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All reviews worth a stop the main road lovely area snaefellness peninsula stretch your legs dirt road walk around west iceland game of thrones base fortress cliffs pics passes basalt edge route
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a long, low cliff composed go basalt columns, some of which have broken off and fragmented creating a fascinating sight reminiscent of ancient Greek temples. The cliffs are 2km off the road, but 4WD is not required. You can drive a little further...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TonySwiss
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

These cliffs don’t look like much from the road, but as you get closer, you realize how big the columns really are. The road in it a little rough, but not too bad. Park at one end and follow one of the little “goat trails”...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stef4115
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

From a distance these columns don't look like much of anything. As you get closer, the massiveness of these columns becomes apparent. They almost look like a fortress wall. You can easily walk around and climb on them, but it is rocky, so be careful....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chemie71
Reviewed 27 August 2018

It was just a wall on the side of the road until you get close. It's a good hike up and impressive basalt columns. You can get to the top of the wall from either edge on both sides.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jc9739
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Worth the detour off the main road. These columns are impressive. Parking area in a pull-off. Standing at the base gives a great perspective of how tall these columns are.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JarMarJHM
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The view of the cliffs from the bottom is unique and interesting. The scramble to the top is somewhat precarious, but rewarding if the weather is clear. After you visit the cliffs, continue down the road to visit Raudamelsokelda, a bubbling mineral spring, waterfall, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank MargaritaDoug
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Just drive up the road and park off the side of the road in front of the columns. We found a trail that went up to the top and walked around up there for a while and around the area. It was a pretty stop....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 5 June 2018

beautiful, on a gravel dirt road off the main. Lovely area but quite hard to find...majestic basalt columns....viking/game of thrones type of settings......

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rmody26
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We somehow expected more but I guess since it was still snowy you couldnt see the salt columns all the way from the buttom. I think the view is better when you are further away than when driving right in front of them.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank AnniCatti
Reviewed 20 March 2018

beautiful, on a gravel dirt road off the main. Hiked up and slid down. Great place to take pics. If you have a small car, avoid driving too far in because the road becomes icy

Date of experience: December 2017
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