6 Days in Iceland Itinerary - Reykjavik and the South Coast Visual Story

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6 Days in Iceland Itinerary - Reykjavik and the South Coast Visual Story

A jam-packed 6 Days in Iceland Itinerary with a focus on Reykjavik and the beautiful...

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Explore Reykjavik

After arriving and settling into Reykjavik, you'll want to explore the best of what Iceland's...

DAY 1 - STOP 1

Admire the View from Hallgrímskirkja Church

Head to Hallgrímskirkja, a modern church and probably the most recognisable Iceland landmark of the...

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DAY 1 - STOP 2

Discover Reykjavik's Street Art Scene

Reykjavik's city centre may be small, but it is thriving with creativity. There is a...

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DAY 1 - STOP 3

Hunt for the Elusive Northern Lights

One of the most amazing things to do in Iceland is hunting for the Aurora...


Tour Iceland's Golden Circle

The Golden Circle is a collection of natural wonders around Iceland's Ring Road. It is...

DAY 2 - STOP 1

Visit Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir National Park, located just a short drive out of Reykjavik, is a place of...

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DAY 2 - STOP 2

Get Your Mind Blown by Strokkur Geyser

Next, head to the Geysir Geothermal Area to witness more of nature's theatrics. The park...

DAY 2 - STOP 3

See the Stunning Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss Waterfall is the next big stop on the Golden Circle route. The name Gullfoss...

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DAY 2 - STOP 4

Check Out Reykjavik's Nightlife

Spend an evening in Downtown Reykjavik to experience the nightlife in one of the many...


Dip into the Blue Lagoon & See Icelandic Horses

Your third day in Reykjavik is reserved for two iconic sights in Iceland, the Blue...

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DAY 3 - STOP 1

Soak off Stress in the Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is an iconic spot in Iceland, and for good reason. Although it...

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DAY 3 - STOP 2

Visit an Icelandic Horse Farm

Icelandic horses are a unique breed that has a short and stout stature, fluffy coats...

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DAY 3 - STOP 3

Try Your Luck Again with the Northern Lights

As mentioned above, the lights are very unpredictable. You can have completely clear skies and...

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Do Some More Sightseeing on Your Last Day in Reykjavik

Before you head off to explore the waterfalls and glaciers of Iceland's South Coast, spend...

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DAY 4 - STOP 1

Visit the Old Harbour & the Sun Voyager

Take a stroll along Iceland's harbourfront in the shadow of snow-topped mountains to admire the...

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DAY 4 - STOP 2

Admire the Architecture of the Harpa Concert Hall

Another must-see in Reykjavik is the Harpa Concert Hall. More than just an events venue...


DAY 4 - STOP 3

Warm-up with Lunch at Svarta Kaffid

After doing some souvenir shopping and exploring all the shops along Laugavegur (a very long...

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DAY 4 - STOP 4

Walk Along Rainbow Road

Next, go walking on rainbows at Skólavörðustígur, a colourful street opposite to Hallgrímskirkja. This street...

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Chase Waterfalls on the South Coast

Now that you've seen Reykjavik and the Golden Circle, it's time to take a road...

DAY 5 - STOP 1

Walk Behind the Veil of Seljalandsfoss

Seljalandsfoss is one of Iceland's most famous waterfalls, known for the unique feature of being...

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DAY 5 - STOP 2

Get Soaked at Skógafoss

The next stop is Skógafoss - an impressive, tall waterfall with a mighty force. There...

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DAY 5 - STOP 3

Visit Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach

The last stop of the day is Iceland's most famous black sand beach along the...


Head on Icy Adventures in Vatnajökull National Park

Spend your last day in Vatnajökull National Park, along the South Coast. It is home...

DAY 6 - STOP 1

Visit Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Jökulsárlón is a lagoon created by Breiðamerkurjökull, a part of the larger Vatnajökull Glacier, which...

DAY 6 - STOP 2

Find Your Sparkle at Diamond Beach

Nearby, you'll find Diamond Beach, a black sand beach that is often covered in glacier...

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DAY 6 - STOP 3

Go Ice Caving in Vatnajökull Glacier

Saving the best for last, explore a natural ice cave inside the glacier. This is...


In Conclusion

There are plenty of epic adventures to be had in Reykjavik and Iceland's South Coast...

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