Akureyri and North Iceland

The small city of Akureyri in North Iceland tops Lonely Planet's list of 10 Best Places to visit in Europe.

According to Lonely Planet: „Akureyri tops the list as the best place in Europe thanks to its easy-going feel combined with an urban buzz, while also providing a great base for exploring North Iceland's green pastures, fishing villages and waterfalls, not to mention glimpsing awe-inspiring glaciers, volcanoes and lava fields.“

With only 18,000 residents, Akureyri offers big-city surprises, complete with gourmet dining, galleries, outdoor cafes and a splendid geothermal swimming pool. Seasonal delights include golf under the midnight sun and magnificent ski slopes. Nearby Lake Mývatn is a geological wonderland of volcanic craters, mud pots & lava fields.

Take a look at our tours that allow you to explore Akureyri: