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Companies on the Arctic Coast Way

Traveling the Arctic Coast Way means leaving the common routes behind you and going off the beaten track to some of the most places in North Iceland; a adventure following 900 km of coastal roads close to the . he Arctic Coast Way covers the entire coastline of North Iceland from Hvammstangi in the West to Bakkafjörður in the East.
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North West Hotel
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Brunastadir
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Grand-Inn Bar and Bed
The house on Aðalgata 19 consists of 3 separate building structures, the first and northernmost was built in 1897, and is now the guesthouse section of Grand-Inn Bar and Bed. In 1923 KM Lindgreen, a chemist, added an addition to the southern end of the building and created the second door which was to his Chemist/Apotek, which is where the upper area of the bar is today. Ole Bang purchased the Chemists and middle apartment in 1931 and then the northernmost part in 1942 thereby taking ownership of the whole property. In 1956 he built the southernmost end which is now home to the main bar area of Grand-Inn Bar and Bed. Ole and Minna lived in the house during our childhood here in Sauðárkrókur. Minna often invited friends in for a glass of sherry and a chat - we hope that our guests will feel as welcome as Minna’s and will be able to sit back, relax and enjoy a good time with friends.
Eyri Restaurant
Beautiful little restaurant serving local produce. It has a stunning view over the fjord and is next to the old herring factory where a whale watching station and art workshops are located  
Sóti Lodge / Summit Heliskiing
We design our experiences based on our passion for nature, adventure, and sustainability. Iceland's natural environment is at the core of our experiences, and we take every measure to ensure that it will be there for years to come. We demonstrate our ambitions for sustainability through our practices, basing our products on local expertise and immersive discovery by foot or bike rather than long-distance driving and destination sampling.  Our trips are hand-crafted with the exploring adventurer in mind; through them, we can share our passion for the stunning Troll Peninsula and the north of Iceland. All our experiences showcase the region through tours and activities and also through delicious local food and superb accommodation.  Last but not least, our people. Our local guides are our backbone. With extensive outdoor adventure experience coupled with in-depth knowledge of local stories and history, you are in good hands.  We can’t wait to show you the north we know. 
The Hidden People & Elves of Akureyri’s Botanical Gardens
Guided walks in English through Huldustígur the Hidden Trail  It takes about 1 hour with the guidance of Bryndis Fjóla who is a seer and horticulturist. The walk takes you slowly through the Botanical Garden in Akureyri and Bryndis Fjóla will talk about the hidden people and elves that dwell in the garden. She will tell you about their roles in existence and the messages they bring both today and in ancient times.   The hidden people and elves have always wanted to live in harmony among us, sharing the earth’s precious ecosystem. Generations of stories passed down through the centuries tell how we are linked together in nature. They save the lives of those lost at sea or in snowstorms, show us how to find hot or cold clean water, and where to place a healthy farm. They have taught us about our valuable natural resources, and now they wish to teach us about balance. Huldustígur trail is a token of my appreciation and gratitude for them.  Price: EUR 45 per person. No more than 15-20 people in a mixed group. (2023)  Children 12 years old and under enjoy free admission. Private tours: Minimum of 10 persons/minimum price EUR 450 per tour. (2023)  The Huldustígur, Hidden Trail map  The Hidden Trail map of the Botanical Garden will be sold as a souvenir in the garden, at the cafe LYST. The map is useful for those who wish to walk slowly in their own time around the garden and explore the habitats of the hidden people and elves. The Hidden Trail map is a souvenir that will make the visit an adventurous and memorable experience while at the same time acquiring a beautiful Icelandic design in the form of a tablecloth and/or a dish towel that serves as a reminder of a unique experience and the bountiful gifts of Mother Earth.
Sport Tours
Sport Tours is an authorized Travel Agency by the Icelandic Tourist Board and has been operating since 1994. The headquarters are in North-Iceland but we operate our tours all over Iceland and offer a variety of tailor made and activity-packed tours for groups and both private and schedule tours for groups and individuals.Sport tours are specialists in this field and have been organizing package tours for many years.  Our tours contain plenty of excitement and action blended with Iceland?s spectacular nature, relaxation in geothermal water, excellent food and good accommodation.We specialize in making your trip fun. We can offer snowmobiles for small and big groups, catskiing, backcountry skiing and heliskiing.   The Old Farmhouse  Ytri-Vík The old three-storey house was built in 1929 and was the homestead for farming and fishing for many years. In 1982, the lovely farmhouse achieved the new role of a friedly guesthouse. The house has been completely renovated and is now equipped with all modern facilities. Rooms: 7 x 2 made up beds Sleeping bag accommodation: 25 persons Kitchen with all modern appliances Dining Room: seats 30Log Cabins There are also 7 log cabins at Ytri-Vík.
Whale Watching Hauganes
Whale Watching Hauganes is Iceland's oldest whale watching tour operator, based in the heart of Eyjafjörður fjord from where the whales are usually just a few minutes away. We always see humpback whales in our tours but also minke whales, harbour porpoises and dolphins. With some luck you can see orca whales (killer whales) and blue whales.   It only takes you 25 minutes to drive to Hauganes from Akureyri.  We operate two classic Icelandic oak boats that are both spacious and extremely stable in the still fjord of Eyjafjörður fjord which is well sheltered from the open North Atlantic Ocean. Inluded in our Whale Watching & Sea Angling tours you can enjoy sea angling at the end of the tour where you can take the filleted fish with you to enjoy later on.   All our tours are carbon neutral as we plant one tree for each tour and blend the oil with bio-diesel made locally from frying oils from local restaurants.   Also in Hauganes you will find a lovely restaurant, Baccalá Bar, a campsite, and the extremely popular hot tubs down by the black beach of Sandvík. You will find the unique beer spas just 5 minutes north from us, the only one of their kind in North Europe.  Daily departures at 13:30 (1:30 pm) (if the minimum required isreached).  Sea angling at the end of the tour. Tour duration: 2,5 - 3 hours. Included: warm overalls (are also flotations suits), fishing rods, coffee and hot chocolate and pastries.  For more info call +354 867 0000, send an email to whales@whales.is or check out www.whales.is
Husavik Museum - Safnahúsið
The Husavik Museum celebrates the vibrant and progressive history of the Þingeyjar Counties and is run by the District Cultural Center. The permanent exhibition “Daily Life and Nature” examines a century in the history of people whose relationship with nature was immediate and intimate in the years 1850-1950. Natural objects and man-made artefacts are displayed along with contemporary personal accounts by local people. The museum's other permanent exhibition is the Maritime Museum, which provides an insight into the evolution of fishing and boat building in the area, from the time of the rowboat to the age of the motorboat. A myriad of artefacts and a variety of boats are on display, many of which were built in Husavik. In 2021, UNESCO inscribed the Nordic clinker boat traditions on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and here you can view the craftsmanship involved in this tradition.  Additionally, there are two galleries that hold a diverse range of multi-annual art exhibitions. The building is also home to the District Archives as well as a large collection of art and photography.  The Husavik Museum is open to visitors all year round.  15 May - 31 August: Every day 11-17  1 September -14 May: Tue-Fri 13-16 and Sat 11-16 Entrance fee Admission: 2.200 ISK Pensioners/Students*: 1.700 ISK Disabled*/Children: Free Members of ICOM*: Free Groups (10+): 1.900 ISK *ID required A single entry ticket gives you access to The Husavik Museum - Safnahúsið, Grenjaðarstaður - The Old Turf House, Snartarstaðir - District Folk Museum & Sauðanes - District Folk Museum once during the calendar year 2024.
Baccalá Bar
Baccalá bar is a restaurant in Hauganes on the west bank of Eyjafjordur bay, only 25 km from Akureyri and 12 km from Dalvík. Inside the beautifully decorated Restaurant and on the porch, shaped like a Viking ship which has the most magnificent view of the Eyjafjordur bay, you’ll find a selection of great icelandic dishes for the whole family. A restaurant that has become very popular among locals and travelers alike! Baccalá bar is run by Ektafiskur, a bacalao producer since 1940. Ektafiskur is a pioneer in producing ready made dehydrated bacalao for icelandic kitchens and is widely available in restaurants in southern Europe as well. The restaurant serves fresh fish from the bay as well as their own produce; the renowned Ektafiskur bacalao salted codfish. One of the most popular dishes is the "Captains favourite" and "Bacalao fish and fries". On the menu you’ll also find burgers and pizza and a great selection of cocktails.
