This village at the head of the bay Berufjord developed around an important trading
post in the past. In 1589 the German Hansa merchants were granted a trading licence
by the Danish king. Later on the Danish introduced the trade monopoly and took over
themselves. The oldest houses (1788-1818) date back to the Danish period.
them, among them Langabud (1790), have
been restored. Langabud was transformed into a nice restaurant and
museums. Fishing, fish processing and commerce are the main trades. The scenic beauty
of the surroundings is renowned and
visitors are treated well in every respect. The hotel
Framtid (Hotel Future) has a good restaurant and a sauna. A Youth Hostel is
at the nearby farm, Berunes. Boat trips to the island Papey, deep sea
angling and a bike rental are among the recreational opportunities.
monument in the middle of the small town was unveiled on June 20th, 1999 in
memory of drowned seamen and fishermen. The sculptor was Johanna
The distance from
the capital is about 554 km.
63 km <Djupivogur>
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