Information about Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur (Photo: Stefan Wisselink)

Kirkjubøur, located on the south of Streymoy, is regarded as the' most important historical site Faroe Islands. Here you will find the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral, the Saint Olav's Chruch (Olavskirkjan), and the old 11th century farmhouse.

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Attractions nearby Kirkjubøur

Velbastaður

This village on the western side of Streymoy island is a 15 minutes drive from Tórshavn. Velbastað has a great view of the two islands Hest...

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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 exact...

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Argir

Argir is a suburb in Tórshavn. You will have a great view towards Tórshavn from undir Kongavarða in Argir. ...

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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 govern...

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Tórshavn Bus Terminal

The Tórshavn Bus Terminal is situated at the Tórshavn harbour. The national bus and ferry service, Strandfaraskip Landsins, operate...

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Tórshavn

Tórshavn is the capital in the Faroe Islands. This is the hub from where most people go out and explore the untouched nature on the 18 island...

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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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Oyggjarvegur

This is the old mountain road leading you from Tórshavn to the villages North of Tórshavn. Enjoy the beautiful sight when sliding up and...

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Havnardalur

In the outskirts of Tórshavn lies the valley Havnardalur. This is a popular part of town for the locals when going out for a stroll. ...

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Hoyvík

Hoyvík is a district in the capital Tórshavn. Besides many new houses there is also the old Hoyvík settlement by the peninsula wh...

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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 h...

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Koltur

The island Koltur has a beautiful and striking shape. Koltur is the second smallest island in the Faroe Islands. Its highest point is the monumental c...

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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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Norðradalur

The highest point on the road leading to Norðradalur is one of the most hearthbreakingly beautiful sights in the Faroe Islands. You will get a gre...

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Norðradalsskarð

From this point you will have the unbelievable view of the deep valley Norðradalur and the small island Koltur framed out in the ocean. This popul...

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Æðuvík

This small village is situatd on the island Eysturoy. Æðuvík has a lovely tiny harbour where you will see nothing but the Atlantic Oc...

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Sornfelli

Sornfelli (725 m) is a mountain most renowned for its two domes that you can see from a long distance. You can drive almost to the top of th...

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Mjørkadalur Prison

This might be the only prison in the world with grass roof. Mjørkadalur Prison is the only prison in the Faroe Islands. It is situated in the m...

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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 th...

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