Information about Kirkjubólsdalur

Kirkjubolsdalur is a valley in the Westfjords.

The river Kirkjubolsa runs through the valley. The valley  is a good hiking or biking trail, as it offers a great view of the majestic surrounding mountains, such as Breidhorn, Gongudalshorn, Hadegishorn and Grjotskalarhorn.The valley lies not far from Kaldbakur, the highest mountain of the Westfjords, and is a common trail for those who travel the mountain. 

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