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.
Create an itinerary including Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Tours to Fjadrargljufur Canyon
$440 BOOK WITH VIATOR Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon 2 Day Tour | Glacier Hike & Entire South Coast
Duration: 2 days
$519 BOOK WITH VIATOR 2 Day Tour to Jokulsarlon with Glacier Hike - Boat Tour - South Coast Waterfalls
Duration: 2 days
$211 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small-group Glacier Lagoon (Jokulsarlon) Day Trip from Reykjavík
Duration: 14 hours
$764 BOOK WITH VIATOR 3-Day Reykjavik, Golden Circle, Ice Cave, Jokulsarlon & Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Duration: 3 days
$289 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small Group Day Tour to Lakagigar volcano by Super Jeep from Klaustur
Duration: 8 hours
$371 BOOK WITH VIATOR South Coast and Glacier Lagoon Day Trip by Super Jeep from Reykjavik
Duration: 15 hours
$386 BOOK WITH VIATOR 2-Day South Coast and Glacier Lagoon Summer Tour from Reykjavík
Duration: 2 days
$971 BOOK WITH VIATOR 4-Day Iceland: Golden Circle, South Coast, Active Volcano Hike & Northern Lights
Duration: 4 days
Fjadrargljufur Canyon reviews
For me, this was the biggest surprise of all in Iceland and completely unexpected. With so many star attractions, and well-deserved, this one has almost dropped off the radar, but should not be...
For me, this was the biggest surprise of all in Iceland and completely unexpected. With so many star attractions, and well-deserved, this one has almost dropped off the radar, but should not be... more »
Like pretty much everywhere else in Iceland, this place is amazing. Beautiful, deep, narrow canyon with a river flowing through it. We walked from the parking lot up to the first viewpoint - very...
Like pretty much everywhere else in Iceland, this place is amazing. Beautiful, deep, narrow canyon with a river flowing through it. We walked from the parking lot up to the first viewpoint - very... more »
Plan your trip to Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Hidden gems in Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Side trips from Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Popular things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Nature in Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Historic Sites in Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Nearby attractions in Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Trips in Fjadrargljufur Canyon by other users
43 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Blaskogabyggd Vik Hofn 16 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM DENMARK Reykjavik Reykjahlid Akureyri 10 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CROATIA Blaskogabyggd Vik Husavik 31 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM FINLAND Blaskogabyggd Vik Hofn 12 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM BRAZIL Reykjavik Selfoss Vik 10 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA Reykjavik Hofn Kirkjubaejarklaustur