Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful black-sand beaches in the world, Reynisfjara Beach frames the amazing landscape notable for the basalt sea stacks called Gardar. Legend has it that these rock formations are two petrified trolls, turned to stone after an unsuccessful attempt to pull a ship out of the sea. The sky over the sea can turn from dark and cloudy to sunny in a matter of minutes. Watch out for strong and unpredictable waves--the beach has seen some fatal accidents. Plan your Reynisfjara Beach visit and explore what else you can see and do in Vik using our Vik attractions planner .
Tours to Reynisfjara Beach
South Coast Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik with Guide and Touchscreen Audio BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $85
Duration: 11 hours
Southern Iceland Small-Group Full-Day Bus Tour from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $140
Duration: 10 hours
Reynisfjara Beach Reviews
c'est une grande plage de sable noir au pied d'une falaise qui mérite un "petit" détour rapide car il y a tant de belle chose a voir plus loin. more »It is a large black sand beach at the foot of a cliff that deserves a "small" quick detour as there is so much beautiful thing to see further.
This is one of the iconic places in Iceland everyone should probably visit. The black sand is strange to see when you're used to yellow sandy beaches! The basalt formations in and around the cave cut-... more »
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