Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), Akureyri

(4.3/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Wander the paths of Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), where you can admire the flowers and plants of Iceland. At 3.7 hectares (9 acres), there is enough for you to explore without feeling overwhelmed. Note the fountains scattered throughout the gardens and duck into the well-maintained greenhouses. The garden's cafe comes highly recommended and offers gluten-free menu options, among other things. Use our Akureyri trip itinerary builder to add Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) and other attractions to your Akureyri vacation plans.
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  • A very well run garden with attention paid to good identification. Also, there is a great cafe with good prices. 
  • It was great to witness the blue poppies from Himalaya, among a variety of yellow and red ones. instructive and rich in variety, nice corner to visit 
  • Nice garden, colorful flowers, some unique to this place, very enjoyable. I know little about flowers.