Adventure Tours
Find great adventure tours in Faroe Islands. Whenever you visit the Faroe Islands there are plenty of adventurous activities that will kick your adrenaline into high gear.

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Adventure Tours

Find great adventure tours in Faroe Islands. Whenever you visit the Faroe Islands there are plenty of adventurous activities that will kick your adrenaline into high gear.
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5 days
Available:
May. - Sep.
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3 days
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Mar. - Nov.
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Wonders of Vágar Island | Authentic Experiences in Small Groups

Offering some of the most striking views in the Faroe Islands, the Wonders of Vágar Island tour should be on any visitor’s to-do list. Our tour includes Trælanípan the slave cliff, the village of Gásadalur and a lunch. This popular island is rich in history and legends. Our tour also includes some of the most celebrated waterfalls and viewpoints in the Faroe Islands, and great foot to boot. All in a one-day experience.   A mountain look-out Pick-up starts at 8h30 and we will head straight out of Tórshavn driving over the mountain road towards the tunnel to Vágar Island. The old mountain road is known for its beautiful scenery, and, at Norðadalsskarð we will stop for a short break to stretch our legs and enjoy the beautiful view over the fjord, before continuing on to Vágar Island through the Faroe Islands’ first sub-sea tunnel.   A famous waterfall Our first stop on Vágar Island will be a visit to the fairy-tale village Gásadalur, home to the breathtaking waterfall Múlafossur, providing one of the most majestic views in the Faroe Islands. Gásadalurs scenic charm has long been recognised, for example it was used in the Swedish movie The Birdcatcher’s Son, a film based on a local folktale from the early 1800’s, yet it was only in 2006 that a mountain tunnel to Gásadalur made it possible to drive to the village. Before then the locals had to hike the mountain every time they needed to leave the village.   The hovering lake and the slave cliff From Gásadalur we’ll take you on a hike along the largest lake in the Faroe Islands – Leitisvatn - up to Trælanípan from where you’ll have a stunning view of the Faroes’ famous ‘hovering lake’ – Leitisvatn. This famous lake is perched high on a cliff above the sea giving the optical illusion of it floating. Trælanípan translates as slave cliff in English. According to legend, disobedient slaves and other rule-breakers in the Viking age were pushed of the 142-meter-high cliff as punishment. In addition to the famous view of the hovering lake you can also look out to the ocean from Trælanípan and see five of the Faroes’ southern Islands. We’ll take lunch in this stunning and scenic landscape.     Sea stacks and waterfalls On the hike we’ll also see the 30-meter-high Bøsdalafossur waterfall which tumbles directly into the North Atlantic Ocean.  We’ll also get to see the impressive sight of the free standing sea stack Geituskoradrangur.   The hike takes about 3 hours in total and is not difficult. Upon completion of the hike we’ll head back to Tórshavn where we will arrive at approximately 17:00 – in good time for an evening to enjoy our capital city.   This extensive one-day excursion will cover some of the most beautiful places the Faroe Islands has to offer. It is tailor-made for smaller groups as we focus on creating personal experiences you won’t find anywhere else. Our local guides are knowledgeable and well-prepared. Along with their commentary along the way, they will be happy to take your questions and engage in conversation to make sure you get the most out of your tour.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Personal Photographer Tour

Document your visit to the Faroes Islands with a seasoned, experienced photographer who will create unforgettable images of you and yours is exotic, breath-taking surrounding all over the Faroe Islands. Finnur Justinessen is a well-established professional photographer familiar with many frequented sites conducive to portraits and group shots. Your personally tailored trip will include several sites, all dependent on the weather and time of year. The photographer's knowledge of the islands and photographic destinations will give you the option of traveling with a “tour guide” and photographer. Finnur will escort you to a handful of breath-taking sites that will not only captivate your senses, but translate well into pictures you can use to share your travels with others. Price includes transportation, guiding to selected sites, and photos. You can pick between a 4 or 8 hours trip. 4 hours allows for a handful of sites to be visited and shots to be taken. 8 hours allows for more sites to be visited and more in-depth, complex shots to be taken at each site. Finnur concentrates his tours in the west, north, and northeast regions of the islands where a plethora of sites can be picked from to tailor a personalized trip around the islands. All these sites lend themselves well to spectacularly dramatic images that will leave your friends jealous with envy. The photos will also be nice framed, resting on your mantle, ready to remind you of an unforgettable experience in the middle of the North-Atlantic ocean. Tours can be customized, and Finnur has the experience and knowledge to recommend an appropriate collection of the sites that will pay particular attention to weather, wind direction, and time of day, and season. Now, don't miss this opportunity to have a personal photographer joining you on your adventure in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Travel With a Local | Go As You Please

