Information about 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.

Services near Gjógv

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Attractions nearby Gjógv

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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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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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 m...

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

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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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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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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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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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Fossá Waterfall

Fossá Waterfall is the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands and drops in two levels. The waterfall is easily accessible and stunnin...

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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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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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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 Tj&...

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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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Húsar

Húsar is a small village on the island kalsoy, which is one of the Northern Islands. In order to get to the text village after Húsar, yo...

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