8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Akureyri
— 6 nights

6
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
When in Akureyri, make a side trip to see Grjotagja Cave in Reykjahlid, approximately Reykjahlid away. Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Akureyri holiday builder tool.

Newark, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 17-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Akureyri due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in June, expect Akureyri to be cooler, temps between °F and °F. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Grjotagja Cave
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
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Dettifoss Waterfall