You have 5 trips in progress.   See all

Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Kirkjubaejarklaustur

4.8
Must see · Canyon · Nature / Park
Create an itinerary including Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland which is up to 100 m deep and about 2 kilometers long, with the Fjaðrá river flowing through it..The canyon has steep walls and winding water. Its origins dates back to the cold periods of the Ice Age, about two million years ago. It is located near the Ring Road, not far from the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.
The canyon was created by progressive erosion by flowing water from glaciers through the rocks and palagonite over millennia.
To visit Fjadrargljufur Canyon and get the most from your holiday in Kirkjubaejarklaustur, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kirkjubaejarklaustur online attractions planner.
Source
Improve this listing »
Create a full itinerary - for free!

Tours to Fjadrargljufur Canyon

Fjadrargljufur Canyon reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
855 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We found out about this canyon because of the hotel we stayed in. We went very early in the morning, it was a beautiful landscape, the filds, the cliff, the river, the canyon itself its a beautiful... 
    We found out about this canyon because of the hotel we stayed in. We went very early in the morning, it was a beautiful landscape, the filds, the cliff, the river, the canyon itself its a beautiful...  more »
  • This canyon is unbelievably beautiful. Be sure to view it first from the middle of the small bridge - it is spectacular. Then enjoy the walk up and along the edge of it. What a treat. 
    This canyon is unbelievably beautiful. Be sure to view it first from the middle of the small bridge - it is spectacular. Then enjoy the walk up and along the edge of it. What a treat.  more »
  • Gorgeous canyon, lots of amazing photo opportunities. It's a short walk from the car park, a little more difficult coming back up as it's up hill but not too difficult. Can get some reason nice views....  more
    Gorgeous canyon, lots of amazing photo opportunities. It's a short walk from the car park, a little more difficult coming back up as it's up hill but not too difficult. Can get some reason nice views....  more »

Plan your trip to Kirkjubaejarklaustur

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.