INL Anniversary Tour to Iceland August 2019

INLNA 100th Anniversay Tour to Iceland August 14 to 26, 2019

 

A special tour to Iceland celebrating 100 years since the establishment of the Icelandic National League of North America. The tour is for people from North America of Icelandic descent, organized and hosted by a fellow North American also of Icelandic descent.

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Fly to Iceland August 13, 2019

Day 1: Wednesday, August 14:

P/U at Keflavik Airport. Breakfast stop. On to Thingvellir and Laugarvatn. Check in to Skalholt or similar. Rest, swim.  Later in the day, visit Gullfoss and Geysir. Return to Skalholt Guesthouse

 

Day 2: Thursday, August 15:

Visit sights along the South Coast. Seljalandsfoss, Skogafoss, Vik (lunch) Glacier Lagoon and end at Hofn. Stay at Hotel Arnanes

 

Day 3: Friday, August 16:

Explore the East Coast, Djupavogur, Petra´s Rock Collection, Fáskrúðsfjörður and end at Vopnafjörður.

Stay Hotel Tangi or similar

 

Day 4: Saturday, August 17:

Visit area around Vopnafjörður

Selárdalslaug (Pool),     Minjasafnið Bustarfelli (Museum),

East Iceland Emigration Center,    Sænautasel (Turf House),   Möðrudalur

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Selárdalslaug

Stay Hotel Tangi or similar

Minjasafnið Bustarfelli

 

Day 5: Sunday, August 18:

Drive to Myvatn, Goðafoss and Akureyri Stay at Hotel Kjarnalundur

Visit Akureyri

Day 6:, Monday, August 19:

Akureyri  Day off.

Optional Whale watching tour Elding    or    Ambassador

Botanical Gardens

Old Town

Sigurhæðir: (Matthías Jochumsson Memorial Foundation), Eyrarlandsvegi 3,  Web: www.skaldhus.akureyri.is
Nonnahús: Jón Sveinsson Memorial Museum, Aðalstræti 54,  
Web: www.nonni.is
Akureyri Museum: Aðalstræti 58, Tel: 462 4162, Fax: 461 2562, Web: www.akmus.is

Stay at Hotel Kjarnalundur

 

Day 7: Tuesday, August 20:

Drive to Siglufjörður. Hofsós and end at Holar or Sauðárkrókur

Stay at Bakkaflot or Holar

 

Day 8: Wednesday, August 21:

Visit Glaumbær, sights in the north.

Stay at Bakkaflot or Holar

or

Stay in Dalasysla Hotel Edda Laugar or similar

Eiriksstaður, Home of Eirik the Red and Leif the Lucky

Day 9: Thursday, August 22:

Drive around Snæfellsnes visit Hellnar, Arnarstapi and end in Borgarfjörður.

Viking Sushi tour time permitting.

Arnarstapi

Stay at Hotel Bifrost or similar

Day 10: Friday, August 23:

Hraunfoss, Húsafell and Hvalfjörður before arriving in Reykjavik.  Hotel Natura

 

Day 11: Saturday, August 24:

Reykjavik Marathon, Culture Night Hotel Natura

http://culturenight.is

Day 12: Sunday, August 25: 

INL Iceland Convention Hotel Natura   www.inl.is

Stay at Hotel Natura

 

Day 13: Monday, August 26:  Flight Home

Optional tour;

Relax in the Blue Lagoon for a few hours before yout flight home.

Transfer to Keflavik Airport