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Skogafoss, Skogar

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One of the largest waterfalls in Iceland, Skogafoss sits along the cliffs of the country's former southern coastline. The coast has receded about 5 km (3.1 mi) toward the sea, so these falls now mark the boundary between the lowlands and the highlands. On sunny days, you can often see a single or double rainbow above the falls due to the huge volume of mist. If you don't mind getting wet, you can walk pretty close to the waterfall and even follow a rocky path behind the wall of water. Climb up to the top for a different view of the falls and the surrounding landscape. Before you head to Skogar, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Skogar trip planner, to make sure you see all that Skogar has to offer, including Skogafoss.
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  • Climb the staircase which is really hard work and then walk up the path and round the first bend and the waters gradually falling to the larger fall is stunning. We went there just as the sun was...  more »
  • Iceland has some amazing scenery and this waterfall does not disappoint ... there are around 450 stairs to climb but once you're at the top there is an amazing view. We went here whilst on a small...  more »
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