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Glacier in Svínafell & Freysnes

Svínafellsjökull

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…
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.