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Information about Kallur Lighthouse

4.6
19 Verified reviews
Type
Mountains, Bird Sights, Highland routes
Distance From City Center
11.4 km
High Season
Summer
Family Friendly
Yes
Average rating
4.6
Number of reviews
19

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 1927 and is a popular attraction in the Faroe Islands.

The hike to the lighthouse is moderate in difficulty and the view is fantastic. This makes the Kallur Lighthouse scenery a must-see attraction when in Faroe Islands.

Kallur LighthouseHappy travellers at the Kallur Lighthouse vantage point. Photo by @zoomonu_studios on Instagram.

Hikes to Kallurin start from the northernmost village Trøllanes on the long and narrow island Kalsoy. The hike from the village Trøllanes to the attraction takes 1 hour each way.

The first part of the hike is quite steep. Then you will walk along the sheep path until you reach the outstanding scenery at Kallur lighthouse. 

Kallurin

When at Kallurin, you will have a great view to the west where you will see the island Eysturoy and Streymoy. When looking in this direction you will also spot the two rock formations Risin & Kellingin.

You will enjoy these breathtaking views just metres from sheer cliffs. Travellers say standing at Kallur Lighthouse is a magical experience.