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Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir, Iceland
+354 482 2660
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Located 31 miles east of Reykjavik, this is Iceland's most historic site and one of its most scenic landscapes.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tectonic plates” (351 reviews)
“golden circle” (211 reviews)
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Thingvellir, Iceland
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+354 482 2660
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Reviewed today

We went on a small group tour and found the drive through the park to be lovely. Thoroughly enjoyed the stop to see where the two continental shelves are moving apart and walk the length of the fissure.

Thank Valerie037
Reviewed yesterday

We considered not visiting here, but ultimately did - and we were really glad that we did so. There is a lot of beautiful scenery and the continental divide itself was interesting. You can find stretches of it were you can jump across, if you...More

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed yesterday

the pictures don't do it justice. I could have spent a week here. I really hope that no one reads this and that this place isn't changed by tourism.

Thank Sherry N
Reviewed yesterday

very nice national park...it's the side where two continental shelves are moving apart. There is a geothermal energy plant in the park that provides tours. check for hours. Observe speed limits on the park roads.

Thank Creditking
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Almost skipped this, but ended up spending half a day exploring the canyon and waterfall. Cool history too!

Thank TrueBlueSteel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped in as we were finishing up our last days in Iceland. The ranger at the visitors center was very helpful in directing to a walking tour of the historical area. The park is free to enter and visit. But you do have to...More

1  Thank JSabs11
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first stop on the Golden circle and we ended up spending over two hours walking around and appreciating the beautiful park. I found it was only touristy and crowded at the entrance. I would venture out/hike around to the left of the...More

2  Thank Kim M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Rift was awesome, even in the cold and rain. Too many busses. Bathrooms are 200kroner per person so be prepared. Nice walk with a waterfall. Some historical explanations (hard to follow). There was some additional information in the tourist center if you spoke Icelandic but...More

Thank RoadTakenEM
Reviewed 5 days ago

This national park is probably on everyone's list when they visit Iceland and with good reason. Firstly the scenery around and in the park is beautiful ( not spectacular as with the Rockues or many of the National Parks in the USA) as in parts...More

1  Thank stonellas
Reviewed 6 days ago

We traveled to Thingvellir twice during our trip to Iceland. It's not too far from Reykjavik, well signposted and easily found with a large car park and cafe/giftshop. Our first visit was during the day to explore the surroundings and check out the tectonic plates,...More

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gbochicc
Will there be a guided tour of park leaving from the church on May 31st?
28 May 2017|
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Response from javaidmansoor | Reviewed this property |
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cmvonhirdler
How much does it cost for an adult?
30 March 2017|
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Response from Ranger145 | Reviewed this property |
We visited the park Visitor Center and didn't pay for anything including parking. Visitor Center was nice with a snack bar.
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mmc063
Traveling to Iceland in a few weeks with my 86 year old mom. She is ambulatory but can't walk too far at one time. Can we get close to the sites with her restrictions? Thanks. Melissa
26 March 2017|
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Response from FYL003 | Reviewed this property |
We joined a guided tour. Our coach stopped at the parking lot, closed to the viewing platform. There should not be any problem reaching the platform. However, the pickup point was at the other end of the park entrance, and... More
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