The town of Akranes is situated on the west coast of Iceland, north of Reykjavík, the country’s capital.
As a port town, Akranes features a charming fishing harbour, as well as two iconic lighthouses, one still in use and open to visitors. Akranes’ museums and historical landmarks are also worth seeing as well as enjoying the delightful Langisandu beach!
Near Akranes is Mount Akrafjall offering excellent views around western Iceland!
Population: estimated 7,5 thousand people
Main attractions: Akranes Harbour Old Akranes lighthouse, Akranesviti lighthouse, Museum Area at Gardar, Höfrungur Ak 91 (historical landmark)
Nearest Airports: Reykjavík Airport (RKV - Reykjavíkurflugvöllur)
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