Travel with  a local guide and experience the secrets of these stunning 18 islands in the North Atlantic Ocean for one day. Your experienced tour guide has travelled around all these Islands and she knows her beloved Faroe Islands by heart. You can choose to go for sightseeing roundtrip, do one particular hike, go shopping, visit museums or what you dream of the most to do in the Faroe Islands. The tour guide will make sure that you get an experience of a lifetime.  Go South, West, North or East, your tour guide Oda knows the spots worth seeing all around the Faroe Islands. See the secret scenic sceneries and blend ind with nature away from the crowd. Your tour guide will lead you through sites that will take your breath away. Visit the island of legends Sandoy in the south, or travel as far south as you can to Suðuroy, the island with the most stunning views, up close. You can also do a tour on Vagar with some of the most beautiful lakes and waterfalls and the Northern Islands where you will explore the county's highest mountains. Let your tour guide know your aspiration and what you want to see and do the most and she will take you there. You will be guaranteed the feeling of peace and serenity that travellers to the Faroe Islands are so fond of.   You local tour guide offers off the beaten track tours. If you book in good time, the guide can help you find the perfect accommodation. With 16 years of experience with Faroe Islands tourism and with travel in the Nordic Countries, let the tour guide Oda take you for a memorable day tour in the Faroe Islands. Grab your opportunity to explore the Faroe Islands with a local guide. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
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Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Sep. - Apr.
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Mykines Evening Puffin and Sunset Tour | Accommodation Included

Explore the unspoiled Mykines island on this extraordinary evening and sunset tour. You will be away from the crowd and watch all the puffins with a local guide. Blend in with the locals and the puffins and enjoy the tranquility of Mykines Island in the evening. This overnight tour to Mykines including accommodation is a once in a lifetime experience. In the evening, the puffins gather together for a bit of social time. You will be in the middle of this extraordinary bird happening. You arrive in the late afternoon with the boat Jósup. Your local guesthouse hostess and guide will meet you by the boat and take you to the guesthouse.  Here you will enjoy dinner in one of the oldest houses on Mykines Island. During dinner, your hostess will tell you the best stories and legends about this magical Island. Among others the great Mykines painter, Sámal Joensen Mikines, fishery and the state of the island and the birdlife as you see it today. After dinner, you will pack coffee and sweets for your evening tour. Now, you are ready to meet and greet the puffins and see the sunset.  The summer in the Faroe Islands is remarkable. During the peak of summer, there are 23 hours of light. This makes an evening tour in Mykines something truly special.  After the evening walk, you will go back to the guesthouse, one of the oldest houses on Mykines Islands. The guesthouse dates back to 1895. You sleep under the ceiling in cosy dbl. rooms with B&B standard. The guesthouse is turfed roof. Next morning you will have a breakfast of course served with homebaked bread and eggs from the local farmer on the island. You can then take a stroll through the village and down to the ocean. Alternatively, the tour guide can take you on one more tour to the hill to say good morning and goodbye to the puffins. You will take the boat back to Sørvágur at 11.05 in the morning.  Do not hesitate to book this absolutely fantastic experience on the most sought-after island in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date. Min. 2 persons and max. 4 persons.
5.0
9 reviews

Duration:
2 days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Mykines Winter – Away from the Crowd

