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The small picturesque settlement Gjógv (Gorge) on the north of the island Eysturoy has become a popular place for tourists to visit in recent years. The village was named for a 200-metre (650 ft) long sea-filled gorge that runs north to sea from the village. The village is close to Slættaratindur the highest peak on the Faroes.

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Hiking over the hills to Ambadalur northwest of Gjógv will yield a wonderful vista out over the sea stack called Búgvin. At 188 metres it is the tallest sea stack in the Faroes.



  • Debesar Shop and Café, where it is possible to buy fx. handmade Faroese jewelery and traditional coffee or tea with cake.




  • Youth hostel Gjáðargarður, Fo-476 Gjógv Eysturoy, (). Gjáargarður is well equipped and worth visiting.

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