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January weather

This week has been stormy in most parts of Iceland but fine in our area.

The first workday of a new year

After almost a week with a lot of snowfall, townsfolk are now getting ready for the first day of work in a new year.

Great Adventure

After a peaceful and tranquil weather before and around Christmas the weather has changed.

Merry Christmas!

The Visit Akureyri team wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Soft colors

In December the light is extremely soft where sunrise and sunset almost meet each other giving you the best soft colors you could wish for.

Christmas Openinhours & Activities

Visitors coming to Akureyri during Christmas and New Year can enjoy the cultural festive celebrations of the holidays along with colourful Christmas lights & decorations

The house of Shark-Jörundur

Extensive renovations of the house of Shark-Jörundur and redesign of all exhibitions in the building took place this year.