There are numerous parking lots at Þingvellir. Some are charged with service fee.
It is allowed to dive and snorkle in Silfra but there are some requirements.
Everything about angling within Þingvellir national park.
We have large and numerous campgrounds. Want to know more?
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Visitor centre on Haki Lyngdalsheiði Þingvallavegur Mosfellsheiði
Pickpocketing at Þingvellir - Alert
There have been some incidents of pickpocketing at Þingvellir national park.
We Close Earlier
The national park´s visitor centre will close at 15:30.
Training in First Response at Silfra
Þingvellir staff had emergency training course by Silfra ravine. Paramedic showed us the ropes in how to handle drowning.
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.