4 Sep 2017 Þingvellir, the historic site of Europe's first parliament, or althing, is also one of the most magnificent areas of natural beauty in Iceland. Thousands of tourists visit Þingvellir every year.
24 Jun 2017The population of brown trout that resides in lake Þingvallavatn can get very big, which makes it a popular lake for fishing. Last night Danish angler Nils Folmer Jörgensen caught a trout that weighed 26 pounds.
6 Aug 2015Icelandair, in cooperation with Icelandair Hotels and Nine Worlds travel agency, is launching a new and exclusive way of enjoying a short stopover in Iceland on your journey between North America and Europe – the Incredible Stopover.
17 Jul 2015"We urge people to help us to keep this down," explains guide Ari Arnórsson who accompanied by the farmers of Heiðarbær, has removed hundreds of cairns which had been built by tourists at Þingvellir national park.
11 Jun 2015Forget the love locks on Paris' Pont des Arts, in Iceland the latest tourist trend is piling up cairns in Þingvellir national park to mark their visit. This trend is much to the chagrin of park wardens who say they count thousands in the nature reserve.