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. By using our Thingvellir trip builder website, you can arrange your visit to Thingvellir National Park and other attractions in Thingvellir.
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  • Gorgeous place, and hard to believe you're between continents in some parts. Wish I'd have had more time here but so glad I visited. Stunning scenery, it's raw and wild.  more »
  • This is place has history. Its is a very beautiful place. Located between two tectonic plates with unique landscapes. Home of the worlds oldest parliament.  more »
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  • 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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