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Hotel Natur

Thorisstadir - Countryhotel is right by Road nr. 1 with a great view over Eyjafjörður. The location gives good option for day trips to places that have a lot to offer. For those who want to enjoy the countryside, beautiful nature and a peaceful environment.

Hotel Natur

Þórisstaðir Svalbarðsströnd

GPS Points N65° 46' 20.705" W18° 4' 17.034"
Accommodation 35 Rooms / 69 Beds
Opening period All year
Service Conference facilities Smoking not allowed Wheel chair accessible Walking path Home catering Bird watching Hotel / guesthouse Cooking facilities Internet access Hot pot Handy craft for sale Bar

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Others

Iceland Fishing Guide
Angling
  • Hrafnagilsstræti 38
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 660-1642
Borgarbíó
Family & Fun Parks
  • Hólabraut 12
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-3500
Scandinavian Travel Services
Day Tour Provider
  • Nesvegur 50
  • 107 Reykjavík
  • 774 4477
B&B Sólheimar 9 / natureguide.is
Guesthouses
  • Sólheimar 9, Svalbarðsströnd
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 662-3762, 663-2650
Tarzan Backcountry
Tour Operators
  • Víkurgil 13
  • 603 Akureyri
  • 849-0422
Akureyri Walk & Visit
Day Tour Provider
  • Álfabyggð 6
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 623-9595
Ski Service - Akureyri
Winter adventure
  • Fjölnisgata 4b
  • 603 Akureyri
  • 462-1713
Akureyri Golf Club
Golf Courses
  • Jaðar
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2974
Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir
Tour Operators
  • Hjallalundur 11c
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 869-4101
artak ehf.
Day Tour Provider
  • Strandgata 53
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 691-4839
Icelandic Hunting Adventures
Travel Agency
  • Brúnahlíð 5
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 896-8404
HestaNet
Horse Activities
  • Hléskógar
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 462-4878
Hvammur Golf club
Golf Courses
  • Gamli skólinn
  • 610 Grenivík
  • 896-9927, 896-9927
Trans - Atlantic
Travel Agency
  • Tryggvabraut 22
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 588-8900, 588-8904
Nökkvi Sailing Club
Boat Tours
  • Drottningarbraut
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 694-7509
AOT Travel
Jeep- & Glacier Tours
  • Laufásgata 9
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2829, 698-0781
Lundur Golf Club
Golf Courses
  • Fnjóskadalur
  • 601 Akureyri
TAXI BSO
Taxi
  • Strandgata
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-1010
Guesthouse Leifsstaðir
Guesthouses
  • Eyjafjarðarsveit
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 462-1610, 861-1610
Phookatravels
Hiking Tours - Hiking
  • Norðurgata 37
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 659-4540
The Skating Arena
Winter adventure
  • Naustavegur 1
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-2440
Uppsalir
Guesthouses
  • Uppsalir 1
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 894-6076, 777-8201
Nature
21.66 km
Hlidarfjall ski area

The ski area at Mt. Hlidarfjall lies at the bottom of one of the biggest fjords in Iceland surrounded by high mountains ranging from 1000 to 1538 meters over sea level. The ski area is 5 km above the town Akureyri. The area has 6 ski lifts, 23 alpine slopes and 15 km of cross country tracks, ski cafés, ski rental and a ski school. Snow production systems ensure a long season from end of November till beginning of May.

History and Culture
23.64 km
The Christmas Garden

A visit to The Christmas Garden will transport you into the realms of Christmas - only a 10 minute drive from Akureyri. Here you will find countless items connected to the festive season from all parts of the world. Of course, Icelandic Christmas traditions are given priority, such as legs of smoked lamb hanging from a beam and the decorative "leaf bread" in many patterns, as well as the Yuletide Lads and their parents, who play such an important role in the Icelandic Christmas celebrations. Quality handwork, crafted by many artists from all parts of the country deck the shelves, making this a place which appeals to all the family.

Nature
16.82 km
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.

History and Culture
2.60 km
Safnasafnid Museum

Safnasafnið - The Icelandic Folk Art Museum - was founded in 1995 by Níels Hafstein and Magnhildur Sigurðardóttir. The collection, consisting of paintings, sculptures, drawings, watercolours, embroideries, books, dolls, toys and tools, presents an interesting and informative view of folk art, as well as modern art and what inspires it. The collection consists of over 3000 works by naive, outsider and folk artists and close to 200 works by modern artists. Also in the museum are a small café and a museum shop.

