Akureyri — the Northern capital of Iceland and the second largest city (15 thousand inhabitants). An ideal starting point for scenic drives in the area — Husavik, the godafoss waterfall and to the island Grimes — the only piece of Iceland in the Arctic circle, where from Akureyri flying airplane. Night life Akureyri can not be compared with Reykjavik, but here you can try whale meat.
The city is located at the bottom West side of eyjafjörður fjord (Eyjafjörður) and surrounded by mountains, which here rests vnutritrubnoj climate with significant temperature changes (warm summer, cold winter). The seaside town is a narrow flat strip before a steep low hill. Through the city flows the river Gerow (Glerá).