Information about Runavik
This is the largest settlement on Eysturoy island. Runavík municipality is the third largest in the Faroe Islands. Runavík has a large harbour area and is home to the largest business in the Faroe Islands, the salmon company Bakkafrost.
Runavík lies on the eastern side of the Skálafjørður fjord. The underwater tunnel Eysturoyartunnilin connects Runavík to Strendur on the western side of the fjord and to the capital Tórshavn on the island Streymoy.