Highlights of Vágar Island | Day tour from Tórshavn

Highlights of Vágar Island | Day tour from Tórshavn

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May. - Sep.
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Experience some of Faroe Island's true wonders with this extraordinary tour to Vágar Island. This undiscovered island in the western part of the archipelago holds some of the best sights in the whole of Faroe Islands.

You will be picked up in Tórshavn at your hotel or other designated pick up location. Jump on the coach, sit back, and relax. Now, you will head from Streymoy island to the west to Vágar island. On your way from Tórshavn to Vagar, you will take the old mountainous route with lots of epic photo opportunities the most famous being the Norðradalsskarð pass where you will see the Island Koltur.

You will explore some of the highlights on Vágar island on this tour including the small villages Gásadslur and Bøur where you will have a picturesque view of Tindhólmur islet and  the Drangarnir sea-stacks. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy the village Sandavágur with one of the most beautiful churches in the Faroe Islands.  

You can add the most popular hike in the Faroe Islands to this day tour. The hiking option is available during the summer season from May to September. So if you want to tie your laces on your hiking shoes and get ready for some epic hiking, this is the perfect tour.

The extra hike available during summer will take you to the insta-famous Lake above the Ocean, the legendary Bøsdalafossur waterfall and the towering sea-stack Geituskorardrangur.

The hike to these attractions is easy and beautiful with almost no elevation. You will walk along the lake towards the edge of the island where the basalt walls meet the salty ocean. Expect to hike for one hour from your starting point to Trælanípa which translates directly to the Slave's Cliff.

This extra add on option bookable during the Faroese summer from May to September will let you experience the breathtaking view from the sheer black cliff of Trælanípa where you will have the iconic view of the lake lying there above the North Atlantic ocean. You will then continue to the stunning waterfall Bøsdalafossur.

This tour has it all. Múlafossur waterfall, small villages, and turf roofed houses. Add the extra summer hike and you will to see the stunning lake and the famous sight from the sheered cliff.

The sharp peak at the edge of the cliff is what makes Trælanípan to such an overwhelming experience. Bøsdalafossur waterfall thunders down the ocean and the sight towards the sheer cliff of Trælanípan will stay in your heart from the first time you see it.

Turn to the southwest when you stand on the edges of Vágar and you will see nothing but the wast Atlantic Ocean and the undulating waves. During windy days waves are enormous here.

If you have added the extra summer hike to this tour, you will start hiking in the afternoon for 3.5 kilometres from Lake Leitisvatn also known as lake Sorvagsvatn and to the edge of Vagar island. The hike will lengthen the tour 3 hours. At the end of the day, you will be dropped off in Tórshavn outside your hotel or other designated drop off locations.

Book this must-do experience now to avoid missing out. Check availability by choosing a date.


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Bøsdalafossur waterfall
Mjørkadalur Prison


What to bring

Warm/Rainproof Clothes
Very Good Hiking Shoes

Good to know

The extra hiking option to Trælanípa is only available for this tour during the summer months from May to September.

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