Our final vocabulary lesson is all about travelling and vacations. Learn these Icelandic words and you’ll be well prepared on your next journey abroad.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Icelandic“.

Travelling & Leisure time in Icelandic

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Travelling & Leisure time

EnglishIcelandicPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) travel
(að) ferðast
journey / trip [Sg]
ferð
journeys / trips [Pl]
ferðir
Bon voyage! / Have a good trip!
Góða ferð!
vacation
frí
holiday [Sg]
frí
holidays [Pl]
frí
suitcase [Sg]
ferðataska
suitcases [Pl]
ferðatöskur
(to) pack bags
(að) pakka niður
rucksack [Sg]
bakpoki
rucksacks [Pl]
bakpokar
baggage
farangur
guide book
handbók
passport [Sg]
vegabréf
passports [Pl]
vegabréf
border [Sg]
landamæri
borders [Pl]
landamæri
hotel [Sg]
hótel
hotels [Pl]
hótel
(to) reserve / (to) book
(að) bóka
reservation [Sg]
bókun
reservations [Pl]
bókanir
tourist [Sg]
ferðamaður
túristi

tourists [Pl]
ferðamenn
túristar

tourist information
ferðamannaupplýsingar
map / plan [Sg]
landakort
kort

maps / plan [Pl]
landakort
kort

city map / town map
borgarkort
bæjarkort

trip / excursion [Sg]
ferð
trips / excursions [Pl]
ferðir
tent [Sg]
tjald
tents [Pl]
tjöld
camping site
tjaldsvæði
(to) tent / (to) camp
(að) tjalda
(to) bathe / (to) go swimming
(að) baða sig
(að) fara í sund

beach [Sg]
strönd
beaches [Pl]
strendur
plane
flugvél
(to) fly (e.g. by plane)
(að) fljúga
airport
flugvöllur
ship
skip
port / harbour
höfn

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