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Visitor centre - Þingvallavatn Visitor centre - Skjaldbreiður Lyngdalsheiði Þingvallavegur Mosfellsheiði
Some trails are inaccessible due to icy condition or they have simply swept away
Visitor Centre closes 16:00
Due to safety training we will have to close a bit earlier then usual.
Cross Country Skiing at Þingvellir 06.02
We have managed to make new cross country skiing track at Þingvellir
History of Thingvellir National Park
No single place epitomizes the history of Iceland and the Icelandic nation better than Þingvellir by the river Öxará. At Þingvellir - literally "Assembly Plains" - the Alþing general assembly was established around 930 and continued to convene there until 1798. Major events in the history of Iceland have taken place at Þingvellir and therefore the place is held in high esteem by all Icelanders. Today Þingvellir is a protected national shrine.
Nature of Thingvellir
In recent decades, research has shown that Thingvellir National Park is a natural wonder of the world where the geology and ecosystem of Thingvallavatn form a unique whole. Thingvellir National Park area is part of the Atlantic Ocean ridge that runs through Iceland. There you can see the consequences of the erosion of the earth's crust in the gorges and cracks in the area.