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Hellnar Destination Guide

Delve into Hellnar in Iceland!

Hellnar in the region of West is a city in Iceland - some 67 mi (or 108 km) North-West of Reykjavík, the country's capital.

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Current time in Hellnar is now 01:14 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Selfoss, Reykjavík, Olafsvik, Keflavík, Ísafjörður or Borgarnes. While being here, make sure to check out Stapi and Hellnar as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Skiing at Snaefellsjökull glacier Icela...

03:36 min ( May 03, 2009 by undur74)
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Skiing at Snaefellsjökull Iceland. Fjölnir, Magnús, Óli, Salvar and me skiing at Snaefellsjökull

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00:30 min ( October 01, 2008 by Mikkel Steen Birkedam)
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On a foggy day. No need to point out that slow driving is recommended


02:26 min ( July 19, 2011 by besobnb)
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Arnarstapi lies just west of Budir. It has a nice small harbour and there is a 2,5 km coastal walk to Hellnar where you pass a lava flow on the fields above the coast and the lava is beautifully erode...

Snæfellsnes July 2010

04:33 min ( July 21, 2010 by Jón Tryggvi Jónsson)
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The Snæfellsnes peninsula is situated to the west of Borgarfjörður in the west of Iceland. It has been named Iceland in Miniature, as many national sights can be found in the area, including the Sn...

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Interesting facts about this location


Hellnar is an ancient fishing village, a cluster of old houses and buildings situated close to Arnarstapi on the westernmost part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland. Although Hellnar village used to be a major port of call for fishing vessels and the largest and busiest centre of fishing and fishing vessels in Snæfellsnes, there were also a few farms in and around Hellnar village along with quite a few semi-permanent and short-stay living quarters for seamen and the migrating workforce.

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Located at 64.75, -23.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland, Snæfellsnes


Hellnahraun is a lava field between Arnarstapi and Hellnar in Snæfellsnes, Iceland. The source of Hellnahraun lava field is a crater near Jökulháls, now covered by the Snæfellsjökull glacier. The estimated age of the lava field is 3,900 years.

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Located at 64.75, -23.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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Arnarstapi or Stapi is a small fishing village at the foot of Mt. Stapafell between Hellnar village and Breiðavík farms on the southern side of Snæfellsnes, Iceland. Placenames in the vicinity of Arnarstapi and nearby Hellnar village are inspired by Bárðar saga Snæfellsáss, an Icelandic saga relating the story of Bárður, a half human and half ogre. Arnarstapi was a natural site for landings and harbor for small vessels, and therefore ideal for a shipping port.

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Located at 64.75, -23.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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Ólafsvík is a fishing port in Iceland. It is situated near the western end of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, on the north coast of the peninsula. It is on route 54, between Grundarfjörður and Hellissandur. At 23 degrees 42 minutes West, it is the westernmost settlement of its size in Europe. Administratively it is in the county of Snæfellsnes- og Hnappadalssýsla, in the region of Vesturland and it is the administrative centre of the municipality of Snæfellsbær.

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Located at 64.75, -23.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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Snæfellsbær is a municipality located in western Iceland. As of January 1, 2011, it had a total population of 1,723. The total area is 684 km². Its administrative centre is Ólafsvík and the majority of the residents live in Ólafsvík, Rif and Hellissandur.

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Located at 64.75, -23.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Iceland, Populated places in Iceland