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Egg harvesting

By the Arctic Circle a long tradition is taking place

A swim by the Arctic Circle

Visiting the local pool is a must in Iceland, so don't forget to bring your bathing suit! The pools in Iceland are more than a place to go for a swim.

Dimmuborgir

Dimmuborgir - which is an area in the lake Mývatn district, consists of a massive, collapsed lava tube formed by a lava lake flowing in from a large eruption on a crater row some 2300 years ago.

Húsavík

The town was the setting for the 2020 Netflix comedy "The Story of Fire Saga" — and the namesake for an Academy Award nomination 2021.

How to get here

  • The flight from Reykjavík to Akureyri takes about 40 minutes and 4-5 hours to drive. The city busses are free of charge and we have no parking meters, just remember to get a parking-clock, available at the tourist information in HOF, at banks, some shops and gasoline stations. 

    The Road to Akureyri