Information about Koltur

KolturThe island Koltur has a beautiful and striking shape. Koltur is the second smallest island in the Faroe Islands. Its highest point is the monumental cone-shaped peak of Kolturshamar also called Uppi á Oyggj (477 m). Rising steeply and intensely green out of the sea during summer, it dominates any view of the island.

You will have a great view towards Koltur from Norðradalsskarð on Streymoy island. Alternatively you can also spot Koltur from the villages Velbastaður and Kirkjubøur.

Koltur has been visited by only few people. Number of inhabitants living on Koltur island: 1 person. 

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Attractions nearby Koltur

Syðradalur, Færøerne

Syðradalur lies on the west coast of Streymoy island. This small settlement is a 20 minutes drive from Tórshavn. ...

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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 exactly 421 metres...

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Velbastaður

This village on the western side of Streymoy island is a 15 minutes drive from Tórshavn. Velbastaður has a great view of the two islands Hestur and Ko...

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Norðradalur

The highest point Norðradalsskarð on the road leading to Norðradalur is one of the most hearthbreakingly beautiful sights in the Faroe Islands. You wi...

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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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Klæmintsgjógv

Klæmintsgjóv is the world's largest sea-cave. This extraordinary cave measures 348.000 cubic metres. The cave is on the east side of the island He...

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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 popular a...

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Oyggjarvegur

This is the old mountain road on Streymoy island leading you from Tórshavn to the many senic sites in the northern part of the country. It is an excit...

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Gamlarætt Ferry Port

This is the ferry port to Sandoy island and Hestur island. Gamlarætt is situated on the west coast on Streymoy island some 10 minutes from the capit...

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Kaldbaksfjørður

The fjord Kaldbaksbotnur sits in beautiful surroundings. The fjord can been explored along the seaside or from the mountains when driving on the mount...

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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 middle o...

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Trøllkonufingur

Trøllkonufingurin or the Troll Woman's Finger is a rock formation rising 313 metres out of the sea outside of the village Sandavágur on the isla...

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Argir

Argir is a suburb in Tórshavn on the largest island Streymoy. You will have a great view towards Tórshavn from undir Kongavarða in Argir. ...

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Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur, located on the southern part of the island Streymoy, is regarded as the most important historical site in the Faroe Islands. The village...

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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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Tórshavn

Tórshavn is the capital in the Faroe Islands and the most populous city. This is the hub from where most people go out and explore the untouched nat...

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Tórsvøllur

This is the national football stadium in the Faroe Islands. The stadium is nestled in the capital Tórshavn and holds a crowd of 5,000 people. ...

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Reyn

This is the oldest district in Tórshavn. Úti á Reyni is covered by small turf roofed houses dating centuries back. Near Reyn, you will find Heima í Ha...

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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 government...

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Tórshavn Bus Terminal

The Tórshavn Bus Terminal is situated at the harbour in Tórshavn. The national bus and ferry service, Strandfaraskip Landsins, operates a well run bus...

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