Faroe Islands highlights

Faroe Islands highlights
Faroe Islands highlights
Faroe Islands highlights
Faroe Islands highlights
Faroe Islands highlights
Faroe Islands highlights
Faroe Islands highlights

Explore the historic village of Kirkjubøur, the southernmost village on Streymoy and the historical hub in the Faroe Islands with the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral from around 1300, the Saint Olav's Church from 12th century and the old farmhouse Kirkjubøargarður from 11th century, which is still occupied by the same family for 17 generations.

You will then head to the beautiful village of Saksun with its natural amphitheatre of cliffs and stunning nature.

During low tides it is also possible to walk along the sandy beach to the ocean.

After exploring Saksun, your next stop is the village of Tjørnuvík, the most northerly village on Streymoy and now popular with surfers...yes you heard correctly...surfers!

Tjørnuvík also has one of the oldest Viking burial grounds where you can see the original burial stones. Enjoy your packed lunch whilst admiring the view of the "Giant and Hag" rock formations on the headland and telling you the legend behind the rocks.

You will then take the stunning drive up and past the highest point on the Faroe Islands and descending into the beautiful and picturesque village of Gjógv. Here you may also get the opportunity to take coffee and cake with the locals.

You will take the scenic route back to your hotel, with plenty of photo opportunities on the way and we will regale you with some of the legends and myths that abound in this magical country.

Pickup A representative from Heimdal Tours will collect you from your hotel.

Before booking please inquire about this tour and availability.

 


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: May. - Sep.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Kirkjubøur, Gjógv, Saksun, Tjørnuvík
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : Flexible

Included:
  • Local tour guide

  • Transport


What to bring:
  • Windproof jacket



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