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We have now received some days of blue skies and pleasant temperatures, which have turned the grass green, brought flowers into bloom, and prepared the trees for the season.


Spring has arrived at the botanical gardens, though a bit later than usual due to a cold April with more snow than normal.

The longest ski jump in history

Japan's Ryoyu Kobayashi flew 291 meters in Iceland on Wednesday 24th April 2024 for an unofficial world record touted by organizer Red Bull as "the longest ski jump in history."

Change of season

Spring made a delightful entrance as the first cruise ship of the season docked yesterday, on Sunday, April 14th.

Winter still present

Winter still has a grip on us up here, and there is plenty of snow for everyone .

The Easter Program

Easter in Akureyri promises a delightful blend of tradition and festivity.