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Plenty of snow

It has been snowing continuously for almost a week


In Akureyri and the surrounding municipalities by the fjord Eyjafjörður there are about 30 different churches.

Northernlights in 2021

The new year started quite nicely by offering a magical evening with northern lights dancing across the sky.

80 years anniversary

Akureyri church which is the most prominent landmark in town is celebrating its 80 years anniversary today.

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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