15. 03. 2017

Safety measures enhanced in Silfra

02. 01. 2017

Changes and repair the Visitor Centre at Leirar

28. 12. 2016

Trail closed due to flooding

12. 12. 2016

Opening hours during the holidays

Even though we lack snow these days Christmas is just behind the corner. Even though the National Park is always open our Information and Visitor centers will have shorter opening hours: 24.12.2016 - 09:00 - 12:00. 25.12.2016 - CLOSED. 31.12.2016 - 09:00 - 14:00. 01.01.2017 - 11:00 - 16:00. Other days in between will follow regular opening hours: Service centre: 09:00 - 17:00. Visitor centre: 09:00 - 18:00.
01. 12. 2016

First of December - Day of Sovereignty

Today 1918 Iceland became a sovereignty from Denmark. The day was celebrated as a national day until 17th june 1944 when Iceland became independent.
23. 11. 2016

Snow removal and travelling in winter

17. 11. 2016

Roads closures to Thingvellir national park

Road closures
12. 10. 2016

Construction at Silfra

24. 09. 2016

The Nordic World Heritage Association founded in Thingvellir, Iceland

04. 07. 2016

Closing of P4 - Flosagjá

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.