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Kjarnaskógur woods

South of Akureyri is Iceland´s most visited "forest" Kjarnaskogur woods. The area has 2km long athletic course, walking tracks, picnic tables and children´s playground. Campsite at nearby Hamrar.

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Kjarnaskógur woods
GPS Points N65° 38' 39.278" W18° 5' 4.422"
Postal code

601

Road number

821

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Akureyri - Þórunnarstræti Camping Ground
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  • Hafnarstræti 49
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Geldingsá, apartment
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  • Geldingsá, Svalbarðsstrandahreppur
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Guesthouse Súlur
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  • Þórunnarstræti 93
  • 600 Akureyri
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Viking Cottages & Apartments
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  • Kotabyggð 15-16
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Bjarnargerði
Farm Holidays
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Lundargata 6 - Apartment
Apartments
  • Lundargata 6
  • 600 Akureyri
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Kjarnalundur - Cottage
Cottages
  • Kjarnalundur
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-0060
Hotel Apartments
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  • Geislagata 10
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 626-9900
Holiday Apartments Akureyri
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  • Hamratún 6 & 4
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 892-6515
Guesthouse Súlur
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  • Klettastígur 6
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 863-1400
Hafnarstræti Hostel
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  • Hafnarstræti 99-101
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 554-8855
Guesthouse Gula Villan
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  • Brekkugata 8
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 896-8464
B33 Apartment
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  • Brekkugata 33
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 896-2219
Pearl of the North Apartments
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  • Hafnarstræti 86a
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 865-9429
Hrímland Cottages
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  • Hlíðarfjall
  • 603 Akureyri
  • 860-8160
Centrum Hostel
Guesthouses
  • Hafnarstræti 102
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 892-9838
Helgimagri
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  • Helgamagrastræti 30
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 820-1950, 821-3278
6 Ravens
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  • Hrafnagilsstræti 6
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 770-2020
Hafdals Hotel
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Aurora Vacation Homes Fagravik
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  • 462-1924, 690-0006
Pearl of the North Apartments
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  • Munkaþverárstræti 33
  • 600 Akureyri
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Pearl of the North Apartments
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Lambi - Ferðafél. Akureyrar/ITA
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Sílastaðir Cottages
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gista apartments
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  • Gránufélagsgata 43
  • 600 Akureyri
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B&B Sólheimar 9 / natureguide.is
Guesthouses
  • Sólheimar 9, Svalbarðsströnd
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Hrímland Apartments
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  • Strandgata 29
  • 600 Akureyri
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Guesthouse Gula Villan
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  • Þingvallastræti 14
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 896-8464
Guesthouse Akureyri - Hringhotels
Guesthouses
  • Hafnarstr. 104 (göngug.)
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-5600
Torg Guesthouse
Guesthouses
  • Brekkugata 1b
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 571-7201
Skipagata 5 - Aparments
Apartments
  • Skipagata 5
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 571-7201 , 691-0601
Bjarmastígur 4 Apartment
Apartments
  • Bjarmastígur 4
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 571-7201, 691-0601
Kaupvangsstæti 19 Apartment
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  • Kaupvangsstæti 19
  • 600 Akureyri
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A Friendly Cottage
Guesthouses
  • Smáratún 5
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 462-5043, 893-6843
Draumagisting - Casa Magna
Cottages
  • Þverá
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 699-1132
Glerá Íbúðagisting
Apartments
  • Glerá II
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 462-5723, 669-7131
Guesthouse Sólgarðar
Guesthouses
  • Brekkugata 6
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-1133
Uppsalir
Guesthouses
  • Uppsalir 1
  • 601 Akureyri
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Bjarmó Guesthouse
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  • 600 Akureyri
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Guesthouse Leifsstaðir
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  • 462-1610, 861-1610
Cozy Cabins
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  • Kotabyggð 14
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 892-3154

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The Skating Arena
Winter adventure
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  • 600 Akureyri
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Nökkvi Sailing Club
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  • 600 Akureyri
  • 694-7509
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  • 601 Akureyri
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Holtssel
Farm food direct
  • Holtssel
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 463-1159
Phookatravels
Hiking Tours - Hiking
  • Norðurgata 37
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 659-4540
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  • 600 Akureyri
  • 623-9595
Icelandic Hunting Adventures
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  • 601 Akureyri
  • 896-8404
Iceland Fishing Guide
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  • 600 Akureyri
  • 660-1642
Iceland Hunting Guide
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  • 600 Akureyri
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AOT Travel
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artak ehf.
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  • 600 Akureyri
  • 691-4839
B&B Sólheimar 9 / natureguide.is
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  • 601 Akureyri
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Borgarbíó
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Tarzan Backcountry
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North Iceland

Towns & Villages

Society and the economy have many faces. Whereas agriculture is the mainstay of rural areas, the towns depend upon fishing, industry, trade and a range of services, with each village having its own characteristics though they all prove hospitable hosts. 
The availability of food and accommodation and the possibilities at every location for recreation and entertainment make hopping between the villages informative as well as fun.   
In every case, the residents are lively and ready to celebrate.

Explore map with pictures

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