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Winter adventure

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Winter adventure

North Iceland is the number one destination for Icelander's winter activities. Here you'll find six ski resorts, one of them being Hlíðarfjall in Akureyri that is considered one of the best in Iceland.

For those seeking a bit more action, the home of heli-skiing is in the Tröllaskagi peninsula. Seemingly endless mountains make it the perfect location. If you are more interested in going to the top by other vehicles or on foot, that is on offer as well. Skiing from the top of a mountain down to the sea is an experience unlike any other.

In winter, there are multiple attractions and tours available. Go on a whale-watching trip, discover the dancing northern lights or soak in the geothermal pools. The culture blossom's during the winter with live theater and music. During Christmas time, make sure not to miss the Yule Lads. They live in Dimmuborgir near Lake Mývatn and tease people that come around. In December, you can expect a white Christmas in North Iceland. From October to April, the North is truly a winter wonderland.

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