Top things to do in Skaftafell to Jökulsárlón

Lagoon in Fjallsárlón & Breiðamerkursandur


A sign off the Ring Road indicates Fjallsárlón – this is an easily accessible glacier lagoon, where icebergs calve from Fjallsjökull. There are Zodiac tours among the bergs, plus walking trails around the lagoon, an…
Glacier in Svínafell & Freysnes


Heading east on the Ring Road from Skaftafell, a sign points the way to the glacier Svínafellsjökull. A rough, potholed dirt road leads 2km to a car park, from where it’s a short walk to the northern edge of the gla…
Glacier in Fjallsárlón & Breiðamerkursandur


Kvíárjökull glacier snakes down to the Kvíá river and is easily accessible from the Ring Road; look for the sign for Kvíármýrarkambur just west of the bridge over the river. Leave your car in the small car park and …
Icelandic in Svínafell & Freysnes

Söluskálinn Freysnesi

The petrol station opposite Hótel Skaftafell has a cafeteria serving a well-priced hot dish of the day alongside burgers and pizzas, and it sells a small selection of groceries.
Icelandic in Fjallsárlón & Breiðamerkursandur


Inside the visitor centre at Fjallsárlón, a cafeteria offers hot dishes, soups, a salad buffet, and assorted snacks.