This spot offers great views of the surrounding area and black sand beaches as well as the many interesting rock formations. Just a short drive from Vik and definitely worth a stop.
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First of all, the view is gorgeous. Starting from the road to the peninsula to the upper terraces - it is like something out of a sci-fi movie. Unfortunately we could not go up to the upper part, due to the small car (a rocky...More
We travelled to the parking lot on the east side of Dyrholaey. A short walk takes you a commanding viewpoint of the arch and black sand beach below. To the west one can see Reynisfjara and the Reynisdrangar. It was exceptionally windy (with a noticeable...More
The rock formations are amazing and good to see from all angles. It was very windy when we went but clear so we had unobstructed views. If you have time, explore all the roads around the area. If you don't, I'd go with climbing to...More
Dyrholaey can be found at the end of Route 218, about 3 miles or 5km from Route 1. The road splits as you climb the headland. Go up both as each offers very different views and interests. To the right, the gravel road climbs steeply...More
Dyrholaey is a great stop along the southern coast on your way to Vik. We went at the end of June during mid afternoon. I had read that you can follow 218 to the end and take the right turn uphill to see a cliff...More
Amazing place on a nice day. Overlooks beautiful black sand beach, nice bay, very close to the sea arch and a where we took our best close-up puffin photo. To get here take 218 road a few miles before Vik. Free parking and no admission....More