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Address: Austurstroend, Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik 170, Iceland

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Great gem in the city that isn't touristed-out YET

Living in Icealnd, I could see the path out my window but I had never really followed it fully until I had moved away. So sad. I picked up jogging afterwards and upon a return... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
Khash C
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Living in Icealnd, I could see the path out my window but I had never really followed it fully until I had moved away. So sad. I picked up jogging afterwards and upon a return trip to Iceland, I tried it and found the run to be one of the most beautiful experiences I had in the country along the... More 

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Killingworth, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This path is great for jogging or walking along the scenic ocean bay in Reykjavik. It's perfect for exercise or just to get away from the downtown bustle. Great scenery for photography as well.

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Thank v0yageur22
Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

You can visit this area any time of the day...really any time of the year. There's this walking, cycling or running path that circles the city and to visit the penisola area follow this path that you find along the seaside. It's mostly continuous except a bit "unclear" in the harbour area of the city...but it passes "Harpa" Concert Hall... More 

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Thank Jakob-Pall
Reykjavik
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

A picturesque coastal path around the beautiful peninsula of Seltjarnarnes, in the capital region of Reykjavik

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Thank SiggiKiernan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

ok guys, it's just a joging path. there was a lot of debris carried out by the ocean when I was there, so it was a little hard to run. Oh, and be prepared for a LOT of wind

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

If you're looking for a fine running path linked to central Reykjavik, this will fit the bill. The path takes you along the bay, with fantastic views of the mountains in the distance and huge ships coming into harbor. It is flat and well-paved and ends at a lighthouse at peninsula's tip. I'm not sure of the distance; probably about... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

I did this on a sunny winters evening and it was beautiful. I had the best of the weather with a calm sea and clear views. It's away from the tourist traps and very tranquil

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

Walking westwards along the coastal path from downtown on a sunny winter's afternoon has to be one of the hidden pleasures of Reykjavik. The path snakes gently along the Seltjarnarnes Peninsula for about an hour or so through this gentle Reykjavik suburb until you get to the beach and finally the lighthouse at its tip. I am told this is... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2013

During a cold winter night, whether driving, jogging, biking or just walking, walk close to the lighthouse at the end of the peninsula. Do not go close to the water during flood, it´s cold and the current is strong. But it has one of the best northern lights seeing spots so close to the city center or just for stargazing.... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2012

Lovely coastal path with nice view, can be windy but thats just refreshing in my opinion. Lots of birds and you could get lucky and see seals close to the coast.

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