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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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  • We stopped at Thingvellir on a rainy day of driving between the Golden Circle and the Snaefellsnes peninsula so we didn't spend as much time here as we would have under other circumstances. It's most ...  more »
  • We only spent a few hours here but you could easily spend the whole day. It's just an hour drive outside Reykjavik, and there are plenty of parking lots scattered throughout the park so you can easily...  more »
  • Beautiful nature, this more is bigger every year by landslides. Clear water with possibility to snorkel in the Silfra (River), hiking to Oxararfoss (waterfall)
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