Sunset cruise departing from Tórshavn
Experience the sunset and the summer night onboard the easy recognisable blue oak sail ship "Norðlýsið". This delightful cruise is done during the long Faroese summer nights.
Meet the captain at the harbour in Tórshavn at 10PM and cruise leisurely along the waterfront. You will watch the sunset and experience the unique sights and sounds of the Faroese summer night with the island group as a backdrop.
The course of the trip can vary as the captain will take the currents and weather into account to ensure you the best possible evening experience in the fresh ocean air.
The climax will be the moment the engine will be turned off and you will indulge yourself in the luxury of silence. This is an enjoyable treat for all those who want to be in the unspoiled nature on their holiday.
Expect to be back in Tórshavn around 2am. This is a perfect midnight tour departing from Tórshavn.
Now, do not wait any longer. Join this tour and enjoy am unrivalled solitude, scenery and sunset. Check availability by choosing a date.
- Available: May. - Jul.
- Duration: 4 hours
- Activities: Boat Trip, Bird Watching
- Difficulty: Easy
- Languages: English
Tórshavn is the capital in the Faroe Islands and the most populous city. This is the hub from where most people go out and explore the untouched nature on the 18 islands.
The capital is situated a 40 minutes drive from the only airport in the Faroe Islands, Vagar Airtport (FAE). Tórshavn is nestled on Streymoy island which is connected to Vagar island and the airport there by a sub-sea tunnel. You can reach Tórshavn from the airport by public bus and taxi. Most car rental companies have offices at the airport and they all offer you to pick up and drop off your car at the airport.
You will find most hotels in the Faroe Islands in Tórshavn including the only 4 star hotel (two new 4 starred hotels will open in May 2020). All hotels are in a walking distance from cafés and restaurants in the city centre.
Almost all day tours to the different attractions in the Faroe Islands start from Tórshavn. Most tours use the Tórshavn Bus Terminal as a pickup location. Pick up for all day tours is typically made between 8 and 9 in the morning.
The public ferry Smyril to Suðuroy islands departs from the harbour in Tórshavn as well as the ferry Ternan to Nólsoy island. The departure location at the harbour is near by Tinganes which is the oldest district in Tórshavn. Tinganes is where you will find the Prime Minister's Office as well as government ministries.
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.
Departure time : 22:00.
The departure location for this sunset cruise is Undir Bryggjubakka which is 20 metres from the café Umami.
What to bring:
Wind proof jacket