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Budir, Iceland Travel Guide, guide to Budir, Iceland - Indian Chief Travel
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Budir

Budir

Budir is on the rocky southwestern shores of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula beneath the Snaefellsjokull glacier, which is said to emanate beneficial and mysterious powers. It is near the fishing villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar, and has one of Iceland's largest and best white-sand beaches.

It is a very romantic place with many outstanding views.

Sightseeing in Budir

The Bjarnarfoss waterfall is above the town, and when the wind is from the south, the falls seem to be blown backwards.

Nearby is Valanos, a cliff that contains a cave (Badstofa) that is widely known for its peculiar natural lighting and its colorful interior.

Many mineral springs can be found in the surrounding area.

In town, the Old Warehouse Museum, 433-6930, makes an interesting stop when it is open during summer. The town also harbors a lovely old timber church.

Last updated April 17, 2008
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