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This place is very easy to reach if you are in Akranes area either via car or just walking / biking. Some nice views across the bay, is is a nice place to enjoy a sunset.
The Akranes lighthouse was such a lovely surprise. There is a small fee to go into the lighthouse, but well worth it in our opinion. You pay at the visitors center, where a lovely man will tell you some history about the lighthouse. They have musicians perform in the lighthouse…
The lighthouse keeper is welcoming and enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge and the lighthouse with visitors. Climbing to the top provides a great view and an interesting demonstration of the acoustics within the tower. The guide clearly loves his work and interacting with…
Absolutely amazing spectacle of the Northern Lights from the Akranes Lighthouse. We visited Iceland in late October and when in Akranes, this was the perfect spot for enjoying this wonder of nature!
We were very lucky to be the first visitors of the day (Saturday morning, despite tripadvisor said it was closed..) We had a private tour by the friendly guardian, who came to open the gate and went on accompanying us up to the top describing the “musical” features of the…