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Kalsoy, Bordhoy

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Hike the hilly terrain of Kalsoy and bring your binoculars for this designated Important Bird Area. With just four settlements, the population here remains very small--yet 13 peaks and an abundance of Atlantic puffins, black guillemots, and European storm petrels are a real treat for nature enthusiasts. Head to the large lighthouse in the north, from which you can observe the varied landscape and the sea. Our Bordhoy trip itinerary planning site makes visiting Kalsoy and other Bordhoy attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The hike to the lighthouse is beyond breathtaking. Make sure you do it, but be careful of sudden gusts of wind when walking on the ridges near the lighthouse (the ones where you will need to cross to ...  more »
  • My girlfriend and I planned our vacation to the Faroe Islands with a purpose of seeing the Kallurin Lighthouse to celebrate a special occasion, given that this is one of the most iconic sites on the I...  more »
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  • The western coast has dramatically steep cliffs for the full length of the island, whereas idyllic valleys on the eastern slopes protect the four tiny settlements, Húsar, Mikladalur, Syðradalur and Trøllanes, whose combined populations total less than 150. They are connected by a partly-surfaced road which passes through four dark tunnels. The island's thin shape and road-tunnels give it the nickname "the flute". There is a lighthouse at Kallur, the northern tip of Kalsoy.
  • Well worth a visit, very tranquil place.
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