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
Un peu caché des sentiers battus, à 10 minutes de la route principale, un magnifique canyon à visiter... Nous l'avons vu alors qu'il avait beaucoup neigé et les paysages étaient vraiment particuliers.... more »A little hidden from the beaten path, 10 minutes from the main road, a beautiful Canyon to visit... We saw it while it had snowed a lot and the landscapes were really peculiar... At the time of the visit, only the high road was available (site weakened by the tourist activity). Walking is easy.
Невероятно красивый каньон, по пути к нему очень много лавовых полей, виды просто завораживают!!! Были уже в сумерках, но все равно очень понравилось) more »Incredibly beautiful canyon, on the way to it a lot of lava fields, the views are simply fascinating!!! There were already at dusk, but still loved it)
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