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Hellnar, Snafellsnes- Og Hnappadalssysla, Iceland is an ancient fishing village, a cluster of old houses and buildings situated close to Arnarstapi on the westernmost part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Hellnar offers a wide variety of accomodation, restaurants and stunning coastal and glacier scenery in every direction.

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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. Hellnar village can in all probability trace its function as a major port of call back to the Middle Ages, and the oldest written source of it being describes as a fishing port dates back to 1560.

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Snæfellsjökull, Búðir, Kirkjufell, Djúpalónssandur