Information about Kvívík

Kvívík is an old village on the island of Streymoy. With its historic importance and wonderful location it is a popular pit stop for tourists on the way to Vestmanna 15 km further north.

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Attractions nearby Kvívík

Leynasandur

This is the most popular beach among the locals when the sun warms the islands. Leynasandur lies in the inlet where the small village Leynar is situat...

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Leynar

Leynar is a picturesque village on the island of Streymoy. On the (few) warm sunny summer days locals will flock to the beach at Leynar to sunbathe....

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Leynavatn

Lake Leynavatn on Streymoy island is just beside the road when you head out from the sub-sea tunnel from Vágar to Streymoy island. Home to salm...

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Streymoy

Streymoy is the largest island in the 18 Faroe Islands. It is situated in the middle of the archipelago and makes up 24% of the total land area and 50...

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við Áir

Við Áir is the old closed whaling station on the island of Streymoy only a couple of kilometres from the villages of Hvalvík and S...

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Vestmanna Bird Cliffs

These cliffs are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Faroe Islands. Boat tours are made from April to September to Vestmanna Bird Cli...

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Vestmanna

The beautiful village of Vestmanna has a great natural harbour, the best wind protected campsite in the Faroe Islands and several great attractions ...

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Hvalvík

Hvalvík is the last village before you get to the famous village Saksun. The river Stórá runs through the village and is a good p...

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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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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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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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Vágar

The island of Vágar is home to many of the most loved places in the Faroe islands among others: Múlafossur waterfall in the tidy vi...

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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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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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Miðvágur

This in one of the larger villages on Vágar island. You will drive through Miðvágur after your arrival at Vágar Airport. You ...

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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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The Nix

The statue of the Nix is situated on lake Leitisvatn on Vágar island just beside Vágar Airport. In the evening, the horse is illu...

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Leitisvatn

Leitisvatn or Sørvágsvatn as it is also called is the lake from which the waterfall Bøsdalafossur flows. The lake has an area of ...

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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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Vágar Airport

Vagar Airport (FAE) is the port of arrival for most visitors to the Faroe Islands. This is the only airport in the Faroe Islands situated on Vagar isl...

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