Vágur Tourism, Faroe Islands

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Vágur meaning Bay (Danish: Våg) is a town on the island of Suðuroy, part of the Faroe Islands. It is situated on the east coast of the island on the Vágsfjørður fjord, and was founded in the fourteenth century. Expansion has meant that the nearby town of Nes is now a suburb of Vágur. Vágur has a sports hall next to the football grounds on Eiðinum, near Vágseiði, a swimming pool by the school and a clinic which offers the services of doctors, nurses and dentists. There is also a hotel, one bank and various shops. The port area, which is 14 m in depth, is situated on the northern part of the fjord. The port authorities can offer services of piloting (lods), water and fire-fighting, and in connection with the harbour there is a modern fish factory and auctioneers for fish. Salmon farming is also a part of the fish industry in Vágur, this includes salmon farm rings on the fjord and in other places near the east coast of Suðuroy and a salmon factory.The town has a slipway, a fleet of fishing vessels and a filleting factory.


A place in Faroe Islands, Vágur is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Popular vacation packages of Vágur are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Vágur*

  • Cost for Essentials in Vágur

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vágur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 155.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 160.65 USD

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