North Sailing Whale Watching
The eco-friendly whale watching company Enjoy the great variety of marine life in the unique environment of Skjálfandaflói bay aboard North Sailing’s meticulously renovated oak boats. Since its founding in 1995, North Sailing has been a pioneer of sustainable tourism, as well as being the first company in Iceland to offer regular whale watching tours. Whale watching is a popular activity for visitors to Iceland, and the company’s operations have grown fast.  The fishing village of Húsavík is now renowned for its spectacular whale watching opportunities, and Skjálfandaflói bay is one of only a handful of places in the world where the blue whale, the largest mammal on earth, is known to visit regularly.  North Sailing’s whale watching tours have given Húsavík the reputation of being Europe’s whale watching capital. One of North Sailing’s most ambitious goals is to empower sustainable tourism, and the company has put a lot of care and skill into renovating and maintaining its fleet of old oak fishing-ships.  First company in the world to offer carbon-free whale watching   On July 12th, 2015, the renovated schooner Opal, with its uniquely designed electrical system, was launched. The launching marked a world-wide first: Offering carbon-free whale watching tours by using only wind and electricity for propulsion.  In 2016, North Sailing started offering carbon-free whale watching tours, called Silent Whale Watching allowing passengers to experience whale watching on a completely different level. A breathtaking aspect of the experience is listening to the whales.  North Sailing has received a number of awards and acknowledgements for its eco-friendly operations and innovative new designs, for example it received the Environmental Recognition of the Icelandic Tourist Board for the second time in 2015, as well as being awarded the silver prize at the coveted World Responsible Tourism Awards for “Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction”.  North Sailing offers a variety of exciting tours, such as whale watching tours in Hjalteyri/Árskógssandur in Eyjafjörður (approx. 15-minute drive from Akureyri), evening tours in Reykjavík onboard the amazing hybrid-electric Ópal, week-long expeditions in Scoresby Sund on the east coast of Greenland, and so much more.   Day Tours: Húsavík Original Whale Watching (1 March - 30 November)- Duration: 3 hrs Silent Whale Watching (1 May - 30 September) - Duration: 3 hrs Whales & Sails (1 June - 10 August)- Duration: 3 hrs Whales & Puffins (16 April - 19 August) - Duration: 3,5 hrs) Whale Watching from Eyjafjörður (1 June - 30 September) - Duration 2,5 hrs  Experience Greenland- Season: July 26th - September 13th 2023 Specially designed tours on request.
The Icelandic Emigration Center
The Icelandic Emigration Center was founded in 1996 and dedicated to commemorate Icelandic emigrants to North America and to promote connections between their descendants and the people of Iceland. The Center now offers four exhibits in three separate buildings, as well as a genealogical information service and library facilities.
Akureyri, Berjaya Iceland Hotels
Akureyri, Berjaya Iceland Hotels , your choice in the "Capital of North Iceland" The perfect base for day trips into the Icelandic countryside.  Situated in Iceland’s “second city”, Akureyri, in the north of the country, the hotel makes the perfect base for an exploration of the many attractions of the north, including Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss - Europe’s most powerful waterfall, skiing in Mt. Hlidarfjall (in winter), and whale watching (in summer). In winter, guests will enjoy our special heated ski storage room. For those who wish to relax in a hot tub after a long day of sightseeing, Akureyri’s famous thermal pool is only a two-minute walk from the hotel and is open year-round.
The Textile Museum
The Textile Museum in Blönduós is the only specifically focused textile museum in Iceland. The museum is located in beautiful bulding with good visitor access. It hosts several unique and independent exhibitions of embroideries, Icelandic national costumes, the Halldóra room, which is dedicated to the life and work of Halldóra Bjarnadóttir (1873-1981), and a wool exhibition. Annually the museum hosts a special exhibition of Icelandic textile artists and designers. Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays: June 1st - August 31st: 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00   10:00-17:00
Ásbyrgi Visitor Centre, Ásbyrgi
Gljúfrastofa is the Visitor and Information Centre for the Northern Territory of Vatnajökull National Park. The visitor centre also houses a souvenir shop. The interesting exhibition on geology and the nature of Jökulsárgljúfur canyon and its environs graphically informs guests about plate boundaries, volcanism, biospheres and habitats, the power of glacial floods, the formation of Ásbyrgi canyon, and the interaction of humans with the might of nature. Considered by many to be the country’s best exhibition on Icelandic nature, it interactively allows the visitor to feel, smell and try out the assorted objects. The Visitor Centre is a perfect starting point for those who plan to visit Jökulsárgljúfur and its surroundings. Interesting natural attractions within Jökulsárgjúfur are Ásbyrgi, Hljóðaklettar, Hólmatungur and Dettifoss. Opening hours 2023:Jan 16 - Apr: 11-15 Mon-FriMay: 10-16 dailyJun - Aug: 9-17 dailySept - Okt: 11-16 dailyNov - Dec15: 11-15 Mon-Fri  To visit our website, please click here .
Nest Guesthouse
Nest Guesthouse is located in Raufarhöfn – the Arctic Circle Village. We offer made up beds in rooms for 1 to 3 persons with shared bathroom and showers on every floor. All guests have access to a fully equipped kitchen and living room. We also offer a family apartment for 2 to 3 persons with private kitchen, bathroom and shower. Nest Guesthouse is suitable for groups up to 28 persons. In Nest Guesthouse we have good beds and free Wi-Fi. Be our Guest at The Nest. We look forward to welcoming you! In the village of Raufarhöfn guests can find a grocery store and restaurant, a swimming pool with sauna, handicrafts gallery, café and more. The Arctic Henge at Raufarhöfn is under construction; a huge stone structure with allusions to mythology and folklore, designed to interact with the unique natural light. The area is nice for hiking, bird watching and nature sightseeing. Nest Guesthouse is ideal for a peaceful stay to enjoy walks, fishing and the midnight sun at the edge of the arctic. The area around The Nest, Melrakkaslétta plain is renowned for the natural splendour of its spring and summer nights, a large number of lakes and rich bird life. Ideal location for the spectacular northern lights display in the winter months.   At the northern extremity of the plain is Hraunhafnartangi point, Iceland’s northernmost extent.   In the neighbourhood: Rauðanes peninsula in Þistilfjörður is an example of exceptional natural beauty. There is a marked path which takes you along a circular route of about 7 km of easy walking. The Leader-sheep center in Svalbarð in Þistilfjörður. The Leader-sheep breed and Icelandic sheep herding have been joined by unbreakable bonds since the beginning of settlement in Iceland. With its resiliency, intelligence and exceptional leadership qualities the Leader-sheep has repeatedly proven its worth and value, especially regarding sheep grazing in earlier times. Café Silla in the cellar. The Northern Þingeyjarsýsla Heritage Museum two kilometers from the village of Kópasker, this museum presents a unique collection of local objects showing daily life in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Grenivík Guesthouse
Grenivík Guesthouse offers accommodation in June, July and August with four double/twin rooms and private bathrooms. All rooms include a buffet-style breakfast. The buffet consists of home-baked breads and other homemade goods as well as variety of local products for everyone to enjoy. All rooms are equipped with a smart TV, a fridge and a hair dryer and free wifi is available.  From the first of September to end of May, the entire guesthouse is available for rent. If you are interested in booking a room in the Summer or the entire guest during the rest of the year, please book at grenivikguesthouse.is or email us at info@grenivikguesthouse.is
Guesthouse Básar
Básar offers 18 beds in eight different rooms, either made up or for sleeping bags. Breakfast is on offer, as well as full meals if requested. The guesthouse is located next to the Arctic Circle and you only have to take three steps outside the guesthouse to cross  Email:
Hotel Dalvík
Centrally located in the intimate fishing village of Dalvík, Hótel Dalvík is a cozy hotel in North Iceland offering beautiful views of the town and the mountains beyond.  The hotel is 3 minutes walk from the seaside. Hotel Dalvík is on the Eyjafjörður Fjord, 600 m from the geothermal swimming pool and 35 minutes’ drive from Akureyri. It offers views of Tröllaskagi Mountain. Hamar Golf Course is 4 km away.  Hotel Dalvík offers rooms with either private or shared bathroom facilities. All rooms have Wi-Fi access.  General facilities include a garden and a sun deck with picnic tables. The lobby has a bar, a sitting corner and an internet computer.  Fjord cruises, whale watching boats and sea angling trips depart from Dalvík harbour, which is 250 m from the hotel. The ferry for Grimsey Island departs from there 6 days  a week during summertime and 3 times a week during winter time, Popular activities in the area include horseback riding, snowmobiling and mountain skiing.
