Highlights of North Iceland
Akureyri is known as the capital of the North of Iceland it is the perfect location to get out and explore this part of Iceland whether that is getting in a car and driving the Arctic Coastway, heading to Myvatn to witness the most powerful waterfall in Europe (Dettifoss), whale watching from Husavik, or heading to beautiful Siglufjörður!
Unique properties in North Iceland
Deplar FarmStay off-grid in the amazing Troll Peninsula in Northern Iceland.
Highlight Experiences in Southern Iceland
Akureyri Food WalkIf you are a fun, hungry or an adventurous traveller (or maybe all three!) you have found the perfect way to explore the capital of the North!
Whale Safari in AkureyriA fast-paced and personal whale safari in Northern Iceland by RIB boat.
Lake Myvatn and GOTOn this private 'Game of Thrones' and Lake Mývatn tour you will go behind the scenes of the popular series Game of Thrones and go beyond the Wall!
With Akureyri being based up in the North you have a couple of options to consider to get up there. One is to get the internal flight that operations from Reykjavik City Airport – the alternative is that you drive up there and that way you can take in all the other scenery Iceland has to offer in its other regions. Just to be sure to prepare for a couple of night’s stopovers if you wanted to opt for that.
Despite its name, Iceland is not necessarily that cold. Winter temperatures are an average of 3.6°C, and summer temperatures average around 15°C. In the summertime, you can enjoy long, extended hours of sunshine and in the wintertime, the nights can get dark enough for you to see the Northern Lights as long as you are away from light pollution!
Iceland is world-famous for its geology and geography. With huge mountain ranges and an active geothermal country with many geysers, hot springs and volcanic formations to be found – it is a breath-taking landscape for those after an adventure.
Iceland offers some of the best waterfalls in Europe, such as the Dettifoss regarded as the most powerful waterfall in the whole of Europe.
With a latitude of 64° north, Reykjavik offers a perfect base from which to embark on a northern lights adventure.
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