Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajokull National Park

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Now considered to be part of Vatnajokull National Park Skaftafell National Park offers the chance to explore Icelandic valleys, glaciers, rivers, and mountains. Starting at the information center, plan a guided tour through the park's grounds or hike the trails yourself. Known for its consistently sunny weather, the park is also home to tons of plant life; birds, such as ravens and merlins; and mammals, such as arctic foxes and mink. You can hike up on the glacier, known to be the largest in Europe. Check out one of the major focal points within the park, Svartifoss waterfall or "black waterfall." Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Skaftafell National Park by using our Vatnajokull National Park trip maker .
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  • This waterfall is several is several kilometers from the parking lot, but worth the walk. It is is narrow but spills over a cliff with exposed hexagonal columns of basalt. Pretty mountains and glacier...  more »
  • one of the most beautiful glaciers I know. From there of the views of the most beautiful ice. Do as the glacier is here.
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