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Hrísey festival

The Annual Hrísey festival begins today - on the small island Hrísey

The old town

In the old town of Akureyri or Innbærinn as we locals call the area, one can find plenty of nice phot spots

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice is today 21st of June. This is the peak of Iceland's midnight sun.

The National Day

The National Day of Iceland was celebrated yesterday - 17th of June on a bit cloudy day

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.