Information about Suðuroy

Suðuroy is the southernmost of the Faroe Islands. Many people come to Suðuroy to enjoy the picturesque villages of Sandvík, Famjin, and Sumba, as well as to experiencing outstanding views to and from the mountains, hiking trips to caves and valleys. The highest mountain here is 610 metres. The mountain is called Gluggarnir.

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Attractions nearby Suðuroy

Fámjin

Photo by Erik Christensen. The village of Famjin is looking directly out to the harsh North Atlantic Ocean. Famjin is partly protected by a stone ree...

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Beinisvørð

Beinisvørð is the most famous peak in suðuroy. This mountain is northwest of the village Sumba. Beinisvørð is a striking 470...

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Sumba

The village Sumba is known for its many colourful houses. This most southernly village in the Faroe Islands on the island Suðuroy lies in stunni...

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Lítla Dímun

This is the smallest island in the Faroe Islands with a total area of 0,8 sq km. Lítla Dímun is the only uninhabited island in the Faroe...

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Rituskor

This amazing cleft on Suðuroy island elevates 289 metres above ocean level. In order to get to the cleft, you will cross a narrow wood bridge from...

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Ásmundarstakkur

Ásmundarstakkur is a stunning sea stack west of the village Sandvík on the islands of Suðuroy. A narrow road takes you all the way t...

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Akraberg

This is the most southernly point in the Faroe Islands. You will find Akraberg on Suðuroy island. Akraberg lies 2 kilometres away from the villa...

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Stóra Dímun

This island is home to 10 residents. The highest peak on the island is Høgoyggj (396 m). Stóra Dímun means Large Dímun and...

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Skúvoy

The small island Skúvoy has a rich birdlife. Here you will find puffins, guillemont, and skua. Skúvoy is named for the large numbers of ...

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Fagridalur

Far to the north of Skúvoy you will find the beautiful valley Fagridalur. ...

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Dalur

Dalur is a small village on the island of Sandoy. Dalur means valley and is nestled at the end of a beautiful valley. ...

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Húsavík

Húsavík is a tidy settlement on the island Sandoy. Húsavík means the Bay with Houses. The village has a beautiful white be...

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Skálavík

Skálavík is a the end of a long grass valley. In order to get to Skálavík, you will drive for fifteen minutes from th...

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Sandur

Sandur is the largest and most important historical settlement on the island Sandoy. With several lakes and flat grass fields, Sandur is a oasis for F...

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Sandoy

The island Sandoy alludes to sand from the large beach of Sandur. Many of the villages have been inhabited since the viking era. The island is charac...

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Skopun

This is the village where the boat the Sandoy island arrives to. This harbour village is the youngest settlement on the island. From Skopun, you can e...

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Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur, located on the south of Streymoy, is regarded as the' most important historical site Faroe Islands. Here you will f...

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Hestur

The main attraction on the island of Hestur is the mystical caves on the east side of the island. Both Eggjarrók and Múlin reaches exact...

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Velbastaður

This village on the western side of Streymoy island is a 15 minutes drive from Tórshavn. Velbastað has a great view of the two islands Hest...

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Koltur

The island Koltur has a beautiful and striking shape. Koltur is the second smallest island in the Faroe Islands. Its highest point is the monumental c...

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