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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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  • Even on the rainiest day I enjoyed this park so much more than I expected to. Photos don't do it justice. You could spend hours exploring this unique landscape. It's not only a historical site with Ic...  more »
  • Thingvellir is part of the Golden Circle - and rightly so. It is easily accessible by car. Be careful you have to pay for some of the car parks. There is much to see: the continental rift (tectonic pl...  more »
  • If you're travelling on your own, be sure to budget enough time to see the multiple sites within the park, all of which are so worthwhile. The combination of the natrual attractions and the historic s...  more »