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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse, Mykines

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#8 of 20 in Historic Sites in Faroe Islands
Lighthouse Tourist Spot
Standing on the westernmost of the Faroe archipelago, Mykines Holmur Lighthouse offers panoramic views of the ocean, steep cliffs, and plenty of bird-watching. Explore the area around the lighthouse to see puffins, gannets, fulmars, kittiwakes, and other species. Afterwards, walk through the village and have a meal in the guesthouse. Put Mykines Holmur Lighthouse into our Mykines itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mykines.
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  • Shortly beforehand: who necessarily next close of puffins live wants to see the need to go. Otherwise: that March through a hotbed of birds... pretty crowded tourist event, mass, and one island, which quite often surprised aroma with heavy bird dung. And apparently this summer, still a scheme that you have - to pay 100 DKK for the hike to the lighthouse P.p.. a joke!
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  • For Puffins lover, this is MUST visit place. It's just a short 45-50mins ferry or 11mins helicopter ride from Vagar. A round trip ferry ticket is 120 DKK per pax. But try to book early online as there...  more »
  • The fact is that no one comes to the island to climb and see the light house. They all come to see the colonies of the Puffins and the other birds colonies. The path is long and hard to climb and does...  more »

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Where to stay in Mykines

In Mykines, visitors can find accommodations only in the small village on the island's western side. The establishment located there can accommodate around 40 people and serves hearty meals, along with beer and wine; the staff is more than happy to provide packed lunches for hikers and explorers. If you're looking for a more luxurious stay, consider one of country's more populated islands and visit Mykines on a day trip.
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