Information about Leitisvatn

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Leitisvatn also known as Sørvágsvatn lies in the Faroe Islands. The lake has an area of 3.6 square kilometres. This is the well-known lake that will create an optical illusion when seen from the cliff Trælanípan.

The waterfall Bøsdalafossur flows from Lake Leitisvatn. It takes 1 hour to hike from the nearest village Miðvágur to this attraction at the end of the lake towards the ocean.

Leitisvatn is situated on the island Vágar. This is the island where your flight will descend and land if you come to the Faroe Islands by aeroplane as Vagar Airport is situated on the same island as Lake Leitisvatn.

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