Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), Akureyri

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 440+ 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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  • This is a beautiful place to stroll through. It is a bit up the hill from the downtown city, but a nice walk past a church, and lovely well kept homes dating back to 1926. The gardens must be gorgeous...  read more »
  • Far from the Arctic Circle, you can walk in the beautiful botanical garden. You will find all the varieties of plants and Icelandic flowers. Really nice.
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  • Akureyri is very small so when your there, I suggest you visit this botanical garden. It's free so you might as well go. It's a small size but with a lot of different plants. You can see a bounch of v...  read more »
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