Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon

Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon


    1. Hugo Cura

      It should be! It’s a must for any Iceland trip.

      Not as popular as other places in Iceland but still easily accessible. I’ve also visited during the winter and is equally magical.

    1. Breathe With Us


      Sure. It’s a short drive, just make sure you follow the turn to the left that goes to the canyon. It’s a bit bumpy with some potholes (depending on the rain, etc) but should perfectly doable. Go slow.

  1. jmsd2igs

    Ohhh I so want to get to Iceland! This looks amazing. I agree with Mar, it did conjure up Lord of the Rings thoughts for me, too. Do you have a call out pin for the post? I’d love to pin in Pinterest. Either way I’ve bookmarked it for my Must-Do list! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Holly

    Iceland seems to be extremely popular as of late. I would love to see it myself as it looks beautiful. Thank you for the introduction to another area to visit one day soon.

    1. Breathe With Us

      Tourism is increasing rapidly in Iceland. Still, it still is very relaxed comparing to any other popular tourist destinations across the world. Especially outside the capital area.

      If you like outdoors, Iceland is a must-do!

  3. Laura

    We went to Iceland in the winter when it wasn’t ideal to do much hiking so we missed this area. I’d definitely like to go back and hike around the valleys. It’s so lovely and untouched there.

    1. Breathe With Us

      Unlucky there! It’s very close to Kirkjubæjarklaustur, but one needs to be paying attention to find the correct road. With a lot of snow, it gets complicated to go there using a normal car. Better not risk it!

  4. Jaslyn

    It’s so beautiful. I will be going there in April which might still be snowing. I was wondering if we are able to reach there by 2WD.

  5. Debi Bass

    Cristina and Hugo — Thank you so much for all of this incredibly valuable and concise information for a great road trip in Iceland. We are flying to Iceland from New Jersey on Thursday for two weeks. I’ve been overwhelmed with all the books I have. All we needed was your guide! So glad I found you! Now I’m more excited than ever about our trip!

  6. Ivan Gastaldo

    Awesome stuff!! We will be visiting Iceland for the first time in mid-March (8 days), and this is definitely in my list of places to visit…. I’ll take it that it should still be pretty accessible in Winter time? (weather permitting, of course!)
    I’m so excited about all the photographic opportunities (Landscape Photographer here….), I can hardly wait. I know it will be an awesome trip!

    1. Breathe With Us

      Thanks, Ivan!

      I’ve visited multiple times, including in March. One day was perfectly fine, the other was in the middle of a snowstorm. It’s not far from the main road, so usually not a problem to visit.

      Enjoy Iceland!

  7. Indira

    Christina and Hugo– Thank you for the detailed directions to get to the canyon. Is there any clear marker for the 206 road ? Can one find it without a GPS ? is the road labeled ?

    The place looks amazingly beautiful and the colors look so unique ! Love the pictures !

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