Visit Akureyri

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

In focus

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.

In focus


Easter in Akureyri is an unforgettable experience. Whether you fancy going to a concert, a trip down the ski slopes of Mt. Hlíðafjall, a swim in one of the best Thermal pools in the country or treat yourself to a good meal or drink, Akureyri is the right place. 

In focus


A new tunnel through Vaðlaheiði mountain shortens the trip from Akureyri to Húsavík about 16 km. The total length of the tunnel is about 7.5 km. The tunnel has two driving lanes, one in each direction. Travellers have to pay for each trip through the tunnel. More info HERE.

In focus



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.


SSA SSA 2m / s 1.9°

Lonely planet

Rósenborg, Skólastíg 2
600 Akureyri
Sími +354 450 1050
Kennitala 410169-6229
akureyrarstofa (at)

Read Reveiws of Akureyri


Vakinn Quality - certified travel serviceFacebookYou can also "Like" us on facebook. There is always something happening in Akureyri, stay tuned

Subscribe to our mailinglist