Faroe Islands Highlights
Faroe Islands Highlights
Golden Circle | Saksun, Tjørnuvík & Gjógv
Golden Circle | Saksun, Tjørnuvík & Gjógv
Highlights of the North | Six islands in one day
Highlights of the North | Six islands in one day
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Bus tour to Gjógv | Departure from Tórshavn

Hop on board this classic bus trip from Tórshavn to the beautiful village of Gjógv with hot drinks and pastries at Guesthouse Gjáargarður. Gjógv is one of the most beautiful villages in the Faroe Islands.

The village Gjógv is the most northern village on the island Eysturoy, the second largest island in the Faroe Islands. Your tour to Gjógv starts from Tórshavn.

On your way East you will go for a walk on the bridge connecting the islands Streymoy and Eysturoy, pass the highest summit Slættaratindur (880 metres) and Gráfelli (857 metres), the tallest mountains in the archipelago, located between the villages of Eiði and Gjógv.  

A small road will lead you to Gjógv. You will be treated to gorgeous views when sliding down the valley. The coastal village is famous for its picturesque scenery dotted with colourful houses built around its sea-filled gorge that has given the village its name.

The gorge runs from the village into the ocean where you will also find a harbour. The landscape around the village is incredible and varied.

Gjógv means gorge in Faroese. It is a fitting name; the harbour carved by the sea was the village’s lifeline before the arrival of modern roads. From Gjógv you will have an epic view of the island Kalsoy.

This is a truly unique village and that is why it attracts visitors from abroad and locals alike, who are seduced by its untouched tranquillity. Gjógv is the perfect spot for a leisurely stroll, and you will enjoy the remote village before heading to its charming guesthouse, Gjáargarður, for hot drinks and pastries.

You will appreciate visiting Gjógv as you will feel the solitary lifestyle in the village and sense the untouched beauty. Imagine yourself living in this place, enjoying the valley and listening to the North Atlantic Ocean every morning. Gjógv will give you new perspectives on everyday life.

Book this classic guided tour from Tórshavn to Gjógv. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Apr. - Oct.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Cultural Activity
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English, Danish
  • Attractions: Gjógv, Slættaratindur, Funningur, Tórshavn, Streymoy, Gjaargardur Guesthouse Gjogv, Eysturoy
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 15:00.

Tórshavn Bus terminal, Eystara Bryggja, at 15:00

  • Bus trip with guide

  • Hot drinks and pastries

What to bring:
  • Camera

  • Clothes that are suitable for all weather


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