The Best Trails in Akureyri, Northeast (Iceland)

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  • River And Gardens

    Walking
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    Distance
    3.25mi
    Elevation +
    233f
    TrailRank
    44| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofRiver And Gardens Photo ofRiver And Gardens Photo ofRiver And Gardens

    One of the best things about cities and towns in Iceland is that you never feel too far from nature. Even walking through the town of Akureyri, the second-biggest settlement in Iceland, you’re still able to find plenty o...

    Nice walk around the villeage
    ILaCa
    Perfect for relaxing walk with kids.
    karkowski.martin
  • City walk Akureyri

    Hiking
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    Distance
    5.06mi
    Elevation +
    1047f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofCity walk Akureyri Photo ofCity walk Akureyri Photo ofCity walk Akureyri

    Akureyri is considered the northern capital of Iceland and is the third largest city in Iceland with more than eighteen thousand inhabitants. This walk actually consists of two parts. The first part goes through the main...

  • Akureyri - Kjarnaskogul park walk

    Hiking
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    Distance
    1.48mi
    Elevation +
    148f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofAkureyri - Kjarnaskogul park walk Photo ofAkureyri - Kjarnaskogul park walk Photo ofAkureyri - Kjarnaskogul park walk

    Short improvised walk through the park kjarnaskogul, starting from kjarnalundur hotel. Can be extended to over 90 mininutes if desired as the park is rather big. There are numerous information pannels with maps, routes a...

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  • Akureyri

    EBike
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    Distance
    11.88mi
    Elevation +
    2313f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofAkureyri Photo ofAkureyri Photo ofAkureyri

    Up to the ski station as far as we could because of snow , even started to snow while we where there on 26/06/22 then following the great bike trail back down, some parts fairly muddy but loved it… even when I was up to ...

  • Hlíðarfjall-Blatindur-Bunga-Stryta-Kista

    Alpine Climbing
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    Distance
    4.67mi
    Elevation +
    3921f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofHlíðarfjall-Blatindur-Bunga-Stryta-Kista Photo ofHlíðarfjall-Blatindur-Bunga-Stryta-Kista Photo ofHlíðarfjall-Blatindur-Bunga-Stryta-Kista

    There is no marked trail. Its easy to get to the Hlíðarfjall from the Ski Resort (you can take a "trail" going under a chair lift or just take a longer way going around) - starting on a right side, marked with red poles ...

  • Iceland North-South (1)

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    Distance
    16.73mi
    Elevation +
    774f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo ofIceland North-South (1) Photo ofIceland North-South (1)

    This is a route in 15 days that travels across iceland from North to South, from Akureyri to Skogafoss. The difficulty is in the center where the Hoffsjökull gletsjer is. We travelled south of it as close to the gletsjer...

  • The Sea and Oddeyrin

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    Distance
    1.15mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofThe Sea and Oddeyrin Photo ofThe Sea and Oddeyrin Photo ofThe Sea and Oddeyrin

    If you don't have a lot of time but would still like to get a feel for the town of Akureyri, take this short walk through the old neighbourhood of Oddeyri by the sea. With its charming old houses, outdoor artwork and stu...

  • Distance
    50.32mi
    Elevation +
    1499f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo ofAkureyri - map not correct just 6-7 km walk Photo ofAkureyri - map not correct just 6-7 km walk Photo ofAkureyri - map not correct just 6-7 km walk

    Akureyri nice walk we now found the correct turnoff from the road and made it to the start of the track in the car easy see photo of sign at turnoff. Very close to akureyri 10-15 min drive and nice walk and views before ...

  • The first settlers

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    Distance
    1.78mi
    Elevation +
    135f
    TrailRank
    21
    Photo ofThe first settlers Photo ofThe first settlers Photo ofThe first settlers

    The first settlers of Akureyri, in the 10th century, were Helgi magri (Helgi the thin) and his wife, Þórunn Hyrna. Taking this path past their statues and following the streets named in their honour will give you a feel ...

