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The mountain is near Grundarfjordur, a teensy-weensy town in west Iceland. With a summit 1,500 feet above sea level, Mount Kirkjufell the biggest landmark in the village of about 900 residents. Kirkjufell stands on snaefellsnes peninsula of its own...more
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We knew Kurkjufell was the most photographed mountain on the island, but all pictures we've seen were printed in green - not a single while image :-) So we decided to go and see what it looks like in a completely different setting - it's...More
This is the most photographed mountain in Iceland. Beautiful area - green, water, waterfalls. It also gets super busy at the favorite photo spot next to the falls so make sure to come off hours (later in the evening). The lighting is perfect then and...More
Absolutely stunning. This mountain is so unique and you can identify it from any aspect. And it is so beautiful no matter which side, let alone picture perfect, regardless which time of the year. This is truly the wonder of nature. Must visit if you...More
When I have seen photos of Kirkjufell Mountain and those two waterfalls I was really looking forward to this stop. This place is nice but only for a quick photo-stop. There were a lot of tourists around (I guess it is a popular destination because...More
It is a beautiful stop at the waterfall with Kirkjufell in the background, however, it can be a very short stop if you are not hiking the mountain. It is very pretty, but there are lots of people and there are so many other beautiful...More
My girlfriend and I hiked up this mountain the day after seeing the northern lights. The climb up starts out moderate but gets very steep towards the top 1/3 and requires you to propel yourself up 2 sets of ropes. The view from the top...More
We found three excellent viewpoints for this pretty mountain. The first is coming over the low pass on route 54 from Kolgrafar fjord, the second from the end of the pier in Grundarfjordur and hands-down the best from just behind the waterfalls to the West...More
This is one of the beautiful spots in the Snaefellsness peninsula. I can recommend a visit to this peninsula : a glacier, lava fields, mountains, waterfalls, pretty towns, whales, seals and many sea birds. I have spent 2 full days here and I still had...More
Very nice and picturesque location - but there were so many people there! There are so many beautiful destinations in Iceland without the crowds. Spend time these places instead, and make this place a small stop.