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Address: Vik, Iceland
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Peninsula of volcanic origin.

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Amazing scenery

The view from the lookout was amazing with its erosion archway and stunning views of black sand beach. From here you can also see the the sea stacks called Reynisdrangar. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view from the lookout was amazing with its erosion archway and stunning views of black sand beach. From here you can also see the the sea stacks called Reynisdrangar. The story goes, two giants were towing a three sailed ship to shore, however, before they could reach the safety of the mountain before sun rise the giants and the... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Arch was the boring part, the views of the black beach are impressive, note that there is 2 levels of viewing points, so follow the other road in the way back to see both.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First off, remember that famous picture of Iceland from National Geographic, featuring the puffin standing on a ledge with dark storm clouds and a black sand beach stretching for miles? That view is from the top here. This is really fun to see, and as a plus you get good views of Eyjafjallajokull. When you're coming off the main road,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came back to this mysterious place with great visibility. The first time we had bad weather but even then it had impressed ud Now the 2nd time just by coincidence we came late and witnessed sunset on the rock near the lighthouse with a view over 100s of stern birds flying the rock and the famous Rock in sea... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The drive up to Dyrholaey was a little hard as the last part of the road was quite narrow, steep, curvy and bumpy. The drive from the main road was 10-15 mins one way. Awesome views from up to all directions (sea, mountains, beach). There is a lighthouse as well. No facilities except parking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made the trek up to Dyrholaey while it was pouring rain and incredibly windy. It was definitely worth it for the views, but beware: the wind, especially from that high up, is ridiculously strong. I felt like it was going to pick me up and toss me into the ocean more than once! We also could barely get our... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful view. We went when it was pouring rain, but still thought the view was worth it the drive up and crazy weather!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see the sun set, beautiful. Cold but the sun was wonderful as it set. The crashing waves on the rocks and shoreline great. Do not venture to the seas edge the seas have undercurrents and waves can catch you out.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the views from here! Not quite as crowded as some of the other spots we visited. The park was free to enter also. Rugged beauty!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I arrived approximately 10 AM after we visited Reynisfjara (see review "Sunrise on the Beach"). The drive up the mountain is on graveled paths and mind the potholes. To get to the highest point seemed pretty narrow but still allowed two cars on the road at once. You know you are there when you see the... More 

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