Gufufoss (Egilsstaðir)

(Gufafoss)

Gufufoss (means steam waterfall) is a waterfall in the Eastern fjords of Iceland. It is one of many(twenty five) waterfalls in the river Fjarðará and is derived from the mist that often accompanies the area.

The origin of the river lies at the Fjarðarheiði plateau, between Seyðisfjörður and Egilsstaðir. Road 93 runs over the plateau and runs up to an altitude of more then 600 meters with beautiful views and in summertime still a lot of snow.

The waterfall is located near the village of Seyðisfjörður in de river Fjarðará (Fjord River) River, along road 93. Seyðisfjörður on the East coast is Iceland’s most important harbour, all the ferries from Continental Europe arrive here.

Going west from Seyðisfjörður, Gufufoss is on the left side of the road.

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About Gufufoss (Egilsstaðir)

CountryIceland
RegionAusturland
LocationEgilsstaðir, Seyðifjörður (Norður-Múlasýsla)
RiverFjarðará
Height12m
Latitude65.240028
Longitude-14.057467
Best visitSummer
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Hengifoss (Eskifjordur) 27 km

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