Bøsdalafossur waterfall by Sørvágsvatn/Leitisvatn Lake, Faroe Islands
Bøsdalafossur is the waterfall that flows from the lake Leitisvatn/Sørvágsvatn and into the Atlantic ocean. It has a height of 30 meters. Geituskoradrangur is the beautiful sea stack that can be seen from the same view-point of Bøsdalafossur
When you arrive right at the edge of Bøsdalafossur, you can see ruins from buildings that the British left behind in Vágar after World War II. During the war, there were thousands of British soldiers in the Faroe Islands, especially in Vágar. The British built the airport, which was extended in 2011.
The waterfall Bøsdalafossur is a magnificent sight as it thunders down towards the sea. This area alone, with its waterfall, ocean and lake – is a popular depiction of dramatic weather in winter, when natural forces struggle against each other.
At the end of Leitisvatn / Sørvágsvatn there are a lot of great sightseeing opportunities:
Trælanípa, the peculiar cliff that has a gloomy story attached to it
Bøsdalafossur, the 30 m high waterfall flowing directly into the Atlantic Ocean
Geitisskoradrangur, the beautiful sea stack
The lake above the sea – and don’t forget the viewpoint for the optical illusion where Leitisvatn / Sørvágsvatn looks like it is floating high above the sea.
Please note the Hiking guidelines/Restrictions for the hike to Bøsdalafossur