Akranes Lighthouse, Akranes

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  • We did not pay to enter the lighthouse, but just walked around outside it and the views did not disappoint. Very picturesque. It was a great way to start our Ring Road trip.  more »
  • Just a regular lighthouse with a nice view. Very good surroundings for photoshooting. Worth a visit if you are in Akranes.  more »
  • Standard lighthouse, at time of writing 300Kr to climb up. Art on all floors is for sale. If you are passing worth a look.  more »
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  • Beautiful, make sure to stop in at the cabin before and talk to the caretaker, he'll tell you all the facts and tips about it, paying the small price to go up to the top of the lighthouse is so worth it for the view! I ended up visiting 3 times over the course of my stay. So beautiful.
  • Great lighthouse not far away from the town. Good place to shoot Norther lights or stars.
  • We loved our stay in Iceland and the Akranes Lighthouses were a highlight, because we met a very friendly man who is the host at the Lighthouse. He told us all about the area, explained that they frequently have musicians in the Lighthouse (there was a musician there when we visited), and told us about the history of the light. He was very nice!
  • Love love loved this spot. And the light house attendant was very kind and really seemed to like his job.
  • Impressive view from lighthouse. Nice staff. Few tourists. I truly recommend this place. A quick stop just off Route 1. Kitsch spot with stones painted with national flags.

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