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Address: Akureyri, Iceland
Phone Number: +354 462 2280
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Great skiing

Short distance from town and good long slopes, compared to Iceland. No Alpine length slopes but wide and well kept all in all.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 June 2016
Agust O
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Kopavogur, Iceland
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Kopavogur, Iceland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Short distance from town and good long slopes, compared to Iceland. No Alpine length slopes but wide and well kept all in all.

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Akureyri, Eyjafjardarsysla, Iceland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is a good area for kids and adults with a good ski school that operates during weekends. It's so close to town that you can take a taxi for a minimal cost and the apre ski is basically every restaurant in town. Really cheap to ski and rent and you can buy a pass that gets you to 3... More 

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Thank Halldór K
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160 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is the best skiing area in Iceland - not many more to choose from though. Too bad how slow the chair lift is and it does not go very far - it should go further up to the mountain. VERY Expensive though.

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Thank AJICE
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37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Can't fault it for what it is. Teeny tiny. I ski french alps so this is really tiny. Alright for an afternoon or learning to ski instead of going to the snow dome.

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Thank Anton250family
Singapore
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

As an absolute beginner, I signed up for a private lesson and had a really fun time. The location is easy to get to, the staff really helped with our ski equipment rental, and they even offered to waive off the cost of renting two ski outfits. One thing that was kind of awkward is that their toilets were mixed... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

We had 4 days skiing here, not your typical place for a ski holiday, but we thoroughly enjoyed it, a real mix of weather, brilliant sunshine then unfortunately the last day was too windy for the centre to open. However the ski passes are usable at Dalvik ski slope about 30 mins drive away. It was more sheltered from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Hlidarfjall is just a 5-10min drive from Akureyri (there's a bus that makes the trip on the weekends, but for two or more people, it's not that much more to take a taxi), and on a clear day, the view down over the city and the fjord is amazing. The lodge itself is more functional and utilitarian than luxurious, and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

With good help from the weather we enjoyed a marvellous day skiing in Akureyri. It was easy to rent skis in the lodge and took no time. Conditions were excellent and runs were nice even though they could be longer. Overall very nice and memorable day in the mountain which sits directly above the town.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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80 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Akyreyri city is one of the most beautiful city and place of Iceland! Situated in a fiord, his view, from the east side of fiord, is splendid! If you will traveling with motorcycles, like me, take the road (off road) in the east side of fiord, go to the top of hill, and will see one of the most beautiful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Truly inspiring place. Best in Winter when it is snow covered and quite surreal. Snow boots to the ready and have a wonder. So full of natural history and the land of the two tectonic plates!

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