National Parks in Iceland

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Discovering Þingvellir National Park: The Gem of Iceland

Iceland has a rich cultural, historical, and artistic life. Still, what draws more visitors to this Nordic country is its astonishing landscapes, impressive volcanoes, overwhelming glaciers, and picturesque waterfalls.

In this guide, we will take you to the perhaps most famous of them all: Þingvellir National Park. This park is the jewel of Iceland. A unique place that blends natural beauty, rich history, and unique geological features. It also contains some of Iceland’s most visited features and natural monuments.

If you are planning to visit Iceland, Þingvellir National Park should definitely be on your list. Let’s go!

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Aron Freyr
By Aron FreyrJul 17, 2024 • 8 min read
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Guide to Iceland’s National Parks

Iceland's national parks offer a unique blend of geological wonders, diverse ecosystems, and rich cultural history. They represent the natural beauty and environmental significance of the country. And it’s not only the land, the plants, and the geological features. The three national parks are home to several animal species, some of them endemic to the country. In some other parts, you can also find historical sites that are a crucial part of Iceland’s cultural heritage.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Aron Freyr
By Aron FreyrJun 21, 2024 • 10 min read