Akureyri, Iceland

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Akureyri, with a population of around 18,000, is the largest town in Iceland outside the Southwest region, and the unofficial capital of North Iceland.

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Top Things to Do in Akureyri

Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn)


The Old Farmhouse Laufas

History Museum



Nonni's House

History Museum

Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery

Art Gallery


Historic Site


Children's Museum

The Industry Museum

History Museum

Akureyri Museum

Specialty Museum

Graeni Hatturinn

Conference & Convention Center

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Popular Tours in Akureyri

Dettifoss Waterfall Super Jeep Tour from Lake Myvatn

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Experience the magic of the great Waterfall Dettifoss and its surroundings. The combined width and height make it the most powerful waterfall in Europe, so this... Read More

Northern Lights from Akureyri in a 4x4 Jeep

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4x4 JEEP TOURS: Northern lights hunting in the north, Join our jeep and escape the light pollution of the city and go with us outside Akureyri to see the amazing... Read More

Northern Lights Day Trip from Akureyri

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View the spectacular Northern Lights on a 2.5-hour guided coach tour from Akureyri. Leave the electric glow of the city behind and venture into Iceland’s... Read More

Whale Watching and Horse Riding from Akureyri

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This combo is a must-do for nature and animal lovers. Enjoy the views and sights on the countryside of Akureyri whilst riding an Icelandic horse, before embarking... Read More

Whale Watching and White-Water Rafting from Akureyri

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This combo is a must do for thrill seekers and nature/wildlife enthusiasts alike. Get your dose of adrenaline on the white river and watch some of the largest... Read More

Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from Akureyri

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Lake Mývatn Classic tour takes you on an amazing journey through an area of extreme contrasts, bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. The Lake... Read More

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