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    • 3-Day Itinerary in March - Feedback Appreciated

      Iceland Feb 23, 2017 at 11:39 PM

      Hi all!

      Going with my fiancee (in our mid-20s) for 3.5 days so I'd love to get some feedback on my itinerary!

      Basics:

      • We'll be renting a non 4x4 for this trip
      • Only planning to visit south Iceland given length of trip
      • Priority is on scenery and nature
      • Intention to take full advantage of sunlight
      • Love hiking, but understand some hikes may not always be appropriate given sporadic weather so prefer short hikes

      Needs:

      • Feedback on itinerary below
      • Considerations on timing due to season
      • Potential alternatives if weather doesn't cooperate
      • Possible food options during drives

      Day 1: March 9

      Arrive to KEF @ 3:30pm
      Blue Lagoon - 6pm reservation
      Northern Lights (Tour) @ 9pm

      Day 2: March 10

      Drive from Reykjavik
      Thingvellir
      Strokkur Geysir
      Gulfoss Falls
      Kerid
      Reykjadalur Hot Spring Trailhead
      Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
      Gljúfrabúi Waterfall
      Skógafoss Waterfall
      Seljavallalaug
      Stay in Hvolsvöllur

      Day 3: March 11

      Path to Plane Wreck
      Dyrhólaey Arch
      Reynisfjara - Black Sand Beach
      Fjaðrárgljúfur
      Svartifoss Falls
      Jokulsarlon
      Vatnajokull Ice Cave (Tour) @ 4pm
      Drive back to Hvolsvöllur

      Day 4: March 12

      Drive from Hvolsvöllur
      Hallgrimskirkja
      Reykjavik
      Arrive @ KEF 2:30pm

      Thanks!

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    • acrylic mirror

      Akureyri Jul 9, 2015 at 9:04 AM

      hi there, i am an artist being a resident here for a month an want to do an installation with acrylic mirrors.
      but i dont know where to buy that in akureyri.... does anyone have an idea?
      i really have no clue! it would be great, if anyone could help!!!
      thank you!
      alexandra

      1 Answer Jul 9, 2015 at 2:57 PM
    • Name of Sweater Shop

      Akureyri Jul 14, 2014 at 6:33 PM

      I was in Aukureyri in May and purchased a sweater at a shop that was to be mailed to me. The name is something like Anna Hanna in it. It is on the main street. Need to find the correct name and telephone number as I have never received the sweater. Any help you can give would be appreciated.

      1 Answer Jul 15, 2014 at 12:05 AM
    • Akureri airport to bus station

      Akureyri May 1, 2014 at 4:11 PM

      Where do i find time table/schedules for public transport to be taken from Akuyeri airport to bus station which go to olalsfiordur?

      6 Answers May 2, 2014 at 1:38 PM
    • Local tours in Akureyri

      Akureyri Dec 29, 2013 at 1:29 PM

      I will be in Akureyri for 2 days and 2 nights. One Northern Lights tour is included in my Icelandair package. Should I prebook other tours or wait until we are there? I really hope to see the N Lights.

      5 Answers Dec 31, 2013 at 8:46 AM
    • Akuyeri to Dalvik

      Akureyri Oct 26, 2013 at 7:14 AM

      Where do i find time table/schedules for public transport to be taken from Akuyeri to Dalvik and back?

      4 Answers Oct 26, 2013 at 1:28 PM
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      Looking for delicious lundi

      Akureyri Dec 26, 2011 at 5:30 AM

      Hi friends,

      in summer 2012 I visit Akureyri on the 4th of July. Last time I was there was in 1992. But now I want to taste lundi.
      Is there any restaurant to get it?

      Your
      Dieter

      1 Answer Dec 26, 2011 at 12:32 PM
    • 7.00-16.00 from cruise ship.

      Akureyri Apr 27, 2011 at 12:54 PM

      As only got this short amount of time Im quite scared to book one of the icelandic tour opporators in case they do not get me back in time to catch the ship. Does anyone have any experiences of this, be it good or bad?. Basically the ships tours are very expensive but the ship will not leave without them. Thank you for any advice you can give me.

      2 Answers Apr 27, 2011 at 9:52 PM
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      Taxi or mini bus in Akureyri

      Akureyri Jul 23, 2009 at 7:12 AM

      Arriving there by cruise ship on 7th August 2009

      Are there taxis or mini buses at the docks?

      There are 7 of us and want to hire a mini bus for the day to go to Myvatn and Namaskard

      Anywhere else worth visiting?

      3 Answers Jul 28, 2009 at 10:27 AM
    • help in akureyi (and iceland)

      Akureyri Jul 1, 2009 at 11:56 AM

      hi--visiting akureyi on cruise ship--there 7am to 4pm--how can we see myvatn and godafoss on our own--ship trips so expensive--we also visit grundarfjordur, isafjordur, seydisfjordur and reykjavik , so i'd welcome anny don't miss suggestions, since we'll have 7 or so hours in each port--thanks--pammywb

      7 Answers Jul 6, 2009 at 6:28 PM
    • One day in Akureyri off a cruise ship in August

      Akureyri Feb 17, 2009 at 2:34 PM

      Would you suggest a tour to Myvatn area or a day in the city with 7AM to 3Pm the time available? Also, is the town close to the port so walking is possible? If not, what means of transportation are available? Thanks.

      5 Answers Jul 19, 2010 at 3:24 PM
    • Akureyri nightlife

      Akureyri Jun 23, 2003 at 11:15 AM

      I will be traveling to Akureyri this summer for the first time. I will be there in late July, for a Wednesday and Thursday night. I was wondering if anyone could recommend bars/clubs that might have people on those midweek nights. I have been to Reykjavik before. Will young people in Akureyri speak English, like people in Reykjavik (we never had a problem with language there)? Thanks very much. David

      3 Answers Feb 16, 2005 at 2:44 PM