Thingvellir

Iceland Part Eleven: Thingvellir National Park

The third and final stop on the Golden Circle Tour, was Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO heritage site that is important for two reasons. Firstly, because it is the location of the Great Atlantic Rift, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates are separating and secondly, for being the site the Vikings selected for their first parliament, or Althing.

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