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Múlafossur Waterfall in Faroe Islands

There isn't a patch on this waterfall in all of the Faroe Islands

Best time: Fall & Spring

Múlafossur Waterfall
Múlafossur Waterfall, Gásadalur, Vágar, Faroe Islands

The Múlafossur Waterfall is unquestionably head and shoulders above any other landmark in the Faroe Islands. It is one of the most well-known tourist attractions, and for a good reason. The waterfall falls off the island, making for a truly breathtaking view. So let’s see what you should hear about it!

The Pinterest-like Múlafossur is tucked away from the visitors in the remote settlement close to Gásadalur, on Vagar Island–just 7 miles (11 km) from Vagar Airport. You can easily get to the 200 ft (60 m) waterfall by taking a stroll from the center of Gásadalur. In addition, there is a nice parking area, just a two-minute walk from the waterfall, so feel free to park there if you get to the location by car.

The best time to visit

So, when is the best season to visit Múlafossur? The short answer is: in spring and fall. During these months, the weather is the most comfortable for traveling. Plus, there is little wind in the area (you can’t fully avoid it, though), so you’ll be able to take amazing pics, go on beautiful walks, and not get hot. Thus, remember to book your accommodation in advance and have a wonderful time!

Practical info

What is Múlafossur Waterfall?

Múlafossur Waterfall is a well-known landmark situated on the Vagar Island of Faroe Islands. This waterfall falls off the island and into the Atlantic Ocean, measuring 60m in height. The waterfall's scenic views and breathtaking landscapes make it a popular tourist attraction. Show more

Where is Múlafossur Waterfall located?

Múlafossur Waterfall is located in a remote settlement near Gásadalur on Vagar Island. It is only 11 km away from Vagar Airport, and visitors can conveniently access the location via a short stroll from Gásadalur's center. Additionally, there's a parking facility near the waterfall that visitors can use to park their car. Show more

When is the best time to visit Múlafossur Waterfall?

The ideal time to visit the Múlafossur Waterfall is during spring and fall because of the comfortable weather and fewer crowds. Although the area is windy, the pleasant weather makes it easier to travel around. Visitors can take stunning photos, enjoy beautiful walks while avoiding the crowds. It is advisable to book accommodation beforehand to enjoy the area wholly. Show more

Are there accommodation options near the waterfall?

Visitors can choose from several accommodation options near the waterfall, which includes Gásadalsgarður Guesthouse and Hotel Vagar. These accommodation options offer beautiful landscape views of the waterfall and surrounding areas. Staying close to the waterfall allows visitors to explore other landmarks in the area. Show more

How far is Múlafossur Waterfall from Vagar Airport?

Vagar Island's Múlafossur Waterfall is approximately 11 km away from Vagar Airport. Visitors can access the waterfall by renting a car, taking public transportation, or a taxi from the airport. Walking to the waterfall is also an option, depending on visitors' preference and energy levels. Show more

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