Ambadalur

Ambadalur

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.

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Argir

Argir

Argir is a suburb in Tórshavn. You will have a great view towards Tórshavn from undir Kongavarða in Argir.

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Ásmundarstakkur

Ásmundarstakkur

Ásmundarstakkur is a stunning sea stack west of the village Sandvík on the islands of Suðuroy. A narrow road takes you all th eway to this beautiful place in the northern part of Suðuroy.

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Beinisvørð

Beinisvørð

Beinisvørð is the most famous peak in suðuroy. This mountain is northwest of the village Sumba. Beinisvørð is a striking 470 m sea cliff.

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Bøsdalafossur waterfall

Bøsdalafossur waterfall

The waterfall Bøsdalafossur flows from the lake Leitisvatn into the Atlantic Ocean. The hike from the main road takes you 45 minutes.

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Bøur

Bøur

Bøur is a small village on the way to Gásadalur and the famous waterfall Múlafossur. From Bøur you have a great view towards Tondhólmur and the stacks Drangarnir.

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Cape Enniberg

Cape Enniberg

Cape Enniberg is a 754 metre vertical sea cliff making it the world's tallest vertical sea cliff. There is an immense bird life at Cape Enniberg.

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Dalur

Dalur

Dalur is a small village on the island of Sandoy. Dalur means valley and is nestled at the end of a beautiful valley.

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Drangarnir

Drangarnir

Drangarnir is a spectacular rock formation. A must-see attraction when in Faroe Islands.

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Dúvugarðar

Dúvugarðar

Dúvugarður is an old farm in Saksun. The old farmhouse is some 300 years old and now belongs to the national museum. When you visit the farm you will get a good idea of how everyday life was like in the Faroe Islands in the past.

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Eiði

Eiði

Eiði is a village on the island of Eysturoy. In Eiði you will find the famous football stadium nestled next to the Atlantic Ocean. You will also have a great look towards the two sea stacks Risin og Kellingin or Giant and his Wife from near Eiði.

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Eysturoy

Eysturoy

Eysturoy is the second largest island in the Faroe Islands and hold many popular sights among them: Gjógv, Funningur and Eiði. The island is just a short drive from the capital Tórshavn.

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Fagridalur

Fagridalur

Far to the north of Skúvoy you will find the beautiful valley Fagridalur.

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Fámjin

Fámjin

Photo by Erik Christensen. The village of Famjin is looking directly out to the harsh North Atlantic Ocean. Famjin is partly protected by a stone reef, which becomes visible at low tide. The village is surrounded by the beautiful natural scenery of the highest mountains, Gluggarnir, on Suðuroy. There are several inland lakes and waterfalls.

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Fossá Waterfall

Fossá Waterfall

Fossá Waterfall is a must-see waterfall in the Faroe Islands. Besides being the largest waterfall with its two levels, it is easily accessible and stunningly majestic.

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Fugloy

Fugloy

Fugloy is the easternmost and very much isolated island in the Faroe Islands with stunning nature and bird life. There are two villages in Fugloy respectively Hattarvík and Kirkja. One of the highlights in Fugloy is the natural arch formation seen on the photo.

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Funningur

Funningur

Funningur is perhaps the oldest village in the Faroe Islands. Just above Funningur lies Hvíthamar which has become a popular sight among travelers.

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Gasadalur

Gasadalur

Gásadalur is a remote village on the Island of Vágar. Until recently it could only be accessed by hiking on foot over the mountains, but now the village is accessible through a driving tunnel and has become a favourite with visitors to the Islands. Home to the famous picturesque waterfall Múlafossur, Gásadalur has a cafe and guesthouse, serving locally sourced lunch, cakes and coffee.

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Gjógv

Gjógv

Gjógv is the northernmost village on the island of Eysturoy  The village bears its name from the beautiful 200 metre long gorge that the villagers have used as natural harbour and landing ground for their boats for centuries.

