Faeroe Islands Eysturoy


A picturesque village on the Faroe Islands known for its scenic harbor, surrounding cliffs, and traditional grass-roofed houses.

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Picture this: quaint Nordic villages poised on cliffsides next to a temperamental sea. Dreamy, right? The village of Gjogv on the island of Eysturoy is well-known for the narrow split of ocean that drives into the village center. You can easily reach Gjov by car, and be sure to wander aimlessly around the tiny town (while being respectful of the fact that people do live there year round, of course).

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