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Easter Adventure

Easter in Akureyri is an unforgetable experience. Whether you fancy  going to a concert, a trip down the ski slopes of Hlíðafjall, a swim in one of the best pools in the country or treat yourself to a good meal or drink, Akureyri is the right place. Highlights of "What To Do" in Akureyri during Easter time.

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Lonely Planet recommends Akureyri

Akureyri and surroundings (Northern Iceland) were among 10 destinations recommended by travel guide Lonley Planet: “…don’t ignore Iceland’s second city Akureyri and the wild charms of Northern Iceland, all easily accessed by a short connecting flight from Reykjavik.” You can read the whole article HERE.

  • 200.000 naglbÝtar
  • Bj÷rg
  • Krakkar mi­bŠr
  • Skri­j÷klar
  • Gili­ afmŠli
  • KlassÝk
  • Kalli Írvars og Hvanndals

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Watch the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are one of the most spectacular shows on earth and can frequently be seen in Akureyri and surroundings from September through April on clear and crisp nights. Northern Lights are created by electrically charged particles that make the thin air shine, not unlike a fluorescent light.

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Ski Paradise in Akureyri

Eyjafjördur Fjord is one of the best places in Iceland for cross-country and downhill skiing. Akureyri's ski slopes, which are on mountain Hlíðarfjall, 5 km above the town, are in many ways unique. Their elevation ranges from 500 m to 1000 m above sea level, and there is therefore plenty of snow during the winter. More information HERE.

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