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Grotta Lighthouse

Seltjarnarnes | Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik 170, Iceland
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“light house” (19 reviews)
“northern lights” (123 reviews)
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Seltjarnarnes | Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik 170, Iceland
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"low tide"
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"light house"
in 19 reviews
"northern lights"
in 123 reviews
"clear night"
in 13 reviews
"nesting birds"
in 4 reviews
"nature reserve"
in 5 reviews
"light pollution"
in 14 reviews
"nice walk"
in 12 reviews
"walking path"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 5 reviews
"aurora borealis"
in 6 reviews
"downtown reykjavik"
in 7 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 4 reviews
"rental car"
in 5 reviews
"warm water"
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"city tour"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

No need to make a special trip but if you're staying near by it's a neat place to see with a good view of the water and mountains.

Thank Bgjenkins
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We actually seen Aurora twice there, the intensity wasn't great in those 2 days but if you are lucky to catch a good day with a high intensity u can definitely see a spectacular Aurora there ! its 10-15 mins bus journey from Reykjavik center...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We drove to the lighthouse at low tide. The beach was great, lots of sea shells that you can pick up. The light house was nice, you can't go in it though. Great spot for some pictures and to see the ocean from the rocks.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I haven't been there at daytime but at the night. Its great dark place within the large city to see the northern light, there is a lot of parking there, and it's about 10 minutes driving from the city center.

2  Thank Yogev A
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We went up there on our last day of Iceland trip. We could't go to the lighthouse as the tide was up and it was getting dark. But sitting there and looking at the lighthouse and listening to the sound of the water was so...More

Thank ShilpiSuman
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

we were very fortunate to get a great sunny day for our walk to this area. we got local bus (No 11) and had a good walk around the lighthouse, looking for birds and appreciating the surrounding views. lots of people around as I think...More

Thank Sligopoint
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Romantic place on the top of Seltjananess with bird whatching, smale nature Museum and place for resting. View to Snaefellsness by good weather conditions. Lighthouse only accessilble on low Tide.

Thank Roland K
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Take a drive down (free parking) and go for a stroll along the beach and potter in the rock pools. A gentle walk (with maybe a little clambering if the tide is in) to a quaint little lighthouse staring down the Atlantic Ocean. Great place...More

Thank Will H
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We watched the weather and found 4 hours of clear night skys. There is a big car park and turning circle so we parked up. After 30 mins the lights appeared - faint but as its so dark we could see them Its 20 mins...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The view is amazing in the day. You can take a quick walk to see the surrounding area. During the winter months it is a good area where you can go and see the northern lights. It does get very cold, so plan for that.

1  Thank Evans R
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EmmaTinchyStoner
10 December 2017|
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Response from Louise M | Reviewed this property |
you can walk but it takes roughly an hour. there is also a bus you can catch - for example for the way back. make sure to chevk the weather because the walkway is very exposed to wind and rain.
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Prisna P
12 September 2017|
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Response from Louise M | Reviewed this property |
Sunset is between 8 and 9 pm and you will have the sun behind the lighthouse on the sea (perfect photo opportunity). Sunrise is between 5 and 6 am.
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Prisna P
4 September 2017|
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
Lots of birds returning in mid to late March. There was a tide chart posted on the estuary when I was there.
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