5 days in Stykkisholmur, Borgarnes & Rothenburg Itinerary

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Stykkisholmur, Iceland
— 1 day
Borgarnes, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Drive to Rothenburg
Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights


Stykkisholmur, Iceland — 1 day

Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, kick back and relax at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, then explore the striking landscape at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kirkjufell Mountain, and finally examine the collection at Volcano Museum.

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Rothenburg, Germany to Stykkisholmur is an approximately 84-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Rothenburg to Stykkisholmur is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Borgarnes.
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Borgarnes, Iceland — 1 night

Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). On the 7th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Glanni Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hafnarfjall, laugh and play at Húsafell sundlaug, then examine the collection at Borgarnes Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Settlement Center.

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You can drive from Stykkisholmur to Borgarnes in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Rothenburg.
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Rothenburg, Germany — 2 nights

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Das Plonlein as well as Schmiedgasse. Get out of town with these interesting Rothenburg side-trips: Nuremberg (Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Memorium Nuremberg Trials, &more), Playmobil-FunPark (in Zirndorf) and Wurzburg (Alte Mainbruecke, Fortress Marienberg, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jakobskirche, contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg, see the interesting displays at Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum, and get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Borgarnes to Rothenburg. The time zone difference when traveling from Borgarnes to Rothenburg is 1 hour. Traveling from Borgarnes in March, expect nights in Rothenburg to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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