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Perfect Morning Hike

Great morning hike going up this one time Island and piece of Iceland History. Make sure you do a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark M
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
Get good weather or don’t bother. Fab

It’s an amazing hike. We only managed to get to the top when the clouds rolled in and it began... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
coconutugly
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Marbella, Spain
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“Perfect Morning Hike”
3 Jun 2018
“Morning hike of HJÖRLEIFSHÖFÐI”
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Vik, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great morning hike going up this one time Island and piece of Iceland History. Make sure you do a little reading about it before you head up to make sure you truly appreciate it. The hike is about 20 minutes outside Vik found on a...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an amazing hike. We only managed to get to the top when the clouds rolled in and it began raining. Folks walking up turned back down. Stunning view. Would’ve lovvvved to stay and hike and find the cave. If the weather is good THE...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We were doing the ring road and was very keen to do a hike. My son selected this an I am glad we did the hike. When we arrived there were no other cars parked. It was glorious day though. We started climbing from the...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Really cool history, this is the sight of the second settler of Iceland, a Viking who was killed by his Irish slaves. It is said that the caves below are haunted. Beautiful views, and far fewer tourists than other sites in the area.

Thank Nicole T
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I was a bit intimidated by the quite vertical hike at first, but once I got over my fears, we made our way up the hill, past grazing sheep and architectural ruins. At the top is a burial mound and monument - don't forget to...More

Thank Heather V
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is one of those red and white attraction signs off the ring road. We stopped, read the informative sign about it's interesting history and started up. It was a bit steeper than I was comfortable with in some areas but as it was dry...More

3  Thank lisadna4n6
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