Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Kirkjubaejarklaustur
(4.9/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland which is up to 100 m deep and about 2 kilometres long, with the Fjaðrá river flowing through it. 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.
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  • From the well maintained ring road a 10 minute diversion take you to this place. After around 4 minutes drive on the side road, you go further in a road with potholes every few metres. When we went, t...  more »
  • We drove in from the main road, parked and walked a few hundred yards to the edge of the canyon. It's a small canyon and difficult to photograph unless late in the day or cloudy. This canyon would be ...  more »
  • Great weather to walk up to view the canyon, but shoes got wet and stuck in mud. Beware of where you're stepping on. Very picture worthy place