Visitor Centre


The Visitor Center is in a building close to the viewspot at Hakið, where a footpath leads down into the great Almannagjá fault.


Information about the National park is provided at the visitor centre and there is a small cafiteria and a souvenir shop.

A new exhibition will open in the beginning of August 2018. There history and nature of Thingvellir will come alive.

Lavatories at the car park by the Visitor centre are open from 08:00-18:00.

Opening hours for Visitor centre: 09:00 - 18:30.

Visitor centre phone numer: +482-3613


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.