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Information on Akureyri, North Iceland. Some of the attractions are the nothern lights, Grímsey Island and Hrísey Island, nature, waterfalls, skiing, ski

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Orbis et Globus (Circle and Sphere) in Grímsey Island

Orbis et Globus (Circle and Sphere) in Grímsey Island is an artwork that was placed on the Arctic Circle in 2017. It is a 3m diameter globe that will follow the fluctuating North-South part of the Arctic Circle until it leaves the island.

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Red Hearts of Akureyri

A street lamp with the red heart shaped light glowing 24/7 is located by the sea between the old harbour in the city center and Hof Cultural House. Take a selfie with Akureyri Church in the background and share on social media with the hashtag #heartsofakureyri.

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This small and intimate music venue is famous all over Iceland and thought to be one of the best in the country. Icelandic musicians think highly of the place and frequently want to play here. A good concert at The Green Hat is an experience music lovers will not easily forget.

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You are asking where to go on holiday in 2018? The Guardian has made a list and highlights Akureyri saying it is a great destination in its own right, as well as a starting point for exploring some of the island’s most dramatic sights. Read more here.


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Rósenborg, Skólastíg 2
600 Akureyri
Sími +354 450 1050
Kennitala 410169-6229
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