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Stretch Your Legs

A quick stop on the ring road to stretch and walk down to a belt of basalt columns a few km from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
deborah r
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Belmont, North Carolina
via mobile
Passing through on the ring road

This is a quick stop and a good chance to stretch your legs. You will walk down a short, slightly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura N
,
Gahanna, Ohio
via mobile
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Hofn, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick stop on the ring road to stretch and walk down to a belt of basalt columns a few km from Kirkjubaejarklaustur. A tall waterfall is across the road. Great photo opportunities.

Thank deborah r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quick stop and a good chance to stretch your legs. You will walk down a short, slightly steep, well maintained gravel path to the mini cliffs. If the weather is nice, I recommend stopping for a look. Unfortunately, the elves must have...More

Thank Laura N
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Directly at ring road, easy to miss. Parking lot available and easy to access. Takes about 10-15 minutes to enjoy and then cruise on.

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This attraction is easy to miss, look for the red sign 'Dverghamrar' on the left as you are driving from Vik. Just a short walk from the carpark is the Dwarf Rocks, peculiar formations of basalt columns. Similar to the formations that can be seen...More

2  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Extremely good stop if you're anything nearby or just driving along the road. Simple trail and very interesting information on how the rocks were actually formed. We actually stopped and had our lunch there since we packed them ourselves.

Thank Digitalz
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This marked the furthest east of our Iceland Adventure, exploring this amazing country, on Day Four. We stopped here in beautiful and brilliant sunshine, having enjoyed the sight of the waterfall nearby just a short time before. We explored the basalt column geology and marvelled...More

Thank Rattypaul
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I don't think this attraction is worth a special trip, but stop if you are passing by. Cute rocks formation with a legend attached.

Thank Froska
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stop and stretch your legs... and a fun story to try to convince the kids of. Trail is well marked, a little swampy when we stopped.

Thank QA_Matt
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

It's nothing spectacular but it's still pretty and a good reason to take quick break. It's hard to spot from the road, especially if you come from the east which is also why there's almost no other tourists. You can make some really good photos...More

Thank Marijn K
Reviewed 18 July 2016

If you can see the Icelandic folk lore Dwarves outlined in the crags you are a better man than me Gunderson lol!

Thank Peter B
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