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Kollafjordur ( Faroe Islands )

Kollafjørður is a village in the Faroe Islands, located on the island of Streymoy. The village is centered along the northern shore of the Kollafjørður Fjord. Above the fjord is a narrow valley which stretches over a hilly region where trails are used for trekking. The village is located 21.8 kilometres by road north of Torshavn.

A landmark in the village is a typical Faroese wooden church from 1837. Standing close to the coast, it is a black-tarred wooden building with a turf roof, white painted windows, and a small white bell tower on the roof's western end. Inside, everything is made of unvarnished wood. Another highlight is the annual village festival, Sundslagsstevna, which is celebrated in early July.

Things to See & Do

* Church of Kollafjorour
* Fjord
* Trekking
* Sundslagsstevna festival - July

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Oct
Currency – Faroese króna[d] (DKK)
Language – Faroese Danish
Population – 793 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code + 298

Port Location – The port of Kollafjorour is located on north side of the Kollafjorour Fjord beside the village and fish factories.

Travel Links – Streymoy Island is connected by regular ferry service to the island of Sandoy from the ferry port on Gamla Rætt near Kirkjubøur, and to the islands Suðuroy and Nólsoy from the ferry port in Tórshavn. In summertime, scheduled ferry connects Tórshavn with Hanstholm in Denmark and Seyðisfjörður in Iceland; the remainder of the year the ferry connects with Esbjerg in Denmark.

The closest airport is on Vágar island, it is the only airport in the Faroe Islands.

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