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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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 youáall 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 Eyjafj÷r­ur. Click HERE.

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

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A Visit to Hrisey Island

HrÝsey lies in the outward reaches of Eyjafj÷r­ur 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, SŠvar, sails between HrÝsey and the mainland village of ┴sskˇgssandur. The journey only takes about 15 minutes. For more info on HrÝsey.


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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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Menningarhúsinu Hofi
600 Akureyri
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Kennitala 410169-6229

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