North Iceland

Articles from the North

Krua Siam

Experience Thai Cuisine in North Iceland In the heart of the largest town of North Iceland, Akureyri, is the Krua Siam restaurant. The restaurant specialises...

The Arctic Coast Way

Explore this scenic North Iceland route   North Iceland’s newest tourist route spans 900km and has been dubbed the Arctic Coast Way. This route leads t...

Bathe in Beer

Bjórböðin is a unique, exhilarating spa in a scenic slice of North Iceland Iceland is home to some of the cleanest, purest water on earth. Travellers a...

Travel to the Edge of the Arctic

Explore the Northeast of Iceland, the end of the Arctic Coast Way The northeast of Iceland is home to some of the most exquisite nature on ...

Drangey in Skagafjörður

Drangey in Skagafjörður There aren't many places in Iceland where the summer evenings are more beautiful than in Skagafjörður. The wide fjord opens to t...

Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall

Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall Jökulsá á Fjöllum is the second longest river in Iceland or 206 km / 129 mi long and largest by volume. The source is i...

Skagaströnd on Skagi

Skagaströnd on Skagi Road number 745 is over 100km / 60mi long from Skagaströnd to Sauðárkrókur. It is one of the most unfrequented as well as the most ...

Summer in Siglufjörður

  Summer in Siglufjörður The weather was incredible in Siglufjörður this Sunday when the Icelandic Times passed through the town in over 20...

The Swimming Pool in Hofsós

Hofsós in Skagafjörður The swimming pool in Hofsós in Skagafjörður opened in 2010 and is an award-winning structure designed by Basalt Architects under the ...

Dalvík Harbour in Perfect Weather

Dalvík Harbour in Perfect Weather One of the most beautiful harbours in the country is Dalvík Harbour. But it is not only beautiful; it is one of the la...

Hrísey and Látraströnd

Hrísey and Látraströnd Hrísey Island in the middle of Eyjafjörður is the second largest island off the coast of Iceland after Heimaey. It is 8 km² large, an...

Flatey Island Church in Skjálfandi Bay

Flatey Island Church in Skjálfandi Bay The church in Flatey Island in Skjálfandi Bay was built in 1897 in Brettingsstaðir in Flateyjardalur. It was moved in...

Bright Nights

Bright Nights This photo is taken north of Eyjafjörður, three minutes after midnight tonight. Eyjafjörður is a 60 km long fjord in the middle of North Icela...

How was Ásbyrgi created?

How was Ásbyrgi created? Ásbyrgi is one of the greatest natural wonders of Iceland and is part of Iceland's largest national park, Vatnajökull National Park...

Öxarfjörður

Where is the most beautiful midnight sun? Photograph of the day – Photographer Páll Stefánsson Of course, in the northernmost municipality of Iceland, No...
Rauðinúpur

Rauðinúpur in Melrakkaslétta

Photograph of the day - Photographer Páll Stefánsson The largest gannet nesting site in North Iceland Rauðinúpur, a cliff to the north and west ...

Grjótnes in Melrakkaslétta

Photograph of the day – Páll Stefánsson Midnight in Grjótnes, Melrakkaslétta 28/06/2021 00:22 35mm Midnight in Grjótnes, Melrakkaslétta 28/06/2021 00...
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Visit the Great North

Explore the culture, beauty and history of North Iceland North Iceland is a beautiful part of the country, encompassing breathtaking nature, unique history ...