination has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,169 visitors.

The spectacular Skógar Museum is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,021 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Skógafoss. This attraction is a popular waterfall that has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 2,288 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Iceland’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Iceland. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Vik, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Vik is the 3-star Hotel Katla by Keahotels. This hotel has an average rating of 84.85 out of 5 stars by 1,161 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget apartment, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hótel Kría.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try The Soup Company, one of the best restaurants in the city of Vik. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,225 customers.

Locals also recommend Smiðjan Brugghús as one of the best restaurants in the city of Vik. Smiðjan Brugghús is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 946 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Vik is Restaurant Suður-Vík. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,574 customers.

After dinner, visit Smiðjan Brugghús, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Vik. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 946 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Hótel Kría. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 522 customers.

Alternatively, Hótel Vík is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Vik. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 224 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Höfn

  • Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður
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  • Svartifoss
  • Fjallsárlón
  • Jökulsárlón
  • Diamond Beach
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Day 5 of your road trip through Iceland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Svartifoss, Fjallsárlón, Jökulsárlón, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Höfn is the amazing Svartifoss. This attraction is a waterfall that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,696 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible proglacial lake, Fjallsárlón. This popular glacial lake and travel destination has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 1,858 visitors.

The spectacular Diamond Beach is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 2,289 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Iceland’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Iceland. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Höfn, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best guesthouse options in the city of Höfn is the 3-star Milk Factory. This guesthouse has an average rating of 89.77 out of 5 stars by 952 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Guesthouse Skálafell.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Pakkhús Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in the city of Höfn. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,177 customers.

Locals also recommend Ishusid Pizzeria Restaurant as one of the best restaurants in the city of Höfn. Ishusid Pizzeria Restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 725 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Höfn is Fjallsárlón Iceberg Boat Tours. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,437 customers.

After dinner, visit Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Höfn. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,381 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Úps. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 133 customers.

Alternatively, Jon Riki is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Höfn. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 127 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Egilsstaðir

  • Múlaþing
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  • Stuðlagil Canyon
  • Gufu waterfall
  • Fardagafoss
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Day 6 of your road trip through Iceland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Stuðlagil Canyon, Gufu waterfall, Fardagafoss, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Egilsstaðir is the amazing Stuðlagil Canyon. This attraction is a canyon that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,784 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible waterfall, Gufu waterfall. This popular waterfall and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 177 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Iceland’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Iceland. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Egilsstaðir, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Egilsstaðir is the 3-star Icelandair Hotel Herad. This hotel has an average rating of 82.77 out of 5 stars by 639 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Gistihusid - Lake Hotel Egilsstadir. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 83.97 out of 5 stars by 606 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Kaffi Lára El Grillo Bar, one of the best restaurants in the city of Egilsstaðir. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 627 customers.

Locals also recommend Askur Pizzeria as one of the best restaurants in the city of Egilsstaðir. Askur Pizzeria is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 360 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Egilsstaðir is Skaftfell Bistro. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 334 customers.

After dinner, visit Kaffi Lára El Grillo Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Egilsstaðir. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 627 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Tehúsið - Café, Bar, Guesthouse & Hostel. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 172 customers.

Alternatively, Berunes - HI Hostel & Camp is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Egilsstaðir. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 216 customers.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Northeastern Region and Akureyri

  • Akureyri
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  • Hverir
  • Námafjall Hverir Viewpoint
  • Mývatn Nature Baths
  • Grjótagjá
  • Mývatn
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Day 7 of your road trip through Iceland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Hverir, Námafjall Hverir Viewpoint, Mývatn Nature Baths, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Northeastern Region is the amazing Hverir. This attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,798 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Námafjall Hverir Viewpoint. This popular spa and travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,463 visitors.

The spectacular Grjótagjá is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,966 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Mývatn. This attraction is a popular lake that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 581 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Iceland’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Iceland. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Akureyri, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best apartment options in the city of Akureyri is the 4-star Acco Luxury Apartments. This apartment has an average rating of 87.23 out of 5 stars by 231 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Kea by Keahotels is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Akureyri. This hotel is rated an average of 79.86 out of 5 stars by 424 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hotel Kjarnalundur. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 78.28 out of 5 stars by 913 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Strikið, one of the best restaurants in the city of Akureyri. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 520 customers.

Locals also recommend Strikið as one of the best restaurants in the city of Akureyri. Strikið is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 520 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Akureyri is Akureyri Backpackers. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 805 customers.

After dinner, visit Strikið, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Akureyri. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 520 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Strikið. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 520 customers.

Alternatively, Akureyri Backpackers is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Akureyri. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 805 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Iceland!

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Day 8

Day 8 in Northeastern Region, Þingeyjarsveit, and Akureyri

  • Akureyri
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  • Skútustaðagígar
  • Goðafoss
  • Geitafoss
  • Aldeyjarfoss
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One of the best travel destinations is Goðafoss. This amazing attraction is a waterfall and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 3,219 visitors.

Geitafoss is another popular attraction you could visit. As one of the best-rated attractions in the area, Geitafoss has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 437 visitors.

To make your time more memorable, we recommend you visit Aldeyjarfoss. This outstanding attraction is a waterfall and has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 567 visitors. The tour allows travelers to experience the enjoyment of exploring some of Iceland’s most popular attractions and hidden treasures.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation near the city of Akureyri.

When you arrive, we recommend eating at a restaurant that locals enjoy, like Cafe Berlin. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 321 customers.

Cafe Berlin is one of the top restaurants in the city of Akureyri. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 321 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Akureyri is Moe’s Food Truck. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 187 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Akureyri, Centrum Kitchen & Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 184 customers.

If you’d prefer one of the top bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Akureyri, we recommend the cocktails at Centrum Kitchen & Bar. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 184 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Akureyri is Ölstofa Akureyrar - Local Beer. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 110 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day in the city of Akureyri!

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Day 9

Day 9 in Akureyri and Ólafsvík

  • Snæfellsbær
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  • Hof Cultural and Conference Centre
  • Akureyrarkirkja
  • Akureyri Botanical Garden
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Day 9 of your road trip through Iceland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Hof Cultural and Conference Centre, Akureyrarkirkja, Akureyri Botanical Garden, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Akureyri is the amazing Hof Cultural and Conference Centre. This attraction is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 469 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible church building, Akureyrarkirkja. This popular botanical garden and travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,398 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Iceland’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Iceland. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Ólafsvík, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Ólafsvík is the 3-star North Star Guesthouse Snæfellsnes.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 2-star Arnarstapi Hotel. This 2-star hotel has an average rating of 78.29 out of 5 stars by 281 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Sker Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in the city of Ólafsvík. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 494 customers.

Locals also recommend Lýsuhóll as one of the best restaurants in the city of Ólafsvík. Lýsuhóll is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 141 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Ólafsvík is Reks. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 116 customers.

After dinner, visit The Freezer Hostel & Culture Centre, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Ólafsvík. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 264 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Ólafsvík, Grundarfjarðarbær, and Reykjavik

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  • Snæfellsjökull National Park
  • Gatklettur
  • Rauðfeldsgjá Gorge
  • Kirkjufell
  • Kirkjufellsfoss
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Day 10 of your road trip through Iceland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll decide how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Snæfellsjökull National Park, Gatklettur, Rauðfeldsgjá Gorge, and many more.

One of the best places to visit is the amazing Snæfellsjökull National Park. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,639 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Gatklettur. This travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 905 visitors.

Rauðfeldsgjá Gorge is another popular attraction you can explore. This well-known attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from over 912 reviews.

Joining a top-rated tour in Ólafsvík is another excellent way to spend your new day in Iceland. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Iceland’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets. With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Iceland’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Iceland’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Kirkjufell in the region of Grundarfjarðarbær for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a mountain and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 531 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Kirkjufellsfoss. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,682 visitors, the remarkable Kirkjufellsfoss deserves a spot on travelers' bucket lists.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Reykjavik.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Reykjavik is the 4-star hotel Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Grand Hotel Reykjavik is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Reykjavik. This hotel is rated an average of 83.47 out of 5 stars by 1,402 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star hotel Hotel Fron. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 76.77 out of 5 stars by 1,417 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Bastard Brew & Food, one of the best restaurants in the city of Reykjavik. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 981 customers.

Locals also recommend Sæta Svínið Gastropub as one of the best restaurants in the city of Reykjavik. Sæta Svínið Gastropub is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,058 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Reykjavik is Kol Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 931 customers.

After dinner, visit Frederiksen Ale House, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Reykjavik. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 635 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Prikið. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 722 customers.

Alternatively, Dillon Whiskey Bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Reykjavik. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 715 customers.

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Day 11

Day 11 in Reykjavik - Departure Day

  • Reykjavik - Departure Day
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  • Ingólfur Square
  • Árbær Open Air Museum
  • Grasagarður Botanical Garden
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Day 11 of your road trip in Iceland is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Reykjavik before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Ingólfur Square is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Reykjavik. This park and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 860.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Árbær Open Air Museum museum is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 686 reviews.

You can also stop at Grasagarður Botanical Garden botanical garden to capture the beauty and wonder of Reykjavik one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 548.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Reykjavik before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Reykjavik at Reykjavik Kitchen before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 728 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Fish Market for your last chance at a meal in the city of Reykjavik. The Fish Market restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 802 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try ROK. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 786 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Iceland and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Iceland!

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