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Nolsoy, Streymoy

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#4 of 10 in Nature in Faroe Islands
Mingle with the locals at Nolsoy, a village and island in one, and the northernmost of the whole archipelago. Hike across the island, where attractions include two 18th-century lighthouses, one on the southern cape, the other on the southeastern. In the village, chat with the locals to learn about life in this far-flung settlement. Arrange your visit to Nolsoy and discover more family-friendly attractions in Torshavn using our Torshavn day trip site .
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  • There are 6 ferries a day from Tórshavn (7 on Wednesdays and Fridays, 5 on weekends), the trips take about 20 minutes and there is a cafe on board, with heated internal seating and very blustery outdo...  more »
  • The island is a nice cozy village full of friendly people. We got there during their celebration of one of their heros Ove Joensen, which was fun to watch (lots of singing, and lots and lots of drinki...  more »
  • 20 minutes by boat from the capital and you'll be in this small but idyllic island. The town is lovely, although very small. For children there is a football pitch and a playground, and a small beach. Large can cross the island and visit the lighthouse on the other side. Even if you are not coming down (half gets quite steep) you will enjoy a spectacular view over the Islands.
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