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24 Hours in Akureyri

Akureyri church is a must see
Akureyri is a city located in the north of Iceland. It’s considered to be the second most important city in the country in terms of the number of inhabitants. There are around 20,000 Icelanders living here. Akureyri is a lovely town which you can visit at any time of year. This is the perfect opportunity to explore the North...

Main Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road: North Iceland and Akureyri

Sheep walking on the Ring Road in North Iceland
We’re winding up our trip around Iceland’s Ring Road. We started off in Reykjavik and nearby attractions, made our way down and traveled across the South Coast and then headed up north towards the Diamond Circle route. Let’s continue our exploration of North Iceland by visiting “Capital of the North” Akureyri, newly-built pagan monument Arctic Henge, Dalvík, home of...

Best Microbreweries and Craft Beer in Akureyri

Akureyri has some great microbreweries and craft beer
Just 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle lies the fishing town of Akureyri. Reykjavik may receive the lion’s share of national acclaim, but Akureyri is nothing to overlook. The city has a lot of history and culture tied to it. Every time I make my way up north, I make sure to visit Iceland’s unofficial northern capital for...

Iceland in July – Best Summer Festivals

Outdoor music festival in Iceland
Iceland is a country that comes alive during summer. June, July and August are some of the best times to visit the country. In addition to seemingly endless sunlight, the small island nation is also bustling with activities and things to do. The weather in Iceland in July is ideal, and it shows. Icelanders have spent many of the...

Exploring North Iceland and the Diamond Circle

North Iceland's Hvitserkur troll rock formation
Move over Thailand. Iceland has quickly become one of the more in vogue travel destinations of the past few years and we completely get it.  Where to start? Fiery volcanoes, haunting lava fields, plunging waterfalls, ghostly ice caves, glaciers, and more. The list goes on. A lot of Iceland's most iconic destinations are in the southern part of the...

Whale Watching In Akureyri – Everything You Need To Know

Whale Watching In Akureyri
The city of Akureyri lies right in the north of the country. Being one of the biggest cities in such region, no wonder why it has received the title of the “Capital of the north”. Although the city has many activities to offer, the most adventurous and requested one is Whale Watching In Akureyri. If you are also interested...

The Top 5: Best Acommodation And Hotels In Akureyri

Hotels in Akureyri
Akureyri is also known as the capital of the north. If you happen to be traveling to this beautiful city, set in an amazing fjord, then you might be looking for a place to stay. Just like in any area of Iceland, the hospitality industry is still developing and you need to be aware of the options available. That...

The Most Beautiful Places to Enjoy Nature In North Iceland

Nature In North Iceland
North part of Iceland is made up of beautiful mountain terrains, incredible hiking trails and glaciers. You can also find here many waterfalls including Dettifoss, one of the richest in energy throughout Europe. Akureyri is the biggest city of this region and it is vibrant and modern. North Iceland is a very attractive destination regardless of the season. It...

Car Rental Akureyri, How to Get the Most of Your Road Trip

Car Rental Akureyri
This has been one of our most requested topics. Even the subject about car rentals, in general, are some of our most visited articles. It is not hard to understand at all, as we totally get that traveling in your own rental vehicle offers such freedom that people really love this option to get to know Iceland in detail....

Sundlaug Akureyrar – The Best Swimming Pool in Iceland for Children

Swimming pools in Iceland are rather cheap and more popular than hot- dogs’ booths. The tickets cost around 500-600 ISK and your entrance is valid for the whole day. Icelandic use swimming pools all year long, it doesn’t matter if it’s cold outside. Swimming pools are a great attraction when traveling with kids. The Sundlaug Akureyrar is definitely the best...

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