Experience the heavy surf, the storms, the amazing sunset and the tranquillity of the village away from the crowd. Explore the remarkable island Mykines in winter. Enjoy sitting in a cosy living room and be pleased by the splendid surroundings with at good book and candlelights. Your hostee and tour guide Oda will take you out in the unspoiled nature in Mykines. Here you will discover stunning landscapes and find peace in mind. Mykines in winter will turn the city volume down to silence. The nature and remoteness of the island will give you the happines we all seek.   This package is all inclusive. You arrive with helicopter Monday and depart Wednesday morning or arrive Wednesday morning and depart Friday morning. The island is a place of rest especially during the winter and early spring as there are no other travellers on the island. The ferry to Mykines only sails between May and August so this is your chance to explore the islands for yourself accompanied by your hostee and tour guide. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served for you as well as homebaked cake with an amazing Faroese recipe.  You will sleep in the quiet grass roofed guesthouse in a double room with B&B standard. The guesthouse has gone through at total renovation this winter and has everything you need for the perfect winter tour in Mykines. The guesthouse is nestled in the hearth of the small village with neighbouring homes all turf roofed. In order to book this tour, there is a minimum of 2 persons needed and max. 4 persons. Everything will be taken care of so the only thing you need to do is to show up at Vagar Airport for your helicopter ride to one of the most beloved islands in the Faroe Islands.  Don't miss this outstanding opportunity to explore Mykines. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
3 days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Biking to Norðradalsskarð

Take a bike to see one of the Faroe Island’s most iconic views. Discover the amazing sight from Norðradalsskarð. When biking to your destination there will be fantastic landscapes along the path. A local biking expert will be your tour guide. Biking in the Faroe Islands is a fantastic experience full of adventure, fun, and beautiful landscapes. You will bike along the seaside towards Oyggjarvegurin. The view is beautiful from Oyggjarvegurin as it leads to the mountain pass, Norðadalsskarð, 225 metre above sea level. At the pass, the view is truly spectacular over the hilly landscape, the peaceful village Norðradalur, the island of Koltur (478m) and the eternal horizon. You are going to love this place to the mountains and back. Norðradalur is a large plain surrounded by high grass-covered mountains on three sides. Standing at the pass is breathtaking. This is a magical place in the Faroe Islands and it feels rewarding to reach Norðradalsskarð on a bike whether rain is falling from the sky or the sun shines through the clouds. After enjoying the view, plant your feet on the pedals of you bike and slide your way down Oyggjarvegin. This time you will have a great view to the southern part of the islands and return to Tórshavn. You will ride the hills up and down at your own pace. The tour guide will catch up on top and bottom. When back in the capital Tórshavn you have biked 27km. You will feel refreshed and a magnificent experience richer. The meeting point for this tour is at Havnargøta 11 in Tórshavn, next to the Bus and ferry Terminal by the harbour. Don't wait any longer. Go on a 2 hours ride to Norðradalsskarð with a spectacular view over the island of Koltur. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
2 reviews

Duration:
3 hours
Available:
All year
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Hiking from Bøur to Gásadalur

Book this hike to get a great view over the spiky islet Tindhólmur and the villages Bøur and  Gásadalur. At the end of the hike, you will reach the beautiful and famous waterfall Múlafossur. Your tour guide will pick you up in Tórshavn and take you on an adventurous hike to one of the most stunning sights in the Faroe Islands.  Gásadalur is nestled on the edge of a sheer cliff and surrounded by high mountains. Árnafjall mountain peaks at 722 meters to the north and the summit of Eysturtindur mountain is 715 metres at its pinnacle to the east. This charming site has been one of the most isolated villages in the Faroe Islands until a tunnel in 2004 connected the village with the rest of the island's road network. You will do the two hours hike from Bøur to Gásadalur as in the old days before the tunnel to this remote village. Prior to the building of the tunnel, the postman hiked to Gásadalur three times a week from the nearest village Bøur. You will take the same route that will lead you to a track that rises to a height of 430 metres above sea level. This three hour hiking trip begins in the valley some three kilometres west of the village of Bøur. The hike offers amazing views. The first part of the hike quite demanding as the path is pretty steep and runs close to the edge of the mountain. Weather permitting, you will get an outstanding view over Sørvágsfjørður fjord, Tindhólmur islet, and Mykines island. You will find a nice place to rest at Líkstein (Corpse Stone) just as the coffin bearers on their way to Bøur did in the past - a necessity, as there is no cemetery in Gásadalur. Although the villagers lack a  burial ground they proudly show visitors the unspoiled Múlafossur Waterfall that cascades into the North Atlantic Ocean. After you have explored the waterfall in Gásadalur, the tour guide will take you back to Tórshavn and drop you off there. Don't miss out the opportunity to hike to Gásadalur where you will see Múlafossur Waterfall. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5,5 hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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Horse Riding | Guided Tour in Nature

