Best Things To Do in Akranes, Iceland

Whether you're visiting Akranes for a few days or are a localite, Akranes is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Akranes. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Akranes. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Akranes. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Akranes keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Akranes listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Akranes which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Akranes will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Akranes recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Akranes

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Akranes that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 7 Things To Do in Akranes
    - Used in 69 itineraries
    Folk Museum In Gardur & Lighthouses

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 100, Skagabraut, Akranes, Iceland

    Folk Museum in Gardur & Lighthouses is a municipal museum located in Akranes. This place has two lighthouses, out of which one open to the public. The view from the top of the lighthouse is mesmer...Read more

  2. #2 of 7 Things To Do in Akranes
    - Used in 15 itineraries
    Akranes Lighthouse Image

    Address: Akranes, Iceland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Micah Allen

    Gorgeous historic lighthouse. Come to learn about the history of cod fishing on Iceland, and also for the amazing views and photo ops. A lovely place for a quick adventure.

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  3. #3 of 7 Things To Do in Akranes
    - Used in 132 itineraries
  4. #4 of 7 Things To Do in Akranes
    - Used in 41 itineraries
    Glymur Image

    Tags: Park

    Address: Hvalfjörður/Botnsdal, 47, 301 Akranes, Iceland

  5. #5 of 7 Things To Do in Akranes
    - Used in 9 itineraries
    Akranes Campsite Image

    Tags: Park, Camp

    Address: Kalmansbraut, Akranes, Iceland

    Google Reviews
    Andreas Hauke

    The place is lovely. You have a direct view to the ocean. A lot of exciting nature waits just around the corner. You are in walking distance of Akranes city, yet you are sheltered from the main road....

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  6. #6 of 7 Things To Do in Akranes
    - Used in 5 itineraries
    Akra Guesthouse Image

    Address: Skagabraut, 300 Akranes, Iceland

    Google Reviews
    N K

    We spent our first night in Akranes and had real luck to stay in this guesthouse. The hosts are super friendly and warm-hearted. Take off your shoes of course ;) We had the best breakfast during our t...

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  7. #7 of 7 Things To Do in Akranes
    - Used in 10 itineraries
    Kirkjubraut Image

    Address: Kirkjubraut, Akranes, Iceland