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"Most of Arnarstapi's attractions were formed naturally by the sea. The monument of Bárður Snæfellsás is one of the few that wasn't. Bárður Snæfellsás, half man and half troll, was the mythical protector of the Snæfellsnes peninsula from the 9th century. Ragnar Kjartansson built this large stone sculpture to honor the guardian spirit in 1972."
" Walk through a lava field along the sea between Arnarstapi and Hellnar. I suggest parking in Arnastapi and walking towards Hellnar and fueling up at the Fjöruhúsið café and then heading back. (One way takes about 45 minutes - hour depending on your pace.)"

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