North Iceland

About North Iceland

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The region of North Island is characterized by fertile valleys and long fjords. As in all of Iceland, many fishing towns are found close to the shores but agriculture is also developed thanks to the lush valleys.

Vatnsnes

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Vatnsnes is a small peninsula just a four hour drive from Reykjavik and one hour from Akureyri. Vatnsnes peninsula is famous for its large colonies of seals, birds and beautiful landscapes.

Dalvík

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The town Dalvík, meaning "Gulf Valley" is located on the shores of the Aiifiordor fjord, 45 km north of Akureyri. It is a town with 2100 inhabitants, who mainly make their living from fishing, tourism and light industry.

Grímsey Island

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For those of you who live in urban areas, a visit to Grímsey will surely change the way you treat your neighbors!

Husavik

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Husavik is a small fishing town, with 2270 residents, situated on the beautiful eastern shore of the Gulf of Skjálfandi, in northern Iceland.

Jökulsárgljúfur Park

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Jökulsárgljúfur Park is located on the west bank of the icy Jökulsá á Fjöllum River. It spreads out over an area of ​​150 square kilometers, and its protects the canyon formed by the river and the great diversity of animals and plants to be found there.

Akureyri

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Akureyri is located in northeast Iceland, south of the Arctic Circle at a latitude of 66 °. Akureyri is the largest town in Iceland outside of the Reykjavik area.

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