Dyrhóley

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Dyrhólaey  peninsula is a 120 metre high promontory not far from Reynisfjara beach and the village of Vik . It is located in South Iceland and is the southernmost part of Iceland. The view from Dyrhólaey is Mýrdalsjökull to the north and to the east is Reynisfjara, one of the most visited tourist attractions in Iceland. Dyrhólaey has been a natural reserve since 1978. Dyrhólaey means “Door hole Island” as it has a archway big enough for boats to pass through, it is know that small airplanes have passed through the archway as well. Dyrhólaey is just few km of the ring road 1,a gravel road that is passable for most cars. The parking lot is by Kirkjufara beach.

GPS 63.403665, -19.103925

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