is one of the Western Islands.
Close to the airport is the largest lake of the islands,
At its southern end are the waterfall Bosdalafoss and the steep
promontory Thraelahofdi along with other beautiful spots attract visitors.
Near the north coast lake Fjallavatn decorates the landscape and
offers possibilities for anglers.
Two beautiful islands, Tindholmi and Gaesaholmi, are in the mouth
of the bay Sydrivogur.
They are accessible by small boats.
The farm Midvogur boasts of a museum in a 17th century
house called Kalfahlid.
This house was made famous by the Faeroese author Jorgen Frantz
Jakobsen in his novel Barbara.
In the church of Sandvogur a runic stone dating back to the first
settlement is kept.
a small island west off the Sydrivogur cove.
It is renowned for its seafowl cliffs and lively bird life.
It is impossible to land there in bad weather conditions, which
makes communications difficult at times.
Those, who want to visit the island sometimes must wait for days on
end at Vogar for the ferry connection.
Helicopter trips are on offer for people, who do not have the time