Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Skalholt

#8 of 35 in Parks in West Region
Bring your camera gear for a shot of vast grassy Icelandic planes and Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall. The waterfall is just 7 m (23 ft) high, but it makes up for its height with a width of 80 m (262 ft). Take note of the man-made stairs on the side of the waterfall, which help salmon swim upstream. Nearby you'll find park benches and a camping site. With our international travel planner, Skalholt attractions like Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Our first stop for the day, as we were staying nearby. We drove down to the lower parking area and made a short trek to the falls. You can get pictures from the lower area is you choose, but we...  more »
  • These little known falls turned out to be absolutely beautiful. When traveling the Golden Circle definitely worth a stop.  more »
  • Beautiful waterfalls near Geysir. They charge you Kr. 700 to park but I think it’s fair considering the place is nice and very peaceful.
  • Really cool waterfall with a salmon run next to it. You can go next to the waterfall and also see it from above near the restaurant. Parking is 700 idk.
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