Hotel Hvammstangi
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Hotel Natur
Hotel Natur is a family-run country hotel located at Þórisstaðir in Eyjafjordur in the northeast of Iceland. The concept behind the hotels is centred around environmentally friendly community policy emphasizing recycling, energy efficiency, and the use of local labour and resources. A barn, cowshed, and a large shed have been rebuilt and converted into hotel space. Even the old silo has found a new purpose as a sightseeing tower. We want to make sure that our guests have the best possible access to the natural surroundings via tracks leading down to the sea and up to the mountains. We wholeheartedly welcome you and hope you enjoy the tranquillity at a place with a panoramic view.
Saltvik
For the last 20 years we have been organising highland riding tours where we go out for 5-10 days in the magical highlands of Iceland, these tours we operate under the name of RIDING ICELAND www.riding-iceland.com At Saltvík we offer riding tours at all levels and try our best to make the experience of riding an icelandic horse in the nature of Iceland an unforgettable experience weather you are a experienced rider or a beginner. We offer simple but nice accommodation in our old farmhouse at Saltvík.
Tungulending
Tungulending is a unique house in the North of Iceland. It is located in a remarkable environment at the coast of Skjálfandi Bay. The house is accessible by car, 12 km north of Húsavík.   Tungulending is carefully renovated and offers everything you need to feel comfortable.  The house has a variety of rooms, bathrooms, spacious living room and a fully equipped kitchen.   Admire the panoramic view over the bay and relax in a friendly and natural atmosphere right next to the North Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy your privacy and experience a peaceful and pleasant time at Tungulending! Details of Tungulending - The house can host up to 15 guests in 7 rooms - Single, double and triple bedrooms - All rooms are with made-up beds, linen & towels - Bathrooms with showers & toilets - The common area offers plenty of comfortable space - Fully equipped kitchen facilities for self catering - Cooling & freezing facilities - Washing machines & dryers  - Outside terrace to admire the magnificent ocean view - Free WiFi   Details of the surrounding   - Exclusive location - Hidden place in remote part of Northern Icelands coastline - Extraordinary view over the ocean towards snow covered mountains - Midnight sun - Northern Lights  - Waterfall close by - Listen to the waves, sound of the ocean - Observe rich bird life 
Ósar Hostel
Osar is located on the Vatnsnes Peninsula, 25 km north of road no. 1. In the recent years the hostel has been completely renovated.Ósar ocean beach is full of life. Seals abound and also eider ducks and other birds, and the rock Hvítserkur, which resembles a prehistoric Dinosaur, is within walking distance from the Hostel.  The unspoiled nature, peaceful environment and a variety of recreation opportunities makes Ósar an ideal stop in an Iceland tour. In only about 5 min walk you are in unusually close contact with nature. Here guests can see a number of different birds and one of Iceland´s biggest colonies of seals , swimming only a few meters from the beach.   A superb place for nature lovers
Hótel Blönduós
Welcome to Hotel Blönduós, a timeless gem located in the charming town of Blönduós, Iceland. Originally built in 1900 as the sheriff’s house and later repurposed in 1943 as a hotel, it has now undergone a full refurbishment to offer guests a modern and comfortable stay while still preserving its rich history. As one of Iceland’s oldest still-operating hotels, we are proud to welcome our guests to a unique blend of history and modern comfort in the newly renovated Hotel Blönduós. With an extension added in 1960, the hotel celebrates its 80th birthday with a fresh new look, inviting guests to experience the perfect blend of the past and the present. 
Laufás heritage site and museum
Laufás is a renowned church site and chieftain‘s residence from the settlement (874-930). Laufás church was built in 1865, among its special items is a pulpit from 1698. The current farmhouse is a good example of a wealthy vicarage from 1853-1882 furnished with household items and utensils from the period. One of Laufás´ s characteristics is the bride´s chamber where women prepared for the big event. At the Visitor Centre you will find plenty of information about nature and history of the countryside, a handcraft and souvenir shop and a café in a cosy atmosphere. Laufás is part of The National Museum‘s Historic Buildings Collection and managed by Akureyri Museum. Open: June 1 - September 1: Daily 10-17 Price: Adults (18 and older): ISK 2300 Children and youth: Free Senior citizens ISK 1300 Handicapped: Free The ticket is valdi throughout the year to Akureyri Museum, Laufás, Nonni's house, Akureyri Toy Museum and Davids house.
Snartarstaðir - District Folk Museum
Located at Snartarstaðir farm, two kilometers from the village of Kópasker, this museum presents a unique collection of local objects showing dayli life in the 19th and 20th centuries. There is a wide array of embroidery, woven goods, knitted clothing and many other unique, interesting handicrafts.  In addition the museum contains a variety of quite different objects: toys, a firefighting chart, guns, wood carvings, blacksmith products and much, much more.Open from 15th of June to 15th of August, 13-17. Closed on Tuesdays. Entrance fee Admission: 1.500 ISK Pensioners/Students*: 1.100 ISK Disabled*/Children: Free Members of ICOM*: Free Groups (10+): 1.300 ISK *ID required It is also possible to buy an entry ticket (2.200 ISK) that gives you access to The Husavik Museum - Safnahúsið, Grenjaðarstaður - The Old Turf House, Snartarstaðir - District Folk Museum & Sauðaneshús - District Folk Museum once during the calendar year 2024.  
Iceland Yurt
Experience nature in a unique and comfortable way year round.   For the last six years, we have been living in Iceland with our two young kids in our Mongolian Yurt that we built ourselves. Living close to nature all year round. We want to give other people the opportunity to also have that experience: Listen to the birds singing, the sound of a raven flying by or enjoy hearing the raindrops falling on the tent while you snuggle up next to the woodstove with a good book.   Stay in your own wool isolated heated Mongolian Yurt in the Icelandic countryside close to Akureyri in summer and winter.   Our yurts (or Ger in Mongolian, which translates as home) are spacious. The big yurt is about 30m2 and 6 meters or 18 feet across. We also have smaller ones (for couples or young families) with a diameter of 5 meters. We have yurts available for 2 to 5 people. All yurts have comfortable beds and are equipped with a wood stove so you can get cozy at the fireplace or make tea/coffee or some Icelandic pancakes.   Our yurts are ideally situated at 2.5 miles or 4 km from road nr.1 or just a 6-minute drive from the town of Akureyri.   The camp is a perfect starting point for hikes or cross-country skiing directly from the front door of the yurt. And for exploring the North of Iceland, which has a lot of natural wonders to offer such as the Goðafoss waterfall, one of the prettiest waterfalls in Iceland, only 30 minutes drive away. And Lake Mývatn, a unique area even for Iceland, because there are many different things together: boiling mud pots, rich birdlife, lava formations, and beautiful nature.  And Jarðböðin, the North Icelandic version of the Blue Lagoon, all at about 45 minutes drive. The North of Iceland is a lot less visited than the South and especially during the off-season September-May, you can still get the place to yourself.   There are many activities you can do around Akureyri: whale watching, horse riding, mountain biking, hiking to name a few. There are three geothermal swimming pools close by.   If you want to know more or want to get some secret tips or ideas for walks, trail runs or excursions just ask Erwin, he has been tour guiding in the area since 2012 and is working in winter as a ski –and snowboard instructor at the local ski resort, and likes to go out for a run or bike ride in his spare time. Or book a session outside to enjoy the healing sounds blending in with natural sounds and sensations under the bare sky.  Iceland Yurt also invites you to enjoy wellness treatments. In the Gaia God/dess Temple Gaia hofið which is in a unique hand-carved Mongolian Yurt, Thora Solveig leads ceremonies, meditations and guides conscious breath, and movements/dance. Thora (Solla) gives deep relaxation and sound healing with sacred instruments like Gong and crystal singing bowls. She also offers individual treatments with a special crystal tuning fork and pure essential oils for deep healing, cleansing, and balancing. Please reserve for couples, groups or individuals inside the temple or outside in nature where nature's serene and rejuvenating sounds merge with the healing frequencies and vibrations from the instruments.   We are looking forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our yurts!   Solla and Erwin  Some words from our guests: ‘Amazing yurt, very cozy and warm. Beautiful view in such a quiet place’ ‘This place is truly amazing. The kids will be talking about their stay in the yurt for a long time to come´ ´This was such a fun and memorable experience for myself, my husband, and our 2-year old son.´ ´We stayed at Iceland Yurt with three of us when travelling around Iceland in August. I have never slept in a yurt before and I am really impressed how clean and comfortable everything was. The yurt is really cozy with a stove in the middle, the beds are great and there are plenty of woollen blankets and pillows. We fell asleep listening to the light drizzle of rain outside and woke up next morning to a beautiful view over Akureyri and with a great breakfast lovingly prepared in a small cooling box. The hosts are so nice and welcoming and I'll gladly stay here again.´   ´Amazing experience with Solla- felt like a part inside of me was awaken again and I felt new born after!! I felt like in peace surrounded with relaxing and nourishing healing bowls and  gong sounds, touching the body and soul- and Solla guided me with a respectful and intuitive way through sounds and touch to remember my own being again. A deep and healing experience - I warmly recommend to receive a healing session with Solla! So grateful to get the first private session with her!´ (in the Gaia Temple).
