Day Tour to Nólsoy Island

Day Tour to Nólsoy Island
Nolsoy Faroe Islands
Coastline Nólsoy
Woman Nolsoy
Nolsoy houses
Café Nólsoy

Visit the untouched island Nólsoy. This is your oppportunity to make it to the beautiful island only a short boat ride from Tórshavn. You will meet people living on the island, you will taste local food and you will be told fairytales and folklore. 

Take the ferry from Tórshavn harbour departing several times each day. After a 20 minutes boat ride, you will reach the pretty and green island Nólsoy and the colourful houses in the village by the same name. Nólsoy is the island lying right across the shore from the capital Tórshavn.

As this tour is made during summer, everything is extremely green. There are lots of sheep on the island, over 100.000 birds and then some 220 people living here. Don’t worry at all, there is room for you too!

A local tour guide will greet you at the harbour upon arrival. From here, you will be taken to the cosy café in the village owned by your tour guide. At the café, you will be served grilled cod. The fish is tasty and fresh as the North Atlantic Oacean. After your lunch, your tour guide will take you on stroll in the village for one hour.

While you walk between the houses and to the unbelieavable coastline, your guide will tell stories about heroes from the island. There are exciting tales of pirates in the old days and there is a captivating legend and myth about a princess from Scotland who once lived in Nólsoy. Her old settlement in the Corn valley is still visible.

Your guide lives on the island throughout the year. Feel free to ask questions about the island life or whatever you really want to know. 

You can add a visit to the local Church and the village museum during the booking process. This will lenghten the tour by one hour. 

Get to know the island Nólsoy and the history here, taste loclal food and experience the unspoiled nature. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: May. - Aug.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Cultural Activity, Dinner
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Nólsoy
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 13:00, 13:30.

Nólsoy Harbour

The guide will pick you up at Nólsoy harbour. How to get to Nólsoy? Take the ferry from Tórshavn harbour at 12:30 from Monday to Saturday and 13:00 on Sundays. You can take the ferry back to Tórshavn at 16:50, 18:25 (19:25 on Saturdays and Sundays) or 22:25.

  • Guided tour

  • Lunch

  • Ferry ticket to Nólsoy

What to bring:
  • Warm clothes

Good to know:

The meeting point for this day tour is the harbour in Nólsoy. In order to reach Nólsoy, you will take the ferry Ternan (Route 90) departing from the harbour in Tórshavn at 12:30 from Monday to Saturday and at 13:00 on Sundays. The ferry ride from Tórshavn to Nólsoy takes 20 minutes. You can head back to Tórshavn choosing between three different departures depending on how long you want to stay on the island after your guided tour.

A ferry roundtrip to Nólsoy costs 40 DKK. You will pay the ferry ticket onboard the ferry Ternan. They accept credit cards.



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Day Tour to Nólsoy Island