Climb onto one of our horses and go on an unforgettable horse ride in the untouched nature in the Faroe Islands. Horse riding is a great way to get in contact with nature. Horseback riding is in itself therapeutic and when you ride in the beautiful Faroese nature, you will be blown away by the whole experience. Horseback riding is a unique opportunity to explore the rough landscape around the capital Tórshavn. As you ride, you will have great views over Tórshavn and Nólsoyarfjørður. You will ride on a beaten path and along rivers and mountainsides. This horseback riding tour is arranged by local guides that are horse people through and through. You will have an experienced tour guide riding along with you telling you everything you need to know and want to know about the Faroe Islands and the remarkable breed. You do not need to be an experienced rider to join this tour. Wheter you are a beginner or an expert, this is the tour for you. You will have a certified safety helmet on the tour that is doable for both experienced and less experienced horse riders. On this horse-riding trail, you will trek on the infamous Icelandic horse. The Icelandic horse will give you great comfort and will boost your confidence. You will be impressed by how easy it is to ride on our Icelandic horses and you will understand that this tour is doable for less experienced riders.   Riding a horse requires all your focus and full attention and this is why horseback riding is mentally refreshing and is the perfect break from everyday life. Your tour guide will choose a proper horse to match your level of horse riding experience. You can join this tour all year round. No matter which season you are in the Faroe Islands, sitting on an Icelandic horseback in the Faroese nature is always satisfying and an unparalleled experience. Grab your gloves and ride your way in the unspoiled nature just outside of Tórshavn. Now, add this horse riding tour on a beaten path to your cart. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
1 review

Duration:
1,5 hours
Available:
All year
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The Mykines Day Tour | With Exclusive Local Tour Guide

Greet the great outdoors on this full day trip to the puffin island Mykines. This breathtaking island is a paradise for nature lovers. Everything is prepared and ready to go on this guided day tour from the very minute you are picked up in Tórshavn so that you can focus fully on your Mykines experience and the unspoiled nature that awaits. You will travel by bus from Tórshavn to the village Sørvágur and from there the local ferry will sail you to Mykines. The first thing you will meet in Mykines is the steep path and the small village, which is the only one on the island. This exclusive tour will be lead by Heini Heinesen. He is borned and raised on Mykines and has even spent entire summers on Mykineshólmur where the epic lighthouse is nestled. Heini will tell his insights to the unbelievable island and stories from the magic spots that you will enjoy.   Your local tour guide Heini will make sure that you get really close to puffins, but he will also be aware of your safety and let you know how to be careful when approaching the little charming bird with its colourful beak. The hillsides are packed with puffins and it truely looks like something out of an unread fairytale. Mykines is the westernmost of the 18 far-flung Faroe Islands. The island offers spectacular views and awe-inspiring nature. Your tour guide will take you along rolling green summer hills and all the way to the lighthouse. You will have time to enjoy the astonishing view while your mental wellness is recharged.  Now, what are you waiting for? Make sure not to miss this popular and fast selling day tour to Mykines and you are one step closer to a fantastic experience in Mykines. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
10,5 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Tour to Toftir and Norðragøta | Experience hand knitted jumpers