  • Distance
    8.17mi
    Elevation +
    4245f
    TrailRank
    19

    The hike up to Hraunsvatn is rather easy and good warmup for the rest. From Hraunsvatn to the top there is a very steep elevation and only in just over a one kilometer hike you gain about 600 meter in elevation. But ther...

  • Efri Jökulsà Eystri 11/08/2018

    Kayak\/Canoe
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    Distance
    17.31nm
    Elevation +
    2083f
    TrailRank
    19

    2 Day Whitewater kayaking section. You can Put in at the bridge that you drive over but then you have to paddle a long flat stretch. By taking a left turn after the bridge you can drive downstream and skip a big slice of...

  • Distance
    81.44mi
    Elevation +
    5489f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofAkureyri (Islandia) (Cascada Godafoss - Museo Laufás y Jardín Botánico) Photo ofAkureyri (Islandia) (Cascada Godafoss - Museo Laufás y Jardín Botánico) Photo ofAkureyri (Islandia) (Cascada Godafoss - Museo Laufás y Jardín Botánico)

    OBSERVACIONES -Iniciaremos nuestra excursión en dirección a la cascada Godafoss. La Cascada de los Dioses se sitúa al norte de Islandia cerca de Akureyri y es una de las cascadas más espectaculares del país, no tanto po...

    que experiencia tan chulaaaaaa
    Jorditoms
    Islandia, el paradis gelat, bravo
    MIGUEL LANUZA
    Precioso tour
    j.g.rovira@hotmail.com
  • Distance
    32.33mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofAkureyri (Islandia)(Tour Avistamineto de ballenas) Photo ofAkureyri (Islandia)(Tour Avistamineto de ballenas) Photo ofAkureyri (Islandia)(Tour Avistamineto de ballenas)

    OBSERVACIONES -Bonita matinal para realizar el Tour de avistamientos de Ballenas. Las salidas se realizan desde el puerto en el centro de Akureyri (muelle Oddeyrarbót 2, al lado del centro cultural Hof). Durante esta ex...

    Nandiutoooooooooo que emocionada me he dado cno esta ruta!!! como me hubiera gustado estár ahí!!
    Jorditoms
    Islandia, el paradis gelat, bravo
    MIGUEL LANUZA
    Precioso lugar
    mgcsuria5
  • dirt/paved path intersection

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    Distance
    5.19mi
    Elevation +
    7f
    TrailRank
    16

    At this parking Lottie can head south on a dirt path that goes for kilometers or you can head north on a paved path that goes towards town for kilometers. Great running area!

  • Uppsalahnjúkur - Sigtúnafjall

    Alpine Climbing
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    Distance
    0.88mi
    Elevation +
    846f
    TrailRank
    14
    Photo ofUppsalahnjúkur - Sigtúnafjall

    Shortcut from Uppsalahnjúkur to Sigtúnafjall. Not recommended, steep terrain, loose rocks. To climb Sigtúnafjall better start from where the trail onto Uppsalahnjúkur turns from the traverse into the final ridge.

  • Steinmenn

    Hiking
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    Distance
    5.56mi
    Elevation +
    1545f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofSteinmenn Photo ofSteinmenn Photo ofSteinmenn

    Steinmenn eru klettastapar á jökulsorfnum klöppum við Súlumýrar ofan við Kjarnaskóg. Hægt er að velja um nokkrar leiðir en sú algengasta er að ganga upp að Gamla (gamall skátaskáli) sem er fyrir ofan Kjarnaskóg og þaðan ...

  • Distance
    245.70mi
    Elevation +
    19019f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo ofAkureyri-Egilsstadir; Etapa 4. Islandia.

    Desde Akureyri cogemos la 1, Ring Road. y nos dirigimos hacia el paso del túnel de Akureyri. Hay que realizar un pago online de unas 1500 coronas ISK, a fecha de hoy se podía efectuar el pago hasta tres horas después de ...

  • Akureyri

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    Distance
    7.92mi
    Elevation +
    3248f
    TrailRank
    51
    Photo ofAkureyri Photo ofAkureyri Photo ofAkureyri

    Súlumýrar- Nyrðri Súlur- Syðri Súlur og til baka.

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