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A tunnel under a fjord

The only tunnel I have ever been through where you could stop and turn right and head through... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Kellie I
Single Lane Tunnel

The tunnel connects the West Fjords. We went through twice on our tour of the West Fjords. You... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Barheat
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Hamilton, Canada
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Isafjordur, Iceland
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The only tunnel I have ever been through where you could stop and turn right and head through another tunnel! Single lanes most of the time but plenty of places to yield.

Thank Kellie I
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The tunnel connects the West Fjords. We went through twice on our tour of the West Fjords. You might think that a single lane tunnel would cause problems but there were none. Vehicles returning to Isafjordur have the right of way. There are a number...More

Thank Barheat
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Amazing tunnel boring rough a mountain from Isafjordur to Flateyri, even with a turn off to Sudeyri in the middle! The tunnel begins two lanes at each end, but narrows to one lane in the center. Plenty of areas clearly marked to pull over for...More

Thank Paula S
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

For a country with a low population density, this is an engineering marvel. Drivers are polite about pulling over for oncoming traffic. The intersection in the middle of the tunnel is ingenious.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

So... it's a tunnel. For a tunnel, it was awesome. It has an intersection inside it. I've never seen anything like that before. I rated it 3/5 as a compromise. It's just a tunnel so it's not worth a specific trip to see it. We...More

Thank Chaz W
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Outstanding tunnel. We spent the day going back and forth and turning down the other tunnels. A tunnel with an intersection is excellent. Our guide said that before the tunnels, people from the villages on the other side of the mountain from Isafjordur would drive...More

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I have never been through at tunnel with an intersection half way through where the tunnel turns off in two directions.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

What an amazing TUNNEL...This tunnel is the best so far we have seen. I hope our city engineers take a look at what is done elsewhere..

Thank Dorothea B
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I'm used to travelling tunnels in this part of the world but this one with an intersection is first for me. Helpful if you get the local knowledge on it - cost, man hours and ecological impact.

Thank OntarioTrekker
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I've been through several tunnels in the last couple of weeks. This one is quite long but the point of interest (or perhaps dread depending on your personal preference) is that it's a single lane tunnel with two way traffic. Just pull off into one...More

Thank David H
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lpetrook
28 July 2017|
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From what I recall, there aren't very many local buses anywhere in Iceland, and I wouldn't expect there to be one that goes through the tunnel with a return shortly thereafter - I think there are only a few buses each day... More
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