Akureyrarkirkja Church is one if Akureyri's most distinct landmarks.

20 things to see and do in Akureyri

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First direct flight from Cardiff to Akureyri took place today

12 Jan The first direct flight chartered by Super Break was flown from Cardiff in Great Britain to Akureyri in North Iceland. A Boeing 737-800 landed in Akureyri at noon carrying 185 passengers.

The music hall at the centre of Akureyri.

2.500 Brits fly direct to Akureyri

15 Nov British travel agency Super Break has organised chartered flights between Britain and Akureyri in North Iceland.

The exhibition will be open all summer

Summer: exhibition on selected works by North Icelandic artists

10 Jun 2017 The exhibition Summer will open in Ketilshús, Akureyri Art Museum in North Iceland today at 15:00. It will be an extensive and diverse exhibition of works by artists of North Iceland.

Vaðlaheiðargöng tunnel is only a few kilometres from Akureyri, North Iceland.

Mountain road between Akureyri and Mývatn soon a thing of the past

27 Apr 2017 Tomorrow a final blast will open a tunnel that will replace Víkurskarð mountain pass, which connects Akureyri to the beautiful natural pearls, and towns, of North East Iceland.

Akureyri Airport

Low-fare airlines to Akureyri instead of Keflavík Airport?

16 Mar 2017 Grímur Sæmundsson, chairman of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association, suggests all low-fare airlines that only offer commercial flights to Iceland over the summer, should land in Akureyri, North Iceland instead of Keflavik International Airport.

Akureyrarkirkja Church is one if Akureyri's most distinct landmarks.

20 things to see and do in Akureyri

26 Feb 2017 Akureyri is often named the capital of North Iceland. It's by far the biggest town outside of the capital area, and there is plenty to see and do there. Here's a list of our top 20 things to see and do in Akureyri.

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Video:AFP visits Syrian refugees settling in Iceland

2 Feb 2017 The AFP media service came to Iceland this week to interview Syrian families who fled a country of war and horror for the peace and safety of Iceland.

The graffiti is proving difficult to clean off.

Graffiti philosophers vandalise North Iceland churches

4 Jan 2017 Four churches in Akureyri, North Iceland, were vandalized during the night, including the Akureyri cathedral. All had been covered in graffiti using phrases such as religion is slavery, satan, and hegelian dialectic.

Hjalteyri, where the earthquakes originated.

Earthquake shakes North Iceland

19 Dec 2016 .An earthquake measuring 3.5 occurred in North Iceland this morning and was felt distinctly by many inhabitants of Akureyri. According to the Iceland Met Office its origins were south of Grenivík at a depth of twelve kilometres.

Lots of snow in Akureyri this morning.

Christmas card landscapes in Akureyri

21 Nov 2016 There are still five weeks until Christmas but when people woke up in Akureyri this morning a picture perfect sight greeted them - a thick fluffy layer of snow.

The North Iceland town of Akureyri as autumn wears on.

New direct flight from Rome to North Iceland

20 Oct 2016 A plane-load of Italian tourists are right now on their way to Iceland for a five-day stay in Iceland.


New direct flight from KEF Airport to North Iceland

5 Oct 2016 Icelandic domestic airline Air Iceland has announced a new route from Keflavík International Airport (KEF) to the North Iceland town of Akureyri starting on 24 February.

Icelandic Pokémon hunters trash botanical garden

23 Aug 2016 Individuals playing the hit reality game Pokémon GO are responsible for widespread vandalism and damage at the Botanical Garden in the North Iceland town of Akureyri, it has been claimed.

Lin with a young Icelandic fan.

NBA’s Jeremy Lin does Running Man in Iceland

30 May 2016 Lin has recently been on holiday in Iceland, visiting Akureyri and playing and shooting some hoops with a young Icelandic fan who bumped into him in an ice-cream shop.

The Naser family from Syria during football practice at Oddeyrarskóli in Akureyri. f

"The cold is better than war"

16 Apr 2016 A family of seven have a new home in Akureyri. It's a home where smiles, gratitude and optimism prevail. It's been four months since couple Joumaa and Joumana arrived in Iceland accompanied by their five sons as refugees from Syria.




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