31 days in Akureyri & Alesund Itinerary

31 days in Akureyri & Alesund Itinerary

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Akureyri, Iceland
— 13 nights
Alesund, Norway
— 15 nights

Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Get out of town with these interesting Akureyri side-trips: Varmahlid (Víðimýrarkirkja & Glaumbaer Museum), Kalfshamarsvik (in Skagastrond) and Vesturdalur (in Asbyrgi). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the activities along Lake Myvatn.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Akureyri travel itinerary planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Akureyri due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in November, things will get little chillier in Akureyri: highs are around 37°F and lows about 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Varmahlid, Selfoss Waterfall, Kalfshamarsvik, Grjotagja Cave
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Speed Boats Tours

Alesund, Norway

Alesund ©
A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
Explore Alesund's surroundings by going to Andalsnes (Romsdalseggen, Nesaksla, &more), Volda (Volda kyrkje & Volda Ski Centre) and Norrona Outlet Store Langevag (in Langevag). There's much more to do: hike along Borgernes veg and Aksla Stadion, tour the pleasant surroundings at Walk to Borgundgavlen, don't miss a visit to Alnes Lighthouse, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Alesund trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akureyri to Alesund. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, Alesund is somewhat warmer than Akureyri - with highs of 46°F and lows of 38°F. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Alesund

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Andalsnes, Molde, Hellesylt, Volda, Norrona Outlet Store Langevag
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Romsdalseggen ©
Borgernes veg and Aksla Stadion ©
Borgernes veg and Aksla Stadion
Aalesunds Museum ©
Aalesunds Museum