Forest Lagoon
Forest Lagoon is a 1.300 square-meter complex includes a bistro, two infinity pools with two swim-up bars, a cold tub, and a sauna.  The facility can accommodate up to 200 visitors at a time, and we will be open seven days a week from 10:00 in the mornings until 24:00 during the evenings. The spa's pools are heated up with all-natural geothermal water sourced from the mountain behind the Forest lagoon location, Vaðlaheiði. The water was discovered during a tunnel project and now has a greater purpose and a healing power.
Hótel Tindastóll - Arctichotels
Hotel Tindastóll  We welcome you to the oldest hotel in Iceland (hotel since 1884). Hotel Tindastóll is a 3 star hotel with an old romantic style.  Here we have 10 well equipped rooms; eight double standard rooms and two deluxe rooms in the old main building and 10 modern style rooms in the annex, all with private facilities, TV and free Wi Fi. In the garden area of the hotel, we have a hot tub made of piled stones from the shores of Skagafjörður. Here, our guests can relax after an exiting day in the beautiful North. The hotel is well located in the center of the town, which offers an array of activities.  Sauðárkrókur has three restaurants, a bakery, The Heritage House, The Tannery visitor center, History and birding tours to the island Drangey 98% chance of spotting puffins, an outdoor thermal bath, riding tours, bird watching area, a golf course, a health club, shops; all of which are within walking distance from the hotel.  Excellent walking paths are along the beach or up to the mountains above Sauðárkrókur. In the winter time, you can enjoy our nearby skiing area, which is only 15 km away from the town or you may prefer to take a romantic walk along the black sands of our beach.  To satisfy your appetite, indulge in the delicious food and drink of our local restaurants   An ideal location for an enjoyable stay.
Ferðamálafélag Hríseyjar
The House of Shark Jörundur.In the oldest house of Hrísey the House of Shark Jörundur, you will find an exhibition about the history of the island and the history of shark fishing in Iceland in earlier centuries. The house has been renovated and brought to its original state and now hosts the Tourist Information Office during summer which is open 1pm - 5 pm from the start of June until the end of August. Feel free to contact us outside regular opening hours call (+354) 695-0077 or email hrisey@hrisey.net for bookings. Holt - Memorial Museum of Alda Halldórsdóttir.This was the home where Alda Halldórsdóttir was born in 1913 and lived and grew up with her mother and uncle. The house along with its interiors, shows in a unique way a typical working-class home of that era where the new and the old meet. There you can also find a variety of handicrafts and embroidery by Alda, along with old photographs of her friends and relatives. Alda bequeathed "Holt" to the Hrisey community after her death, in order for it to be used as a memorial of times gone by.Information at hrisey@hrisey.net  
Húsavík Whale Museum
The Húsavík Whale Museum was founded in 1997.  It's foremost aim is to provide detailed and interesting information about whales and their habitat.In the 1.600m2 house you can find on display whale skeletons of several species and fascinating facts about the whales and life in the ocean. Opening hours: Open daily 9am - 6pm in June, July and August.
Siglunes Guesthouse
The hotel is located on the north coast of Iceland, in the small sea-side town Siglufjörður.All rooms come with new quality beds made up with good linen, soft towels, warm blankets and blackout curtains.Rooms decorated with different types of vintage furniture and contemporary Icelandic art on the walls.
Salthús Guesthouse
Guesthouse, Salthús Gallery and Artist Residency in Skagaströnd. The Salthús which was renovated into a guesthouse in 2017, got its name around 1950. It then housed a fishing plant, where cod was salted and dried for export – hence the Salthouse name. The Salthús is located on Spákonufellshöfði, a landmark cape in Skagaströnd, where you can view spectacular sunsets and Northern lights. The Salthouse is a two story house, which houses up to 36 people. Each floor has seven spacious bedrooms, all with private bathrooms and a fully equipped communal kitchen. On the first floor there are 4 family rooms with ocean view and garden access, and 3 twin rooms with mountain view, whereof two have disability access. The upper floor has 7 double rooms with either sea view to the south or mountain to the north. In the halls of the Salthús Guesthouse we run a gallery that exhibits contemporary art from Nes Artist Residency alumni and other international artists. In Skagaströnd you can enjoy walking, hiking, golf or fishing in lakes or rivers. Sightseeing along the less travelled Arctic Coastal Way, you can find Kálfshamarsvík and its spectacular columnar basalt cliffs, seals and birdlife - a must see in this part of Iceland.
Akureyri Museum
In the oldest part of Akureyri (known as the Inner town), stands the Akureyri Museum. Here we find many interesting and well set up exhibitions, which we have no hesitation in recommending for adults and children alike. Those with a thirst for knowledge, and who wish to find out about Akureyri in a more innovative way, we recommend a visit to the exhibition "Akureyri, the Town by the Pool”. Here you will find a trader’s store, a parlour, a playroom and numerous photographs capturing life in the town throughout the years – and all of which make up an enjoyable tour through Akureyri’s history as a centre of trade and industry. The remains of a burial mound containing boats, mediaeval trading goods, a warp-weighted loom and information on settlement in Eyjafjörður, are among the things of interest to be found on the top floor of the premises, in the exhibition "Eyjafjörður in the Early Period". Each year there is also a summer exhibition. Akureyri Museum has on offer historical walks for groups through the old part of town, the Oddeyri and/or Glerárþorp district, as well as soirées in the Museum Church where you are taken on a journey of prose and song into the world of Icelandic music, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The garden surrounding Akureyri Museum is more than a century old and makes a pleasant stopping place on your journey round town. Within the garden stands a church built in 1846, which is rented out for various kinds of ceremonies.  Akureyri Museum was awarded the Icelandic Museum Awards in 2022. Open:June 1 - September 30: Daily 10-17October 1 - May 31: Daily 13-16 Price:Adults (18 and older): ISK 1800Children and youth: FreeSenior citizens ISK 900Handicapped: Free Pass for 5 museums: ISK 2200
The Icelandic Seal Center
The Icelandic Seal Center in Hvammstangi is a research and exhibition center investigating and detailing the lives of seals found in and around Iceland and also the Tourist Information Center for Húnaþing-vestra, Iceland's number one seal and wildlife watching destination.In the center you will learn about the different species of seals found along the shores of Iceland, their lives and habits and how to distinguish them apart from one another when you are out on a self or guided seal watching tour. You will also find information on the wildlife of the area, including the notorious Arctic Fox, Eider Duck, famous Puffins, Whales and the abundant sea and inland bird life of the area.You can watch our scientists at work in our lab, learn about the research that is being done on seals and even help us by collecting data on your travels around the area!Finally in our "Seal Cinema" you can watch a documentary on the seals found in Iceland and specifaclly in the area around The Icelandic Seal CenterFrom the Tourist Information Center you will be advised of the best ways and locations to see seals and other wildlife in their natural environment around the beautiful Vatnsnes peninsula and Húnaþing-vestra, as well as information on the other amazing sights, including the famous 15m giant troll Hvítserkur, turned to stone just meters from the coast, the beautiful Kólafossar waterfalls and canyon and Bjarg the birth and burial place of Grettir The Strong, strongest of all the vikings! You will also find details of all the hiking, riding and horse trails in the region and the plentiful accommodations where you can spend the night.   
