Discover Thingvellir: Where History, Nature, and Adventure Collide!
Thingvellir National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Iceland, part of the Golden Circle with Geysir and Gullfoss.
Location: adjacent to Thingvallavatn, Iceland’s largest natural lake.
Travel Options: Guided vacation packages or self-drive tours available.
Geography: unique beauty with dried magma fields, Icelandic moss, and exposed North American and Eurasian tectonic plates.
Historical Significance: Site of the world’s first democratically elected parliament in 930 AD, Alþingi.
Icelandic Commonwealth: Birthplace of Icelandic independence before the Norwegian monarchy.
Adoption of Christianity: Decision made here in 1000 AD, abandoning Paganism under threat of Norwegian invasion.
Goðafoss: is a waterfall where idols of Norse Gods were thrown, symbolizing the adoption of Christianity.
Silfra Fissure: Famous for snorkelling and scuba diving, offering crystal-clear waters and extreme visibility.
Equipment: Participants are provided with neoprene gear and dry suits for thermal protection at Silfra.