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Hiking to Kallur Lighthouse | Experience the Northern Islands
Hiking to Kallur Lighthouse | Experience the Northern Islands

Hiking to Kallur Lighthouse | Experience the Northern Islands

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Tórshavn, Færøerne
10,5 hours
Jun. - Aug.
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Reach the fantastic scenery at Kallur Lighthouse or simply Kallurin. When in the Faroe Islands, you want to experience the great hike and stunning sight at Kallur Lighthouse.

This famous lighthouse is surrounded by breathtaking nature. Hiking to Kallur Lighthouse is a must-do experience while you are in the Faroe Islands. Besides exploring this amazing attraction, you will visit the gobsmacking villages Viðareiði, the fishing town Klaksvík and the island Kunoy.

You will be picked up in Tórshavn in the morning and head north to the northern islands. Before you make it to Kallur Lighthouse, you will visit Kunoy island and Viðareiði which is the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands surrounded by beautiful mountains.

Now, you are ready to head to Kalsoy island where Kallur Lighthouse is waiting for you. The ferry SAM will take you from Klaksvík to Syðradalur on Kalsoy island. 

Remember to enjoy the ferry ride and to observe the many birds that you will see on the sea and in the air. Your tour guide will tell you insider knowledge about living next to the blue ocean.

Once you reach Kalsoy island after a 20 minutes ferry ride, you will head up north, pass some stunning valleys and small villages before entering the most northernly village on the island Kalsoy. Here you will find the tiny village Trøllanes. From this picturesque village you go off road and head for the lighthouse. There is no path, but you will walk on grass and stony surface. You will hike for 3 hours in total.

The view from the lighthouse is absolute stunning. To the south there is the sheer cliff (Borgarin 537 m / 1761 feet) and the spiky mountain Nestindar (788 m / 2585 feet). To the west you see the island Eysturoy and to the east you see the north side of the islands Kunoy and Viðoy.

You will join a local guide to Kallur Lighthouse. Besides giving you insights to his vast knowledge, the guide will make sure that you hike safe and that you will get the best view possible at Kallur. 

When back in Trøllanes you will have your packed lunch. After you have finished your packed lunch you will experience Kópakonan or the Sealwoman by the seaside in the village Mikladalur. Afterwards, you will take the ferry back to Klaksvík and finally head back to the capital Tórshavn.

What are you waiting for? Get ready to hike your way to the majestic sight at Kallur Lighthouse and to experience the northern islands. Check the booking availability by choosing a date.


Local Guide
Transport from Tórshavn
Packed lunch
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Ferry ticket
Tórshavn Hotels pickup and drop-off


Boat Trip


Kallur Lighthouse


What to bring

Warm and Waterproof Clothes
Good Hiking Shoes

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You will be picked up at your hotel in Tórshavn in the morning. From Tórshavn, you will drive for 1 hour to Klaksvík. Before the hike to Kallurin, you will visit the nearby island Kunoy and the village Viðareiði. From this village you will have great views towards the islands Svínoy and Fugloy.

Afterwards, you will go to Klaksvík where the local ferry will sail you to Syðradalur on the island Kalsoy. The ferry ride will take 20 minutes.

When in Syðradalur you will drive further north and pass 5 tunnels and tiny villages. When you reach the northernmost village Trøllanes, the local farmer will take you to Kallur Lighthouse. The hike takes a bit more than 1 hour. Expect to hike for 3 hours in total.

When at Kallur Lighthouse you will get a packed lunch and beverages. After you have enjoyed Kallur Lighthouse you will hike back to the village Trøllanes where the coach awaits you. You will then stop by the village Mikladalur and get close to the statue of the Sealwoman. Now, you will return to Syðradalur and take the ferry to Klaksvík.

Now the bus will take you back to Tórshavn. On your way back to the capital Tórshavn, the bus driver will stop a couple of times when there are great photo locations. In Tórshavn you will be dropped off at your preferred drop-off point.

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