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Sólheimajökulll, Vik

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Geologic Formation Hiking Trail
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  • This gives an excellent understanding of how much the glacier has receded in recent years. From the parking area we walk almost a half a mile to the viewing area. The guide said that as early as 2000,...  more »
  • After access by a road accessible to all vehicles, a small path on the mountain side leads to the edge of the glacier which feels the temperature. Black and white universe...
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  • Yes, this is a huge glacier but be aware that the section easily accessible is not the idyllic white glacier that some would expect. It is mostly covered with black gravel so the pictures are not that...  more »

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Where to stay in Vik

For such a compact town, Vik and its surroundings boast a surprisingly wide range of accommodations. Many hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, and private cottages sit among picturesque settings. To get in touch with nature, sleep under the stars at one of the area's large campgrounds. With on-site showers and a distance just a short walk to the town's amenities, campgrounds make an attractive and budget-friendly option here.
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