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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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  • Huge waterfall . You get wet so wear a poncho & rain pants. A must see stop on South Coast of Iceland. Also Mske sure to go to Vik nearby. 
    Huge waterfall . You get wet so wear a poncho & rain pants. A must see stop on South Coast of Iceland. Also Mske sure to go to Vik nearby.  more »
  • It is located next to the Ring Road. Parking is free. It is just one minute of walk to the bottom of the very powerful waterfall. The temptation is to get close to it but can easily get soaking wet... 
    It is located next to the Ring Road. Parking is free. It is just one minute of walk to the bottom of the very powerful waterfall. The temptation is to get close to it but can easily get soaking wet...  more »

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