Gentle Giants
Gentle Giants is a family-run company which has been offering tours from Húsavík, the Whale Capital of Iceland, since 2002. We are proud of our strong roots in Skjálfandi Bay with more than 160 years of family history in the bay. Gentle Giants operates a fleet of traditional Icelandic oak boats, modern RIB speedboats, a fibreglass boat and sea kayaks. This gives us the unique opportunity to offer almost any kind of adventure at sea. Apart from the bestseller whale watching, other tours that we offer are e.g. sea angling, bird watching, kayak tours, yoga retreat, island visits with BBQ, and all kinds of high-end private and tailor-made adventures for individuals and groups of all sizes. The company’s aim is to create memorable experiences while raising awareness about the gentle giants of the ocean and their habitat. Whales are seen on up to 97-99% of our tours. Our staff consists of highly educated and fully qualified both local and international people with various backgrounds and experiences who all share a passion for the sea and work hard to make every passenger feel good. We can offer you: -Untamed and unpredictable nature -Bigger and smaller boats -More personal experience -Higher chances of finding whales -160 years of our family history in Skjálfandi Bay -Great respect to nature and minimum environmental impact -Good memories and natural happiness -Discounts for GG passengers by various local companies in Húsavík Welcome aboard!
Gamli Baukur
Gamli Baukur restaurant is located at the harbour in Húsavík. It offers you a superb harbour scenery and fresh local seafood and other local and international dishes as well. Everyone should find something to suit their taste at Gamli Baukur restaurant.  
Drangey Tours
Our boat tours to Drangey Island start from Sauðárkrókur marina, surrounded by the stunning landscape of Skagafjordur in North of Iceland. Drangey island is a birdwatching paradise. The island is a nesting colony for thousands of seabirds, including puffins, guillemots, gannets, kittiwakes, fulmar, shearwaters along with ravens and gyrfalcons. The island is a sheer sided palagonite rock aproximately 180m high and provides a wonderful view over the whole fjord. A trip to Drangey is a unique experience combining  sightseeing, birdwatching, sailing, hiking with personal service and guidance. There is a man made path to the top of the island along the face of the cliffs. While hiking you can get up close to the puffins that frequently sit resting within a few meters of the path. During the hike our tour guides tell the ancient stories of Grettir the strong, a viking that lived on the island in excile and more recent ones of how the islands resources have harvested from past to present. The tour is suitable for both groups and individuals of all ages. The tour duration is approximately 4 hours. It´s not a problem if someone does not wish to take on the hiking part of the trip to the top of the island.  Those who wish can stay on the boat or go on shore at the small harbor in Drangey, relax and enjoy the beautiful scenes of nature all around. Over the summer months, June 1st - August 20 st, we offer daily trips to Drangey from Sauðárkrókur at 10:00 am. In May and September are no scheduled tours but tours can be arranged on request.  
KK Restaurant
Sports bar and restaurant. The menu includes burgers, 9" pizzas and more. Kaffi Krókur also boasts an elegant cocktail menu. Great atmosphere in pool and darts and lots of games shown.
Nordic Natura
Beautiful and well located 25 m2 studio houses on the edge of Ásbyrgi National park with a spectacular view in all directions. The houses are equipped with a stylish kitchenette (dishwasher, fridge, microwave and a stove) and all the necessary kitchen equipments and appliances. Each house has a 25 m2 porch with a gasgrill and outside furniture. The houses are designed with comfort in mind. Quality beds, and all bed linens and towels are made of 100% organic fair traid cotton. All soaps are either organic or naturally handmade from the province. A good sofa bed is there for the kids. 
Icelandhorsetours - Helluland
At our farm Helluland in the north of Iceland we offer horse tours that suit everybodi, whether you are beginners or advanced riders, whether you come alone or as a group, and you can also choose between short and long tours - we will design a trip tailored according to your individual needs!
GeoSea
The GeoSea sea baths enable you to enjoy nature in a unique manner. Thanks to the underground heat, the seawater in the baths is warm and comfortable and the mineral-rich water will caress your skin. While the warm sea works its miracles, you can enjoy the view of the mountain range to the west, Skjalfandi Bay beneath the cliffs and the Arctic Circle itself on the horizon. For centuries, the geothermal heat north of Húsavík has been known to residents, who have utilized it for bathing and washing. Drilling for hot water at Húsavíkurhöfði in the mid-20th century revealed water that turned out to be hot seawater, too rich in minerals to be suitable for heating houses. Instead of letting this hot water go to waste, an old cheese barrel was installed at Húsavíkurhöfði. There, Húsavík residents could enjoy the health benefits of bathing in hot seawater. Those suffering from skin conditions such as psoriasis have found relief by bathing in the water, which is at an optimal temperature of 38°-39°C.  The town of Húsavík sits on the eastern shore of Skjálfandaflói (Shaky Bay), known around the world for its rich wildlife and variety of whales. Húsavík is the largest town in Northeast Iceland and a center of commerce and services. It is the site of the first house built in Iceland, in the year 860, by Swedish Viking Garðar Svavarsson. Húsavík is conveniently located for day trips to most of the major attractions in Iceland. From Húsavík it is less than an hour’s drive to Lake Mývatn, Ásbyrgi Canyon, Krafla Caldera and Goðafoss Falls.  Opening hours:Every day 11:00-23:00
The Herring Era Museum
The Herring Era Museum is Iceland’s largest maritime and industrial museum, where visitors have the opportunity to get to know the herring fishery and processing industry that underpinned Iceland’s economy for much of the twentieth century. Three very different museum buildings provide visitors with an insight into the magnificent and captivating herring industry. The Róaldsbrakki is a Norwegian herring station dating back to 1907. Most of this building is as it was in the past, when herring girls lived in the building throughout the summer. Grána is an example of a small herring factory of the 1930s and visitors can see the workings of the reduction industry, which has long been seen as Iceland’s first major industry. The Boathouse seeks to recreate a portion of a herring port, with the fleet alongside one evening in 1950 and allows visitors to mull over what it must have been like to walk the quaysides around the middle of the last century. More information: www.herringmuseum.com Opening hours: May and September: 13 – 17 June, July, August: 10 – 18 Winter: By arrangement Siglufjörður is only and hour drive from Akureyri!
Dettifoss Guesthouse
The Lundur Budget Guesthouse has reopened in 2011 with a strong will to provide cosy budget accommodation for the guests of Oxarfjördur area.Located in a mysterious, yet fascinating landscape, the guesthouse has 19 rooms with shared facilities. In the rooms there are up to 4 beds in each. If the guests want to cook own meals, they are welcome to use cooking facilities.
Guesthouse Árból
Árból is a particularly beautiful and pleasent guest house located by the stream Búðará in the west corner of the village park. The house was built in 1903 and there is an aura of warmth and refinement about it which reflects its long and proud history as a residence for the district governor. The rooms, which accommodate 1-4 persons and have all undergone a thorough restoration, truly add to the pleasant atmosphere of the house.    
The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Art Museum
The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Art Museum collects artworks by artists who have hitherto been seen as outside the cultural mainstream, often also called naïve or brut – artists who have a real and direct connection to an original creative spirit; true, unspoiled and free. The core collection consists today of about 140,000 artworks and sketches by over 300 artists, dating from the mid-19th century to the present. The Museum is located in North Iceland, on the eastern side of Eyjafjörður, just about 10 minutes’ drive from the town of Akureyri.  10 to 12 new exhibitions every year. Appartment to rent Opening hours: 10.oo - 17oo from first Saturday in May until second Sunday in September.Phone 461-4066
Sauðaneshús - District Folk Museum
The oldest stone house in Þingeyjar Counties, Sauðaneshús, is located 7 km´s north of the town of Þórshöfn. Today, it serves as the home of the region’s folk museum, which tells the story of life in Langanes Peninsula and how its residents have used their prosperous surroundings to endure through the ages in this unforgiving yet spectacular environment. A new exhibition opened in 2022, curated by two Icelandic artists who are the caretakers at Sauðaneshús during the summer as well. Open from 15th of June to 15th of August, 13-17. Closed on Mondays.  Entrance fee Admission: 1.500 ISK Pensioners/Students*: 1.100 ISK Disabled*/Children: Free Members of ICOM*: Free Groups (10+): 1.300 ISK *ID required It is also possible to buy an entry ticket (2.200 ISK) that gives you access to The Husavik Museum - Safnahúsið, Grenjaðarstaður - The Old Turf House, Snartarstaðir - District Folk Museum & Sauðaneshús - District Folk Museum once during the calendar year 2024. 
no17.is Private Service / Auðun Benediktsson
No.17 Tour Service offer variety of tours mostly in the north of Iceland. Our goal is to offer personal dream tours to our customers. The company also has a specially adapted van that is able to carry up to four wheelchairs.The company’s owners have been involved in the tourist industry for years. Sharing their experience and knowhow with the traveler is a vital part of the company service and ads that bit extra to the tour experience.
