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Fishermen's Day

Fishermen's Day is an event dedicated to Iceland’s seamen, called Sjómannadagur in Icelandic. This is an annual event that commemorates Iceland’s seafaring culture and sailors. The celebration traditionally take place on the first Sunday in June. 

Tourist Information

The Tourist Information in Hof Culture and Conference house has been re-opened.

The first spring flower

The purple mountain saxifrage (Saxifraga oppositifolia) is a tiny species of plant that is common in the high Arctic

Happy Easter Holiday

For those of you visiting Akureyri during Easter there will be plenty to do in the days to come.

Snow in mountains

We have had some warm temperatures during the past weeks or so. Much of the snow on the lowlands has melted.

Seabirds arriving

Spring is on its way and birds are arriving to prepare for the coming breeding season.

Spring Equinox

The time when the sun crosses the plane of the earth’s equator, making night and day of approximately equal length all over the earth.