Going behind the waterfall is a unique experience. Once there, it's said that if you make a wish it'll come true!

Experience the extremely beautiful Seljalandsfoss, one of the most famous waterfalls in all of Iceland. Reaching great heights, the stunning waterfall can be seen from lengthy distances and is indeed a wonderful sight both up close and from afar. However, the best way to view Seljalandsfoss is from behind it. Thanks to a handy footpath, visitors can walk behind the waterfall and experience a different perspective.

As well as an impressive waterfall, the surrounding areas are attractive too. Much colourful flora and fauna can be found here along with an abundance of lush greenery, making the location a pure haven for nature enthusiasts. Sightseers can even visit Seljalandsfoss at night as both the waterfall and background are floodlit when darkness falls.

Easily accessible by car, many tours take day trippers to picturesque Seljalandsfoss as well. Yet, there is a sense of serenity here due to the few commercial establishments located in the area, ensuring that visitors enjoy some peace here at Seljalandsfoss.


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Seljalandsfoss, Ring Road -N1, Vik

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