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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  • This park is so clean, quiet and serene. The sights here are gorgeous and totally worth a visit. You can either take your time and spend the day or just drive through. For most of the park, you can st...  more »
  • We almost didn't stop here, but were so glad we did! Walking between two continents was incredible and the landscape here does not disappoint! Loved every moment here!  more »
  • Oh man, we were here on a snowy/windy day last week, and wasn’t sure we’d survive the quick walk along the plates...but it was well worth it in the end! Glad our tour guide made us do it, but I’d be happy to come back in the future and see it on a warm day!
  • Cradle of the Icelandic nation. Location of the oldest parliament in the world. Set in the no man's land between the Eurasian and North American plates. Poetic settings. Pay to park. Spent a nice two hours there.
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