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The first snow

The first sign of the approaching winter has arrived - snow wrapped mountains.

Sheep Roundup

At this time of the year farmers embark on the annual tradition of scaling mountains to collect their sheep before winter sets in.

Outdoor Sculptures

Until the end of September one can enjoy these and many more sculptures in the Art Street

Breaking records

This past summer was the warmest and sunniest summer in Akureyri since recordings began.


The Mountain Avens (Dryas octopetala) or, 'Holtasóley' (in icelandic) is now blooming in most areas in Iceland.

Seamen’s Day

Fishermen’s Day, is celebrated in Iceland every year on the first Sunday in June.