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Nature, Folk and Flora | UR09

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Nature, Folk and Flora

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Starting from €164,43 EUR / Adult
Delve into the heritage of Iceland, while enjoying a close look at its natural beauty. A local guide with accompany you on this journey that takes you through Old Town Akureyri to the tremendous falls of Godafoss. Marvel at the power of this cascade stretching 100 feet across and plummeting 40 feet in a calamitous fury. Hear the tale of how the falls would forever shape Iceland’s Christian heritage. Continue to the Laufas Folk Museum, set on a former manor farm and vicarage. Enter the turf farmhouse, built in 1866, to find household implements used by the gentry ages ago, then, follow narrow paths to other turf houses, where you’ll enjoy a tasting of herbal tea and rye bread. On your return to Akureryi, stop at the Botanical Gardens, a wonder that houses every plant indigenous to Iceland, as well as a collection of high-altitude plants from around the world.
  • Stand before Godafoss and hear the legend of how these falls forever shaped Iceland.
  • Explore the Laufas Folk Museum, set amid historic manor farm, for an authentic taste of life in the mid 1800s.
  • Visit the Akureryi Botanical Gardens, home to every species of plant indigenous to Iceland.
What To BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
  • Local currency
What To WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to enter and exit transportation independently several times on this tour.
  • Guests must walk over uneven, natural and gravel surfaces for up to 100 yards at a time.
  • Areas near the Godafoss Waterfall may be wet.
  • This tour is not suitable for full-time wheelchair/motorized scooter users.
  • Consider personal mobility when selecting this tour.
  • Guests with limited mobility should be accompanied by an able-bodied companion who can provide assistance.
  • We will have 2 groups per bus in this port due to limited availability of vehicles.
Location Akureyri, IcelandAkureyri, Iceland
Tour Code UR09UR09
Duration4.50 Hours4.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium#Medium
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