Cleft Of Gjogv, Gjogv

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Cleft Of Gjogv represents perhaps the most famous feature of the small village. Here, seawater penetrates the natural rift between two huge stones. If you take a walk to the shore, you'll see wooden stairs that go down to the water in the cleft. This is a small, quiet cove where you can take some time to watch the waves and enjoy the sea breeze. By using our Eysturoy itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Cleft Of Gjogv and other attractions in Eysturoy.
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  • August 17, 2017
    The cleft is a natural gorge between to cliffs forming a natural harbour. On the right side of the cleft there is a path out to Mary's bench where you get a view of the bird cliffs and the village of ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    A cleft in rocks leads down to the sea where there is a place to tie up your boats. A nioe walk down. If you are in Gjogv don't miss it  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    What wonderful to take a walk around here and an ice cream or waffle from kaffihùs and Gjáarkaffi on their terrace with a beautiful view to eat. We had very nice weather, Sun and about 17 degrees, delicious. In any case, we have only had good weather so we're lucky.
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