Visit Akureyri er upplřsingavefur Akureyrarstofu Štla­ur Ýb˙um bŠjarins og fer­afˇlki.

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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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The Northern Lights

Also called Aurora Borealis ľáare one of the most spectacular shows on earth and can frequently be seen in Akureyri and surroundingsáfrom September through April on clear and crisp nights. The Northern Lights occur high above the surface of the earth where the atmosphere has become extremely thin, in an altitude of 100-250 km.

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

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A! Performance Festival Akureyri

A! is a brand new four day performance festival held in cooperation with Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri Culture Society, Akureyri Theatre, LËKAL International Theatre Festival, Reykjavik Dance Festival and Icelandic Art Center. Artists conduct performances in the direction of theatre and actors stage pieces approaching performances.

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Summer Arts Festival 2015

Summer Artĺs Festival in Akureyri, June 12th ľ September 6th 2015, is a platform for artists to present their art. Summer Artĺs Festival was for many years a framework for art-events in Akureyri and will now be revived with similar focus. Gu­r˙n ١rsdˇttir is the projectĺs manager. Those interested should apply through

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