Hiking to the Streymoy Sill & Leynar
Enjoy an invigorating hike in the wilderness of Streymoy, the largest of the Faroe Islands.
All year ( Available all year (except July 28–29) )
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
Sturdy shoes and warm waterproof and windproof clothing are recommended.
After boarding a bus from the harbor, we drive alongside Kaldbak fjord to the trailhead. Hike uphill to just over 900 feet above sea level, pausing at the top of the columnar basalt of the Streymoy Sill. Admire the surrounding mountain lakes and rocky outcrops, sculpted smooth by ancient glaciers. Following the path down the mountain, we head to the romantic village of Leynar before returning to Torshavn.
Language: English, Danish, Scandinavian
Remarks/requirements: Sturdy shoes and warm waterproof and windproof clothing are recommended.
Walking information: 2.25–2.5 miles of walking on grass and wet, swampy, uneven ground