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Grotta Lighthouse

Seltjarnarnes | Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik 170, Iceland
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Seltjarnarnes | Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik 170, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful place to visit and relax quiet and friendly a photographers dream. Lots to capture Just wander around and relax Not overly expensive

Thank Malo1958
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the lighthouse twice. It is a peaceful spot to view the ocean and to get a feel for the coast. The second time we went there were an abundance of different birds.

1  Thank Fay M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hidden gem. Free. The lighthouse is located at the end of a very thin jetty great pics of the bay, lighthouse, and water fowl. You can also walk the beach. I found a very tiny starfish. There is also a Nike trails.

Thank Colleen L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The light house is a great place to hike and view the amazing blue sea and it's just a very short drive from central Reykjavik.

Thank v0yageur22
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here several times during our stay in Reykjavík. It is a calm, end of the city spot, where the lighthouse and the sea meets. If the weather conditions are good, you can watch the aurora borealis here, because it is completely dark, not much...More

1  Thank TerraExplorator
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No need to make a special trip but if you're staying near by it's a neat place to see with a good view of the water and mountains.

Thank Bgjenkins
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually seen Aurora twice there, the intensity wasn't great in those 2 days but if you are lucky to catch a good day with a high intensity u can definitely see a spectacular Aurora there ! its 10-15 mins bus journey from Reykjavik center...More

Thank gabrielgrigoras1990
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We drove to the lighthouse at low tide. The beach was great, lots of sea shells that you can pick up. The light house was nice, you can't go in it though. Great spot for some pictures and to see the ocean from the rocks.

Thank Rgandhi11
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I haven't been there at daytime but at the night. Its great dark place within the large city to see the northern light, there is a lot of parking there, and it's about 10 minutes driving from the city center.

2  Thank Yogev A
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We went up there on our last day of Iceland trip. We could't go to the lighthouse as the tide was up and it was getting dark. But sitting there and looking at the lighthouse and listening to the sound of the water was so...More

Thank ShilpiSuman
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EmmaTinchyStoner
10 December 2017|
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Response from Louise M | Reviewed this property |
you can walk but it takes roughly an hour. there is also a bus you can catch - for example for the way back. make sure to chevk the weather because the walkway is very exposed to wind and rain.
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Prisna P
12 September 2017|
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Response from Louise M | Reviewed this property |
Sunset is between 8 and 9 pm and you will have the sun behind the lighthouse on the sea (perfect photo opportunity). Sunrise is between 5 and 6 am.
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Prisna P
4 September 2017|
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
Lots of birds returning in mid to late March. There was a tide chart posted on the estuary when I was there.
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