A place where black sand beaches meet towering cliffs, Vík í Mýrdal is a natural marvel waiting to be explored.
Join us on an unforgettable adventure with Troll Expeditions as we delve into the enchanting beauty of Vík and discover the array of tours that promise to make your Icelandic experience truly magical.
Vík, a small village with immense natural beauty, is home to iconic landmarks that define Iceland's unique charm.
The world-renowned Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, adorned with basalt columns and the mystical Reynisdrangar sea stacks, is a sight that will leave you breathless. At the nearby Dyrhólaey peninsula, panoramic views of the coastline and encounters with puffins await.
With Troll Expeditions as your guide, these wonders become more than just destinations—they become experiences etched in your memory.
How far from Reykjavík is Vík?
Vík is located approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) southeast of Reykjavík, making it about a 2.5 to 3-hour drive by car.
The journey takes you along the scenic Ring Road (Route 1), providing breathtaking views of Iceland's diverse landscapes, including mountains, lava fields, and coastal areas.
While the driving time may vary depending on weather conditions and road conditions, it is generally a pleasant and picturesque drive for those seeking to explore the south coast of Iceland.
Keep in mind that weather conditions can change rapidly in Iceland, so it's advisable to check the road conditions and weather forecast before embarking on the journey.
What to do in Vík?
A must visit is Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach!
But if you are up for some more thrill, we recommend our combo tour for a day of fun in Vík.
If you don't have that much time, we recommend our Katla Ice Cave tour, because there is no Ice Cave like Katla.
Walking around this charming village that is full of life and other adventure enthusiasts is a must after a long day of fun in Vík.
Swimming in Iceland is also a must, and what locals love to do! In Vík there is a local swimming pool perfect for relaxing.
Whether you're planning a day trip or an extended adventure - this is the place to add in to your travel itinerary.