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Fjadrargljufur Canyon

Route 206 3.5KM off The Ring Road, Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“ring road” (61 reviews)
“gravel road” (20 reviews)
“short hike” (11 reviews)
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Route 206 3.5KM off The Ring Road, Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
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"ring road"
in 61 reviews
"gravel road"
in 20 reviews
"short hike"
in 11 reviews
"parking area"
in 13 reviews
"favorite stops"
in 5 reviews
"parking lot"
in 18 reviews
"worth the detour"
in 6 reviews
"google maps"
in 6 reviews
"off route"
in 6 reviews
"easy hike"
in 5 reviews
"rainy day"
in 8 reviews
"be careful"
in 13 reviews
"walk up"
in 8 reviews
"taking pictures"
in 5 reviews
"car park"
in 13 reviews
"great stop"
in 5 reviews
"the cliff"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stumbled on this short walk after quick conversation with a restaurant staff person - so glad we went, easy and quick drive off the main road, easy walk, stunning views.

Thank RescuePaws22
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely worth stopping by to see this canyon. Not the best direcions if using Google maps so be careful we kind of got lost following it's directions. Once there, we did 2 out of the 3 observation points with a 9 year old. Eery easy...More

1  Thank Mouzouris
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A captivating experience that was a highlight of our trip. We loved the serenity of the sunrise at this location with the hills lighting up and the sheep grazing. We had the place to ourselves. Just watch the sign to the location says to turn...More

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It’s a short drive from the N1 on a very good gravel road. The walk up is about 25 minutes at a leisurely pace, first up plastic erosion mats on the steeper bit and then along a normal muddy mountain path. It is certainly photogenic...More

Thank BadgerCT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My adult son insisted we see this one and it was awesome. Down a gravel road (not too far from the Ring Road) and parking can be pretty tight - if there are a lot of car it can be a problem. It's a walk...More

Thank TomToPrepare
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nobody will believe your photos of Fjadrargljufur Canyon are real. It is like being on a movie set. The walking path takes you past breathtaking view after view with platforms along the way. Do not miss this magical place right off the ring road on...More

1  Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't want to schlep all the way to Laki on an F road, and this turned out to be a great spot to get a glimpse of what we would see there. Decent but not too strenuous of a hike.

Thank BLtrvl
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Off the main road a couple of Kms and rough track to see this canyon. Toilets available before or after walk. Great views of this canyon.

Thank 30Paul27
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this is one of my favorite stops in Iceland!! Totally unexpected views! Awe inspiring little canyon tucked away just off the main road. The walk is not bad if you go slow, and you should to enjoy all the different views.

Thank Meggercat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great sight off of the Ring Road. Google Maps says it is closed but that is not true. The path at the bottom of the canyon has been closed but you can still walk the trail at the top of the rim....More

Thank applecat79
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Tamira79
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Keith C | Reviewed this property |
We visited on the 8th June, it re-opened on the 1st June so we were very fortunate, pleased we got to see it
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drsoumya94
May 13, 2018|
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Response from sherylselivanoff | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot directly in front of the walkway to the canyon. Could take 15-30 minutes to walk the length of the walkway to the multiple viewing areas in the canyon. Could spend longer if you wanted to get the perfect... More
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kathydevries
March 7, 2018|
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Response from om10 | Reviewed this property |
Not impossible but it'd be a long day. We had overnights nearby and went there after breakfast. And made our way back to Reykjavik over the course of the day stopping along the way. That took all day
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