Information about Leirvík

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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 throug a tunnel from Gøtudali or you can take the old road along the mountain side with a beautiful view of Kalsoy island.

The Vikings settled in Leirvík in the Viking age. Archaeologists have found pieces of silver and other things from the Vikings during excavations in the village.

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