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Information about Klaksvík

4.8
36 Verified reviews
Type
Mountains, Fjords, Cultural attractions, Towns & Villages
Location
62.22719192504883,-6.57790613174438
Distance From City Center
8.7 km
High Season
Summer
Family Friendly
Yes
Area
72 sq km
Average rating
4.8
Number of reviews
36

Klaksvík

This is the second largest city in the Faroe Islands. Klaksvík is located on Borðoy island and is very much anchored in its fishing culture. You can enjoy a great view of Kunoyarnakki from Klaksvík. The nature attraction Klakkur is perched on the mountain ridge above Klaksvík.

Klaksvík is the ferry hub for the isolated islands in the northern part of the Faroe Islands. The ferry SAM sails between Klaksvík and Syðradalur on Kalsoy island. The ferry RITAN sails between Klaksvík and the islands Svínoy and Fugloy.

The Norðoyartunnilin sub-sea tunnel connects Borðoy island to the island Eysturoy. When you drive out of the tunnel from Eysturoy to Borðoy, you will be in Klaksvík.