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Kalsoy

 
Kalsoy Kalsoy is an island located in the north-east of the Faroe Islands between Eysturoy and Kunoy. The western coast has dramatically steep cliffs for the full length of the island, whereas idyllic valleys on the eastern slopes protect the four tiny settlements, Husar, Mikladalur, Syaradalur and Trollanes, whose combined populations total less than 150. They are connected by a partly surfaced road which passes through four dark tunnels. The island's thin shape and road-tunnels give it the nickname 'the flute'. The island has 13 peaks, the two highest mountains are Nestindar, Botnstindur. ==== KALSOY - ATTRACTION As seen from Eysturoy, Kalsoy is a continuous mountain ridge and there are indeed no habitations...
 

Bordoy

 
Bordoy Bordoy is the largest of the six islands of the Noraoyggjar. It is connected to Eysturoy by a long tunnel (toll one way) under the sea and mountains and anybody wanting to go to one of the other islands in the group must come this way. ==== BORDOY - GETTING THERE Bordoy is the largest of the six islands of the Noaoyggjar. It is connected to Eysturoy by a long tunnel (toll one way) under the sea and mountains and anybody wanting to go to one of the other islands in the group must come this way. he only town is Klaksvik which is second to Torshavn in the Faroes. It could be thought of as the 'fish capital' as Torshavn is not primarily a fishing port. ...
 

Eysturoy

 
Eysturoy Eysturoy meanes East island and is the second-largest of the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, both in size and population. It is separated by a narrow sound from the main island of Streymoy. Eysturoy is extremely rugged, with some 66 separate mountain peaks, including Slaettaratindur, the highest peak in the archipelago. Important towns on Eysturoy are Fuglafjoraur in the north and the densely populated area of the municipalities of Runavk and Nes in the south. ==== EYSTUROY - GETTING THERE Eysturoy is connected with Streymoy via a road bridge over the sound. This bridge is humorously referred to by islanders as the only bridge over the Atlantic (the natives of the Scottish island of Seil incidentally make t...
 

Torshavn

 
Torshavn Torshavn, the capital of the Faroes, is located in the largest island, Streymoy. It could be described as a rural city, since its total area is large but much of it is occupied by green spaces.To the north west of the town lies the 347-metre (1,140 ft) high mountain Husareyn, and to the southwest, the 350-metre (1,100 ft) high Kirkjuboreyn. The city itself has a population of 19000 (2008). The city was founded in the 10th century and may well be the oldest capital in Northern Europe. The name of the city means Thor's Harbour, named after the god of thunder and lightning in Norse mythology. ==== TORSHAVAN - ATTRACTION Tinganes is the historic location of the Faroese logting (parliament), and is a part of Torsh...
 

 

 

 

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