Bøsdalafossur waterfall Travel Guide

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The waterfall Bøsdalafossur runs from Lake Leitisvatn into the North Atlantic Ocean from 30 metres above sea level. The waterfall is situated on the western coast of Vagar island in the Faroe Islands.

In order to reach Bøsdalafossur, you will hike 3 kilometres from near the village Miðvágur. There is no elevation along the route. You will walk between 30-40 metres above sea level all they way to Bøsdalafossur.

There are two other great attractions in the same area as Bøsdalafossur. You will find the towering free-standing rock wall Geituskorardrangur here as well as Trælanípan. This is where you will experience the lake hanging above the ocean.

Bøsdalafossur lies on the same island as where you will find Vagar Airport. The hike to Bøsdalafossur starts only 5 kilometres from the airport. 

If it has not been too rainy the days before you visit Bøsdalafossur then you can cross the river and get closer to the majestic rock formation Geituskorardrangur. The sea stack is only a 5 minutes walk from the waterfall.

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