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Porkeri

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Porkeri is a village in Suðuroy.

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If you don't come by car, you can take the buss line 700, which has endstations in Tvøroyri and Sumba. Porkeri is between these villages. If you come from Tvøroyri or Krambatangi port, where the ferry Smyril arrives to from Tórshavn, take the buss 700 and tell the driver where you want to go to and ask him to tell you when you are in Porkeri. If you come to Suðuroy by car, than you should turn left when you come to the main road, drive towards strait south, you will drive throug a little village, which is called Øravík, than you come to a road tunnel and after that you pass by Hov, which also is a little village. After Hov you will drive above Porkeri, don't take the first turn to Porkeri, which is an old narrow road, continue until you reach the more recent and modern road with two lanes, which takes you to the village Porkeri. All of the villages, which are mentioned here are on the east coast of Suðuroy, Faroe Islands. You will see the black wooden churc with the turfed roof soon after driving down to the village, it will be on your right side.

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See

  • The Church of Porkeri (Porkeris Kirkja). The church of Porkeri is the oldest church in the island Suðuroy, Faroe Islands. It was built in 1847. The church is small and charming. Black wooden church with grass roof.
  • The Museum of Porkeri (Porkeris Bygdarsavn), (Near the church), +298 373850, [1]. An interesting little museum with items from daily life in Porkeri, agricultural and maritime history.


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Buy

  • Zacharias Muller Supermarket (Hjá Zachanum), Klovavegur 19, +298 373179. This shop is a grocery shop with bread etc. from a bakery. The supermarket is a member of the Samkeyp shops, which have special offers regularly.


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