Information about Sørvágur

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This village lies next to the airport in the Faroe Islands. While planes are approaching the runway they fly over Sørvágur just seconds before they land. Vágar Airport is only a 2 minutes drive from Sørvágur.

Sørvágur is the village from where boats to Drangarnir departs. The ferry to Mykines also departs from this village on Vágar island.

Sørvágur lies deep in the fjord Sørvágsfjørður. There is a peaceful sandy beach in the middle of the village together with colorful houses.

You will find a grocery store in Sørvágur as well as some other shops. Nearby villages are Bøur and the settlement Gásadalur.   

Other interesting attractions

Mjørkadalur Prison

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Puffins Faroe Islands