Ytra Lón Farm Lodge
Ytra Lón Farm Lodge is situated in the midst of Langanes Peninsula, on the far reaches of one of Iceland’s most remote corners. 14 km northeast of Þórshöfn on road nr. 869. There are flight connections between Akureyri and Þórshöfn Mondays - Fridays, bookable at https://www.airicelandconnect.com/destinations/iceland/thorshofn .  Guests are picked up from Þórshöfn for a reasonable fee. When you arrive with your own transportation in Seyðisfjörður by Smyril Line itʼs a 3-hour drive to Ytra Lón. In our Lodge we offer  accommodation in 9 studio apartments for those who share our passion for nature and are looking for a quiet, tranquil environment. The apartments are equipped with bathroom and kitchen, everything you need for a comfortable stay for as long as you like. As extra service we offer breakfast buffet and Farm-To-Table dinner with local and homemade products, a taste of Iceland. For dinner our specialty is lamb meat from our farm or fresh trout from the lake.  Veranda with furniture, gas BBQ and a hot tub Free WiFi Free parking Sightseeing on the farm Free trout fishing in lake Ytra Lón / fly fishing licenses for sale in Lónsá river Collecting eggs in the cliffs of Skoruvík 15/5-10/6 Daytours to Langanes peninsula from 2 1/2 - 5 hours Hiking tours Retreats  
Sigló Hotel
Siglo Hotel is built into the harbour in Siglufjordur. All the rooms have views over the beautiful surrounding mountains and marina and from the cosy window seat you can watch life go by in this quiet little haven in north Iceland. The hotel is open all year round and offers 61 classic rooms with relaxing window seats, 4 deluxe rooms with upgraded amenities and 3 suites with private balconies. Restaurant Sunna and the Lobby bar are located within the hotel. The other two restaurants that Siglo Hotel offers, Kaffi Raudka and Hannes Boy, are in walking distance. All guests have access to outdoor spas and sauna, located at the hotel as well. Relaxing room with a fireplace is located at the ground floor. At Siglo Hotel we strive to offer our guests a relaxing environment with a classic and romantic design.  
Sóti Summits
Sóti Summits is a North Iceland travel agency, operated by Icelanders with a desire for adventure travel and inspired by the pristine nature of northern Iceland and the Troll Peninsula  We design our experiences based on our own passion for nature, adventure, and sustainability.  Iceland's natural environment is at the core of our experiences and we take every measure to ensure that it will be there for years to come. We demonstrate our ambitions for sustainability through our practices, basing our products on local expertise and immersive discovery by foot or bike, rather than long-distance driving and destination sampling.  Our trips are hand-crafted with the exploring adventurer in mind and through them, we can share our passion for the stunning Troll Peninsula and the north of Iceland. All our experiences showcase the region through tours and activities, and also through delicious local food and superb accommodation.  Last but not least, our people. Our local guides are our backbone. With extensive outdoor adventure experience coupled with in-depth knowledge of local stories and history, you are in good hands.  We can’t wait to show you the north we know. 
Europcar Car Rental / Bílaleiga Akureyrar
Reliable and personal customer service, flexible agent network and a broad fleet of well maintained vehicles makes Europcar the number one choice when renting a car in Iceland.With an outstanding team of motivated car rental experts Europcar has built an unmatched reputation through the decades, something that can´t be bought in this industry. Maybe the best advertisement of all is the many returning and satisfied customers.Renting one-way is easy with these many rental locations to choose from around Iceland. The biggest rental stations are in central Reykjavik and at the International Airport in Keflavík but the head office of the company and reservations centre is in Akureyri which often is called the capital of the north. It is convinient to book online here on our website and pick up your rental car at any of our locations or we can pick-you-up from your hotel / guesthouse free of charge within city limits.
The Beer Spa
You lie in a bathtub for 25 mintues, filled with beer, water, hops and yeast. After that you go into a relaxation room for another 25 minutes. Beer yeast is used in various ways, the most common, is a tablet form where the effects of the yeast are very benefitting.  Beer bath, where you bathe in both young beer and live beer yeast, without showering it off until some hours later, has an extremely powerful effect on the body and skin. This treatment is both cleansing for the skin and has a very positive effect on health. The are seven tubs and we can accommodate up to 14 people every hour, as people can choose between going in the tub with another person or alone. There is no age limit for the bath itself, as the bathwater does not include alcahol. The draughts, that are on the side of eact tub, are only for those who have reached the age of 20 years. Children younger than 16 years have to be accompanied by an adult.  
The Museum of Prophecies
The Museum of Prophecies Exhibition, storytelling and fortune telling.   The exhibition focuses on Þórdís the fortune-teller, the first named inhabitant of Skagaströnd, who lived there in the late 10th century. A painted tapestry tells the story of Þórdís. Guides lead visitors through the exhibition which features all kinds of interesting information about prophecies and fortune telling. Visitors can have their fortunes told and their palms read on request. Children can examine Þórdís’s gold chest, where various interesting things are hidden. We have a great range of Icelandic craft and design.   Opening hours:  June -  Sept. Tuesday – Sunday         13:00-18:00 Closed on Mondays.   Opening hours from Sept. – June  by arrangement, please contact us by phone. tel: 861 5089 / 452 2726 
Europcar Car Rental / Bílaleiga Akureyrar
Reliable and personal customer service, flexible agent network and a broad fleet of well maintained vehicles makes Europcar the number one choice when renting a car in Iceland. With an outstanding team of motivated car rental experts Europcar has built an unmatched reputation through the decades, something that can´t be bought in this industry. Maybe the best advertisement of all is the many returning and satisfied customers. Renting one-way is easy with these many rental locations to choose from around Iceland. The biggest rental stations are in central Reykjavik and at the International Airport in Keflavík but the head office of the company and reservations centre is in Akureyri which often is called the capital of the north. It is convinient to book online here on our website and pick up your rental car at any of our locations or we can pick-you-up from your hotel / guesthouse free of charge within city limits.    
Hotel Mikligarður - Arctichotels
Hotel Mikligarður is a summertime property set within a student accommodation building in Saudárkrókur. We offer 65 rooms (single, double, triple and family rooms) all with private facilities and  free Wi-Fi. A breakfast buffet is served each morning . Our staff is more than willing to help you out with planning your trip or activities during your stay or give local tips about activities and good restaurants. The hotel is well located close to the center of the town, which offers an array of activities. Sauðárkrókur has three restaurants, a bakery, an information center, The Heritage House, 1238- The Battle of Iceland virtual reality show, an outdoor thermal bath, riding tours, bird watching area (puffins), a golf course, a health club, shops; all of which are within walking distance from the hotel. There are also excellent walking paths along the beach or up to the mountains above Sauðárkrókur. Summer Hotel Mikligardur is only a 20 minute drive from the hot pool Grettislaug. Regular sailing trips to the island Drangey (The Puffin island) are from the port in Sauðárkrókur. Another local point of interest is Glaumbær the old farmhouse at Skagafjordur Heritage Museum, which is a 15 minute drive from the hotel. An ideal location for an enjoyable vacation.
Gísli, Eiríkur, Helgi - Coffehouse
Cosy Café at Dalvík
Akureyri Art Museum
Founded in 1993 Akureyri Art Museum is one of the youngest art museums in Iceland. It is located in what used to be the KEA co-op building, which was designed with strong influences from Bauhaus and the international Funkis movement. The Museum’s two venues are located side by side in the heart of Akureyri, in Listagil (Art’s Street). Emphasis is on a variety of exhibitions and works of the highest artistic standard. In addition to older works, Akureyri Art Museum makes room for the best and the brightest new talent, both domestic and foreign. The aim is to support and promote visual arts in Akureyri as well as educate visitors in what art has to offer. Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:   12:00-17:00 12:00-17:00 12:00-17:00 The museum is closed on Mondays.
