Helgufoss is a 12-meter-high waterfall located in the Greater Reykjavik area. You can find it on what is known as the Laxness Road (named after Halldór Laxness, Iceland’s most famous writer and the only Icelandic Nobel laureate), also referred to as the Poet’s Path. Thanks to the beautiful surrounding area, which is interwoven with numerous hiking trails, it can be your destination or one of the stops on your journey if you wish to stay near Reykjavik.

From Route 36, turn off (GPS: 64.187533, -21.541379) onto a local road and shortly you will arrive at a small parking lot (GPS: 64.179703, -21.532837). From there, it is a 10-minute walk to the waterfall.