Information about Hvíthamar

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 Funningsfjørður fjord and the surrounding mountains. There is also a stunning view to the north towards the island Kalsoy.

Behind the headland on the opposite end of the fjord lies the village Elduvík. You will find Hvíthamar on the island Eysturoy between the two villages Funningur and Gjógv. On days with clear skies, you will see the summit on the highest mountain Slættaratindur from the top of Hvíthamar.

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Attractions nearby Hvíthamar

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ha...

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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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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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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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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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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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Kalsoy

You will find the island Kalsoy in the northern part of the Faroe Islands. The island stretches over 18 km (11 miles) and there are 4 villages nestled...

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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. There are several b...

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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 was built in...

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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 being told on th...

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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 lies in a deep...

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