North Iceland

North Iceland

Northern Iceland and the Trollaskagi Peninsula are a must on any route through Iceland and are an ideal region for enjoying nature and whale or puffin watching.

What to see in North Iceland


Húsavík, a colourful and picturesque fishing village in the north of the country, is considered to be the best place for whale watching in Iceland.


Akureyri is Iceland's second most important city, and offers a wide range of activities, leisure and tourist attractions.


Godafoss, which means waterfall of the gods, is a spectacular waterfall in northern Iceland between Lake Myvatn and Akureyri.

Trollaskagi Peninsula


An enormous basalt rock stack located in Húnaflói Bay on the coast of northwest Iceland, Hvitserkur is said to look like a dragon drinking water.


Siglufjördur is a small fishing village in northern Iceland that has established itself as the most picturesque village on the Trollaskagi Peninsula.


The pool at Hofsós, with its idyllic views of the Skagfjordur Fjord, has put this small village on the map of tourist routes in northern Iceland.