See and do

It´s amazing how much you can do in only 138 km2 (53sq mi)

Eat & Drink

Dining in Akureyri is a culinary celebration where the chefs have the advantage of cooking with pure and natural Icelandic ingredients. Vegetables are grown organically in greenhouses or in the pure nature and meat and dairy products are free of additives and growth hormones. Seafood is freshly caught daily from pollution-free waters around the coast. In a town with only 18.000 inhabitants you have a amazing variation of restaurants with international influences and local product.


Attractions in town are many and diverse. Have a look!

Culture and Museums

Akureyri has a rich cultural scene comprehending several visual arts societies, theater company and symphonic orchestra.

Walking & hiking

Akureyri offers many walking, hiking and cycling possibilities, find out about them!

Cycle Routes

Under construction.

Events and Festivals

All year around there’s something happening in Akureyri. Here you can find information about the annual events and festivals that takes place in Akureyri and surroundings. 

The Islands Grímsey & Hrísey

The two islands are a part of the Municipality of Akureyri and surely worth the visit.