Information about Risin & Kellingin

Risin & KellinginThese two famous sea stacks are a must-see when in the Faroe Islands. You can see Risin & Kellingin (the Giant and his Wife) from either the village Tjørnuvík on Streymoy island or from Eiðisskarð just outside the village Eiði on Eysturoy island.

Services near Risin & Kellingin

All services in 50km radius

Attractions nearby Risin & Kellingin

Eiði

Eiði is a village on the island of Eysturoy. In Eiði you will find the famous football stadium nestled next to the Atlantic Ocean. You will al...

View

Tjørnuvík

This is the northernmost village on Streymoy island. Tjørnuvík is nestled in a deep valley with no other villages in sight. It takes a...

View

Haldarsvík

You will get to Haldarsvík on Streymoy island a 2 minutes drive from the famous Fossá Waterfall. Most often Faroe Islanders use the shor...

View

Slættaratindur

Slættaratindur is the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands. It translates directly into the Plain Mountain Peak due to the summit's ...

View

Mýlingur

The mountain Mýlingur is situated on the most northernly part of Streymoy island. You will hike for two hours or so from the village Tj&...

View

Ambadalur

The valley of Ambadalur is located a hours hike from the village of Gjógv. In Ambadalur you will have a great view over Búgvin the lar...

View

Road above Funningur

This iconic zigzagging road to the village Funningur has got much attention among travellers. You will get a great view of the sight from the road lea...

View

Hvíthamar

This attraction above the village Funningur is one of the most popular short hiking trails in the Faroe Islands. You will have a great view of the F...

View

Funningur

Funningur is according to legends the oldest village in the Faroe Islands. Funningur sits at the foot of Slættaratindur which is the highest m...

View

Fossá Waterfall

Photo by @dom_reardon_photo on Instagram. Fossá Waterfall is the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands and drops in two levels. The...

View

Gjógv

Gjógv is the northernmost village on Eysturoy island. The serene village is a one-hour drive from Tórshavn. The village bears it...

View

Saksun

Saksun is a remote little village on Streymoy island with a unique location placed above a beautiful lagoon. The lagoon used to form a&nbs...

View

Dúvugarðar

Dúvugarður is an old farm in Saksun. The old farmhouse is some 300 years old and now belongs to the national museum. When you visit the far...

View

Elduvík

Travellers visiting Elduvík will see how a traditional village in the Faroe Island is laid out. The houses stand as if they had been dropped fr...

View

Kallur Lighthouse

Kallurin is the northermost point on Kalsoy island. Here you will see the famous lighthouse and a breathtaking view. Kallur Lighthouse is a popular ...

View

Eysturoy

Eysturoy is the second largest island in the Faroe Islands and hold many popular sights among them: Gjógv, which is the most northernly villa...

View

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...

View

Trøllanes

Trøllanes is the northernmost village on the island Kalsoy. Trøllanes is the village from where you will hike to Kallurin. The village ...

View

Mikladalur

Mikladalur is a village on Kalsoy island. Mikladalur means "the great valley" and is the largest of four villages on the island. Ther...

View

Kalsoy

You will find the island Kalsoy in the northern part of the Faroe Islands. The island stretches over 18 km and there are 4 villages nesled in beautifu...

View