Lake Leitisvatn, Vagar Island

2.5
#7 of 11 in Nature in Faroe Islands
Covering an area of 3.4 sq km (1.3 sq mi), Lake Leitisvatn ranks as the largest lake on the Faroe islands. Visitors come here to witness the lake's optical illusion: despite being only 27 m (90 ft) above sea level, a steep cliff in front of it makes it seem much higher when observed from a certain angle. In addition to its dramatic panorama of rock formations, a scenic waterfall flows from the lake. Arrange to visit Lake Leitisvatn and other attractions in Vagar Island using our Vagar Island holiday planner.
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  • A great spot to see the waterfall, with a well marked trail leading to the rocky edges where you can venture further out to get a good vantage point. I’m glad they didn’t extend the trail right to...  more »
  • The view is nice and different from other places you have visit . A must visit for traveller or tourist  more »

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