Culture and Adventure
|• Family rooms available||• Common room(s)||• Self-catering kitchen|
|• Suitable for wheelchair users||• Free WiFi||• Garden|
|• Lockers available||• Luggage storage||• Cycle storage|
GPS: 65.69112, -18.10617
Akureyri is situated along road number 1.
Public transport: Daily buses running Reykjavík – Akureyri and Akureyri – Egilsstaðir. The Akureyri City Buses are free.
Parking: We have plenty of free parking onsite.
Airport: There are at least 5 daily flights between Reykjavík and Akureyri.
- Go on a whale watching tour parting from Akureyri or nearby villages such as Hjalteyri (20 km), Hauganes (33 km) and Dalvík (40 km).
- Visit a bird watching house. Three are located in town and one in the tranquil island of Hrísey.
- Travel back in time by visiting Gásir, the remains of a Viking Age trading post.
- Cross the Arctic Circle and visit Grímsey island, which stands alone far out on the horizon. This spectacular island is home to one hundred people – and one million seabirds.
- The uninhabited Glerárdalur valley offers a variety of exciting hiking routes.
- Choose from a variety of guided hiking or snowshoeing tours.
- During winter, go skiing in Mt. Hlíðarfjall, just above town.
- Check out some of Akureyri's many restaurants and cafés.
- Soak in the outdoor geothermal swimming pool.
- Explore a great variety of museums such as the Akureyri Art Museum, Nonnahús - Jón Sveinsson Memorial Museum and the Aviation Museum.
- Choose from a variety of walking tours with interesting sights and stories.
- Take a walk in the botanical garden, popular with visitors and locals alike.
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