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Address: Frodba, Suduroy, Faroe Islands

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A quick stop

Take a quick stop to look at some unusual basalt column formations worth seeing. Enormous layers of basalt laid down by gigantic volcanoes in the tertiary period some 60 million... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 May 2016
Greve, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is also one of the must see on FO. It looks like they have been building the wall, but it's all natures hand, I can recommend to visit this, and the island in general, it's just beautiful. Enjoy your trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The small boat trip hugging the coast line of these cliffs, some 600 meters high was a highlight of our trip to the Faroes. Boats leave from the Vestmanna Tourist Center and tickets can be purchased there or online. . The boat goes between some of the cliffs. Bird watching is good, but we saw better places for bird watching... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Take a quick stop to look at some unusual basalt column formations worth seeing. Enormous layers of basalt laid down by gigantic volcanoes in the tertiary period some 60 million years ago. I have been told that water had ingress through the upper surfaces of lava flows modifying their cooling rates producing wavy columns. Columnar jointed volcanic rocks exist in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

These are in the middle of the village of Frodba on Suduroy. There's not a lot to do there - it's just a level of Basalt Cliffs - but they are cool to see and worth a quick stop!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

These columns are really interesting and we enjoyed them on an evening walk from Trivoyri. We also went on a Geology Tour which I think can be organised from the information centre. We saw some amazing folded basalt columns on the mountain road back from Porkeri. I think we would have missed the had we not been on the tour.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

While driving through Frodba on the Island of Suduroy, you will pass some basalt cliffs. You can also talk a short walk to view some more basalt pillars down by the water in Frodba but you will have to park the car and walk down through a meadow to explore the second set. If you ask at the tourist bureau... More 

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