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Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall

Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall is located in West Iceland, close to Kirkjufell Mountain and Grundarfjörður Town (Grundarfjordur) on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula (Snaefellsnes).

The waterfall is small but very charming as it falls down two steps in the Kirkjufellsá River, which has its source in a mountain ridge called Helgrindur (The Peaks of Hell). There are many waterfalls in the river as it flows from Helgrindur to sea.

The waterfall derives its name from the nearby Kirkjufell Mountain (463 m), which boasts a distinctive cone shape. The mountain is very picturesque and considered by many to be the most beautiful in Iceland. From the right side of the waterfall, you can capture the waterfall with the glorious mountain in the background, a sight like nothing you have experienced before. There is also an old bridge crossing the waterfall where you can stand and experience the waterfall from above.

The nearby Grundarfjörður Town is a small and friendly fishing town with good facilities in terms of accommodation and food, and the Snæfellsjökull National Park (Snaefellsjokull) offers many sights to see, such as the Snæfellsjökull Glacier, the immense lava fields and the subterranean marvel of Vatnshellir Cave.

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