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“One of Reykjavik's hidden pleasures”

Seltjarnarnes Peninsula Jogging Path
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Walking westwards along the coastal path from downtown on a sunny winter's afternoon has to be one of the hidden pleasures of Reykjavik. The path snakes gently along the Seltjarnarnes Peninsula for about an hour or so through this gentle Reykjavik suburb until you get to the beach and finally the lighthouse at its tip.

I am told this is one of the best spots within the city for the Northern Lights and I don't doubt that this is true - the thought of walking all the way back in the dark is though a little too much for me, so I shall be sticking to the day.

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

During a cold winter night, whether driving, jogging, biking or just walking, walk close to the lighthouse at the end of the peninsula. Do not go close to the water during flood, it´s cold and the current is strong. But it has one of the best northern lights seeing spots so close to the city center or just for stargazing. Plus on a clear night, you can see light from Akranes, Kjalarnes etc.

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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Lovely coastal path with nice view, can be windy but thats just refreshing in my opinion. Lots of birds and you could get lucky and see seals close to the coast.

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