Photo Of The Day: Akureyri

Akureyri is situated in north east Iceland and is the country’s second largest urban area with a population around 18.500. The are was settled in the 9th century and the town was the site of Allied units during World War II.

This charming town is situated in one of the longest fjords in the country and surrounded by picturesque mountains. The town offers a vast number of activities and interesting sites to check out, for example a great skiing area.