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Lonely Planet recommends Hrísey

"The small island of Hrisey is a 15-minute ferry ride from the North Iceland village of Árkógssandur, but it’s a world away from the hustle of the Ring Road.

Womens strike

Roughly one hundred thousand women in Iceland went on a strike yesterday and women in Akureyri were no exception.

Cosy Days

The Annual Cosy Days have started. Enjoy treating yourself at Cosy Days with concerts, exhibitions and various events happening around the town.

Town Festival

Akureyrarvaka is an annual town festival, taking place this weekend 25th - 27th of August. The festival is full of diverse events and experiences where guests and townspeople enjoy events together.

Hrisey Festival

The Annual event takes place next weekend 7th - 9th July.

The ferry is back on schedule

Visitors want to access the island's stunning natural landscapes, diverse birdlife, cultural heritage as well as the midnight sun.