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Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, Vik

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Very good, only because I'm an AV geek and this was a must for me. There is now a parking lot (with a shuttle that runs every 45 mins to the wreck). The hike is 45 mins across flat ground. Once at...  more »
  • As others have said it is a long walk to and from the plane wreck, especially on the way back on a windy day. The walk took us 45 minutes there but nearly double that on the way back. There is a...  more »
  • Interesting piece of history to see off the ring road. There is a large parking lot and it’s very easy to find the route down to the beach. The plane crash is not visible from the parking lot and is deceivingly far (about an hour walk each way) but flat the whole way. Very popular spot!
  • Cool experience. Be aware you have to walk for almost 1 hour from the parking to the airplane wreck! And that's one way (so 2 hours in total) and it can be a very windy place because it's an open space. After 10:00 AM a shuttle is operating and can bring you for approx. 14 EUR. It's a shame people used graffiti on the plane wreck. But still impressive to see on the black sand!

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