Iceland Dyrhólaey East Viewpoint

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Daniel Phillips

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About this spot
Dyrhólaey, which translates to Door Hill Island, is of volcanic origin and was once an island before joining up to the Icelandic mainland. In ancient times, passing sailors used to refer to Dyrhólaey as ‘Cape Portland’.

It is also the southernmost part of the Icelandic mainland, making it a popular stop for sightseers travelling along the Ring Road, and can be found close by the coastal village of Vík í Mýrdal.

Puffins can be found at this location depending on the time of year.

This viewpoint looks east, down the beach of Reynisfjara towards the stacks of Reynisdrangar

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