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Exploring the Large Monster Hvítserkur in Northwest Iceland…

I am taking you to the enormous monster “Hvítserkur” in Northwest Iceland.

In case you are driving from Reykjavík to North Iceland or vice versa, and you probably have further time, I like to recommend taking a detour to Hvítserkur in Vatnsnes peninsula.

You might additionally do a day tour from Reykjavík metropolis. The one-way drive is about 230km. There’s a huge sign on the principle highway (NO. 1) pointing to the place to show. After that, you must drive about 25km gravel highway to your vacation spot, however this can be a tour you don’t need to miss.

Hvítserkur northwest Iceland

Hvítserkur is a 15m excessive sea stack on the so-called Vatnsnes peninsula which additionally hosts lots of stunning seals. In fact, there’s a enjoyable story behind this monster as with so many wonders in Iceland. Based on legend, Hvítserkur was an unlimited troll on its option to destroy the cloisters bell close by however the beast by accident confronted dawn earlier than arrival. As we all know, trolls can´t survive in daylight. Once you see this majestic cliff you possibly can completely consider this story as a result of it truly appears like a petrified monster. After I’m there I may envision an enormous dinosaur, relying on the angle. I felt actually small when standing subsequent to this large sea stack which once more is a superb reminder of how robust and massive nature actually is.

Entry to Hvítserkur could be very simple and there’s a small path main you right down to the seaside on to the beast. Within the summertime, this cliff, as so many sea stacks in Iceland, hosts many types of birds. In the event you have a look at the picture it is best to have the ability to see tiny little folks in entrance of it.  ​

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