Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland – everything you need to know By Paul Johnson on Oct 14, 2022 in Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Going Out, Iceland, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe
The extremely beautiful Seljalandsfoss waterfall tumbles into a flat area of meadowland and lies on the River Seljalandsá which emanates from the Eyjafjallajökull glacier. It is located in southern Iceland, a 1¾ drive from Reykjavik and can be seen from the Route 1 ring road. From Route 1, just follow Road 249 (which leads to Þórsmörk) for a short distance and you will find a car park nearby.
Seljalandsfoss is less powerful than other waterfalls such as Gullfoss and Dettifoss and relatively narrow, yet falls a substantial distance of 60 metres, cascading over a cliff that was once part of Iceland’s southern coastline.
A wide cavern undercuts the cliff
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