Akureyri, Iceland

Discover what many consider to be the most beautiful area in Iceland!

The bustling northern port of Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland, was voted number one in Lonely Planet?s Best Destinations 2015. The town has some of the finest timber buildings in the country, beautifully restored to their original glory. Its sits in a magnificent setting of glacier-capped mountains and the blue waters of Eyafjordur.

Akureyri (population 18,000) and Iceland's second largest city is set in a stunning fjord just a few kilometers from the Arctic Circle, with a wide range of cultural attractions and activities on offer. As well as enjoying the many shops, cafés, restaurants, museums, and galleries in the city, you will have the choice of a variety of fascinating excursions. Whale watching, exploring lava caves and ice sculptures, or even a gourmet tour of local delicacies, are just a few examples. You can experience an amazing journey into the breathtaking landscape of Lake Myvatn. Here you will discover lava pillars, rock formations, boiling mud pools, and incredible birdlife. The wonders of the area include Dimmuborgir lava fields, Godafoss waterfall, and the crater Viti. You can also have the choice of visiting Europe's most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss, or relaxing in the natural geothermal waters of the Myvatn Nature Baths. A stay in Akureyri is your chance to experience the special character of North Iceland and its incredible landscape!

Tours in Akureyri, Iceland
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