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Gullfoss Falls, Blaskogabyggd

4.8
#1 of 203 in Parks in Iceland
Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
Feel the mist from Gullfoss Falls, a stunning waterfall in southwest Iceland, as you walk right up close to the natural wonder. One of the most visited attractions in the country, the powerful falls plunge in two stages into a narrow crevice of the Hvita river. From afar, the 32 m (105 ft) deep crevice is hidden from sight, so when walking to the falls, you get the impression that the Hvita River just disappears into the ground. Hike along the crevice, which is 2.5 km (1.5 mi) long, and admire the incredible volume of water constantly rushing over the edge. The waterfall, along with Thingvellir and the geysers of Haukadalur, is part of the Golden Circle, which can make a great day tour. Use our Blaskogabyggd attractions planner to visit Gullfoss Falls on your trip to Blaskogabyggd, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I was surprised how close the falls are to the visitor center and parking lot, thankfully, for us winter visitors. The wind and cold here are serious in March, bring warm clothes.  more »
  • Upon arrival and seeing the waterfall from the lookout, i wasn't sure if this is wroth visiting. However, as you descend closer to the waterfall, it will open up and you will experience strong...  more »
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  • One of the best place in Iceland! Very windy so you will need warm clothes.
  • Beautiful place, but very cold and windy in the winter. Dress appropriate and be safe please!

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