Iceland Talking

December 20, 2016 - Less than a minute read


0023-cruise-maps-small-2017_en_iceland_circumnavigation_transparentEven the Emerging Destinations team has trouble pronouncing the names of the ports of call along Ocean Diamond routes in Iceland, and we thought you might, too. Click on the audio files below to see how locals pronounce place names like Seydisfjördur and Akureyri. In case you’re wondering about the voice, it belongs to Iceland Pro Cruises marketing manager Margret Lindal Steinthórsdóttir, who agreed to show us how to say those tongue-twisting Icelandic names without sounding like a complete rookie.

Reykjavik       Stykkisholmur    Isafjordur    Siglufjordur   Grimsey

Akureyri     Husavik   Seydisfjordur    Djupivogur    Vestmannaeyjar


Our teacher is Margret Lindal Steinthórsdóttir, our Marketing Manager