Vatnajokull National Park Overview
Spread across a vast area of whopping 13,600 square kilometers, Vatnajokull National Park happens to be the largest national park in Europe. Constituted by Skaftafell National Park and Jokulsargljufur National Park, Vatnajokull National Park features diverse landscapes, including glacial ice, geothermal activities, and shimmering rivers. Encompassing over 14% of the total area of Iceland, the national park houses Europe’s largest glacier.

The volcanoes of Snaefell, Kverkfjoll, and Askja, along with mountain Herdubreid form one of the major attractions of this park. Flaunting an electric blue colour, the intriguing ice caves offer a sight to behold. The Snæfell Wilderness Area is packed with a myriad of unexplored hiking trails that invite avid trekkers. One of the most adventure-friendly places to visit in Iceland, Vatnajokull National Park also offers a host of other adrenaline-pumping activities, including snowmobiling, ATV rides, and ice climbing.

Klapparstígur 25, 101 27, Iceland

Best time to Visit:
November to March
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