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Thingvellir National Park

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Address: Thingvellir, Iceland
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+354 482 2660
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Located 31 miles east of Reykjavik, this is Iceland's most historic site...

Located 31 miles east of Reykjavik, this is Iceland's most historic site and one of its most scenic landscapes.

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Great views afar and nice walk to the visitor centre

The weather was really bad when we visited, with snow/rain and a really cold wind but once out the car and going it was a nice walk with great views. Loads of viewing platforms... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The weather was really bad when we visited, with snow/rain and a really cold wind but once out the car and going it was a nice walk with great views. Loads of viewing platforms along the footpath from the car park and a nice warm visitor centre at the top. There is a car park at the top if you... More 

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Bushey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited her earlier this week as a stop on a Golden Circle tour. It was rather busy with a constant stream of tourists and it was rather a dull and drizzly day when we were there but there was still some awesome scenery to take in, although I had seen photos of people literally standing astride the divide and had... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Site of the old parliament. Utterly stunning scenery and not too taxing to walk around. Rushing streams and waterfalls - totally unspoilt and like being in a Lord of the Rings location! They did some filming here for Game of Thrones. Worth walking a little further to view the stunning waterfall with water so clear it can appear blue. Small... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the last stop on our self drive of the golden circle, we went anti clockwise to avoid the coaches coming out of reykjavik in the morning. The views are stunning and the rift is fascinating. Parking was 500ISK, so about £3.60, not bad for a national park! Well worth the visit if you have about 2 hrs to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here as part of the Golden Circle Tour - unfortunately it was extremely wet weather but we still really enjoyed our visit. It is a stunning place and I just was wishing we had more time to spend there! Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is maybe the most amazing place I've ever been. Not only does it have historical significance as the place where Iceland had its parliament but it's also where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet and are being pulled apart. You can hike down into it and see the most stunning waterfall at the end. This is also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The view of the place is just unbelievable... it is amazing to see what the nature is capable of and made me realized how little we are

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thingvellir is within driving distance of Reykjavík and worth the while for the landscape views (and sky views, watching the sky change colors and moods is a pastime of mine when in Iceland). Moreover, you can take a walk through the rift and meeting point between the European and American continents. Where else can you do that?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The National Park is lovely. Easy to drive to yourself. If you're at the visitor center side there is a good view and about a 3km round trip walk to see waterfall and the prime ministers house / church. You can also drive round and get a bit closer to each of these though still some walking involved. It is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did this as part of a self drive golden circle route. You do need to pay for parking but it isn't unreasonable. So much to do here! I think we were here for between 1 and 2 hours, but if the weather is nice I imagine it could be longer. Well worth visiting! Also the staff in the visitors centre... More 

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