Dress in a warm woollen jumper perfect for the unpredictable weather in the Faroe islands. On this day tour to Eysturoy island, you will visit a woollen store with great products made out of the local sheep wool. You will be picked up in Tórshavn and then hit the road to Eysturoy island. The first stop will be made in the village Toftir. You will have a great sea view from this village. In Toftir you will drop by Navia with a variety of handcrafted woollen products with a strong North Atlantic heritage. You will have the chance to do tax-free shopping in the store. In Toftir you will see the local church. Also, you will get close to some of the only windmills in the Faroe Islands. The view from the wind turbines is great in all directions.  Next, you will reach Norðragøta. This is an old settlement in the Faroe Islands with lots of history and culture. You will get to know some of the many stories about great Viking achievement and entrepreneurship which has always been a key virtue by the villagers.  A large statue of Tróndur í Gøtu, a local hero from the Færeyinga Saga, stands in the village. Just beside the statue is a wooden, turf roof church. The church is part of the oldest buildings in Norðragøta where you will be treated to a tour through Faroese farm life from the mid-19th to the 20th century. In these old buildings you will see an astonishing array of traditional clothing, kitchen implements, furniture, tools, fishing equipment, and everyday artefacts.   Now, after a visit in this old part of Norðragøta, you will head back to Tórshavn. Weather permitting, you will take a different route back when approaching the capital in the Faroe islands.  Get ready for a great day on Eysturoy island. Check availability by adding to cart.
5.0
1 review

Duration:
5 hours
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Duration:
4 days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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5 Day Winter Package | Tour the Faroe Islands

Secure yourself a 5-day journey and visit the classic locations in the Faroe Islands. You will explore the most popular sights on Vagar Island, the beautiful villages Saksun and Gjógv and the unspoiled Northern Islands with this exclusive winter package. These five days will bring you the best of nature in the Faroe Islands. You will explore the stunning nature, culture, history, and the many untold winter stories in the Faroe Islands. Travel with ease and comfort to the best sights in the Faroe Islands. This winter package includes accommodation, transportation, and visits to incredible natural attractions all in the company of local Faroese guides. Simply show up and get ready for the time of your life. You will join the trip with ease and all 4 nights of accommodation are booked in advance. You will find more information about each day's adventure below. With this winter package, you will not only get to see Múlafossur Waterfall and visit the famous village Saksun, but you will also journey up north to the Northern Islands. You will visit rare nature and untouched locations. You will also see the majestic Fossá Waterfall and hike to one of the most scenic places you will ever visit, the Slave's Cliff or Trælanípan where you will see the lake above the ocean. Your guide will make sure you get close to these emblematic locations. Book the ultimate all-in-one winter package now! Discover the undiscovered Nordic atmosphere and otherworldly winter landscape in the Faroe Islands. You will love every second of the trip. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
5 days
Available:
Oct. - Mar.
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Duration:
4 days
Available:
Oct. - Mar.
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Boat tour to Mykines and Vestmanna Sea Cliffs

Take advantage of a combined tour to Mykines and Vestmanna Sea Cliffs. On this day tour, you will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience both towering rock walls, freestanding stacks and puffins.  This tour departs from Vestmanna harbour and will first take you to the cliffs along the shoreline north of the village Vestmanna where you will experience towering sea-stacks and impressive grottoes. After experiencing Vestmannabjørgini as these sea cliffs are called in Faroese, you will proceed to Mykines. This is the puffin island where you will get close to lots of puffins.  The boat sails first to the Vestmanna Bird Cliffs and then directly to Mykines. You will do the sailing in a comfortable boat where you can enjoy the nature from the boat deck and also sit down for a while inside and be amused by the scenic route from Vestmanna to the impressive sea cliffs and then to the top attraction in the Faroe Islands: Mykines!  The boat will sail you to the harbour in Mykines. You will now bring some unforgettable hours on the puffin islan. You can go far a hike in the unspoiled surroundings. If you want, you can take the hike to the lighthouse at the end of the islet Mykinesholmur.  This tidy island is slow paced. There will never be more than somewhat 120 people on this island jam-packef with beauty. After spending some hours in Mykines, the boat will sail you back to Vestmanna. The boat tour from Mykines to Vestmanna takes an hour or so. This combined Vestmanna Sea Cliff and Mykines tour is available from mid June to late July. This is when you have the chance to experience both attractions within one tour.   Don't miss this opportunity to experiencing two of the most unbelievable attractions in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
4 reviews

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Jun. - Aug.
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Duration:
2 hours
Available:
All year
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James Bond Sightseeing Tour

