Explore!

Some of the most iconic of Icelandic scenic attractions are located in and around Vik. It's the perfect location from which to base out of and explore the surrounding area: do some hiking in the foothills of Mýrdalsjökull, go snowmobiling on a glacier tongue, take a boat tour around the Reynisfjara Sea Stacks and Dyrhólaey or take a stroll along our glistening black sand beaches.

Any way you look at it, Vík is a great place from which to explore the many wonders of nature on Iceland's south coast that are only a stone's throw away.

Located mid-way between Reykjavík and the famous Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, the village of Vík is an ideal location from which to visit many of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations. Here are the distances between Vik and other towns and many of the most famous natural attractions found all along the south coast. Chose between a wide range of fascinating day trips from 2 to 200 km from Vík.

Distances from Vík :

Reykjavík - 186 km

Hveragerði - 142 km

Selfoss - 129

Gullfoss - 176 km

Landmannalaugar - 122 km

Hella - 93 km

Hvolsvöllur - 80 km

Landeyjahöfn (Vestmann Islands ferry) - 73 km

Þórsmörk - 91 km

Skógar - 33 km

Sólheimajökull glacier - 31

Dyrhólaey peninsula - 19 km

Reynisfjara black beach - 11 km

Þakgil camping site and hiking trails - 22 km

Hjörleifshöfði mountain - 15 km

Lakagígar volcanic fissure - 115 km

Kirkjubæjarklaustur - 73 km

Skaftafell nature preserve - 140 km

Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon- 193 km

Höfn - 272 km