Akureyri

From whales and fishing villages to ski slopes and green pastures
Icelanders plain and simple just love festivals. Throughout the year there are many festivals and events held all over the country. Whether it be a music, activity or simply camping together. And for some the music and art scene is the biggest draw. Iceland offers anything from one-venue happenings to impressive multi-venue festivals where on show there are along with Icelandic talents often performances by international acts and artists. This is also a lovely way to meet the locals who especially in the smaller towns are very involved with the festival and proud to share the experience with their visitors. The summer ahead is no different. Here you have a little sneak peek on what Iceland has to offer this year.
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Did you know… that you can experience adventures in Iceland all year round. A common question is; when is the best time to visit the land of fire and ice? Unfortunately there is no right answer. It depends on various factors. When is it convenient for you to travel? What are you interested in experiencing? Do you want to experience the midnight sun or are the northern lights more appealing? No matter your answer, Iceland offers you an unforgettable experience all year round.
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The town of Akureyri, with a population of around 18.600, is often called The Capital of North of Iceland. The town is on the west side of the inland end of the fjord Eyjafjörður. Surrounded by mountains, Akureyri is a popular tourist destination all year round.
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For those planning a trip to Iceland in March, here’s some information on what you can most likely expect from the weather and temperature as well as how long the days will be.
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Some may know that the capital city is Reykjavik but not much else. This blog post is for those who want to break out and see more of Iceland. So, without further ado we present: Places to visit other than Reykjavik.
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Icelandair Hotels has eight locations around Iceland. Some of them have a history you might not have known about!
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The Icelandic landscape and nature are unique, to say the least. Between earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, avalanches and extreme weather there’s a lot to deal with regarding mother nature.
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In Iceland, Akureyri is often called the capital of the North, and there is a reason to it. Akureyri is the perfect place to enjoy the local culture, restaurants, museums, cafes and historical sites in Northern Iceland. It´s a vibrant little town with lots of culture and events all year round.
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