Information about Leynasandur

LeynasandurThis 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 situated on the main island Streymoy. You will find some charming old grass-roofed houses just beside the sandy beach Leynasandur. 

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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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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 w...

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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 salmon and...

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Streymoy

The westcoast of Streymoy island. Photo by @jdubcaptures on Instagram.   Streymoy is the largest island of the 18 islands that make up the Faroe Isla...

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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 Streymnes. ...

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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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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 place for salmon fishi...

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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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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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Sandavágur

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

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Vágar

Vagar island is the westernmost of the largest islands in the Faroe Islands. The island is like a ‘Faroe Islands in Miniature’ due to the wealth of...

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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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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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Miðvágur

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

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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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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 the mountain...

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Vatnsoyrar

Vatnsoyrar is a small settlement next to Lake Leitisvatn. The village is only a 1 minutes drive from Vágar Airport. You will see Vatnsoyrar when you...

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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 illuminated by floodlig...

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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 3.6 square kilometres...

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