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.
Tours To Thingvellir National Park
Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $47
Duration: 7 hours
Small-Group Golden Circle Tour and Secret Lagoon Visit from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $119
Duration: 8 hours
Grand Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $55
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Thingvellir National Park Reviews
The separation of 2 tectonic plates (North America & Europe) makes the Thingvellir National Park an incredible place to be. They are saying that the North American plates is sinking like 2 cm per... more »
The valley is caused by two teutonic plates moving away from each other at 2.5 Cm per year. We were dropped of by our coach at a point in the valley which then allows you to safely walk for approx... more »
Beautiful park. Don't come here with a golden circle guide because they'll usually give you only 40 minutes to explore, which isn't enough time to enjoy this amazing park.
A magical and beautiful experience, definitely should be on places to see if you get the chance to visit Iceland. We went in the winter time and it was so beautiful, but make sure you wrap up as it was very cold.
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