A Bicycle Tour of Iceland: The West Fjords and clockwise around the Ring Road


Route information is listed below the map

Route information:

KeflavÝk - Borgarnes (155 km) Some busy roads. Shops at KeflavÝk, ReykjavÝk, MossfellsbŠr, Borganes.

Borgarnes - Flˇkalundur (111 km) One hill. Ferry Stykkisholmur - BrjanslŠkur (summer only, infrequent) Shop at Stykkishˇlmur.

Flˇkalundur - ═safj÷r­ur (119 km) Hilly, mostly unsealed roads. 6 km tunnel (well lit) before ═safj÷r­ur Shop at ═safj÷r­ur.

═safj÷r­ur - Heydalur (136 km) No shops.

Heydalur - HˇlmavÝk (93 km) Difficult unsealed climb after Heydalur. Shop at HolmavÝk.

HˇlmavÝk - Sta­urskßli (Br˙) (114 km) Two hills, some unsealed roads. Shop at Sta­urskßli (N1)

Sta­urskßli - VarmahlÝ­ (134 km) One hill. Shops at Bl÷nduˇs, VarmahlÝ­.

VarmahlÝ­ - Akureyri (96 km) One hill. Shop at Akureyri.

Akureyri - ReykjahlÝ­ (Mřvatn) (106 km) Some hills. Shops at Laugar (N1), Reykjali­.

ReykjahlÝ­ (Mřvatn) - Egilssta­ir (168 km) Some hills. Shop at Egilssta­ir.

Egilssta­ir - Brei­dalsvÝk (83 km) Mostly unsealed road with a difficult climb, can be avoided via route 92. Shop at Brei­dalsvÝk.

Brei­dalsvÝk - Dj˙pivogur (65 km) Some unsealed road. Shop at Dj˙pivogur.

Dj˙pivogur - H÷fn (104 km) 1300 m tunnel (well-lit). Shop at H÷fn.

H÷fn - Svinafell (near Skaftafell) (130 km) Shop at Svinafell (N1).

Svinafell - KirkjubŠjarklaustur (74 km) Shop at KirkjubŠjarklaustrur.

KirkjubŠjarklaustur - Skˇgar (107 km) Shop at VÝk, small shop at Skˇgar.

Skˇgar - Flu­ir (115 km) Some busy roads. Shops at Hvolsvollur, Hella, Fl˙­ir.

Flu­ir - Laugarvatn (71 km) Short section of unsealed road. Shop at Laugarvatn.

Laugarvatn - Selfoss (71 km) One hill, partly unsealed. Some busy roads. Shop at Selfoss.

Selfoss - GrindavÝk (93 km) Considerable difficult unsealed roads. Shop at GrindavÝk.

GrindavÝk - KeflavÝk (24 km) Some busy roads, mostly good shoulder. Shop at KeflavÝk.