Lake Leitisvatn, Vagar Island

#3 of 12 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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  • My wife and I went today. Man demanded 200kr per person. He printed off a piece of paper stating this and taped it to his booth. For double the cost he offered a guide (totally not needed, easiest hik...  more »
  • Went there to hike yesterday, the guy at the parking lot said there is now a fee of 200 dkr per person( which seems to strangely differ when you look at reviews...) or 450 with a guide. The tourist Of...  more »
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