Norðradalsskarð Travel Guide

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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 attraction is a 15 minutes ride from Tórshavn on Streymoy island.

Norðradalsskarð mountain pass is one of the most windy places in the Faroe Islands. During winter the wind speed will some days reach 120 miles per hour and even higher speed.​

From Norðradalsskarð you will also experience the winding road leading down the mountain side to the farm in the Norðradalur valley. Norðradalsskarð is situated 270 metres (885 feet) above sea level.

The road from the mountain pass and down to the valley is 2,4 km (1,5 miles). The road suits all type of cars.

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