Arctic Trip
Arctic Trip was founded in 2015 by Halla Ingolfsdottir, a highly experienced guide with over 20 years of experience in guiding travelers around North Iceland, in Eyjafjordur and in particular in Grímsey where she has spent most of her days. Although recently founded, Arctic Trip has been in the making for several years; collecting experience, making social and business connections, testing the natural elements and wildlife. Halla has a passion for storytelling and the outdoors and she and her team is very excited to welcome you to the remote island of Grímsey, to be on top of the world! Arctic Trip was founded with the mission that everybody should enjoy a relaxed stay, to nourish their mind. We believe people should spend their holiday renewing themselves and creating memories that will last a lifetime. We respect the environment, the wildlife and the tender and fragile nature of Iceland. Preservation and respect for the nature is a key factor in the Arctic Trip manifesto.
Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse
Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse and Restaurant is situated right beside the sea in the oldest part of the village of Blönduós, which is located on Highway 1,243 km (approximately 3 hours drive) north of Reykjavík in the Northwest of Iceland.  At Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse, we offer you cosy accommodation with magnificent views across the open North Atlantic Ocean to the Westfjords peninsula beyond, delicious home-cooked meals, and authentic Icelandic hospitality.   Brimslóð Atelier Guesthouse has total 10 rooms, 4 rooms with shared bathrooms and 6 suite with private bathroom.   At Brimslóð Atelier Restaurant we serve Icelandic heritage food with a modern twist. Home cooked meals, prepared with local ingredients. DINNER Dinner is an unforgettable part of any stay at Brimslóð Atelier and the perfect way to round off the day. Three-course set meals are served at our large communal table in the spacious dining room, with its large picture window, overlooking the sea as the sun goes down. We share delicious home cooked food, prepared with local ingredients, good conversation and great company. Our dining room is open at dinnertime for our overnight guests and for other guests who book at least one day in advance. The owners  Inga Elsa Bergþórsdóttir and her husband Gísli Egill Hrafnsson have collaborated on numerous food-related projects. They have researched, written, photographed, designed and published five books of their own in Icelandic, English and French. They are passionate food and cookery enthusiasts and in their books they share some of the knowledge and experience they have gained over the years. They are both trained tour guides and they have travelled widely in Iceland in connection with their work. They also run a travel agency specialising in photography tours. Brimslóð Atelier has until now been our home studio, where we have worked on many of our food related projects. From researching traditional food preparation and preserving techniques, to production of our own books and radio programmes, to workshops and lectures about Icelandic and Nordic food. Brimslóð has inspired us in many ways and we have built up a growing connection with the region. Foodworkshop - Nordic nature and nordic cuisine explored with Inga Elsa Bergþórsdóttir and Gísli Egill Hrafnsson. Inga and Gísli offer workshops of varying lengths to suit the different seasons, and tailor made to suit the size and composition of each group. They are always happy to respond to queries and new ideas for workshops.
Kópasker HI Hostel
Away from the beaten track of the ring road, Kópasker is the gateway to the remote northeast wilds where nature is abundant and the arctic circle is within breathing distance. The small but friendly town overlooks the Icelandic ocean and is located on the Merlakkaslétta peninsula, one Iceland’s most undiscovered bird watching hotspots. Kópasker HI Hostel offers accommodation in two buildings with shared bathrooms and kitchen and has a cozy common room with thousands of classical music CDs- the perfect soundtrack for looking out to the sea. The host is very knowledgable with information for the area and laundry is available with no extra charge subject to availability.   At HI Iceland, we strive to meet and exceed the standards expected of us as a leader in sustainable travel. We take an active role in promoting sustainability within our community and we lead by example, and by good actions and practices in our operation. In the area: Þingeyjarsýsla Folk Museum presents an unique collection of local objects from the 19th and 20th centuries. One hour drive from the Arctic Henge, located in the northernmost settlement of mainland Iceland. A short drive away is the valley of Ásbyrgi, a horse-shoe shaped canyon with many hiking routes. A two day hike connects this to Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Kópasker is the perfect base for many attractions in the area such as Húsavík and lake Myvatn.  
Hotel Laugarbakki
Right in between the country’s capital and the capital of its North, Akureyri, is a brand new and marvelous hotel that goes by the name Hotel Laugarbakki. The grounds all around are steeped in local history and not only the history of outlaws, sorcery and dignitaries. In the year of 1244, the only battle by the coasts of Iceland, The Battle of Flói, took place in its bay. The times have certainly changed since, but even though the sounds of clashing swords have long been silenced, its echoes can still be discerned in the hotel’s kitchen, where its cooks conjure up the most dazzling dishes for its guests. Hotel Laugarbakki has fifty-six all-inclusive rooms, a charming restaurant, a gym and hot tubs, helping its guests unwind after long days in the country side. Laugarbakki is also ideal for work trips, as the hotel even has a room for meetings and free Wi-Fi in public areas and every room. The hotel staff is within reach and will inform you on all of the vicinity’s leisurely activities, including salmon fishing, seal watching, organized horseback excursions, trips to the swimming pool and to historical buildings, just to name a few things. 56 brand new rooms all with private bathrooms. Single, double, double superior, triple, family rooms and junior suites. All rooms have; new beds, hardwood floors, central heating and are equipped with hairdryer, hair products, bathrobes and TV´s. Bakki restaurant Is located at Hotel Laugarbakki. We want the food in our restaurant to be the best quality possible for a fair price, and to reach that goal we use local suppliers and eco friendly producers mailny from local farmers and fishermen.  Our lamb comes from local farmers, our beef comes from local farm Jörfi, our wild archtic charr is from the heath Arnarvatnsheiði, and our strawberries and herbs come from Skrudvangur, the greenhouse next door.  Open for breakfast and dinner every day. Lunch groups need to be pre ordered.  Opening hours: Breakfast: 07 – 10 Dinner: 18 – 21:30   Bar is located at the hotel. Conference rooms are at Hotel Laugarbakki; Asdisarstofa for smaller meetings and Grettissalur for bigger conventions. Fully equipped Teaching kitchen is at the hotel for culinary classes. Hot tubs and a Gym is located at the hotel free for guests. Free Wi-Fi in public areas and every room Free parking Outdoor playground for children
Camping 66.12° north
The campsite is close to the sea in the Tjörnes peninsula and the view to the sea is great. There is not many places in Iceland with as beautiful sunset as well as lot of bird life in the area. The facilities are good with toilets and warm showers as well as toilets for the disabled. There is also an indoor cooking and dining facilities. The travelling distance to Ásbyrgi is about 35 km and 24 km to Húsavík. To lake Mývatn is about 80 km and 100 km to Akureyri.
Grásteinn Guesthouse
Grásteinn Guesthouse in Þórshöfn,  accommodation with a private beach area and garden. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and on-site parking is provided. At the guest house, all rooms have a wardrobe. Every room includes a private bathroom, and certain units at Grásteinn Guesthouse have a terrace. A buffet breakfast is served each morning at the property. Húsavík Airport is 90 km from the property.
Fell Cottages
The farm Fell is located on the Northeast corner of Iceland, more specifically on the so-called Langanes Coast, a coastline which stretches between the towns of Þórshöfn and Bakkafjörður. The Coast derives its name from the Langanes Peninsula, which literally translates as „The Long Peninsula“. From Fell there are approx. 13 kilometers to the town of Þórshöfn and about 55 kilometers to Vopnafjördur, the largest urban population in the region.  The Fell farm sits by the sea in beautiful and quiet surroundings, nestled under the fell from which the farm takes its name, Smyrlafell. The farm faces Mt. Gunnólfsvíkurfjall, which gracefully rises 719 meters from the sea level. This is the perfect place to take a dip in the sea and truly enjoy the beautiful nature.  Welcome to the farm of Fell.
Verbudin 66
A small, family run restaurant with a fusion of traditional and international cuisine. Fresh fish, fish & chips, fish soup as well as Burgers and Vegan options, cakes and coffee. The restaurant is open daily during the summertime and on weekends and upon request during winter. Summer opening hours:From June 1: every day between 11:00 and 22:00. The kitchen is open until 22:00.
