Svínafellsjökull is an outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull glacier in Vatnajökull National Park. The glacier is very accessible from the ring road and tour companies offer various hiking and ice caving trips in and around the glacier.
Hiking routes in the area:
Here you can find pdf hiking maps of the area around Svínafellsjökull and Skaftafell
The glacier is next to Skaftafell, Austur-Skaftafellssysla, Iceland and is surrounded by some of Iceland´s tallest mountains, such as Hvannadalshnúkur and Hrútfjallstindar.
The glacier can be seen in season 2 and 3 of Game of Thrones with the wildlings north of the wall. Chris Nolans Interstellar Movie was also shot here.