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Dritvik and Djupalonssandur

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574 | Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Hellnar 360, Iceland
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All reviews lava formations black pebbles snaefellsnes peninsula beautiful beach car park ship wreck fishing village we spent hours entire beach lovely walk short walk worth a stop definitely worth a visit parking area the main road parking lot sunny day
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon Djupalonssandur and weren't specifically looking for it, but saw it as we were exploring the peninsula. The walk down to the beach is breathtaking. You are surrounded by these lava rock formations and come out onto a black pebble beach with a...More

Thank AllergieswithAmanda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The (often very crowded) beach is undoubtedly attractive, with its black pebbles and boulders, and its remains of a shipwrecked trawler, but if you are pushed for time along this interesting coastline, Budir and Londrangar are even more impressive stops.

Thank TonySwiss
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is beautiful. Just one amazing site after another. A short walk down from the parking lot brings you to a black pebble beach. You have to watch where you are walking as there are pieces from a shipwreck all over the area....More

Thank chemie71
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Turnoff from route 574 to 572, lead to a car park. A short trail from car park lead to the beach. It was our 1st sight of a black beach with pebbles. Beautiful against the strong waves from the sea.

Thank purple-lallang
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Spend at least one hour. Ten minutes walk from parking. Stone beach. Stones are very smooth. Rusted remains of old ship. Cool to photograph. Cool reflections in fresh water ponds. Awesome rock formations.

1  Thank 1RJL1
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We walked between Djupalonssandur and Dritvik and back. It is a lovely walk and not that many people do it. The views at Dritvik are fantastic and it is very quite and beautiful.

1  Thank Go55
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This was a beautiful beach to stop by in the area and relax for a few minutes. The ship wreck remains are nothing to get excited about. Its just small debris and looks nothing like a ship wreck. The beach itself is a beautiful setting,...More

Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Great walks along the coast and down to Dritvik beach. Take your time to explore and you’ll find yourselves surrounded by less people. Walk along the beach. Sit for a while. Gorgeous location.

Thank Simone M
Reviewed 7 May 2018

From the lifting stones to the scattered pieces of the British trawler Epine, this beach combines historic lore and magical scenery in a way that is quintessential Iceland.

Thank UtahMarty
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Very good walking tour from Hellnar to Dritvik. Place on the end of the Lava field from the Snaefellsjökull. Impressive Stone buildings from basalt and blach sand beach.

Thank Roland K
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