Information about 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.

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Attractions nearby Klaksvík

Klakkur

The viewpoint from Klakkur is among the most beautiful in the Faroe Islands. Klakkur lies only a short hike from second largest town Klaksvík on Bor...

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Árnafjørður

This delightful settlement on Borðoy island is well protected by a deep fjord. The hidden village is only a 10 minutes drive from the second largest t...

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Syðradalur (K)

Syðradalur is the southernmost village on the island Kalsoy in the northern part of the country. A beautiful small village. The village holds the o...

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Borðoy

Borðoy is the main island in the Northern Islands. You will find Klaksvík on this island. Klaksvík is the second largest town i the Faroe Islands. T...

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Leirvík

Leirvík is a village on Eysturoy island and the last village before entering the sub-sea tunnel to the Northern Islands. You can enter Leirvík either...

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Húsar

Húsar is a small village on the island kalsoy, which is one of the Northern Islands. In order to get to the text village after Húsar, you vill drive t...

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Hvannasund

This village on the western side of the island Viðoy is a traditional fishing settlement. This is the last village before getting to the village Viðar...

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Kunoy

Kunoy is one of the Northern Islands. The island is long and narrow. Due to its steep mountains with kilometres of rock face, there are only two villa...

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Viðoy

This is the most northernly island in the Faroe Islands. The island is home to the much visited village Viðareiði where you will also experience Vil...

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Svínoy

This island lies among the Northern islands in the Faroe Islands. The name of the highest mountain is Havnartindur translated directly to the Harbour...

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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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Viðareiði

Viðareiði is in the Northern region and the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands. Visiting Viðareiði on Viðoy island is always rewarding. You...

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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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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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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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Toftavatn

This freshwater lake lies a short drive from the town Runavík on the island Eysturoy. Lake Loftavatn is the fourth largest lake in the Faroe Islands w...

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Toftir

This is a village on Eysturoy island. Toftir lies near the football stadium Svangaskarð and Lake Toftavatn. ...

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Villingadalsfjall

This towering mountain is the third highest summit in the Faroe Islands and peaks at 841 metres above sea level. You can hike all the way to the top...

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Cape Enniberg

Cape Enniberg is a 754 metre vertical sea cliff making it the world's tallest vertical sea cliff. Enniberg is situated on the island Viðoy. Ennib...

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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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