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Dec 2018

Yule Lads in Dimmuborgir

19.-24. Dec
Come visit the Yule Lads in Dimmuborgir from December 1st - December 24th between 11:00am and 1:00pm. 18 years and older pay 1.500isk to the Grýla Fund.

Mar 2019

Local Food Festival

16. Mar
Local Food Festival is a food culture festival in the Hof Cultural Centre in Akureyri. The big show will be held on October 20th. The purpose of the festival is to draw attention to the north and the great food industry in the North, with its diverse selection of restaurants, food culture and other sectors related to food.

Iceland Winter Games

22.-24. Mar
Winter is finally back in the beautiful city of Akureyri, the ski capital of Iceland. The mountains surrounding the city are covered in snow and for the people of Akureyri that means that preparation for the Iceland Winter Games is on full steam and they're counting down to their big winter festival.

Jul 2019

Biker days

19.-21. Jul
Bikers , bands food and fun

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

Map Akureyri Hrafnagil Grímsey Raufarhöfn Kópasker Þórshöfn Bakkafjörður Húsavík Mývatn Laugar Svalbarðseyri Grenivík Hjalteyri Hauganes Árskógssandur Dalvík Hrísey Ólafsfjörður Siglufjörður Hofsós Hólar Varmahlíð Sauðárkrókur Skagaströnd Blöndós Hvammstangi Laugarbakki Borðeyri