Skaftafellsjokull, Vatnajokull National Park

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  • Part of Vatnajokulsthjodgardur National Park. Created in 2008, it is the largest national park in Europe. Visited the Skaftafell area. Took 1 mile hike each way to see Skaftafellsjokull glacier... 
    Part of Vatnajokulsthjodgardur National Park. Created in 2008, it is the largest national park in Europe. Visited the Skaftafell area. Took 1 mile hike each way to see Skaftafellsjokull glacier...  more »
  • After great weather in the morning, the weather turned just before we arrived at Skaftafell. Because the glacier has receded over the years you need to go on further than a few years ago. A flat... 
    After great weather in the morning, the weather turned just before we arrived at Skaftafell. Because the glacier has receded over the years you need to go on further than a few years ago. A flat...  more »
  • Within a short walk from the visitors center, you can reach this glacier pool. You get really close to the glacier and it is highly recommended. 
    Within a short walk from the visitors center, you can reach this glacier pool. You get really close to the glacier and it is highly recommended.  more »
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  • Simply amazing !! Worth the hike. Highly recommended
  • The biggest glacier in Iceland. It is 30 minutes walk from the car park.
  • Excellent place. Very nice view to the glacier
  • Massive beautiful glaciers and the trek was pleasing😍
  • Stunning glacier. We hiked the S3 route which was kinda long.... 21km (more than the signs indicated). But the views were amazing so value for money right there. The parking cost 700isk,don't forget to pay, they have cams that record your license plate...

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