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Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon is a popular destination.

Parking fee at Jökulsárlón and Skaftafell

11 May There will soon be a parking fee at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and at Skaftafell nature reserve. The money will be used to build up the facilities, better parking areas and toilets.

It's important to the owners that the building will fit into the surrounding nature.

New service centre and restaurant by Fjallsárlón lagoon

21 Apr Fjallsárlón lagoon is located by Vatnajökull glacier. It's in many ways similar to its neighbour Jökulsárlón lagoon, with giant icebergs floating around on it. Local tour operators are working on finishing a new service centre by the lagoon, they have operated boat trips on the lagoon over the last four years.

Iceland or another planet?

30 Dec A list of photos from Iceland has been trending on Bored Panda under the title, Iceland Photos You Won’t Believe Are From This Planet.

Shelagh Donov­an.

Fifteen months of “delayed justice” for Jökulsárlón victim

6 Dec The husband of the Canadian woman who was run over and killed by an amphibious tour vehicle at Iceland’s famous Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon in August 2015 has written to Iceland’s Home Affairs Minister to complain about the slow progress made in the case.

Tourist hire car plunges into Iceland glacier lagoon

3 Nov Tourists at Iceland’s iconic Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon yesterday evening looked on agog as a passenger vehicle spontaneously sprang into motion and careered into the icy waters.

The parcel of land, known as Fell, contains part of the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, one of Iceland’s premiere tourist destinations.

Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon to be sold to owner of Subway?

27 Oct An investment company owned by Skúli G.Sigfússon, the owner of the Subway chain in Iceland made the highest bid on the land where the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon is located.

The Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in East Iceland shot from above this weekend.

Constant flow of tourists to glacial lagoon

29 Aug As can be seen in this photograph, the wave of tourists to Jökulsárlón lagoon is still riding high at the end of August.

PHOTOS: Iceland glacier lagoon firework display

15 Aug Almost 2,000 people attended the sixteenth annual firework display at Iceland’s stunning Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon on Saturday evening.


Multi-million bid for Iceland’s Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

11 Aug The highest bid so far for a section of land including part of Iceland’s iconic Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon currently on sale is in the region ISK 1.5 billion (€11.3 million), it is reported.

Iceland glacier lagoon fireworks display this Saturday!

10 Aug Iceland’s spectacular annual fireworks display at the iconic Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon will take place this Saturday evening.

Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.

Section of Iceland’s Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon up for sale

2 May 2016 The majority of the lagoon is ‘free’ ownerless land managed by the Icelandic State.

Holuhraun erupted in 2014-15.

New beautiful Iceland stamps released today

28 Apr 2016 Nine new stamps have been issued today by the Icelandic Post Office, featuring views of such sights as the Holuhraun volcanic eruption and the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.

Jökulsárlón, one of Iceland's most popular destinations.

Bids to buy Iceland glacier lagoon land wanted

26 Apr 2016 Interested buyers for a section of land including part of Iceland’s iconic Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon will have at least three months to put in a bid, it has emerged.

Jökulsárlón, one of Iceland's premier tourist attractions.

Tourists dice with death at Jökulsárlón lagoon

18 Apr 2016 Police were called in to Iceland’s stunning Jökulsárlón lagoon yesterday – when a group of ‘daring’ tourists walked out onto unstable ice.

Photo: Garðar Ólafsson

“Make Jökulsárlón a protected national park!”

14 Apr 2016 The Icelandic State should buy up Iceland’s iconic Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and make it a protected national park, says the Icelandic Environment Association.


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