Best Value Tour to Viðareiði
Secure yourself a 4-hour tour to the northernmost settlement in the Faroe Islands. The village Viðareiði has risen to prominence with its scenic location on the island Viðoy.
Viðareiði is nestled on a narrow strip of land with the Atlantic Ocean on either side of the village, beautiful coastline and magnificent mountain peaks. The village lies in a deep valley with the nearby islands visible to the East and West.
We will pick you up wherever you like. When approaching Viðareið from the nearby islands, you will drive along small villages, drive through several tunnels, and one sub-sea tunnel. You will also experience Klaksvík, the largest town in the Northern region. Klaksvík is anchored in its fishing herritage and hence you will have the chance to see some fishing vehicles along the harbour.
Now, you will reach Viðareiði. It is always rewarding to enter the beautiful village Viðareiði. The stunning mountain Villingardalsfjall towers on the village's northern side. To the South rises the iconic mountain Mailnsfjall. The shorelines in Viðareiði are steep and open directly onto the sea in both directions.
The unpredictable weather in the Faroe Islands makes a visit to Viðareiði exciting no matter what the weather forecast says. Viðareiði is just as stunningly beautiful in disruptive weather as on calm summer days.
The weather can really interrupt the serenity in Viðareiði. Powerful waves can flow all the way into the village. It was during such storm that the village's church was destroyed in the latter half of the 17th Century. The entire cemetery washed into the sea. The coffins were later found in the Hvannasund channel and reburied.
After this heavy storm, the villagers built a new church. The church in Viðareiði has become popular among photographers as they can snap the church together with the green hillsides and the wide ocean.
Now, what are you waiting for? Book this day tour to the fantastic scenery in Viðareiði. Check availability by choosing a date.
- Available: All year
- Duration: 4 hours
- Activities: Sightseeing
- Difficulty: Easy
- Minimum age: 7 years.
- Languages: English
Klaksvík is the second largest city in the Faroe Islands. Klaksvík is very much anchored in its fishing culture. You can enjoy a great view of Kunoyarnakki from Klaksvík.
Streymoy is the largest island of the 18 islands that make up the Faroe Islands. It is situated in the middle of the archipelago and makes up 24% of the total land area and 50% of the entire population. You will find stunning sights on Streymoy island such as the villages Saksun and Tjørnuvík and the tallest waterfall Fossá.
The best known attraction on the island is the Vestmanna Sea Cliffs in the village Vestmanna. Streymoy is connected by roads to two neighbouring islands Vágar island and Eysturoy island by a 5 kilometre (3,1 miles) sub-sea tunnel and a 250 metres (820 feet) bridge, respectively.
Viðareiði is in the Northern region and the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands. Visiting Viðareiði on Viðoy island is always rewarding.
You can reach the Cape Enniberg on foot from Viðareiði. Cape Enniberg is the tallest vertical sea cliff in the world.
Hvalvík is the last village before you get to the famous village Saksun. The river Stórá runs through the village and is a good place for salmon fishing in the Faroe Islands. From Hvalvík there is a great hiking route cross the hills to Leynavatn. The captivating mountain Sneis (745 m) and Ørvisfelli (784 m) with its panoramic view make interesting climbs.
Við Áir is the old closed whaling station on the island of Streymoy only a couple of kilometres from the villages of Hvalvík and Streymnes.
Eysturoy is the second largest island in the Faroe Islands and hold many popular sights among them: Gjógv, which is the most northernly village on the island and the nearby settlements Funningur and Eiði. The island is just a short drive from the capital Tórshavn. You will find Slættaratindur the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands on this island elevating 880 metres above ocean level.
Borðoy is the main island in the Northern Islands. You will find Klaksvík on this island. Klaksvík is the second largest town i the Faroe Islands. The highest mountain on the Norðoy is Norðan fyri Lokkaskarð (772 m).
Pickup time : 00:00.
Local driver Guide
Sub-sea tunnel fee
What to bring:
Wind proof jacket