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Akureyri anniversary

The town celebrated its 158 anniversary last weekend

Back to School 2020

This week it is school start in Iceland for all children aged 6 to 16, including all 8 schools in Akureyri Municipality

A lovely month

August still bringing some great weather

Biking festival

The annual biking festival begins today and ends on Sunday with various races and events.

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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