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Christmas Garden

Akureyri, Iceland
+354 463 1433
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Christmas all year round!

I could not wait to visit this shop, a taxi ride out of the city centre. Our taxi driver waited for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lisa M
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
Everything Christmas

Located outside of the heart of Akureyri, the short drive is worth the effort if you enjoy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raymond S
Dublin, Ohio
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Open all year: June - August 10:00 21:00 September - December 14:00 21:00 January - May 14:00 18:00
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Akureyri, Iceland
+354 463 1433
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I could not wait to visit this shop, a taxi ride out of the city centre. Our taxi driver waited for us. It is a charming spot with loads of Christmas decorations, music and sweets. Fun place to spend time and to buy Icelandic Christmas...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located outside of the heart of Akureyri, the short drive is worth the effort if you enjoy Christmas. Every vacation, we make a point to pick up an ornament for our Christmas tree to remind us of the fun we had so this became a...More

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hi all,, first i want to say , this place is not big,but its packed with christmas. awesome little store in the little castle type building....there must be a hundred flavors(okay 50 ish flavors ) of rolled taffy. dont forget to go downstairs,, and see...More

Thank y0frank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I buy a Xmas decoration from each country we visit so was excited to learn Iceland had a dedicated store. Sadly nothing in the tired merchandise on offer was worth it - and I really tried hard to find something. Young children will probably like...More

Thank Patsy670
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A nice Christmas shop in the Akureyri area. They have a wide selection of Christmas decorations both downstairs and on the main floor. Those on the main floor are more Iceland focused,

Thank Highlander-GG
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I was afraid a year-round Christmas shop would be tacky and overly touristy, but it definitely wasn't. I absolutely loved this place! They have all kinds of Christmas ornaments for sale; traditional Icelandic to give you a taste of local traditions, Scandinavian, American, Russian etc...More

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I never go to Akureyri without going to the Christmas Garden. However I haven´t found anything in years to buy there. The children love to visit but I would love to see items again like the ones I bought years ago. Those you see now...More

1  Thank Brynja T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had just gotten back from an off road tour and our tour guide recommended this store as something to do. It was cute. Had an area with cooking stuff and then another building with Christmas ornaments. They also served candy apples and some waffle...More

Thank 712christineg
Reviewed 31 May 2017

So why spend the time here when you can be doing other things that are truly amazing in Iceland. We spent more time to drive there than we did looking at things in the shop. We have much better selection of items, larger and less...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here as part of a tour. Don't bother. It's very bizarre and everything is so expensive. Not sure that I can write much more as it is a poor experience

2  Thank Katherine Patri... P
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Response from LaraJPortsmouth | Reviewed this property |
Open all year: June - August 10.00-21.00 September - December 14.00-21.00 January - May 14.00-18.00