Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir

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Containing the site of the former parliament of Iceland, Thingvellir National Park serves as a historical landmark set in a beautiful landscape. Part of the Golden Circle, the park is one of the most visited attractions in the country. The national park was founded in 1930 to protect the former parliament, which dates to 930 CE, as well as the natural land surrounding it. Explore the park's highlights, including the Mid-Atlantic ridge, where the Eurasian and North American plates meet, and the largest natural lake in the country. The park has facilities for hiking, camping, and even scuba diving in Silfra Lake. By using our Thingvellir trip builder website , you can arrange your visit to Thingvellir National Park and other attractions in Thingvellir.
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  • You could spend a whole day here but as we were heading to blue lagoon as well, we focussed on the part of the park where you can walk through the rift, see the falls and the site of the Althingi. You...  more »
  • We lived in a small cottage directly on Lake Thingvellir. We didn't take 5 minutes by car, to the park, but the scenery on the spot knocked us over. Thanks to our landlady, we knew that the salmon were "in the mood" and took care of it. It was impressive! However, we were absolutely thrilled by the landscape. At the end of the holiday, each of us named Thingvellir and (of course) the long-awaited Northern Lights as a highlight! No image can approximate reality. Just great!
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  • The landscape was just so wonderful!! It was so beautiful and all. I had such a great experience and this had helped me inspire ;)
  • A must when visiting Iceland. Absolutely gorgeous and awe inspiring national park. No wonder it’s a UNESCO world heritage site. Loved it!
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