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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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  • The glacier is astonishing, however, please keep in mind that when we were there in September 2020, you had to walk to the glacier around 20 minutes from the parking as they did not allow cars to go.....  more »
  • From the car park it’s probably 20 minutes to get to the glacier up close, it was a great site to see and you can really explore the trail and glacier but once you reach the glacier you will need...  more »
  • Awesome sights and you get to touch it
  • Amazing and unique.

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