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Best place in Europe 2015!

Akureyri tops Lonely Planet´s list of ten best places to visit in Europe 2015. Lonely Planet's review tells you amongst other things that Akureyri is an easy-going place and a great base for exploring the north's green pastures, fishing villages, mudpots, waterfalls, ski fields and whale-filled bays. Read the full review.

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Comedy Show: Let's Talk Arctic

Let´s talk Arctic is a historical comedy show in the Cultural Center HOF performed in English. It tells you all you need to know about the history of Iceland and Icelanders from its settlement until present day. We emphasis on the northern part of Iceland and tell you about the local environment of Eyjafjörður. Click HERE.

  • Skriðjöklar
  • Kalli Örvars og Hvanndals
  • Björg
  • Gilið afmæli
  • Klassík
  • 200.000 naglbítar
  • Krakkar miðbær

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A Visit to Hrisey Island

Hrísey lies in the outward reaches of Eyjafjörður and is the second largest island in Iceland. There are about 200 inhabitants on the island, living in a trim fishing village with paved streets, tidy gardens and a view of the surrounding mountains which can be equalled by few. The ferry, Sævar, sails between Hrísey and the mainland village of Ásskógssandur. The journey only takes about 15 minutes. For more info on Hrísey.


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Summer Arts Festival 2015

Summer Art’s Festival in Akureyri, June 12th – September 6th 2015, is a platform for artists to present their art. Summer Art’s Festival was for many years a framework for art-events in Akureyri and will now be revived with similar focus. Guðrún Þórsdóttir is the project’s manager. Those interested should apply through


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