Safe travel

Iceland offers the traveller an adventure in a beautiful and rugged landscape. Travellers should prepare well for each trip and know its trail and route conditions.

The Thing Project

There are assembly sites spread across North West Europe as a result of the Viking diaspora and Norse settlements.

Splendid views

The viewpoint at Hakid offers the best view across the rift valley

News and Events
News
Events
08. 02 2014
Viking Age Sites in Norther...

Viking Age Sites in Northern Europe   Last week the nomination do...

31. 01 2014
State Formation, Administra...

  State Formation, Administrative Areas, and Thing Sites in the Bo...

 
31. 07 2014
Alþjóðadagur landvarða - st...

Fimmtudagskvöld á Þingvöllum Landverðir á Þingvöllum. Í tilefni a...

24. 07 2014
Ástin á Þingvöllum og aflei...

Fimmtudagskvöld á Þingvöllum Gunnar Karlsson sagnfræðingur og próf...

Diving

AAA016.JPGDiving is permitted in two submerged rifts in the National Park, Silfra and Davíðsgjá. Silfra is one of the best spots for diving in Iceland and many people find the rift unique on an international scale.  Further info.

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.