Stories & Legends

In the Faroes we love stories and legends. In many of the tales we meet creatures like elves, trolls, witches and giants.
On this site you can read some of these tales.

Marmennilin in Elduvík

Marmennilin in Elduvík

Marmennil is a creature that is said to live ...
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Rinkusteinar – the rocking stones

Rinkusteinar – the rocking stones

The village Oyndarfjørður is famous for its two rinkusteinar, ...
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Grímur Kamban

Grímur Kamban

Legend has it that Irish monks were the first ...
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Funningur and Grímur Kamban

Funningur and Grímur Kamban

Funningur Legend has it that Irish monks were the ...
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Ormur, the feared farmer from Skála

Ormur, the feared farmer from Skála

Ormur was a big and strong man, who owned ...
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