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Address: Gasadalur, Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

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If you ever visit the Faroe Islands make sure you stop there. Pray for good weather as well. This thread should be called waterfall and not a tunnel.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
PauloRosa1982
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you ever visit the Faroe Islands make sure you stop there. Pray for good weather as well. This thread should be called waterfall and not a tunnel.

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LINCOLN
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was told that the view here is spectacular . we went after touring nearly all of the island but unfortunately went on a cloudy day. Not worth it as cant really see anything and appreciate the views

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Thank hideyspidey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Visit the town that wasnt accessible by road until very recently Amazing views over the sea Also accessible treking over the tunnel

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Thank DublinGypsyTraveller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a week long trip to the Faroes. Gásadalur was beautiful. We came here on a very foggy day and hadn't realised what it was we were supposed to be seeing. However when we returned one sunny morning we realised and the sight was stunning. The walk to the lookout point isn't clearly marked with a sign or... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

The tunnel has lights ain the middle from a local artist. the work involved to dig this and maintain the Tunnels is amazing for a small area like the Faroe's. they are really a large family here and we could live here. Like the remoteness and the friendliness of the folks here.

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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

This place is what you've all seen on the pictures and is very much associated with the Faroes. It is very closely located to the airport and you can just drive up there in 15 minutes or so, making it your first/last stop after your landing. This location is wonderful and very much recommended to visit. Note that if the... More 

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Northamptonshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

One of the many road tunnels constructed across the Faroes, this was our first tunnel visit. Single carriageway, dip and dive passing places with the odd minor pot hole. Have since completed all bar one of the tunnels on the islands - last one today! An experience to be savoured. There are no tunnel fees for on land tunnels -... More 

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Girona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Gásadalur is a village which until 2004 was one of the most isolated places in the Faroe Islands, but nowadays it is easily reachable by car through the tunnel built that year. It's a very quiet place located between the sea and the highest mountains in Vágar island, perfect for going for a short, easy walk along the cliffs. Park... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

A good example of the desire and will to keep all the islands connected as equal important parts of the Faroe Islands. A mere 25 families recide on the other side of the single lane tunnel which was opend in 2004. Go there to enjoy the views of soo many other fantastics views up there

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

The Faroes have a policy to give the small towns the ability to stay in modern times. Large tunnels are built through the mountains. Gasadalur had a population of 17 before the tunnel and after the tunnel 25 people. Interesting history and gorgeous scenery.

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