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

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Volcano News in English

Earthquakes and seismic activity is ongoing in the highlands by Vatnajökull glacier in Northeast Iceland. You can follow news in English on The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service's web page. Akureyri is in a safe distance from the current activity area.

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Lonely Planet recommends Akureyri

Akureyri and surroundings (Northern Iceland) were among 10 destinations recommended by travel guide Lonley Planet earlier this year: “…don’t ignore Iceland’s second city Akureyri and the wild charms of Northern Iceland, all easily accessed by a short connecting flight from Reykjavik.” You can read the whole article HERE.

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

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Akureyri Whale Watching

Departing from Torfunefsbryggja harbour right in the heart of Akureyri town this roughly 3 hour tour takes you out cruising through prime whale viewing areas in first class comfort on board The Ambassador; a fast, stable and safe boat custom built for whale watching. Ambassador's home page.

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Akureyri Town Festival August

The Birthday of Akureyri is celebrated annually at the end of August. The opening ceremony of the festival will take place in the Botanical Garden on Friday evening, other highlights are:  the Spooky evening in the old town, Science Center and events along the Artist Alley. A overview of the program.

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Lonely planet

Menningarhúsinu Hofi
600 Akureyri
Sími +354 450 1050
Kennitala 410169-6229

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