Driving the scenic paved road to Foldarskardh in Faroe Islands
Foldarskardh is a mountain pass at an elevation of 404m (1,325ft) above the sea level located on the northern tip of Eysturoy in the Faroe Islands.
Is the road to Foldarskardh in Faroe Islands paved?
The scenic road to the summit is totally paved. It’s pretty challenging, with narrow parts and very steep sections. To drive the road without stopping will take most people between 20 and 25 minutes. The road zigzags near Slættaratindur, the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, at an altitude of 880 metres.
How long is the road to Foldarskardh?
The pass is 11.3 km (7.02 miles) long, running west-east from Eiði, a large village on the north-west tip of Eysturoy to Funningur, a town on the north-west coast of Eysturoy. At the summit is a small parking lot.