Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir

4.6
#4 of 24 in Nature in South Region
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.
Create an itinerary including Thingvellir National Park
map
Related Tours to Book
View more tours
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
2,559 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • August 16, 2017
    It was 20.30 in July when we have visited there. So here were very few peoples which gave us the opportunity to walk freely, to smell the authentic air, and feel the Vikings camping around. An hour or...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Thingvellir is beautiful and there are many places to stop. It is, however, crowded and the Golden Circle road is (understandably) busy.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Pingvellir National Park is on the Golden Circle and less than 1 hr from Reykjavik. It was more touristy than I imagined. You can start at the visitor center and walk along the rift where the plates o...  more »

Plan your trip to Thingvellir

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Thingvellir

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Thingvellir by other users

1 day in Thingvellir BY A USER FROM ICELAND September, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Thingvellir BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 58 days in Africa & Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 45 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND October, culture, outdoors, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Thingvellir BY A USER FROM CANADA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Faroe Islands & Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans