Information about 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 & Kellingin or Giant and his Wife from near Eiði. Just a short drive from Eiði, you will also experience freshwater Lake Eiðisvatn with a surface area at 0,5 square kilometres.

Eiði sits a short drive from Eiðisskarð, which is the trailhead to Slættaratindur, the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands. You will drive next to heather-clad plateu before you reach Eiðisskarð from Eiði.

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Attractions nearby Eiði

Risin & Kellingin

These two famous sea stacks are a must-see when in the Faroe Islands. You can see Risin & Kellingin (the Giant and his Wife) from either the village...

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Haldarsvík

You will get to Haldarsvík on Streymoy island a 2 minutes drive from the famous Fossá Waterfall. Most often Faroe Islanders use the short form Vík whe...

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Tjørnuvík

This is the northernmost village on Streymoy island. Tjørnuvík is nestled in a deep valley with no other villages in sight. It takes an hour to driv...

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Slættaratindur

Slættaratindur is the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands. It translates directly into the Plain Mountain Peak due to the summit's flat surfac...

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Eiðisskarð

This is the location from where the hike to Slættaratindur starts. The trailhead sits next to the road where you will find a parking lot. Eiðisskarð...

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Fossá Waterfall

Photo by @dom_reardon_photo on Instagram. Fossá Waterfall is the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands and drops in two levels. The waterfall is eas...

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Mýlingur

The mountain Mýlingur is situated on the most northernly part of Streymoy island. You will hike for two hours or so from the village Tjørnuvík in or...

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Road above Funningur

This iconic zigzagging road to the village Funningur has got much attention among travellers. You will get a great view of the sight from the road lea...

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Funningur

Funningur is according to legends the oldest village in the Faroe Islands. Funningur sits at the foot of Slættaratindur which is the highest mountai...

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Búgvin

This is a large sea-stack north of the village Gjógv on Eysturoy island. In order to get a view of the rock formation, you will hike from Gjógv to t...

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Ambadalur

The valley of Ambadalur is located a hours hike from the village of Gjógv on Eysturoy island. In Ambadalur you will have a great view over Búgvin th...

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Saksun

Saksun is a remote little village on Streymoy island with a unique location placed above a beautiful lagoon. The lagoon used to form a good natural...

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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...

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Hvíthamar

This attraction above the village Funningur is one of the most popular short hiking trails in the Faroe Islands. You will have a great view of the F...

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Gjógv

Gjógv is the northernmost village on Eysturoy island. The serene village is a one-hour drive from Tórshavn. The village bears its name from the bea...

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Elduvík

Travellers visiting Elduvík will see how a traditional village in the Faroe Island is laid out. The houses stand as if they had been dropped from the...

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Funningsfjørður

This is one of the deepest fjords in the Faroe Islands. You will have an amazing view of Funningsfjørður fjord when you do a short hike to Hvíthamar...

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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 fishi...

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Eysturoy

Eysturoy is the second largest island in the Faroe Islands and holds many popular sights among them: Gjógv, which is the most northernly village on...

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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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