Kallur Lighthouse and Fascinating Landscape of Kalsoy, the Faroe Islands

Kallur Lighthouse and Fascinating Landscape of Kalsoy, the Faroe Islands

Kallur Lighthouse, Kalsoy, the Faroe Islands. A remote island in the North Atlantic archipelago is inhabited only by 100 people, living in the four villages scattered around. Only them, a few visiting tourists and sailors get to admire stunning nature of the Faroe Islands. Meanwhile Kallur Lighthouse is posited on the northern tip, help to navigate the ships.

There are 13 peaks on the island, Nestindar being the tallest one at 787 m (2582 ft). The western part boasts a dramatic coast with very high and precipitous cliffs. On the eastern part there are gorgeous valleys, where the settlements are founded. Kalsoy attracts those, who are eager to see unspoiled nature and find ultimate getaway from civilization.

Why to go there?

This is a truly beautiful and remote place, which provides some great views, quiet atmosphere and tranquility.

When to go there?

Anytime – summers are cool and winters are mild here. No extreme temperatures.

How to get there?

By ferry from Klaksvík. Get around by bus on simply on foot.

Lead photo by Grégoire Sieuw

Kallur-Photo by mOrus (1)

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