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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. Add Thingvellir National Park to your Thingvellir travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Thingvellir trip itinerary maker.
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  • It was a fun walk at Thingvellir national park . We saw some lovely views across to the parliament. There was lots of snow and it looked like a real winter wonderland with a river flowing through as w...  more »
  • We drove ourselves into the park area, parked and walked around. Very cool to see the are of 2 tectonic plates of 2 different continents!  more »
  • This was one of the highlights of our day on the Golden Circle tour for sure, it was amazing to see the views walking up the cliffs to the top of the pathway. You can spend a lot of time exploring and...  more »