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Skogafoss, Skogar

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One of the largest waterfalls in Iceland, Skogafoss sits along the cliffs of the country's former southern coastline. The coast has receded about 5 km (3.1 mi) toward the sea, so these falls now mark the boundary between the lowlands and the highlands. On sunny days, you can often see a single or double rainbow above the falls due to the huge volume of mist. If you don't mind getting wet, you can walk pretty close to the waterfall and even follow a rocky path behind the wall of water. Climb up to the top for a different view of the falls and the surrounding landscape. Before you head to Skogar, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Skogar trip planner, to make sure you see all that Skogar has to offer, including Skogafoss.
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  • Beautiful views and you can easily walk right up to the waterfall safely. There are also steps to the top to hike above the waterfall. Love the scenic views from the top.  more »
  • Huge waterfall where you can climb to the top and see down, if you're willing to climb all the stairs :) You may also recognize this place from different tv shows, like Vikings!  more »

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