Faroe Islands Day Tour
Experience Faroe Island's most popular sights with an experienced local tour guide. You will explore beautiful attractions in the Faroe Islands at your own pace.
This is a small group tour. Tours made with 1 to 8 persons.
Those who are looking for an unbelievable hiking adventure in the untouched nature need to look no further. The tour guide has the knowledge and insight to the nature and culture and will share unbeatable stories along the tour.
You will get close to craggy cliffs rising from the North Atlantic Ocean, windswept mountains, and quaint villages along the shore. This day tour is all about enjoying every moment of your vacation.
Let your tour guide know what you want to explore and she will give you a memorable day tour in the Faroe Islands. Tours are made throughout the year. This is your local guide to a sustainable and eco-friendly stay in the Faroe Islands.
Now, what are you waiting for? Explore the natural wonders of Faroe Islands with a private tour guide. Check availability by choosing a date.
- Available: All year
- Duration: 6 hours
- Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Minimum age: 7 years.
- Languages: English
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.
Vagar island is the westernmost of the largest islands in the Faroe Islands. The island is like a ‘Faroe Islands in Miniature’ due to the wealth of attractions and natural wonders found here.
The island of Vágar is home to many of the most loved places in the Faroe islands among others: Múlafossur waterfall in the tidy village Gásadalur, the 313 metre (1027 feet) high rock formation Trøllkonufingur just outside the village Sørvágur and the sea stack Dunnesdrangar west of the airport.
On this island you will also experience the sheer cliff Trælanípan from where you will see the lake above the ocean, the waterfall Bøsdalafossur that flows into the Atlantoc Ocean from the largest lake in the Faroe Islands, Leitisvatn, and the village Bøur with lots of turf roofed houses and from where you can also see the famouse Drangarnir sea-stacks with the hole in the middle and the islet Tindhólmur with the many peaky upright tips.
You can see Árnafjall mountain when in the popular village Gásadalur. Árnafjall peaks at 722 metres (2369 feet) and is the highest mountain on Vágar island. The only airport in the Faroe Islands, Vagar Airport (FAE), is also situated on this island.
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.
There is road connection all the way from Tórshavn to this island. When getting to Kunoy from the capital, you drive through tunnels, a bridge, an undersea tunnel and finally crossing an embankment to reach Haraldssund on the island Kunoy. From Haraldssund there is a tunnel that leads to the village Kunoy. The tunnel through the mountain has one lane only and is very narrow.
The name of the highest peak is Kúvingafjall (830 m). Kunoy translates directly to Woman island.
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).
This is the most northernly island in the Faroe Islands. The island is home to the much visited village Viðareiði where you will also experience Villingadalsfjall which is the highest mountain on the island. Villingadalsfjall peaks at 841 metres making it among the highest mountain in the archipelago.
Pickup time : 08:00. 08:10,
Let us know where you want to be picked up. You can be picked up on four different islands: Vágar, Streymoy, Eysturoy and Borðoy.
Boat ticket (if the tour includes sailing)
What to bring:
Good walking boots