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Walk around the many beautiful towns in North Iceland and learn about how each of them has its own character. 

Akureyri Walk & Visit
WELCOME  Walk and visit provide you the opportunity to learn about our beautiful town, Akureyri in a relaxed way in small groups. Furthermore we welcome you into our homes, where you can experience Icelandic culture and traditions first hand.   We offer two standard tours but we can also tailor-make a private tour.Just send us an e-mail or message.   PAST AND PRESENT In Akureyri, there is plenty of history to explore. You will discover many interesting things strolling at a leisurely pace around town as we weave our way between the past and the present. We begin by showing you what the town centre has to offer before making our way up the hill (50 m elevation) and telling you the story of Akureyri. The walk takes us to the Botanical Garden and after that we will visit a home where you will experience Icelandic culture and hospitality. This walk is 2 km long and with the visit it takes approximately 2-3 hours.  HISTORY LANE  We will walk through the town centre on our way to the oldest part of Akureyri. This is a peaceful and attractive part of town, rich with houses from the middle of the 19th century, each with its own history. In the early days of Akureyri this was the town’s centre. We walk through the quiet streets, tell you stories, have a look at lovely gardens and pass by museums. At the end of the walk, we visit a home where you will experience Icelandic culture and hospitality. This walk is 3 km long and with the visit it takes approximately 2-3 hours. This is a level ground walk without any hills.   WALK & VISIT Learn about our beautiful town, Akureyri, by walking around town in small groups. Furthermore, we welcome you into our homes, where you will experience Icelandic culture and tradition first-hand.  We offer the standard tours but we can also tailor-make a private tour, customized to your needs. Just send us an e-mail or a message on facebook and we will see what we can do.    LOCAL HOME VISIT Visiting a local home without taking a walking tour is also an option. This nice visit with some Icelandic refreshments can take approximately 1,5-2 hours and we can arrange transport for you back and forth.  
Scandinavia Travel North
Scandinavia Travel North  is a destination management company operating in northeast Iceland, with special focus on walking and hiking tours in Húsavík, Diamond Circle packages and the northern region of the country in general. Our staff knows the area, that is why our tagline is: Travel North Iceland – We know the way! We offer full range of quality travel services, including transportation, tours, guiding, accommodation and outdoor activities booking, events, meals etc.   Scandinavia Travel North specializes in well defined customized tours for an unforgettable experience.   Besides standard tours, day tours or package tours, we do also design and run special routes off the beaten path. Our customized tours might lead you to some of the highlights of Iceland, but also to some less known or a bit hidden treasures, for an even more meaningful experience of exploring the country. We like to share with you both interesting and inspirational stories, and explain to you a bit about our culture, traditions and heritage. Groups are in good hands with us as we offers both professional and customised travel services, such as land arrangements, excursions, accommodations and activities. We have available a selection of programs, but we do offer as well tailor made itineraries and tours according to your wishes, special requests, time frame, budget and circumstances.  For small groups, friends, families or individual travellers, we offer readymade packages or tours, as private service, self-drive program, or in cooperation with other available resources. Scandinavia Travel North aims to meet traveller´s needs by organising full service itineraries that are inspiring, exploring and allow you to enjoy the moment.  And give you the opportunity to improve competence, wellbeing and self-awareness. We like the way of slow travel, and remind you that travelling in Iceland should take time as here are so many different places and ways to experience the vast beauty of Iceland. In addition to leisure tours and nature based tours, sightseeing tours and activities, we like to offer theme tours adjusted for special interests. For example; geology tours, birdwatching, photography tours, energy (sustainability) as well as food and culture tours.   We are happy to assist you with all aspects of your trip, whether it is educational programs, incentive, group, business or individual travelling, as long as it is within frame of ability and profession of our network. Even though Iceland and the weather can be bit unsure and adventurous in part, we like to express various seasons, with it´s different character and charm. We have more than the rest. Six seasons – More opportunities. More reason to visit again....and again.   For tour operators and travel agents we offer complete service for land arrangements in Iceland. Scandinavia Travel North is a fully licenced Travel Agency.

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