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COAL MINE in Hvalba
Hidden treasure tells interesting tales
Suðuroy is the only Faroese island with coal quantities capable of sustaining commercial production. Mine entrances are visible along the old ‘coal road’.
The Faroese mining history dates back to the 18th century. Many attempts were made to establish an industry for international coal export, but production was limited to domestic demand.
Today, a single mine remains.
Guided tours can be arranged for visitors in search of a unique experience. Ask at the local tourist information centre in Tvøroyri, and we'll be happy to set it up for you.
The tour starts by the tunnel to Hvalba, on the Hvalba side and takes about 1 hour. The price is 150 DKK per person and you pay the guide in cash.
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The only 50m swimming pool in the Faroe Islands where you will also find a children's pool, fitness centre and wellness area
This is BátaBólið, a reinterpretation of the traditional Faroese fishing boat. In this alternative version, the ancient boat still occupies its original home, but it has now been transformed into a
Outdoor is run by four enthusiastic young men on the island of Suðuroy. They offer all sorts of adventure sports - check them out for more information
MS Thorshavn (sailboat)
Sail with this beautiful sailboat and take in the breath-taking sights around the southern islands
The waterfall Bøsdalafossur itself is a magnificent sight as it thunders down towards the sea.