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Havnardalur

Havnardalur

In the outskirts of Tórshavn lies the valley Havnardalur. This is a popular part of town for the locals when going out for a stroll.

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Hestur

Hestur

The main attraction on the island of Hestur is the mystical caves on the east side of the island.

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Hoyvík

Hoyvík

Hoyvík is a district in the capital Tórshavn. Besides many new houses there is also the old Hoyvík settlement by the peninsula where kayaking has become popular.  

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Hvalvík

Hvalvík

Hvalvík is the last village before you get to the famous village Saksun. The river Stórá runs through the village and is a good place for salmon fishing in the Faroe Islands. From Hvalvík there is a great hiking route cross the hills to Leynavatn. The captivating mountain Sneis (745 m) and Ørvisfelli (784 m) with its panoramic view make interesting climbs.

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Kallur Lighthouse

Kallur Lighthouse

Kallurin is the northermost point on the islands of Kalsoy. Here you will see the famous lighthouse and a breathtaking view. Kallur Lighthouse is a popular attraction in the Faroe Islands. The hike to the lighthouse is easy and the view is fantastic. This is a must-see destination when in Faroe Islands.

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Kalsoy

Kalsoy

Kalsoy has two famous sights one being the legendary Kallur lighthouse and the other the Seal Woman or Kópakonan.

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Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur, located on the south of Streymoy, is regarded as the' most important historical site Faroe Islands. Here you will find the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral, the Saint Olav's Chruch (Olavskirkjan), and the old 11th century farmhouse.

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Klaksvík

Klaksvík

Klaksvík is the second largest city in the Faroe Islands. Klaksvík is very much anchored in its fishing culture. You can enjoy a great view of Kunoyarnakki from Klaksvík.

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Koltur

Koltur

The island Koltur has a beautiful and striking shape. Koltur is the second smallest island in the Faroe Islands. Its highest point is the monumental cone-shaped peak of Kolturshamar (478 m). Rising steeply and intensely green out of the sea during summer, it dominates any view of the island. You will have a great view towards Koltur from Norðradalsskarð on the island Streymoy. Alternatively you can also spot Koltur from the villages Velbastað and Kirkjubø.

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Kópakonan

Kópakonan

A famous statue located in Mikladalur og the small islet of Kalsoy. Kópakonan (the Seal Woman) is one of the best-known folk tales being told on the Faroe Islands. Read more about the Kópakonan tale  

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Kvívík

Kvívík

Kvívík is an old village on the island of Streymoy. With its historic importance and wonderful location it is a popular pit stop for tourists on the way to Vestmanna 15 km further north.

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Leirvík

Leirvík

Leirvík is the last village before entering the sub-sea tunnel to the Northern Islands.

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Leitisvatn

Leitisvatn

Leitisvatn or Sørvágsvatn as it is aso called is the lake from which the waterfall Bøsdalafossur flows. The lake has an area of 3.4 square kilometres.

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Leynar

Leynar

Leynar is a picturesque village on the island of Streymoy. On the (few) warm sunny summer days locals will flock to the beach at Leynar to sunbathe. 

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Mikladalur

Mikladalur

Mikladalur is the largest village on the island of Kalsoy. Mikladalur means "the great valley" and is the largest of four villages on the island.

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Múlafossur

Múlafossur

Múlafossur is a watarfall like no other. A nice walk from the village houses in Gásadalur you'll find this famous waterfall.

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Mykines

Mykines

In Mykines you'll see thousands of puffins and the lighthouse at the edge of the world. The houses in the village are turf-roofed. Everything about Mykines is truly something special.

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Mykineshólmur

Mykineshólmur

This is where you will find the stunning lighthouse overlooking to North Atlantic Ocean and a lot of puffins. A bridge connects Mykineshólmur with the island Mykines. 

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Nólsoy

Nólsoy

The island of Nólsoy is a remarcable spot in the Faroe Islands. Almost wherever you are in Tórshavn you will see this island. However, visiting the island is always rewarding. The ferry to Nólsoy takes 20 minutes.

