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Kalsoy, Bordhoy

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Hike the hilly terrain of Kalsoy and bring your binoculars for this designated Important Bird Area. With just four settlements, the population here remains very small--yet 13 peaks and an abundance of Atlantic puffins, black guillemots, and European storm petrels are a real treat for nature enthusiasts. Head to the large lighthouse in the north, from which you can observe the varied landscape and the sea. Our Bordhoy trip itinerary planning site makes visiting Kalsoy and other Bordhoy attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We visited from Krasvik by ferry on a day trip. There was a lot of mud on the way to the lighthouse, but it was well worth visiting, and the view was wide. The green and blue sea of the surrounding islands and mountains were beautiful.
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  • We trek for an hour to Kallur Lighthouse. The trek wasn’t easy as we have to tiptoe in a tiny trail up there.But when u was up there , the view was totally mesmerising and beautiful. Words can’t descr...  more »
  • The western coast has dramatically steep cliffs for the full length of the island, whereas idyllic valleys on the eastern slopes protect the four tiny settlements, Húsar, Mikladalur, Syðradalur and Trøllanes, whose combined populations total less than 150. They are connected by a partly-surfaced road which passes through four dark tunnels. The island's thin shape and road-tunnels give it the nickname "the flute". There is a lighthouse at Kallur, the northern tip of Kalsoy.
  • Well worth a visit, very tranquil place.
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