Highlights of Akureyri

Akureyri has a lot to offer, below we list some of the many things we recommend our guests to do while in Akureyri.   The Botanic Garden – most of

Highlights of Akureyri

Akureyri has a lot to offer, below we list some of the many things we recommend our guests to do while in Akureyri.

 

  • The Botanic Garden – most of the Icelandic flora as well as about 7000 foreign plants.
  • The Art Museum and Arts‘ Alley
  • Sundlaug Akureyrar –Two outdoor swimming pools, hot tubs, play areas and water slides.
  • Whale watching from the pier below center of town
  • Restaurants – promoting local food
  • Kjarnaskógur – wood, trails and playgrounds
  • The old town – old houses and museums
  • Golf course - The northern most 18-hole golf course and the competition “Arctic Open”
  • Glerárgil – canyon and trails
  • Hrísey – small island, village, culture and trails
  • Akureyri Town Festival - end of August each year
  • Beer from Víking/Einstök and Kaldi - Local breweries
  • Ice-cream – locals' favourite in the store Brynja
  • Akureyrarkirkja - church, design and interior
  • Hlíðarfjall - The best skiing area in the country
  • The hidden world of Akureyri - hidden beings, elves and dwarfs
  • The Arctic Circle in the island Grímsey (25 min flight from Akureyri or three hour ferry ride from Dalvík)

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