Information about Funningur

Funningur

Funningur is according to legends the oldest village in the Faroe Islands. Funningur sits at the foot of Slættaratindur which is the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands. The village is nestled in a deep valley on Eysturoy island in beautiful surroundings and a curvy road leading to the village.

Just above Funningur lies Hvíthamar which has become a popular sight among travellers. The village is an one hour drive from Tórshavn.

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Attractions nearby Funningur

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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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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Slættaratindur

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

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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 fr...

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Gjógv

Gjógv is the northernmost village on the island of Eysturoy  The village bears its name from the beautiful 200 metre long gor...

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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 lar...

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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 shor...

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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 al...

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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...

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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 villa...

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Eysturoy

Eysturoy is the second largest island in the Faroe Islands and hold many popular sights among them: Gjógv, Funningur and Eiði. The island i...

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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 a...

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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&nbs...

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Kalsoy

You will find the island Kalsoy in the northern part of the Faroe Islands. The island stretches over 18 km and there are 4 villages nesled in beautifu...

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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 far...

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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 p...

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Mikladalur

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

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Kópakonan

A famous statue located in Mikladalur on the small island of Kalsoy. Kópakonan (the Seal Woman) is one of the best-known folk tales...

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Kallur Lighthouse

Kallurin is the northermost point on Kalsoy island. Here you will see the famous lighthouse and a breathtaking view. Kallur Lighthouse is a popular at...

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Trøllanes

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

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