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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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  • With Reykjavik Excursions, the bus parked at the bottom of the fault line and we walked up to the visitors centre at the top via the old parliament. The walk alongside a fault line was amazing in itse...  more »
  • We visited the Thingvellir National park during the winter and the views were spectacular! The trails were easily accessible with plenty of parking. We also went back at night and it was a wonderful p...  more »
  • This wasn't my favorite stop on the Golden Circle, but it was beautiful and full of history and nice little walks. It's a great place to get a sense of the varied landscapes in Iceland. Unlike many of...  more »