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Located 31 miles east of Reykjavik, this is Iceland's most historic site and one of its most scenic landscapes.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Thingvellir, Iceland
+354 482 2660
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My husband and I visited Þingvellir National Park during a week-long vacation in Iceland. We visited in late November, 2017 - the ground was frozen and snow was everywhere, but the beauty of the place is undeniable. Definitely worth a visit. Can't wait to visit...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JeffreyMatthewCohen
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent place for viewing northern lights, Geysir and Gullfoss Waterfall, handy cafe half way across for excellent hot Chocolate

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thunzi2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

This park is superbly maintained and the park rangers do an excellent job to keep it that way. Its very scenic and you will definitely love the national park.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed 4 days ago

So much to see here - don't get caught up at the top photographing the lake! Find the path down the hill and explore further! We visited before the sun came up (10am in winter) which gave an extra special feel to the place. Take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LovelyLaurie
Reviewed 5 days ago

An absolute must see. So impressed with the park. Easily accessible and walking paths are well maintained.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank C827VBmaryh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled with kids and everybody loved this national park. Many tourists, buses, etc but it's an interesting place to visit in Iceland. we recommend this, comfortable shoes and clothes and a warm coat even if it's summer.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarinaGPortugal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here as part of our Golden Circle Tour during our recent Iceland adventure It really is the most beautiful spot. The views are stunning and the rock formation and lava fields are breathtaking. There's loads to see but visitors should be aware it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank trudiestottor
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see here that you should definitely try to visit on your own schedule. Views are amazing- weather it is the lake, tectonic plates, roaring waterfalls or craggy rocks. Some pathways are paved making access with pushcart easy but you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Z0siaB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice National Park with incredible scenery everywhere you look. Park also packed with history also being the only National Park in Iceland. Good to see in all season but summer would be best I think. It’s not far from Reykjavik only about 50 minutes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would say the best national park i ever been too. The view is amazing over at Thingvellir and you are also able to see/walk between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. If you got the chance ti visit this national park, I recommend you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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17 January 2019|
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Response from CrombyNPritch | Reviewed this property |
Good evening Di, The company we booked with had a little bit of walking at the TNP but the option was there to stay on the bus. The paths were all accessible and safe to walk on. We didn’t hire a car but would highly... More
24 November 2018|
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Response from Najra C | Reviewed this property |
The best place to see the tectonic border is Silfra fissure. There is a car park nearby- a 5 minutes walk away and you can either go diving from there or simply walk around and admire the Wall used in Game of thrones. There... More
Julie H
24 October 2018|
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Response from rskdoa | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It is very easy with a rental car. No need to sign up for any tour. Not many roads in Iceland, and you travel on a main one to get to the Park.