The second-largest ice cap in Iceland, located in the western highlands, known for its stunning glacier landscapes and popular tourist attractions.

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About 11% of Iceland is covered in glaciers, frozen remnants from the last ice age. It goes without saying that experiencing a glacier activity or two while in the country is a must. Langjökull is the go-to glacier near Reykjavik, but Vatnajökull in the south east is the largest in Europe. The easiest way is to book yourself onto a glacier hike, but there are also ice-climbing tours and snowmobile rides as well.

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    Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is a country to be reckoned with. Isolated between Europe and North America in the far-flung Atlantic, it’s a country in the midst of its own making: volcanoes and glaciers shape the countryside while waterfalls charge off moss-laden cliffs and hot springs bubble forth from below. Lunar-like lava […]