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Fjadrargljufur Canyon

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Route 206 3.5KM off The Ring Road, Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You get a lot of bang for your buck at this stop! The hike is short & easy & you get a beautiful view of the canyon from many different angels. We were gong to try to go to the bottom of the canyon but...More

Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved this hike. We went on a sunny winter day and the canyon and surrounding scenery were gorgeous. The trail is in good conditions, however it was slippery in certain spots due to ice. If you are going in the winter I really...More

Thank Didianarana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fairly gentle walk alongside this canyon with several viewpoints to look down inside and take your photos. Very attractive scenery all around too and the walk there and back takes about 90 minutes. Some slippery bits when icy but lots of underfoot grids to...More

Thank alan2303
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was probably my favorite stop in Iceland. We spent about 1.5 hours here which was perfect to walk up the path and to the top. Lots of drones, so be careful if you're flying yours here too! It's a must though for drone pilots!...More

Thank rosegoldmountains
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful highlight to stop and experience a unique narrow canyon cut deep into the surrounding lush landscape.

Thank horto2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is often visited by 4x4 jeep tours of the Laki craters, but any car can access it from Route 1. A fairly steep but flat and well maintained 2km footpath takes you to a succession of excellent viewpoints from which you can admire this...More

Thank TonySwiss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like many folks, I got to this site during a rainy, windy patch of weather. My two vacation companions took one look at the uphill climb and the pouring rain and headed back top the warmth of the car. Not me! So, so glad I...More

Thank hikerchick10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We navigated here in the morning (around 8 AM) using the directions in Google Maps -- searching "Fjadrargljufur Canyon" will take you to the right place. Parking is limited, and even when we got there, we had to park a few hundred yards away from...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed seeing this canyon. At the parking lot there is access to a public bathroom. There is a small hike up a hill to get to the different platforms to take pictures. We only went up the first 2 as we thought it was...More

Thank bjeronimo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place, well worth the visit but if you are coming in winter remember to bring shoe ice grips. When we visited there was barely any snow everywhere else but the path up Fjadrargljufur was covered in ice. You are not allowed on it unless...More

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June 26, 2018|
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Response from 2010KEITHc | 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
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
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