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.

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

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The Ladies Days 2015

Get pink and shimmery and enjoy Ladies Days with concerts, exhibitions and various events happening around the town. Many stores and companies invite guests to enjoy a special day or evening during the weekend with a variety of art, music and light refreshments along with new fashion and products. The Ladies Days 2015 will be held the 8th - 11th of October.

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Local Food Festival

North Iceland Local Food Festival 2015 will be held in the Sport Stadium in Akureyri on the 17th of October. Few events are as popular and the festival also attracts visitors from all parts of the country. The Local Food Festival exhibition is held to reflect the strength of the North as the country┤s largest food production area. More on Local Food Festival.

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