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Norðradalur

Norðradalur

The highest point on the road leading to Norðradalur is one of the most hearthbreakingly beautiful sights in the Faroe Islands. You will get a great natural panorama with towering mountains and sheer coastline cliffs.

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Oyggjarvegur

Oyggjarvegur

This is the old mountain road leading you from Tórshavn to the villages North of Tórshavn. Enjoy the beautiful sight when sliding up and down hills.

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Saksun

Saksun

Saksun is a remote little village with a unique location placed above a beautiful lagoon. A favourite day trip destnation among locals and tourists alike. At low tide locals flock to the tiny village to walk along the shore of the lagoon to the beach. The village includes a turf-roofed church and a village museum.

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Sandavágur

Sandavágur

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.

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Sandoy

Sandoy

The island Sandoy alludes to sand from the large beach of Sandur. Many of the villages have been inhabited since the viking era. The island is characterised by its essentially flat landscape and green countryside.

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Skúvoy

Skúvoy

The small island Skúvoy has a rich birdlife. Here you will find puffins, guillemont, and skua. Skúvoy is named for the large numbers of skuas.

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Slættaratindur

Slættaratindur

Slættaratindur (880 m) is the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands. The hike from Eiðisskarð to the summit takes 2 hour.

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Suðuroy

Suðuroy

Suðuroy is the southernmost of the Faroe Islands. Many people come to Suðuroy to enjoy the picturesque villages of Sandvík, Famjin, and Sumba, as well as to experiencing outstanding views to and from the mountains, hiking trips to caves and valleys.

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Syðradalur (K)

Syðradalur (K)

Syðradalur is the southernmost village on the Northern island of Kalsoy. A beautiful small village.

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Tindhólmur

Tindhólmur

This stunning inset Tindhólmur can be seen from the island Vagar. A great spot to experience Tindhólmur is from the village Bøur.

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Tinganes

Tinganes

Tinganes is the oldest part of Torshavn. Among it's grass roofed houses you will also find the Prime Minister's office and other government buildings.

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Tjørnuvík

Tjørnuvík

The beautiful village of Tjørnuvík is a must-see spot to visit in the Faroe Islands with a great with of Risin og Kellingin, the Giant and his Wife.

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Tórshavn

Tórshavn

Tórshavn is the capital in the Faroe Islands. This is the hub from where people go out and explore the untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.

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Trælanípan

Trælanípan

From Trælanípan you can see the lake overlooking the salty North Atlantic ocean. This is one of the most popular spots in the Faroe Islands. Trælanípan is on the island of Vágar only a short drive from the airport. The hike from the parking area takes 1 hour.

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Trøllanes

Trøllanes

Trøllanes is the northernmost village on the island of Kalsoy. Trøllanes is the village from where you will hike to Kallurin.

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Vágar

Vágar

The island of Vágar is home to many of the most loved places in the Faroe islands among others: Múlafossur waterfall, Trøllkonufingur, Trælanípan, Bøsdalafossur, and Bøur.

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Vestmanna

Vestmanna

The beautifu village of Vestmanna has a great natural harbour, the best wind protected campsite in the Faroe Islands and several great attractions for locals and tourists alike.

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Vestmanna Bird Cliffs

Vestmanna Bird Cliffs

Vestmanna Bird Cliffs is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Faroe Islands. Take a boat tour of the cliffs and sail into the grottos and get up close and personal to the wildlife that thrives on an on top of these cliffs.  Boat tours depart from Vestmanna

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Vidareidi

Vidareidi

Viðareiða is the northernmost village in the Fareo Islands and a beautiful place to visit.

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við Áir

við Áir

Við Áir is the old closed whaling station on the island of Streymoy only a couple of kilometres from the villages of Hvalvík and Streymnes.

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Æðuvík

Æðuvík

This small village is situatd on the island Eysturoy. Æðuvík has a lovely tiny harbour where you will see nothing but the Atlantic Ocean.

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