Vestmanna Bird Cliffs & Viking Village

Vestmanna Bird Cliffs & Viking Village

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Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
6 hours
English, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Jun. - Aug.
Minimum age:
1 years old

Witness the fascinating Bird Cliffs in Vestmanna. You will sail in a boat to the Vestmannabjørgini and caves. This is stunning. You will be picked up in Tórshavn and then head north to the village Vestmanna.

The boat to the Bird Cliffs in Vestmanna sails from early May to late September. Choose a date to check availability.

From the harbour in Vestmanna, you will sail in a local boat to a place out of this world. You will experience narrow straits, deep grottoes and almost 700-metre high cliffs soaring up from the ocean. This is an unbelievable sight. Even though your tour guide has seen this sight many times before, you will hear on his voice how impressed he is by the unbelievable nature.

Whilst in the Vestmanna bird cliffs, you might be lucky to get a glimpse of the most adorable puffins and you will definitely see colonies of other birds such as razorbills and guillemots. The Atlantic puffin spend the summer in the Faroe Islands.

The rich birdlife will be only few metres away from you. The birds are nesting in rocky crevices and under rock slabs so you will have the chance to get some great photos. It is utterly incredible to see all the birds thriving on these cliffs by the Atlantic Ocean. The whole area is untouched and as unspoiled as it can be.

Standing on board the boat looking at the sheer cliffs and feeling the ocean around you is an incredible experience. This is the reason why Vestmanna Bird Cliffs are one of travellers’ favourite destinations in the Faroe Islands. This is a boat tour of a lifetime.

You will sail for approximately two hours. When back in Vestmanna, you will get a special treat in the cosy local seaside restaurant.

On your way back to Tórshavn, you will stop in the village of Leynar where you can stretch your legs on the white sanded beach. There is so much beauty on this tour. Many people will find themselves speechless. You can witness the Vestmanna Bird Cliffs from early May until late September.

Make sure to add a fabulous boat trip the Vestmanna Bird Cliffs to your trip in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.


Tour Guide
All Transfers and fees
Packed Lunch
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Boat Tickets
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned coach


Boat Trip
Cultural Activity
Bird Watching


Vestmanna Bird Cliffs
Mjørkadalur Prison


What to bring

Warm/Waterproof clothes
Waterproof shoes

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You will be picked up in Tórshavn at your Hotel or designated pick up. When you enter the bus, relax and enjoy the sightseeing tour up north to Vestmanna.

You will experience the Oyggjarvegur mountain road that will lead you from Tórshavn to your first stop at Norðradalsskarð mountain pass. You will have a great opportunity to take some great photos of the valley Norðradalur, the winding road, and the small island Koltur a couple of kilometres away from the coast.

Now, you will head further on to the prison in the Faroe Islands. There is only one prison in the country. You will get an empowering view of the fjord Kaldbaksfjørður. When you reach Vestmanna, you will get your boat ticket, which is included in the price.

You will then step aboard the comfortable boat that will sail you to the Vestmanna Sea Cliffs. You will be in the boat for two hours enjoying the nature.

When you return to Vestmanna, you will be greeted with a packed lunch & drinks. You will now eat your lunch.

When returning to Tórshavn, you will stop in the village Kvívík. Some of the first Vikings settled here. You will have the opportunity to go for a stroll in the quiet village.

The tour guide will make sure to stop by untouched places along the way to Tórshavn including the villages Kollafjørður and Leynar. When back in Tórshavn, you will be driven to your hotel or designated drop off.

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