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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  • Wow we did not expect much. Make sure you do the hikes up to the waterfall hidden behind the cliff and I did the snorkeling and it was the experience of a life time!  more »
  • Second visit to the national park, both visits on clear days, and still amazed by the lake and the canyons formed by the continental plates shifting. Spectacular mountains surrounding the park. Silfra...  more »
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  • Oh man, we were here on a snowy/windy day last week, and wasn’t sure we’d survive the quick walk along the plates...but it was well worth it in the end! Glad our tour guide made us do it, but I’d be happy to come back in the future and see it on a warm day!
  • Cradle of the Icelandic nation. Location of the oldest parliament in the world. Set in the no man's land between the Eurasian and North American plates. Poetic settings. Pay to park. Spent a nice two hours there.
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