Information about Fjallsjökull

Fjallsjokull glacier in Iceland

Fjallsjokull is an outlet glacier of Oraefajokull and is located in Vatnajokull National Park, not far from Skaftafell.

Explore this area while on a self drive tour in Iceland.

At this glacier, you'll be able to enjoy impressive ice formations and dramatically carved landscape, with a great view of nearby mountains and crevasses. You'll also get to see ice crashing to down the mountain towards the ocean, a truly impressive sight. 

By the glacier is a small and beautiful ice riddled glacier lagoon called Fjallsarlon. Breida river then falls from the glacier into the larger Breidarlon and a bit further off is the most famous of the Icelandic glacier lagoons, Jokulsarlon. A few more glacier lagoons then follow further east.

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