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We drove the east side of this road a couples of times both ways. It is an extremely stunning drive with the best views of Akureyri especially at early sunset. Only eyesore is the presence of many road excavating machines for more than a mile...More
To stop there, preferably early on a sunny day, gives you a bird's eye view across the fjord overlooking Akureyri. Looking straight up from the town is the fantastic ski resort Hlíðarfjall, open from early December to the end of April. To stop there in...More
Driving east out of Akureyri,there are some superb views along this stretch of the '1' with plenty of places to pull the car over and absorb. Highly recommend doing so; especially the further north you go, before the '1' heads inland again.
Great place to see the overview of Akureyri and Eyjafjörður and is a very common place for people to enjoy an ice cream. I lived in Akureyri for 3 years when I was in junior college and me and my friends used to go to...More
Great place for the best view over Akureyri and Eyjafjörður. Works best during summer and after it gets dark. It can even be suitable for Northern Lights sightings as well. And yes it's a romantic place to drive to after midnight and the midnight sun...More