Information about Sandavágur

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. Just a short drive from the village Sandavágur lies the impressive rock formation Trøllkonufingur or the Troll Woman's Finger.

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Attractions nearby Sandavágur

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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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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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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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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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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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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Trælanípan (Slave Cliff)

From Trælanípan, in English Slave Cliff, you can see the lake overlooking the salty North Atlantic ocean. This is one of the most popular spots in t...

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Bøsdalafossur waterfall

The waterfall Bøsdalafossur runs from the lake Leitisvatn into the Atlantic Ocean from 30 metres above sea level. The waterfall is situated on the w...

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Geituskorardrangur

This rock formation on the island Vagar towers 116 metres below sea level. You will get the best view of this free standing sea-stack just beside Bøsd...

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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 i...

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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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Sørvágur

This village lies next to the airport in the Faroe Islands. While planes are approaching the runway they fly over Sørvágur just seconds before they la...

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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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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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Dunnesdrangar

Dunnesdrangar is a sea stack on the west coast on Vágar island. In order to reach this attraction, you will walk for an hour from the village Sørvágur...

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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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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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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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Fjallavatn

Fjallavatn is surrounded by breathtaking mountains, rugged terrain and stunning waterfalls. This is the second larges lake on Vágar island. The lake i...

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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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