Information about Tjørnuvík

TjoernuvikThis is the northernmost village on Streymoy island. Tjørnuvík is nestled in a deep valley with no other villages in sight. It takes an hour to drive from the capital Tórshavn to Tjørnuvík.

This iconic village with a direct view of the sea stacks Risin & Kellingin is a must-see spot to visit in the Faroe Islands. Standing in Tjørnuvík will give you a feeling of immense serenity. Hence, Tjørnuvík is one of the most frequently visited villages in the Faroe Islands.

There is a public hiking path between Tjørnuvík and Saksun. The trek takes three hours and can be done all year round at no cost.

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Attractions nearby Tjørnuvík

Eiði

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Haldarsvík

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Risin & Kellingin

These 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 villa...

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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...

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Saksun

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Fossá Waterfall

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Slættaratindur

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Road above Funningur

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Funningur

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Ambadalur

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Hvíthamar

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Gjógv

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Elduvík

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Hvalvík

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Vestmanna

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Vestmanna Bird Cliffs

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Streymoy

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Eysturoy

Eysturoy is the second largest island in the Faroe Islands and hold many popular sights among them: Gjógv, Funningur and Eiði. The island i...

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við Áir

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Leynavatn

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