Iceland in winter – Guide to organizing a road trip

Iceland in winter - Guide to organizing a road trip

Day 4

West Coast Fjords Contemplative Day:

  • The fjords of Reyðarfjörður and Fáskrúðsfjörður
  • From Stöðvarfjörður to Breiðdalsvík
  • From Berufjörður to Höfn

Travel time: 4h

Day 5

Discovery of the Jokulsarlon and Skaftafell region:

  • Excursion in an ice cave (find my advice in my article on ice caves in Iceland)
  • Jokulsarlon Lagoon
  • Diamond Beach
  • Svartifoss waterfalls
  • The Skaftafell Glacier

Travel time: 3h

Days 6 and 7

These two days were devoted to the discovery of the natural sites around Vik:

  • The large black sand beach of Vik
  • Reynisdrangar beach and its basalt organ cave
  • Reynisfjara viewpoint
  • The wreck of the Sólheimasandur
  • Skogafoss waterfall
  • Kerið crater

Travel time: 3h

Day 8

For this last day, I toured the 3 sites of the Golden Circle and then I finished my road-trip in the Reykjanes peninsula:

  • Gullfoss waterfall
  • Geysir geothermal site
  • Thingvellir, the Icelandic parliament
  • Kleifarvatn Lake
  • The geothermal site of Krýsuvík

Travel time: 3h

More information in my article on things to do in winter in South Iceland

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