Iceland FIFA 2018 - Land of Fire, Ice and Football

Day tour to Akureyri, home town of of Aron Einar Gunnarsson, captain to the Icelandic national team and Birkir Bjarnason, one of the team strikers.

Iceland FIFA 2018 - Land of Fire, Ice and Football

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Tour ID: IN16

Travel north to discover the stomping ground of Gummi Ben, visit the home town of Aron Einar Gunnarsson, captain to the Icelandic national team and Birkir Bjarnason, one of the team strikers.

Step into the two local football clubs' stadiums and see where the  inspiration for such gifted players started.

Highlights:

  • Ţór football stadium
  • KA football stadium
  • Sightseeing Akureyri
  • Gođafoss Waterfall

Departures: Upon request

Tour duration: 6 - 8 hours including free time

Price per person: EUR 450
Price includes:
- Flights Reykjavik - Akureyri - Reykjavik
- Airport taxes
- Transportation and English guidance in Akureyri

Iceland FIFA 2018 - Land of Fire, Ice and Football

Football fans across the world have been focused on Iceland following the success of the team during the FIFA World Cup 2018 & UEFA European Championship 2016 - one of the world's biggest sporting events.
Take a trip to visit Akureyri, the home town of the Captain of Iceland’s international football team, Aron Einar Gunnarsson and Birkir Bjarnason, the two Vikings on the team.
Guđmundur Benediktsson, Gummi Ben, the now internationally famous Iceland commentator who’s commentary of the Icelandic games went into meltdown on YouTube due to his passionate, hysterically joyous delivery of the games action. Gummi has roots in Akureyri having trained at Ţór football club as a teenager.
The tour kicks off with an early morning flight from Reykjavík to Akureyri
Pick up by local guide at the airport in Akureyri
Visit the two rival local football clubs where Aron Einar & Birkir trained and played.
Ţór – Aron Einar Gunnarsson
KA –  Birkir Bjarnason
Take a guided tour around the Ţór indoor stadium. See where the inspiration and guidance came from that helped develop the skills of Aron Einar to become the inspirational team captain he is today.  Meet with a local coach and learn about the club, its history and ethos. Training starts at a young age, budding new stars can join the club from 4 yrs old.
There is a club shop at the stadium where it is possible to buy the club t-shirts/souvenirs.
A visit will be made to the rival local football club of KA where you can see the grounds and club house.
To compliment the trip to North Iceland included in the tour is a visit to Gođafoss waterfall and a sightseeing tour of Akureyri and surroundings.

Optional add-ons:           
International flights
Combine this day tour with a multi-day city break to Iceland
The chance to visit the Laugardalsvöllur Stadium in Reykjavík, the home to the international Iceland football team when training in Iceland.
Tickets to see a local football team match (May-Sept)

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