Activities

Enjoy yourself between meetings As a regional centre, Akureyri provides a comprehensive range of services and facilities. All-year-round cultural

Activity

Enjoy yourself between meetings

As a regional centre, Akureyri provides a comprehensive range of services and facilities. All-year-round cultural activities include a wide range of events, performances and entertainments. The town centre is the hub of this bustling artistic scene, so the distance between venues is short. There is no stress involved in getting to the place you need to be - just a gentle, relaxed stroll from one location to the next.

Akureyri’s main recreational opportunities include a theatre, skiing centre, museums, skating rink, water sports centre, sailing, Kjarnaskógur forest, sea angling, golf, equestrian centres and gardens.  Shopping oppertunities are also quite extensive and diverse.

You will find plenty of attractions within easy reach, such as Lake Mývatn, Goðafoss waterfall, white water rafting in Skagafjörður, whale watching, Ásbyrgi canyon, the islands of Hrísey and Grímsey (the latter is actually located on the Arctic Circle), farms providing traditional rural meals, a breweries, Gásir medieval trading post, Vaglaskógur forest and much more.

In the list below many of museums and activities available in Akureyri is listed:

Museum

Telephone (+354)

Webpage

Akureyri Art Museum

461 2610

www.listasafn.akureyri.is

Aviation Museum

461 4400

www.flugsafn.is

Folk Museum

462 4162

www.minjasafnid.is

Library - Amtsbókasafnið

460 1250

www.akureyri.is/amtsbokasafn

Mem. Museum Nonnahús

462 3555

www.nonni.is

Mem. Museum Davíðshús

462 4162

www.minjasafnid.is

Mem. Museum Sigurhæðir

462 6649

www.visitakureyri.is

Museum of Industry

462 3600

www.idnadarsafnid.is

The Motorcycle Museum

866 3500

www.motorhjolasafn.is

Toy exhibition Friðbjarnarhús

863 4531

www.visitakureyri.is

 

Activities

Telephone (+354)

Webpage

Activity Tours Saga Travel

558 8888

www.sagatravel.is

Activity Tours SBA

550 0700

www.sba.is

Activity Tours Taxi 17

892 4257

www.taxi-no17.com

Activity Tours Nonni Travel

461 1841

www.nonnitravel.is

Activity Tours FAB Travel

571 2282

www.fabtravel.is

Activity Tours Extreme Icelandic

862 7988

www.extreme.is

Activity Tours Icelandic Outback

698 0781

www.icelandicoutback.is

Akureyri Church

462 7700

www.akirkja.is

Boat & Kayak rental

694 7509

www.nokkvi.iba.is

Botanical Garden – Lystigarður

462 7487

www.lystigardur.akureyri.is

Bowling

461 1126

www.visitakureyri.is

Boat Excursions (Húni II)

848 4864

www.huni.muna.is

Christmas House

463 1433

www.visitakureyri.is

Culture & Conference Centre Hof

450 1000

www.menningarhus.is

Golf Club - Jaðarsvöllur

462 2974

www.gagolf.is

Guided walks – Helgi magri

863 2080

www.visitakureyri.is

Guidet walks – Hidden people

895 7333

www.hulidsheimar.is

Horse rental Kátur

695 7218

www.hestaleiga.is

Horse rental Skjaldavík

552 5200

www.skjaldavik.is

Inndoor swimming pool (Glerárlaug)

462 1539

www.visitakureyri.is

Island Grímsey – Arctic Circle

868 3148

www.grimsey.is

Island Hrísey – Local food and tractor trailer tours

695 0077

www.hrisey.is

Mountain hikes – Naturalis

822 7900

www.naturalis.is

Outdoor swimming pool - Sundlaug Akureyrar

461 4455

www.visitakureyri.is

Sightseeing flight – Mýflug

847 8976

www.visitakureyri.is

Skate rink - Skautahöllin

461 2440

www.sasport.is

Ski Centre – Hlíðafjall

462 2280

www.hlidarfjall.is

Ski Rental – Hlíðafjall

462 2280

www.hlidarfjall.is

Theatre - Leikfélag Akureyrar

460 0200

www.leikfelag.is

Touring Club of Akureyri

462 2720

www.ffa.is

Tourist information

450 1050

www.visitakureyri.is

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Akureyrarstofa
Menningarhúsinu Hofi
600 Akureyri
Sími +354 450 1050
Kennitala 410169-6229
akureyrarstofa@akureyri.is

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