Information about við Áir

Við Áir is the old closed whaling station on the island of Streymoy only a couple of kilometres from the villages of Hvalvík and Streymnes.

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Attractions nearby við Áir

Hvalvík

Hvalvík is the last village before you get to the famous village Saksun. The river Stórá runs through the village and is a good place for salmon fishi...

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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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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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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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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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Eysturoy

Eysturoy is the second largest island in the Faroe Islands and holds many popular sights among them: Gjógv, which is the most northernly village on...

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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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Funningsfjørður

This is one of the deepest fjords in the Faroe Islands. You will have an amazing view of Funningsfjørður fjord when you do a short hike to Hvíthamar...

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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 Vestmanna has a great natural harbour, the best wind protected campsite in the Faroe Islands and several great attractions for...

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Fossá Waterfall

Photo by @dom_reardon_photo on Instagram. Fossá Waterfall is the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands and drops in two levels. The waterfall is eas...

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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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Sornfelli

Sornfelli (725 m) is a mountain most renowned for its two domes that you can see from a long distance. You can drive almost to the top of the mountain...

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Elduvík

Travellers visiting Elduvík will see how a traditional village in the Faroe Island is laid out. The houses stand as if they had been dropped from the...

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Eiðisskarð

This is the location from where the hike to Slættaratindur starts. The trailhead sits next to the road where you will find a parking lot. Eiðisskarð...

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Funningur

Funningur is according to legends the oldest village in the Faroe Islands. Funningur sits at the foot of Slættaratindur which is the highest mountai...

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Saksun

Saksun is a remote little village on Streymoy island with a unique location placed above a beautiful lagoon. The lagoon used to form a good natural...

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Haldarsvík

You will get to Haldarsvík on Streymoy island a 2 minutes drive from the famous Fossá Waterfall. Most often Faroe Islanders use the short form Vík whe...

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Norðradalsskarð

From this point you will have the unbelievable view of the deep valley Norðradalur and the small island Koltur framed out in the ocean. This popular a...

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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 farm you will...

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