Akureyri - the ideal location for any conference, convention or meeting
Akureyri is a neighbourly town with a relaxed atmosphere, while still offering all the amenities of a big city. With hotels, restaurants and conference facilities within close distance from each other, the ideal way to getting from one place to the other is usually a light, enjoyable stroll.
Accommodation ranges from friendly guesthouses to first-class hotels and you are sure to find something that suits your group’s needs. What most of them have in common is that they are situated a short distance from the town centre.
The town has a wide variety of restaurants, cafés and bars. You will find restaurants that offer gourmet dishes as well as simpler and more affordable dishes. If you’re in a hurry you can always grab a bite at some of the fast food places around town. Bars and nightclubs are in plenty and all situated in the town’s centre, creating a vibrant atmosphere.
The town is ideally situated in the heart of northern Iceland and within a short distance are some of Iceland’s most popular and exciting tourist attractions, as well as some excellent off the beaten track spots. In addition, there’s plenty to see and do around town, so there will always be plenty to do during leisure time.
Mývatn is a lake near Akureyri in North Iceland. Lake Mývatn and the surrounding area is a magnificent and unique natural wonder. In addition to the lake itself you will find wild life, including various duck species, along with phenomena such as pseudo-craters, the largest explosion crater in Europe and lava fields the like of which you would expect on Mars. Many wonders of nature can be found in the Mývatn area, for example Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall, and Jökulsárgljúfur national park within which you will find Ásbyrgi and Hljóðaklettar.
Námaskarð:Geothermal field in Mýyvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths
Dimmuborgir in Mývatn