Kirkjubaejarklaustur is located 70 miles (113 kilometers) east of Hella and 120 miles (193 kilometers) east of Reykjavik, Iceland's capital.
When it comes to getting the most out of your vacation, it's good to keep in mind that Kirkjubaejarklaustur is just just the start; Iceland features an abundance of natural sights, cities and towns. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Skaftafell, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southwest, and Vik I Myrdal 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northeast.
Explore a side of the region many visitors will never see by accompanying a passionate local guide on one of the guided nature walks.
Experience the culinary arts of Iceland by trying local food. Lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots are two of the prized ingredients. Popular dishes include saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish), but there are many other tasty options on the menu. Finish off with mondlukaka (almond cake), a popular final course.
The 17th of June is Independence Day, so if you're lucky enough to be in Kirkjubaejarklaustur then, remember that some attractions may have different opening hours to normal as the nation celebrates.
No matter how far you have come and no matter how long you stay, special memories of Kirkjubaejarklaustur will remain with you for a long time.