Car: not necessary
Akureyri - the beautiful market town and capital of the North - is the place where art, nature, and countless sports and leisure activities come together. A place with plenty to offer at all four seasons and amazing colours all year round due to the midnight sun and polar light . You can directly walk from Akureyri to the mountaintop Sulur, horse riding is available on various farms all around, you can rent horses for guided midnight sun or day tours, you can kayak in the fjord or go diving, rent a bike and explore the surrounding countryside, play golf on the northernmost 18 - hole golf course, go on fishing trips in the fjord (plentiful of fishes) or in winter you ski in the best ski resort in Iceland or do cross country skiing, overlooking the fjord. Akureyri also stands out for its charming old town and the cozy coffee houses. The music festival and the gallery will delight art & music lovers alike.
Other Activities: kayaking, sailing, cycling, fishing, backhorse riding, paragliding
Golf: The Arctic Open Golf Tournament is being held annually in Akureyri. Akureyri has the northernmost 18-hole golf course and one of the finest golf courses in Iceland. have you ever played golf under the midnightsun?
Ski: The ski area is located near the apartment, just above the town. In addition to skiing, snowboarding can also be a great option(a great snowboard park) and cross-country skiing with fantastic views of the sea. Otherwise, snowshoe walk and dog sledding are other exciting possibilities.