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Parking lot at church has great overview of the beach

Had unexpected stop and had our lunch overlooking the beach and the small town. Very quaint area... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stay817412
Terrific View

take the time to ascend up the hill (by car) to check out the church. You then experience a great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
okmac
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had unexpected stop and had our lunch overlooking the beach and the small town. Very quaint area and interesting going up the gravel road to check out the cemetery.

Thank Stay817412
Reviewed 4 days ago

Vik is a great place to visit along the Ring road of Iceland. Its population was only 300 a couple of years ago but is surely growing based on the observation that many new buildings have been made and a brand new hotel called Kria.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

take the time to ascend up the hill (by car) to check out the church. You then experience a great perspective and view of Vik and the surrounding beach and area. Beautiful.

Thank okmac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stop off but you cannot go inside the building. Great photo and views. Paved so parking is easy.

Thank Mona S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If visiting Vik would recommend to stop to take in the nice panoramic views of Vik, the coastline and Atlantic ocean. The church was closed when we stoped so did not see the inside.

Thank CodyDC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Standing above Vik, this small church is like a beacon on the hill into Vik. Well worth stopping here briefly as it also gives a good view out to the ocean.

Thank Happytraveller604
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide drove us up and dropped us off in the parking lot - there are some lovely views of Vik and the coast from here but truthfully no one in my group even went in!

Thank 334Traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is situated on a hill overlooking Vik. This is one of the best places to see the whole of Vik. However, if you go a little further up the hill you will get an even better view of Vik with the church itself.

Thank hon y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The church itself is nothing too exciting, very quaint with a red roof, but it’s the view from the church that is spectacular. This church perched high on a hill is very iconic for the city of Vik, and I would sure love to have...More

Thank KayMacTravel7
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Beautiful iconic church- got some beautiful photos of it from the beach, and drove up to get the view of the town

Thank James M
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The church is still active. Not sure the Times of service.
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