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Top places to photograph in Faroe Islands in 2023

These are the very best Faroe Islands Instagram spots, curated by the PhotoHound team. If you've got limited time here, these are the must-see locations to shoot while you're in Faroe Islands!

Sørvágsvatn Lake

Sørvágsvatn Lake is the biggest cliff lake on the Faroe islands, just a few meters from the seaside cliffs. It is situated on the island of Vágar between Sørvágur and Vágar. The views from here are spectacular.
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Múlafossur Waterfall

Múlafossur Waterfall its a beautiful waterfall that drops directly in the sea. It is located near the tiny village of Gásadalur. The waterfall is over 30 meters (100 feet) high
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Mykines Island

Mykines island its one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Faroe island archipelago. The main attraction on this car-free island is the puffins, which are easily captured from the Mykines Hólmur cape. The first glimpse of these birds can be found just a few minutes' walk from the Mykines village. The birds settle in the grassy, steep slopes where they breed in colonies.
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The remote village of Saksun has approximately 15 inhabitants, loads of grazing sheep, turf-roof houses, and a picturesque church built in 1858. Saksun is located on Streymoy island in a unique location above a stunning lagoon.
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View of Funningur

The view of Funningur is fast becoming an iconic location of the Faroes with its fantastic view over the Funningsfjørður.
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Gjogv cliffs

Gjógv (pronounced : gorge) is a typical fishing village with colourful houses and less than 50 inhabitants. It is located on the northeast tip of the island of Eysturoy. It is one of the best natural harbours in the Faroes. Just a few minutes' walk from Gjogv village, you can reach this beautiful cliff-top with spectacular views.
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Fossá Waterfall

With a drop of 140 meters, Fossá, on the main island of Streymoy, is the the tallest waterfall on the Faroe Islands and falls over two sections.
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