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Grotta Lighthouse

Seltjarnarnes | Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik 170, Iceland
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Seltjarnarnes | Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik 170, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked to the Grotta lighthouse along the shore from the old harbour. Even though it is quite a long walk, you can keep busy having a look to the right over Faxafloi bay and there is a learning path that informs you about the...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think one shld drive 4kms just to see the light house . Besides the picture I am sharing there is nothing to see. You can have a nice view and fresh air for sure.

Thank Vinita70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought it was a bus ride from city centre. Not so! However, from last the stop it is about a 30 mins walk. Even then I saw it from a distance and didn't get to enter in! The serenity of the area, the calm coastline...More

Thank walebakare
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Not much to look at from far, but the number of birds seen was quite fascinating. May be more appealing to bird enthusiasts. Couldn't get close to them though, as the area was closed off for them.

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 3 June 2017

When to the site on a bus tour which stopped for a photo stop. The venue and site is a sea attraction; however, the visit was stolen by windsurfers. They were most daring and provided a great show and provided super pictures.

Thank southern-barrister
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We booked a whale watching tour on a ship. Going out of Reykjavik harbour and cruising out towards the bay you will come across this remote lighthouse. Very remote location. Looks like a standard lighthouse. Not sure how you would get here as it is...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were recommended here by the hotel for a nice walk along the coastal path.It was quite a windy day but still manageable. You can also drive and park up close by which would be a better option and to bring a lunch picnic in...More

Thank karlsson2018
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The lighthouse is awesome, but you need to find the secret foot bath. It's on the road on the way to the parking area (which means if you've gotten to the parking area you've passed it) behind a white energy building and next to a...More

3  Thank bnettmd
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I decided to walk to the Lighthouse from our Hostel in Reykjavik, which was roughly a 4 mile walk and took me 1hr 15mins to get there. Once there, I found the path to Grotta was blocked off with a sign saying the Island is...More

1  Thank Yusuf P
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Easy to travel to via Bus 11 to bus stop Hofgardar and a 10 to 15 minute walk to the lighthouse along the coast. The light house is only accessible during some months due to bird migration and nesting near the lighthouse. It seems to...More

2  Thank Elizabeth W
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