Friends of Vatnajökull

Vatnajökull National Park – a guidebook

Friends of Vatnajökull are publishers of the book “Vatnajökull National Park – a guide-book”. It is published in hree languages, Icelandic, English and German. The author, Hjörleifur Guttormsson, is the leading expert on the rigin of the Park and the region in which it is situated

Don't waste valuable holiday time!

To get the most out of Vatnajökull National Park, you need first-rate guidance from the person who knows it best. Vatnajökull National Park – a guidebook is the only guide to the park that has ever been written and published. Handy in format, it contains a large number of maps and photographs and a wealth of information that will help you to use your time in the park to the full.

Vatnajökull National Park – a guidebook is invaluable for planning a trip to the park and as a companion during your travel. It introduces and explains the geology and history of the park and also its flora and fauna. It contains a list of tourist services, guidelines for safe travelling, a full index of place-names and tips on things to do and places of particular interest. There is an unusual degree of variety in the landscapes and natural phenomena within Vatnajökull National Park. These include Iceland's most active volcanic systems, examples of most types of active volcanoes, glaciers, lava fields, canyons, waterfalls and remnants of ancient volcanoes. The vegetation ranges from pockets of natural woodland, grass and mosses to barren desert wastes that have been compared with the landscape on the moon.

Use Vatnajökull National Park – a guidebook when you visit Vatnajökull National Park – you will not be disappointed!

Its objective is to raise funds to support research, promotion and education in the national park area and thus contribute to most people can enjoy nature and history of the Vatnajökull National Park.