Akureyri


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Akureyri

(ä`kürā'rē), city (1993 pop. 14,799), N Iceland, at the head of the Eyjafjörður. The second largest city of Iceland, it is a fishing, commercial, and industrial center, producing iron, wooden, and woolen goods. It was settled c.A.D. 900 and chartered in 1786. The modern Lutheran Church is a landmark, and there is a university (est. 1988).
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On midsummer night, you can watch annual Arctic Open golf tournament in Akureyri, north Iceland, where thanks to the 24-hour light, players from around the world cheerfully tee off at midnight.
RECENTLY Evening Telegraph readers Eileen and Denis Skelley wrote to me saying: "Our grandson and his wife recently had a holiday in Iceland staying at Akureyri, 40 km from the Arctic Circle.
Ticket prices between Reykjavik and Akureyri, and Reykjavik and Isafjordur did range from ISK9,230 to ISK15,130 and now cost from ISK9,930 up to ISK16,530.
A seven-night 'Reykjavik Plus' tour staying in Myvatn and Akureyri in north east Iceland starts from pounds 622.
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Sailing through the Arctic Circle and White Sea, the itinerary offers maiden calls in Solovetsky and Zayatsky Islands, Russian Federation, and Bodo, Narvik and Oye/Horundfjord, Norway; overnights in Reykjavik, Iceland and Leknes, Norway; plus visits to Akureyri, Iceland; Murmansk, Russia; Honnigsvag/the North Cape, Geiranger and Bergen, Norway before ending in London/Dover.
Stops include Reykjavik, Akureyri, the Faroe Islands and towns in the Fjords region.
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Our hotel was located right beside Reykjavik's domestic airport which was handy for us as our trip involved a flight to Iceland's capital of the North, Akureyri.
Ports of Call: Harwich, Kirkwall, Reykjavik, Akureyri, Torshavn, Alesund, Hellesylt & Geiranger & Bergen
The tour includes domestic flights with Air Iceland to and from Akureyri and to and from the Westman Islands.
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