Akureyri is located approximately 150 miles (241 kilometers) from Reykjavik, the country's capital, and about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Myvatn.
Akureyri Church and the Akureyri Botanical Garden are just some of the attractions to do and see in here.
The area around Akureyri is wonderfully endowed with fabulous attractions, from tourist hotspots to hidden gems that still await discovery. Laugar, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Dalvik, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast of Akureyri are also well worth checking out.
Organise your transportation and visit Myvatn, a major city for the region, situated some 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Akureyri. This regional center has a wide range of tourist attractions, including Hverfjall Crater, Lake Myvatn and Namafjall. Dimmuborgir, Leirhnjukur and Jarobodin are good places to visit.
Specialty tours are a good way to discover places only locals know. Sign up for one of the guided nature walks.
Why not take your tastebuds for a tour through the culinary landscapes of Iceland. You'll see that lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots are common elements of many local dishes. Saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish) are two local choices guaranteed to imbue visitors' palates with a true taste of Iceland. Mondlukaka (almond cake), a good way to finish your meal.
Your time in Iceland will provide you with spectacular photos and glorious memories to keep forever.