North Iceland shopping

Top Choice Clothing in Akureyri


We covet everything in this unique shop, from the woollen blankets to the hipster-chic lopapeysur (traditional Icelandic sweaters) and the old Iceland maps. It looks like it dresses all the stylish lumbersexuals in …
Top Choice Design in Akureyri


This artist-run collective selling creative designware and handicrafts strives for sustainability and reuse in the materials in its goods.
Arts & Crafts in Varmahlíð


In a sweet turf-roofed house just next door to the N1, this shop is crammed full of colourful knitwear and handicrafts made in the Skagafjörður area. Look for the horse motif in the lopapeysur (traditional Icelandic…
Design in Akureyri


Cute as a button, this tiny shop dispenses cool design items and gifts from a hutch out the front (ring the bell for service). It's across from the art museum. Check out its Facebook page for hours and other details…
Books in Akureyri


First-rate bookshop selling maps, souvenir books and a wide selection of international magazines. There’s a tasty cafe on-site with wi-fi for customers.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Greater Akureyri

Christmas Garden

This multilevel gingerbread house sells a super-festive selection of locally made decorations and traditional Icelandic Christmas foods. It’s 10km south of Akureyri on Rte 821. There's a sweet store next door sellin…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Akureyri


This hard-to-miss shop lures the masses with its oversized polar bear plonked out front (not to mention the trolls). There’s a good selection of lopapeysur (traditional Icelandic sweaters) and souvenir knick-knacks.
Clothing in Akureyri


Staff can be seen knitting behind the counter as you browse this outlet loaded with lopapeysur (traditional Icelandic sweaters) and assorted crafty items.
Alcohol in Kópasker


Government-run liquor store, inside the supermarket building.
Alcohol in Vopnafjörður


Government-run liquor store, next to the supermarket.