Information about Húsavík

HúsavíkHúsavík is a tidy settlement on the island Sandoy. Húsavík means the Bay with Houses. The village has a beautiful white beach as well as several well preserved old stone houses with the iconic grass-roof look. Húsavík lies in a bay from where you will see no other islands or villages. The only sight from here is the nearby mountains and the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Skálavík

Skálavík is a the end of a long grass valley. In order to get to Skálavík, you will drive for fifteen minutes from the nearby village Sandur. Beside f...

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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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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 charac...

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Sandur

Sandur is the largest and most important historical settlement on the island Sandoy. With several lakes and flat grass fields, Sandur is a oasis for F...

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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. Knútur...

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Fagridalur

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

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Stóra Dímun

This island is home to 10 residents. The highest peak on the island is Høgoyggj (396 m). Stóra Dímun means Large Dímun and the nightbouring island Lít...

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Skopun

This is the village where the boat the Sandoy island arrives to. This harbour village is the youngest settlement on the island. From Skopun, you can e...

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Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur, located on the southern part of the island Streymoy, is regarded as the most important historical site in the Faroe Islands. The village...

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Klæmintsgjógv

Klæmintsgjóv is the world's largest sea-cave. This extraordinary cave measures 348.000 cubic metres. The cave is on the east side of the island He...

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Gamlarætt Ferry Port

This is the ferry port to Sandoy island and Hestur island. Gamlarætt is situated on the west coast on Streymoy island some 10 minutes from the capit...

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Lítla Dímun

This is the smallest island in the Faroe Islands with a total area of 0,8 sq km. Lítla Dímun is the only uninhabited island in the Faroe Islands. Ráva...

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Hestur

The main attraction on the island of Hestur is the mystical caves on the east side of the island. Both Eggjarrók and Múlin reaches exactly 421 metres...

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Velbastaður

This village on the western side of Streymoy island is a 15 minutes drive from Tórshavn. Velbastaður has a great view of the two islands Hestur and Ko...

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Argir

Argir is a suburb in Tórshavn on the largest island Streymoy. You will have a great view towards Tórshavn from undir Kongavarða in Argir. ...

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Nólsoy

The island of Nólsoy is a remarcable spot in the Faroe Islands. Almost wherever you are in Tórshavn you will see this island and the highest peak Eg...

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Tórshavn Bus Terminal

The Tórshavn Bus Terminal is situated at the harbour in Tórshavn. The national bus and ferry service, Strandfaraskip Landsins, operates a well run bus...

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Skansin

This is the only fort in Tórshavn built in the 16th Century. Skansin is nestled just beside the harbour in Tórshavn and the Tórshavn bus terminal. The...

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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...

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Reyn

This is the oldest district in Tórshavn. Úti á Reyni is covered by small turf roofed houses dating centuries back. Near Reyn, you will find Heima í Ha...

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