Information about Vágar

The island of Vágar is home to many of the most loved places in the Faroe islands among others: Múlafossur waterfall in the tidy village Gásadalur and the 313 metre (1027 feet) high rock formation Trøllkonufingur just outside the village Sørvágur.

On this island you will also experience the sheer cliff Trælanípan from where you will see the lake above the ocean, the waterfall Bøsdalafossur that flows into the Atlantoc Ocean from the largest lake in the Faroe Islands, Leitisvatn, and the village Bøur with lots of turf roofed houses and from where you can also see the famouse Drangarnir sea-stacks with the hole in the middle and the islet Tindhólmur with the many peaky upright tips.

You can see Árnafjall mountain when in the popular village Gásadalur. Árnafjall peaks at 722 metres (2369 feet) and is the highest mountain on Vágar island. The only airport in the Faroe Islands, Vagar Airport (FAE), is also situated on this island.

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Attractions nearby Vágar

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 illu...

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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 ...

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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 isl...

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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...

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Sandavágur

The village Sandavágur is situated on the island Vagar. It is the last village before you enter the sub-sea tunnel leading to the main island S...

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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 ...

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Miðvágur

This in one of the larger villages on Vágar island. You will drive through Miðvágur after your arrival at Vágar Airport. You ...

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Vestmanna Bird Cliffs

These cliffs are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Faroe Islands. Boat tours are made from April to September to Vestmanna Bird Cli...

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Vestmanna

The beautiful village of Vestmanna has a great natural harbour, the best wind protected campsite in the Faroe Islands and several great attractions ...

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Bøur

Bøur is a small village on the way to Gásadalur and the famous waterfall Múlafossur on the island Vágar. From B&oslas...

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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...

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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 ...

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Trøllkonufingur

Trøllkonufingurin or the Troll Woman's Finger is a rock formation rising 313 metres out of the sea outide of the village Sandavágur....

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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 ...

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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 tou...

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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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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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Streymoy

Streymoy is the largest island in the 18 Faroe Islands. It is situated in the middle of the archipelago and makes up 24% of the total land area and 50...

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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 salm...

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Drangarnir

This spectacular rock formation with the iconic hole in it is located off the island of Vágar towards the visually dramatic islet o...

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