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Interesting drive

We took this drive from south to north and saw one motorcycle and two SUVs during the seven hours... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2019
DL859
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NY
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Spectacular but take care - 4 x 4 only with full insurance

It’s not often you find a review of a road on trip advisor. It is maybe a reflection of how... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2016
mikey74540
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Jul 28, 2019
“Interesting drive”
Sep 21, 2016
“Spectacular but take care - 4 x 4 only with full insurance”
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

We took this drive from south to north and saw one motorcycle and two SUVs during the seven hours we spent. (We stop a lot for pictures.) We also saw two bicyclists riding bikes with the fattest tires I’ve ever seen—these two were amazing. We...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

It’s not often you find a review of a road on trip advisor. It is maybe a reflection of how remote this area is with not a lot on offer other than the wonderful natural scenery with the opportunities for outdoor activity . However spectacular...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 16, 2016

The Westfjords in general is less populated and with fewer tourists, but Svalvogar is truly the road not taken. It's hard to say what I liked most - the colours of the mountains, an old abandoned house, the rocky coastline, a lighthouse in the middle...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank preeti26
Reviewed May 30, 2016

The Svalvogar trail is a rugged trail only accessible to super jeeps in the summer. The drive follows the beautiful coastline with dramatic mountains and towering cliffs. We even go "under the cliffs". At the edge of the peninsula are some gorgeous creeks and a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Wild W
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