Information about Svínoy

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This island Svínoy lies among the Northern islands in the Faroe Islands. The name of the highest mountain is Havnartindur translated directly to the Harbour Peak. Havnartindur elevates 586 metres above sea level.

You will reach Svínoy island after a 30 minutes ferry ride. The ferry to Svínoy departs from the village Hvannasund on Viðoy island. The ferry to Svínoy is called RITAN.

When you disembark the boat and step on land on Svínoy island, you will be a 20 minutes walk from the village. There is no bus on the island or other transport options so walking is the only way to get to the village.

Svínoy island is secluded and visited by very few travellers. There is no grocery store on the island so remember to bring what you need for your stay.

Other interesting attractions

Hvannasund

Hoyvík

Eggjarnar