Information about Borðoy

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Borðoy is the main island in the northern part of the Faroe Islands. This part of the archipelago is usually referred to as the Northern Islands.

You will find Klaksvík on Borðoy island. Klaksvík is the second largest town i the Faroe Islands. The highest mountain on the island is Norðan fyri Lokkaskarð (772 m).

Kalksvík on Borðoy island. Photo by thibault on Instagram.

In Klaksvík you will find everything from grocery stores to cafés and a good indoor swimming hall. Klaksvík is known for being the fishing centre in the Faroe Islands with a variety of fishing vessels along the harbour area.

The main attraction on Borðoy island is the vantage point Klakkur. The epic nature scenery at Klakkur is easy to reach from the city Klaksvík.

Other interesting attractions

Norðradalur

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Sørvágur

Sandur