Iceland, with its extreme landscapesthundering
waterfalls, raging glacial rivers, vast sand deserts, and simmering
hot springs, has long attracted the more daring travel set. Inspired by Iceland.
is by far the largest glacier in Europe (8,400 km2). It is situated
in south-east Iceland and covers 8% of the total area of the country.
On the glacier there is a travel service which specializes in
adventurous excursions in the Vatnaj?kull area and its surroundings.
You can choose between organized skidoo-tours,
and sailing between the
icebergs in J?kuls?rl?n.
South-East part of Iceland is an area og increasing
tourist development. From Hofn, a
fishing village on the southeast coast you can start most of the
tours and also from the National Park, Skaftafell.