Mykines Holmur Lighthouse, Mykines

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 trip builder tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Mykines is one of the absolute highlights of the Faroe Islands was for us. Ferry (be sure post, goes Internet the easiest) in 45 minutes or helicopter (was already fully booked with us). The place is cute, but manageable, and also not the destination (almost) all visitors. This is the way to the lighthouse, which passes directly to the breeding grounds of hundreds of puffins. The animals are very good to watch and photograph if you stay on the road. And most of all visitors stayed also because - in that we had the impression, that the birds over fee have been disrupted. From the lighthouse the western end of Mykines - has a great look on a large rock with a colony of Northern Gannet man then a very beautiful view over an ideal place for a picnic included. Back and forth takes 4 hours with photo stops and picnic loosely. Then you can while away the wait until the Fährrückfahrt well in the cosy café of the island.
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  • August 13, 2017
    The Lighthouse is the end point of the footpath at Michinese, the place itself seems to be a picture of a glossy magazine, very beautiful. In the face of strong winds or rain reached here is not easy-road rather difficult with large height difference. Virtually the entire route found a colony of gulls, Petrels and puffins. The route must pass mandatory, it's worth it
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  • August 8, 2017
    For those who love the cliffs puffins and dear this tour is not to be missed! Just a 40-minute ferry ride that alone are worth the trip and it was circondasti by a beautiful nature and plenty of punch. To be booked in advance during the high season.
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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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