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Blog from North Iceland

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.

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!

The world best puppetry at Hvammstangi

Hvammstangi International Puppet Festival will be hosted for the second time in Hvammstangi in October
Photo: Inspired by Iceland


Visiting Goðafoss on an e-bike

Júlli closes out his 5-day tour on the Diamond Circle with a visit to the scenic Goðafoss waterfall.

Geothermal energy and birds by Lake Mývatn

On The Diamond Circle, Júlli the Tour Guide discovers the amazing geothermal area called Hverir by Lake Mývatn.