Information about Fossá Waterfall

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Fossá Waterfall is the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands and drops in two levels. The waterfall is easily accessible and stunningly majestic. You will find Fossá Waterfall in the northern end of Streymoy island just before you reach the village Haldarsvík.

Besides its impressive formation, Fossá waterfall is known for its dark basalt wall which is an amazing contrast to the white water. You can get really close to the waterfall which is always an awe-inspiring experience. Fossá waterfall is especially impressive during rainy days.

Fossá is located on the east side of Streymoy island a 45 minutes drive from the capital, Tórshavn. The waterfall lies in the area Sundini next to the short bridge to the nearby Eysturoy island from where you can also experience Fossá. In this case, you will see the waterfall in the distance. Fossá is 140 metres tall. 

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