Visit Gjógv and Ambadalur
Join this walk along the big gorge which gives the name to the village. This gorge was until recently used as a natural harbour for the local fishermen.
From the gorge you will hike to the beautiful valley of Ambadal. From the bottom of the valley you have a great view over the cliff Búgvin.
On the way you will pass the health source that runs out of the hill. They say it will bring you good health. So feel free to take a sip!
Pickup is in Tórshavn at the bus station in the harbour and from there you will go on this beautiful day tour. You can see the pickup in Google Street View.
- Available: All year
- Duration: 6 hours
- Activities: Hiking
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Minimum age: 7 years.
- Languages: English, Spanish, German, French
The village bears its name from the beautiful 200 metre long gorge that the villagers have used as a natural harbour and landing ground for their boats for centuries. There are stairs all the way down into the gorge.
You will have a good view of the sheer westside of Kalsoy island when in Gjógv. The valley Ambadalur is situated in a northeastern direction from Gjógv. It takes roughly a one-hour hike to reach the valley where you will see the large sea stack Búgvin.
The valley of Ambadalur is located a hours hike from the village of Gjógv. In Ambadalur you will have a great view over Búgvin the largest sea stack in the Faroe Islands.
Departure time : 09:00.
You meet us at the departure location.
Transport from Tórshavn
What to bring:
Good hiking shoes