Cheap Flights from Liverpool to Akureyri
Akureyri has fast become one of the most visited holiday destinations in Europe, attracting around 2 million visitors from around the world every year. If you are undecided on where to go next on your travels, Akureyri may be the perfect place if you enjoy good food, stunning architecture and some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes. Book your cheap flights to Akureyri from Liverpool John Lennon Airport today and enjoy one of the world’s cleanest, greenest and safest cities.
Why you should go
Akureyri is definitely one of Mother Nature’s phenomenons. From the Northern Lights to discovering Iceland's Arctic North, there are so many other-worldly sights to be seen that you will have to plan an itinerary before your visit, to ensure you see all that the city has to offer. Aside from these popular tourist attractions, we have a few other suggestions that you absolutely cannot miss out on during your time in Akureyri.
When it comes to the city’s architecture, it’s difficult to know where to begin – browse around the city on foot and you will begin to see the stunning Scandinavian buildings. Make sure you check out Harpa Concert Hall; visitors are in awe of this enormous honeycomb-like structure.
You can go whale watching and experience a whole 24-hours of daylight if you visit at the right time, for a truly unforgettable trip.
If you like getting outdoors and exploring, Akureyri is the perfect place to go out walking, cycling, horseback riding, scuba diving and whale watching. If food is your thing, you’re in luck – Akureyri is famous for its unusual cuisine, offering everything from puffin burgers to fermented shark. (Don’t worry – there are plenty of simpler meals on offer too!)
No matter how long you are visiting for, your Icelandic adventure will be full of exciting ventures from start to finish! It’s impossible to be short of things to do in Akureyri.
When you should go
Akureyri is the perfect holiday destination year-round, and there will be always be plenty so see and do no matter what time of year you visit. If you are interested in visiting at the best time of year to see the Northern Lights in Iceland, it is hard to pinpoint when this will happen – try between February and April, or September to November, if your trip is focused around Aurora hunting.
To see Iceland under the Midnight Sun, a whale watching and Lake Myvatn adventure, you can visit this incredible location during June, to experience 24-hours of daylight for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Where you should stay
Hotels in Akureyri, as well as B&Bs, apartments and hostels, are scattered all over the city, with a wide variety on offer to suit all styles and budgets. Some of the most popular hotels include the Radisson Blu, Hotel Holt, Hotel Odinsve, Hotel Borg by Keahotels and Centerhotel Thingholt.
Looking for something a little unusual to do during your time in Akureyri? Check out one (or all!) of the following:
- The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft – featuring skeletons and necropants, this one isn’t for the fainthearted!
- Hvítserkur – located along the eastern shore of the Vatnsnes peninsula, according to Icelandic folklore, this rock formation is an evil troll late on a night mission.
- Álfaskólinn – also known as the Icelandic Elf School, here you can learn about the country’s hidden folk at this unusual school dedicated to the study of elves.
Start your Icelandic adventure today and book your cheap flights from Liverpool to Akureyri today, flying with Super Break.