Akureyri Free Walking Tour
Akureyri free walking tour guides you through the charming city of Akureyri located in northern Iceland and is known as the “Capital of the North.” Surrounded by stunning mountains and fjords, it offers a unique blend of urban and natural beauty. The city is a hub for cultural and social activities, with a bustling city center and numerous museums, galleries, and theaters. Akureyri is also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with opportunities for hiking, skiing, and exploring the surrounding wilderness.
Meeting point: Akureyri Church
Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs
Duration: 2 hours
Price: Tip only basis
Important: Please remember to check your ticket after booking to ensure you don’t miss any updates from your guide.
Free Walking Tour Akureyri – Itinerary
Free walking tour Akureyri begins at the Akureyri Church, a beautiful wooden church built in 1940 and located in the heart of the town. From here, head towards the town’s old harbor, which is surrounded by charming wooden houses and picturesque views of the Eyjafjörður fjord. You can take a stroll along the harbor and admire the colorful boats bobbing in the water.
Next, visit the Akureyri Museum, which offers a glimpse into the history and culture of the town and the surrounding area. The museum features exhibits on the history of Akureyri, the local fishing industry, and the region’s unique flora and fauna.
Your next stop should be at the Botanical Garden, which is located on the outskirts of town. The garden features a variety of native Icelandic plants and flowers, as well as a greenhouse showcasing exotic plants from around the world.
Lastly, end your tour at the top of the hill in Akureyri, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the town and the surrounding countryside. From here, you can see the beautiful mountains, fjords, and the sea in the distance, making for a truly unforgettable experience.