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Cleft Of Gjogv

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Gjogv is a fascinating geological feature, a natural safe harbour. We saw puffins flying in and out... read more

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Firhill_for_Thrills
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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If you have bothered to drive all the way to Gjogv, you might as well walk down the stairs to see... read more

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swede1102
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Gjogv, Eysturoy, Faroe Islands
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Reviewed today

Gjogv is a fascinating geological feature, a natural safe harbour. We saw puffins flying in and out of the cliffside above it and there are a couple of nice cafes in the village.

Thank Firhill_for_Thrills
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have bothered to drive all the way to Gjogv, you might as well walk down the stairs to see the cleft. It's easy to realize that this feature was considered a gift for the local fishermen.

Thank swede1102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our cruise ship landed on Runavik. We took a half day cruise to the town of Gjogv. We passed through jawdropping scenery on our drive to the town of Gjogv. The town is famous for the gorge and with the rare gorgeous weather we had,...More

Thank YP C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice little town and the gorge is really interesting. Even more, since you will see breeding puffins there. There is a little hotel, where you can get some food and drinks. The Valley is very quiet and therefore a nice place to visit.

Thank RSpicker
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice and idyllic. Lovely scenery and nice surrounding area for walking trips. Situated at Eysturoy.

Thank Hege007
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Worth the exciting drive, but not a lot to do and see here - we actually thought that Funningur just down the road was much prettier and also worth a visit.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

We stopped here for a late morning snack (cold pancakes and instant coffee). The town was O.K., I guess. I could take it or leave it. It was a long ride to get here and saw some mossy hilly / mountainous regions along the way....More

Thank kwebster2
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A lot of beautiful things to see: the harbour, the panorama when descending in the valley, the very attractive hills around the village etc. A beautiful gem in the Faroe Islands.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Nice natural harbor. Much like other small natural harbors... Worth driving up to? Meh. Depends on the alternative. Cute village though.

Thank Geir0987
Reviewed 10 July 2018

What a beautiful village. It was raining when we were there, but we ate waffles in such small house. Vaut le détour dix fois.

Thank Paul C
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