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November has been good

November weather has been good in the North of Iceland, even though it is the sixth week of winter there has hardly been any snow on the fields.

Lights on the Christmas tree

There will be a festive moment at the Town Hall Square on Saturday, when the lights will be turned on the town's Christmas tree.

Good autumn in Grímsey

The weather has been exceptionally good north of the Arctic Circle for the past few weeks—sunny and calm day after day.

possible impending volcanic eruption

Due to heightened seismic activity in the Reykjanes Peninsula in southern Iceland, Visit Iceland has provided relevant information. Here are some key points to note: The seismic activity is confined to a specific area. Currently, there is no volc...

How to get here

  • There are several airlines flying directly to Akureyri which is the easiest way of visiting, but flying to the main airport Keflavík in the south of Iceland is also an option and then either take a flight from Reykjavík to Akureyri which takes about 40 minutes or drive/take a bus for aprox 4.5-6 hours along main road 1.  More information here.