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.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.
The canyon was created by progressive erosion by flowing water from glaciers through the rocks and palagonite over millennia.
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon Reviews
My husband and I hike along the river, making many crossings of the river. We could not go all the way up to the waterfalls but it was magnificent feeking so small surrounded by those large cliffs in.... more »
Beautiful canyon just of ring road 1 near Kirkjubæjarklaustur. You can walk around for a bit but it won't take a lot of time and views are absolutely stunning. more »
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