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North Iceland Holidays

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All Iceland Ltd. (Registered office No. 04952530) is a tour operator that specialises in holidays to Iceland and also offers trips to Greenland and Faroe Islands.

We are an ATOL and ABTA registered Company based in UK but owned and run by Icelanders, so we know the best that Iceland has to offer. We have travelled throughout Iceland to secure the best services of hoteliers and tour operators at the most competitive prices so you can experience the ultimate Iceland experience without having to search far and wide for assistance. Travel with confidence and book with the Icelandic Experts!

Specialising in Tailor Made and Bespoke Holidays, with us you can get the holiday you want. We can offer you a genuinely special travel experience at great value for money - we organise all travels, tours and accommodation whilst recommending the best in cultural events, restaurants and landmarks. With us, it is possible for you to experience Iceland as a local on your holiday. Our guests agree and frequently review our services, read recent reviews here.

About North Iceland

An exciting land to explore.

Visit the new "it" destination in Iceland. Defined by its rugged landscape, geological marvels, and welcoming people, the more rural North Iceland is almost an entirely different world. Now accessible via direct flight to Akureyri Domestic Airport from London Stansted and Manchester (from October). 

North Iceland is perhaps not as well known as the capital city of Reykjavík and its surrounding area, but it is no less wonderful. Offering the most powerful waterfall in Europe, multitudes of geothermal baths, and the reputed meeting place of the Gods, it is an area rich in history and that pure Icelandic magic that will leave your family and friends jealous. 

The main residential area is the bustling town of Akureyri, often referred to as the Capital of the North. With botanical gardens, a remarkable church, multiple swimming pools, and plenty of shops it is an excellent place to spend a relaxing day exploring, especially on the free bus system. Akureyri hosts a variety of bars and restaurants to delight even the pickiest eater. For a local experience, try Bautinn in the town centre, which offers something for the whole family. Afterwards, if you are craving something sweet, head up to Brynja and get yourself their famous Icelandic ice cream. A variety of tours are available from Akureyri, such as horse riding and whale watching. Akureyri is also an excellent gateway to more remote parts of the North, with a variety of day trips to the Lake Mývatn geothermal area and even further up North along the Arctic coastline and the fishing villages along the fjord. 

North Iceland is also a filming location for many famous films and TV shows. The first season of the hit Icelandic TV show "Trapped" starring Ólafur Darri is filmed in Siglufjörður, a fishing town and the northernmost town of Iceland (on the mainland). For fans of Nordic Noir novels, Siglufjörður is the setting for the Dark Iceland series by Ragnar Jónasson. The Netflix movie Eurovision was largely filmed in the town of Húsavík, with the name of the town being the title for the hit song "Húsavik (My Hometown)". The most powerful waterfall in Europe is shown in Prometheus and is used in Thor: The Dark World along with the canyon of Ásbyrgi to create Asgard. Truly fitting, since Ásbyrgi was said to have been formed when Óðinn?s horse Sleipnir stepped his foot down to earth. 

The Lake Mývatn area is the setting for many shows and films. Game of Thrones was filmed in various locations in Iceland, but the iconic cave scene between Ygritte and Jon Snow was filmed in Grjótagjá in the Lake Mývatn area and Dimmuborgir lava fields acted as the camp of the free folk. Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Noah (2014) had scenes shot around Lake Mývatn, with Lake Mývatn also acting as the setting for the Fate of the Furious chase scene on the frozen lake. 

Last but not least, if you want an opportunity to soak in Iceland?s geothermal waters, you do not have to go to the Blue Lagoon - the North has it all! You have an excellent view over the sea at Geosea in Húsavík, and are surrounded by trees at the Forest Lagoon just outside of Akureyri. If you crave the pale blue waters of the Blue Lagoon, Mývatn Nature Baths offer the same with a view over the volcanic landscape. Finally, if you want something even more unique, try taking a dip in a tub full of beer at the Beer Baths in Árskógsströnd.  

If you are looking for a holiday in the North of Iceland, you have come to the right place. We offer anything and everything from Short Breaks, Guided Tours, Self Drive and Luxury Tours. Have a browse of our Northern Lights Holidays below, use the controls to refine your search or if you cannot find what you are looking for, look at our Tailor Made Northern Lights Holiday Option.

Do not miss out on this opportunity, not when the North is more accessible than ever. Contact us, give us a call on 01904 406534 or send us an email. Our Iceland Travel Specialists would love to hear from you and start planning your ideal North Iceland Holiday!

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