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Sólheimajökulll, Vik

#2 of 6 in Nature in Vik
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Sólheimajökulll embodies the frozen beauty of Iceland with its vivid blue tones and mountainous backdrop. Volcanic rock covers the vast icy terrain that is scattered with peculiar ice and rock formations, ridges, and crevasses. You can attempt walking on the glacier, but a visit with a guide would be recommended as crevasses could be dangerous for inexperienced hikers. Expect strong winds and an uneven rocky trek that may not be suitable for children or the elderly. Using our world travel planner, Vik attractions like Sólheimajökulll can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We accessed a viewing area for the glacier up route F222 - which is an off road drive that needs 4WD. At the top you can walk down to one of the narrow glacial tongues or head up the valley to the...  more »
  • The viewing platform is an easy 10 minute scenic walk from the parking area. With another 5 minute walk you can stand in the glacier cave.  more »
  • Awesome sights and you get to touch it
  • Amazing and unique.

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