Information Centre



The Information Centre in Þingvellir National Park is at Leirar, close to the camping grounds.

At the Information Center visitors can get general information about the National Park, its nature and history. Also available are maps of the park with marked trails. Information about other places of interest in the area and the condition of roads is also available.

At the Information Center is a cafeteria which has light refreshments.

Summer opening (June - August): 09:00 - 22:00.
Please note, from the 20th of August Information centre will close 18:00.

Winter opening (September - April): 09:00 - 18:00.

Safe travel in Iceland
Travellers should prepare well for each trip and know its trail and route conditions.
The THING Project
The THING Project is based on the Thing sites that are the assembly sites spread across North West Europe as a result of the Viking diaspora and Norse settlements.
World heritage
Thingvellir was accepted on the World Heritage list for its cultural values in 2004 at World Heritage Committee meeting in China.
Protection and management
Thingvellir National Park was designated by a special law on the protection of the area, passed by the Alþing on 7th May, 1928.