Black beach

Dyrhólaey, Vík í Mýrdal

The area around Vík í Mýrdal  has a nice specialty: beaches with sand black as the night. I mean the real night, not the three hours of slight ‘darkness’ Iceland experiences these days every night. On some days you might go swimming there, but it creates a wonderful atmosphere all year round. From the Black Beach at Vík í Mýrdal you can have a good look at the Reynisfjall rock structures, but you also should take the trip up the hill to the Dyrhólaey viewpoint.

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