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 the island Streymoy. Alternatively you can also spot Koltur from the villages Velbastað and Kirkjubø.

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Attractions nearby Koltur

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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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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Norðradalur

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

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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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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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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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Kaldbaksfjørður

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

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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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Trøllkonufingur

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

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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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Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur, located on the south of Streymoy, is regarded as the' most important historical site Faroe Islands. Here you will f...

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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. This is the hub from where most people go out and explore the untouched nature on the 18 island...

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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...

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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 harbour in Tórshavn. The national bus and ferry service, Strandfaraskip Landsins, oper...

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Skansin

This is the only fort in Tórshavn built in the 16th Century. Skansin is nestled just beside the harbour in Tórshavn and the Tórsh...

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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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Sandavágur

The village Sandavágur is situated on the island Vagar. It is the last village before you enter the sub-sea tunnel leading to the main island S...

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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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