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Destination management plan has been published

For the first time, a summary of the Destination management plan has been published in English.

HIP Festival Mini

Hvammstangi International Puppet Festival is a puppet festival hosted in Hvammstangi, a small village in Northwest Iceland, which celebrates live action contemporary puppetry in theatre and film.

Direct flights to North Iceland from Frankfurt

German airline Condor is bringing travellers to Iceland for the first time. From May to October in 2023, Condor will be flying once a week from Frankfurt to Akureyri in the north and to Egilsstaðir in the east of Iceland.

Explore the waterfalls in North Iceland

In North Iceland, you'll find numerous beautiful waterfalls.
Gyr Flacon in North Iceland

Wildlife in North Iceland

North Iceland is the destination in Iceland known for its accessible wildlife both on land and sea.
Niceair North Iceland

Direct flights to North Iceland from the UK and Denmark

You're Due North for an unforgettable experience. Niceair now offers flights directly to Akureyri from London and Copenhagen.

New airline based in Akureyri

A new airline, Niceair, has been founded in Akureyri and will start operating international flights in June.

Experience the Mývatn Winter Festival

The Mývatn Winter Festival is a one of a kind event in Iceland, where people (and animals) compete in multiple non-traditional winter sports, mostly on frozen Lake Mývatn!

Merry Christmas from North Iceland!

Júlli the Tour Guide is at Dimmuborgir in North Iceland, visiting the Yule Lads. He, they and everyone in North Iceland wishes you merry Christmas and a happy new year! We look forward to seeing you in 2022!

Dogsledding and Húsavík the town of Eurovision

Júlli the Tour Guide visits Snow Dogs who offer dogsledding tours, and the brings his daugthers along for the ride. Afterwards he visits Húsavík and tells us about town's connection to Eurovision and of course whales.

Snowmobil tour and skiing by Lake Mývatn

Júlli the Tour Guide is at Lake Mývatn, the winter paradise. He goes snowmobiling and loves it, before he tries out cross-country skiing and goes skiing at the local ski area. He then completes his day by relaxing at the Mývatn Nature Baths.

Chocolate café, heliskiing and hot tubs by the beach

Júlli the Tour Guide is on the Troll peninsula where he visits heli-skiing companies, before heading to a café that sells hand-made chocolate. He also travels to Hauganes to take a bath in the hot tubs by the black sand beach.