Lake Leitisvatn, Vagar Island

2.5
#7 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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  • The view is nice and different from other places you have visit . A must visit for traveller or tourist  more »
  • Here's my review based on my trip late last year. The views was unbelievably scenic and it was such a pleasant hike! Indeed as I read, it is the easiest of all the hikes I did on Faroe Islands. Very.....  more »
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