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Blog from North Iceland

Edelweiss's maiden flight bathed in the Midnight Sun

It was a beautiful summer evening as the maiden flight of Edelweiss between Zurich and North Iceland landed in Akureyri. The flight was the first in a series over a seven-week period as the airline looks to extend the period for 2024 in addition to scheduled flights to Keflavík airport.

Connect with Akureyri from far and wide

Icelandair is now offering direct flights between Keflavík International Airport and Akureyri, which makes the connection from an international flight with Icelandair much easier using a single ticket. The flights are available from October 25th and November 30th, 2023.

easyJet announces direct flights from London to Akureyri

The UK’s largest airline easyJet has announced it will be launching nine new routes from the UK from next winter, including flights to Akureyri in North Iceland, for the very first time.

Kontiki offers winter trips with direct flights from Zurich to Akureyri

The Swiss travel agency Kontiki, is now offering travel packages to North Iceland in February and March 2024. These trips will include direct flights from Zurich to Akureyri.

Mannamót - Natural Iceland Tourism Workshop

Mannamót - Natural Iceland Tourism Workshop will be held on Thursday, January 19th, 2023. Mannamót is an annual event taking place in Kópavogur, hosted by six marketing offices around Iceland, Eagle Air airline, and Isavia the Icelandic airport operator.

Edelweiss Air offers flights to Akureyri from Zurich

Edelweiss Air, the leading leisure airline in Switzerland, now offers direct flights to Akureyri from Zurich.

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.

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.

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!