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Saksun Church

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Beautiful little church

It is a really beautiful little church in the tiny village of Saksun. In many villages the church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pepics
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Tampere, Finland
Great area with many possibilities, if you respect the locals

First of all I have to make some things clear. If we travel to a country, we all should know the... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
JanSmithSchneider
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Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a really beautiful little church in the tiny village of Saksun. In many villages the church sits in the middle of the village but here it is a bit apart. Maybe because of the graveyard. If you venture up the Vidareidi, you can...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

First of all I have to make some things clear. If we travel to a country, we all should know the laws and rules of it and respect them! On Faroe every piece of land is private owned. That means we respect fences of owners...More

Thank JanSmithSchneider
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The drive to this town is amazing. Its along the river, and its stunning. Single track road, so keep your eyes on the road! When you get to the end, if you take the first car park you come to you can walk out and...More

Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Absolutely stunning scenery. After visiting the church, follow the road back to the lake and park your car between the houses on your right hand side, Then follow the dirt road down through the valley, follow the cliffs and in 15 minutes you will find...More

1  Thank bleivestad
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Absolutely awesome view and setting, up there with the absolute best in the Faroes. Just come and sit and enjoy the changing light and the best the Faroes has to offer.

Thank roos1ter
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A trip to Saksun is Another great excursion through the Faroese landscape. The views are spectacular. I assume that a hike to Tjörnuvik could be fantastic. We settled with just going up the mountain above Saksun and look down on the village and the lagoon.

Thank swede1102
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

You might go to a party in a beautiful house with great food, but if you don't feel welcome, it's just not that great... that's how visiting Saksun feels! Everybody comes, hoping to see that cute little house, but instead find that everything is fenced...More

3  Thank agnieszkalachowska
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The church is very beautiful and characteristic but also the landscape is impressive. A lot of green with a beautiful see view.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Lovely drive out to this area via Torshavn and jaw dropping beauty once you get there! We loved this area! Met a few wild horses and took too many pictures to count.

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Although we came in july the entire site was covered in fog and you could barely see your own hand In front of you (the day before had been crystal clear!). On this occasion it added to the atmosphere but in truth you need to...More

1  Thank seekeroffortune2013
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