Visit Akureyri er upplýsingavefur Akureyrarstofu ætlaður íbúum bæjarins og ferðafólki.

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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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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.

  • Skriðjöklar
  • Gilið afmæli
  • Klassík
  • Kalli Örvars og Hvanndals
  • Björg
  • Krakkar miðbær
  • 200.000 naglbítar

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Live Music at The Green Hat

Live Music at The Green Hat

Every weekend The Green Hat (Græni hatturinn) in the town's center is filled with live music. Some of Iceland's most famous artists and bands play there every now and then. This live music club offers a unique atmosphere and is renowned throughout Iceland for magical concerts and good entertainment. The Green Hat is on Facebook. Search for "Græni hatturinn" group.

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Bird Watching in Grímsey

Grímsey is a great place to see cliff nesting birds such as Puffins, Razorbills and Murre. The Island also has Iceland’s largest Tern nesting site. In the summertime Grímsey is the home to nearly the entire main wader, moorland, ducks and seabirds that visit Iceland every year. HERE you can see more information about birdwatching in Akureyri area.


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