Yearly the museum displays 16 exhibitons of diverse character mixing folk art and modern to create a surprising rendez-vous of ideas and show in one place the wonderful and playful paths of the creative mind. The museum also offers a superb library with books on art, architecture, outsider art, gardens, cars and diverse other things, all adding to its meditative charm. The museum offers excellent explorative grounds for the curious visitor, who becomes spontaneously a participant in an adventure that brings his and hers youthful spirit to new heights.

Others

Old Toys on display in Friðbjarnarhus
Museums
  • Aðalstræti 46
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 863-4531
The Municipal Library of Akureyri
Libraries & Archives
  • Brekkugata 17
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-1250
Deiglan
Exhibitions
  • Kaupvangsstræti 23 / Grófargil
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-2609
Vikingland
Museums
  • Moldhaugar
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 899-1072
Flóra
Shopping
  • Hafnarstræti 90
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 661-0168
The District Archives in Akureyri
Libraries & Archives
  • Brekkugata 17
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-1290

Others

Centrum Kitchen & Bar
Restaurants
  • Hafnarstræti 102
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 666-6078
Taste - Fast Delicious Chicken
Restaurants
  • Skipagata 2
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 578-6400
Kaffi Talía
Cafés
  • Glerártorg verslunarmiðstöð
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-3011
Gamla Prestshúsið
Restaurants
  • Laufás
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 463-3196
Flugkaffi
Cafés
  • Akureyrarflugvöllur
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-5017
Serrano
Restaurants
  • Ráðhústorg 7
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 519-6918
Verksmiðjan Restaurant
Restaurants
  • Glerártorg
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 555-4055
Grillstofan
Restaurants
  • Kaupvangsstræti 23
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-3005
Kaffi Torg
Restaurants
  • Glerártorg verslunarmiðstöð
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2279
Graeni Hatturinn
Pubs & Clubs
  • Hafnarstræti 96
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-4646
Gil Cafe
Cafés
  • Kaupvangsstræti
  • 600 Akureyri
Posthusbarinn
Pubs & Clubs
  • Hafnarstræti 102
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 866-6186
Nætursalan
Diners
  • Strandgata 6
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-1300
Olís - Service Station - Quiznos
Cafés
  • Tryggvabraut 12
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-3939
Skeljungur - Service Station Ak-inn
Cafés
  • Hörgárbraut
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 464-6484
Sjanghæ
Restaurants
  • Strandgata 7
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 562-6888
Lemon
Restaurants
  • Ráðhústorg 1
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462 5552
Domino's Pizza
Take Away
  • Undirhlíð 2
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 581-2345
N1 - Service Station
Cafés
  • Við Leiruveg
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-3414
Valdís Ice cream shop
Cafés
  • Hafnarstræti 100b
  • 600 Akureyri
Olstofa Akureyrar
Pubs & Clubs
  • Kaupvangsstræti 23
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 663-8886
Axelsbakarí
Cafés
  • Hvannavellir 14
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 4614010
Bakaríið við brúna
Cafés
  • Gleráreyrar 2
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-2700
Kristjáns Café
Cafés
  • Hafnarstræti 108
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-5930
Subway
Diners
  • Kaupvangsstræti 1
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-3400
Isbudinn Akureyri
Cafés
  • Geislagata 10
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-1112
Orðakaffi - Eat, Drink & More
Restaurants
  • Brekkugata 17
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 661-4638
Salatsjoppan
Restaurants
  • Tryggvabraut 22
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2245
Subway
Diners
  • Glerártorg
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 571-6777
R5 Bar
Pubs & Clubs
  • Ráðhústorg 5
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 412-9933
N1 - Service Station
Cafés
  • Við Hörgárbraut
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-3012
Hlöllabátar
Diners
  • Ráðhústorg 1
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-6500
Sprettur-Inn
Restaurants
  • Kaupangi v/Mýrarveg
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 464-6464
Bláa Kannan
Cafés
  • Hafnarstræti 96
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-4600
Berlin
Restaurants
  • Skipagata 4
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 772-5061, 661-0661
Jónsabúð
Cafés
  • Túngata 13
  • 610 Grenivík
  • 463-3236
Prepared hot food in Hrísalundur Shopping Centre
Restaurants
  • Verslunarmiðstöðin Hrísalundi
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2277
DJ Grill
Diners
  • Strandgata 11
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-1800
Lemon
Restaurants
  • Glerárgata 32
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-5552
Vitinn, Hóras ehf.
Tourist Information Centres
  • Oddeyrarbryggju
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-7771, 894-3039
Indian Curry House
Take Away
  • Ráðhústorg 3
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-4242
Tea and Coffee (Eymundsson)
Cafés
  • Hafnarstræti 91-93
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 540-2180

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