Take one of the Faroe Island's most beloved short hikes to see the impressive rock formation Trøllkonufingur. Towering 313 metres (1027 feet) above sea level, Trøllkonufingur is among the most popular attractions on Vágar island.
Your tour guide will greet you outside the café Fiskastykkið in the village Sandavágur. From here, your guide will take you on an one hour hike along a gravel road and then on grass. When you reach the end location, you will have a fantastic view of Trøllkonufingur.
This hiking tour is easy to do and can be done by everyone, really. You will do this beautiful walk without much elevation.
Once you are back in the village Sandavágur, you will visit the local café Fiskastykkið. You can add a light meal at the cosy seaside café Fiskastykkið to the cart during the booking process.
Don't miss this rewarding opportunity to enjoy the top nature attraction in the village Sandavágur. Check availability by choosing a date.
- Available: All year
- Duration: 2 hours
- Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing, Cultural Activity, Dinner
- Difficulty: Easy
- Minimum age: 7 years.
- Languages: English
The village Sandavágur is situated on the island Vagar. It is the last village before you enter the sub-sea tunnel leading to the main island Streymoy. Just a short drive from the village Sandavágur lies the impressive rock formation Trøllkonufingur or the Troll Woman's Finger.
Vagar island is the westernmost of the largest islands in the Faroe Islands. The island is like a ‘Faroe Islands in Miniature’ due to the wealth of attractions and natural wonders found here.
The island of Vágar is home to many of the most loved places in the Faroe islands among others: Múlafossur waterfall in the tidy village Gásadalur, the 313 metre (1027 feet) high rock formation Trøllkonufingur just outside the village Sørvágur and the sea stack Dunnesdrangar west of the airport.
On this island you will also experience the sheer cliff Trælanípan from where you will see the lake above the ocean, the waterfall Bøsdalafossur that flows into the Atlantoc Ocean from the largest lake in the Faroe Islands, Leitisvatn, and the village Bøur with lots of turf roofed houses and from where you can also see the famouse Drangarnir sea-stacks with the hole in the middle and the islet Tindhólmur with the many peaky upright tips.
You can see Árnafjall mountain when in the popular village Gásadalur. Árnafjall peaks at 722 metres (2369 feet) and is the highest mountain on Vágar island. The only airport in the Faroe Islands, Vagar Airport (FAE), is also situated on this island.
Trøllkonufingurin or the Troll Woman's Finger is a rock formation rising 313 metres out of the sea outide of the village Sandavágur. When in Sandavágur you can drive towards the Trøllkonufingur and then walk just a couple of minutes to get at good view of this much photographed icon.
Departure time : 14:00.
You will meet the tour guide outside the cáfe Fiskastykkið in the village Sandavágur.
Transport to Sandavágur
What to bring:
Wind proof jacket
Good to know:
You can take bus route 300 from Tórshavn to Sandavágur and from Vagar Airport to Sandavágur.