Garður Guesthouse
Garður guesthouse is located on road no. 85 approx. 50 km east of Húsavík and a short 10 min drive to Ásbyrgi – Vatnajökull National Park. This house is partly renovated resulting in a bright and inviting house for up to 19 persons in 8 bedrooms. The house has shared 2 ½ bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and kitchenette, living room with TV, sitting area, laundry and free Wifi. Garður can be rented as a whole or single rooms. Perfect location to explore the Vatnajökull National Park, Mývatn, The arctic henge and Húsavík.
Hotel Norðurljós
Hótel Norðurljós (Hotel Northern Lights) is a family runnedhotel and has been a part of the history of Raufarhöfn for thelast 40 years.  It was originally built as accommodation forworkers employed in the fish processing industry and at timeswas the home for up to 200 "herring-girls" who came in thesummer months to salt herring at the "Odin's Station".  Towardsthe end of the "herring adventure" at the end of the 1960'sthis place was converted into a hotel.  To begin with the hotelwas run as a summer hotel but during the last five years it hasstayed open throughout the year.  The bulding has beenextensively renovated. There is a lounge in thehotel for the use of guests as well as a study with books inEnglish, dealing with all aspects of Icelandic nature.  Therestaurant serves a variety of local and international dishes.The bar provides excellent views across the harbour. The hotel is located near the centre of the quayside with aview across the harbour where it is possible to observe thefishermen in the afternoon when they land their catch fromtheir small fishing boats.  Bigger fishing boats may also beseen coming and going.  To the west of the hotel is an openspace where the arctic tern nests as well as the golden ploverand several other species of birds.  A lot of birds can also beobserved in the harbour area and further away is the Höfðinn, anesting place for many species.  20 species of birds have beenspotted from the windows of the hotel. https://www.facebook.com/Hotelnor/ 
North East Travel
Experience the true icelandic culture with North East Travel located in a small fishing village in the north eastern region, a true wonder when it comes to nature, wildlife and exploring the outdoors. Customised trips makes it a perfect option for anyone wanting to visit the north east part of Iceland.
Fairytale at Sea - Jet Ski Tours
Fairytale At Sea is an entertainment company in Ólafsfjörður that provides scenic tours in unspoiled nature under the Ólafsfjarðarmúla and Hvanndalabjarg the highest precipice in Iceland. Our jet ski trips take 2 hours and the maximum number of guest is 8. Price per person is ISK 29.900. Additional passenger, only ISK 8.000.  Free video/photos of the trip!  We also provide tailor-made custom tours. All protective clothing and safety equipment included. Be sincerely welcome to us.
1238: The Battle of Iceland
The exhibition, 1238 : The Battle of Iceland, revolves around the most famous part of the Icelandic Sagas - Sturlung Era (1220 - 1264); the bloodiest and most violent era in Icelandic history. Sturlunga is recreated with interactive technology and brings to life, in a fascinating vision, Iceland's most dramatic clash of family clans and the fatal civil war that ended Iceland's independence. 1238 : The Battle of Iceland, is an immersive exhibition that goes a step beyond the regular history museum. The exhibition offers people of all ages to experience history in a very modern and artful interactive installations and to take part in dramatic events through virtual reality. Whether visitors have great or no interest in history the visit is  truly an amazing experience. Café & Bistro, Souvenir Shop and Tourist Information Office is also located at 1238 : The Battle of Iceland. Open daily in summertime: 10am – 4pmOpen Monday-Saturdays in wintertime: 10am -4pm Visit us on Facebook. 
The Herring House
 The Herring House is a cozy place for tourists and travellers around Iceland.   We offer you a place to stay in the Northmost town of Iceland, Sigluförður, where the people are friendly and welcoming to newcomers.   The guesthouse is very well located in a large peaceful garden behind the church, with a view of the town, fjord, and the surrounding mountains, and only a few minute's walk from the town´s square; Ráðhústorgið, where you will find shops, café´s, bars, restaurants, and museums.  At The Herring House, you can enjoy peace and quiet in a comfortable environment with abreath-taking view.   The mountains offer a great opportunity for outdoor activities such as hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter.  At The Herring House, we have four elegant rooms with made-up beds and two cabins located in the garden.  The rooms have a shared well-equipped kitchenette and a spacious bathroom.  The two-person cabins have a terrace, a private bathroom and a small, but fully equipped kitchen.  In the garden, you can find an outdoor shower, bathhouse, and a hot tub in between the trees.  Here you can wash your day off in our outdoor shower and relax in our hot tub, enjoying the mountain range and fresh Icelandic air.   We look forward to offering you a pleasant experience at The Herring House, where great emphasis is placed on hygiene and personal service.  
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.
Europcar Car Rental / Bílaleiga Akureyrar
Reliable and personal customer service, flexible agent network and a broad fleet of well maintained vehicles makes Europcar the number one choice when renting a car in Iceland.With an outstanding team of motivated car rental experts Europcar has built an unmatched reputation through the decades, something that can´t be bought in this industry. Maybe the best advertisement of all is the many returning and satisfied customers.Renting one-way is easy with these many rental locations to choose from around Iceland. The biggest rental stations are in central Reykjavik and at the International Airport in Keflavík but the head office of the company and reservations centre is in Akureyri which often is called the capital of the north. It is convinient to book online here on our website and pick up your rental car at any of our locations or we can pick-you-up from your hotel / guesthouse free of charge within city limits.  
Arctic Sea Tours
Arctic Sea Tours offers Arctic whale watching, Grímsey Arctic Island and Arctic Sea Angling tours from Dalvik close to Akureyri in North Iceland. Our location is 66°N close to the Arctic circle which lies just north of Iceland and through Grimsey island. We operate licensed oak passenger boats, equipped according to strict standards set by the Icelandic Maritime Administration.  We emphasize on personal service and small groups of passengers. We do our best to make your tour a special one and provide you with an unforgettable experience. Private charter available all around the year.   Arctic Whale Watching. A great adventure and unique experience for everyone. In Dalvík you have an exceptionally good chance to encounter the great humpback whale or 94% and often we spot white-beaked dolphins, minke whales, the small harbour porpoises and sometimes even the majestic blue whale. Overall we see whales in 98% of our tours. 3 hour whale watching tour. Warm overalls to secure your comfort on board. Hot drinks and local refreshments. 15 minutes sea angling at the end of the tour. Grill of freshly caught fish once back in Dalvík. Departure every day all around the year at 13:00, more departure times in summer. Whale watching schedule Morning departure 09:00 from 15th may - 30th september Midday departure 13:00 all around the year Afternoon departure 17:00 15th june - 10th august Evening departure 20:30 1st july Grímsey Arctic Island Have you ever wanted to cross the arctic circle? Well this is your chance! You will sail over to Grimsey island where you will be able to cross over the arctic circle and experience local culture and food! 10 hour day tour! Transfer to Grímsey island and back with the ferry Sæfari. Guided tour while on the island. A light lunch. A stop at one of the best bird watching areas in Iceland. Seeing the work of the locals. Meeting the locals for a light chat. Departure 3 times a week, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 09:00   Arctic Sea Angling. Fishing is fun for all ages! If you want to experience Icelandic culture this tour will give you exactly what you are looking for – with the fresh arctic air, fishing and a taste of the freshly caught catch, you will leave Iceland feeling like a true fisherman! 1-6 hour sea angling tour. No need for experience – we will teach you. Experienced fishermen on board. Fishing equipment & protective clothing. Taste of grilled fish at the harbour! Upon request all around the year.
KIDKA Wool factory shop
Our company KIDKA is one of the biggest knitting factories in Iceland and its name stands for beautiful and high-quality wool products, which are fashionable, comfortable and genuine Icelandic. You can find our products in shops all over Iceland. Our factory is situated in the beautiful Miðfjörður area, in the small town Hvammstangi, halfway between Reykjavík and Akureyri, just 5 min from the main Road 1. KIDKA sweaters, cardigans, and accessories are knitted by knitting machines. If you stop by in Hvammstangi you are welcome to take a look at our factory and see it yourself.  A visit to the KIDKA Wool factory provides a unique insight into the genuine Icelandic way of knitwear production. We like to show you how your sweater is made.In our cozy factory shop, you can purchase our KIDKA wool products or buy some hand-knitted wool products for a good price. We are also in Reykjavík: KIDKA Wool ShopLaugavegur 54, 101 Reykjavík.kidka@simnet.is  www.kidka.com

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