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Marvel at Nature: Exploring Dyrholaey in Iceland

Nestled in South island is a special place you have to see for yourself, the Dyrhólaey Peninsula. Dyrhólaey translates to “Door Hill Island” as it once was a volcanic island before it joined the mainland and became a nature preserve. The area has two parts you can explore, an upper and a lower. We will go over how to get there, what to see and so much more. Here is your guide to the breathtaking Dyrholaey Peninsula.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistMar 10, 2023 • 8 min read