Akureyri is city in northern Iceland. It is Iceland's second largest urban area and fourth largest municipality,with a population of about 18.000. Akureyri is often nicknamed the Capital of North Iceland and is an important port and fishing centre. The area has a relatively mild climate due to geographical factors and is a popular tourist destination for short or long visits. The town offers a wide range of activities and interesting places. You can visit notable museums, the world's most northerly botanic garden, one of Iceland's most popular swimming facilities, 18-hole golf course, one of the best skiing area in the country, good hiking trails and free city bus. Our guests can easily choose between varied accommodation and excellent range of restaurants, some of which specialise in local food.