Embracing the sunset on Kirkjufell mountain

Midnight Sun Season in Kirkjufell

Gente local verificada

Sunset over Kirkjufell mountain

The best time to capture the sunset at Kirkjufell mountain would be from the beginning of july and until the end of august. The scenery can be quite amazing as the sun sets into the ocean. See this article for more information about the Midnight sun in Iceland.

The harbour in Grundarfjörður, Iceland

This is taken from the harbour in Grundarfjörður on 29. june 2013.

In Grundarfjörður the sun disappears in november and the residents of Grundarfjörður can not see it again until the beginning of february. Often they celebrate this by making pancakes when they get the glimpse of the sun above the mountains that surround the town.

But as one of the people living in Grundarfjörður it's all worth the wait as the sunsets can be quite spectacular in the summertime.

Kirkjufell at sunset

Mountain Kirkjufell

Kirkjufell on an overcast day

Grundarfjörður

Embracing the sunset on Kirkjufell mountain

This is me embracing the sunset on 2. august 2014.

Sólsetur við Kirkjufell from Tomas Kristjansson on Vimeo.

And finally a timelapse of the sunset on 2. august 2014. 30 minute long sunset displayed in 40 seconds. Enjoy! 


See also:

Midnight Sun Tours

Mountains in Iceland

Whale Watching in Grundarfjörður

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