Discover all the filming locations in the Faroe Islands for the James Bond movie No Time to Die. You will be taken to the island Kalsoy where you will follow in the footsteps of the Faroe Islands sceneries used in James Bond. If you are a James Bond fan, you do not want to miss a visit to the filming locations in the Faroe Islands. Your tour guide will show you the scenic locations and so much more. Meet the tour guide in the town Klaksvík on Borðoy island in the northern part of the Faroe Islands. From here, you will first cross the Kalsoyarfjørður strait in a boat before you get to Kalsoy island. When you reach Kalsoy island, your tour guide will drive on twisting roads and narrow tunnels to the northern part of the island that sits in deep valleys and breathtaking settings.  Besides experiencing the James Bond filming locations with your own eyes, you will have a peaceful moment in Djúpidalur (Deep valley) with steep mountains. You will also see the sealwomen statue in Mikladalur and venture to the lighthouse perched at the edge of the steep Kallurin cliff in the very northernmost part of Kalsoy island. It adds to the awesomeness of this tour that you will step inside the cosy traditional house Nýggjastova in the village Trøllanes. This is the village where the James Bond filming crew prepared all shootings on Kalsoy island. The James Bond film set found themselves in this far-flung corner of the world and now it is your turn to experience the wilderness and the spectacular landscapes. You will feel like you are in the scenes from the movie.  Your tour guide will tell you the best stories from the filming and then you will hear some legendary stories that have been kept in the village for centuries.  Hurry now so you too get the unique opportunity to explore the incredible shooting locations for James Bond in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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The Northern Islands & Tjørnuvík

See some of the most untouched settlements in the Faroe Islands. This day tour departs  from the capital Tórshavn from where you will heading north to amazing sights. In the remote village Tjørnuvík you will find several charming turf-roofed houses and you will have a great with towards Risin og Kellingin - the Giant & his Wife. Tjørnuvík is a great village to visit during the summer as well as in the winter. You can see the local people living their traditional farming life in the summer and autumn and in the wintertime the hillsides are often covered in snow and the waves are crashing against the sandy beach.   On this tour you will also visit the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands with stunning natural surroundings. The locals in Viðareiði love their village and you might do as well when you see Viðareiði with your own eyes. The population in Viðareiðis is about 600 inhabitants. They have lived a traditional, unobtrusive, and isolated life for hundreds of years. Now the village is connected to the mainland with tunnels and roads. This is a must-see village in the Faroe Islands. Klaksvík is the second largest town in the Faroe Islands and is very much influenced by the fishing culture. You will have a look at Klaksvík on this tour. From Klaksvík, you will have a great view towards the soaring Kunoyarnakki mountain on the nearby island Kunoy. Kunoyarnakki looks like a natural pyramide when you look at it from the town Klaksvík. You will be picked up at your hotel in Tórshavn or at the Tórshavn Bus Terminal (Eystara Bryggja). At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off in Tórshavn again. Don't miss this opportunity to experience some of the best sights in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date. 
5.0
6 reviews

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Sandoy Island | Small Group Day Tour

Come on a full-day nature tour to the untouched Sandoy island including quaint villages, bird cliffs, historic settlements. This tour is a fantastic opportunity for those who want to experience some of the hidden sceneries in the Faroe Islands. The day starts in Tórshavn from where you will go directly to a nearby ferry port on the westside of Streymoy island. Here, a boat will take you on a short ride to Sandoy island. Now in Sandoy, you are ready to experience the beautiful nature and villages on this island. You will begin by visiting the only stone factory in the Faroe Islands where they make handcrafted things out of the local basal. The work at the factory is impressive. The factory lies in Skopun where you will also have a glimpse of the world's largest mailbox (from those days when people where still sending each others letters).   Next up is Sandur, the most important historic village in the island. This is the main village on the island. You will have a look inside the old black church here. Sandur is the Faroese word for Sand. The soil here is filled with sand, and when you head to your next attraction, you will see the beautiful sandy beach in the village. You can take a photo stop here as the site is jaw-dropping.   Now, you will continue to the village Skálavík which you will get to at the end of a wide valley. You will have a great view of the North Atlantic Ocean from the seaside covered with pebbles. When it is windy, you will experience attractive waves and impressive surf. Next up is the small idyllic village Húsavík. You will see some of the oldest stone houses in the Faroe Islands all grass-roofed. This location is perfect for those who want to experience the traditional lifestyle in the Faroe Islands. The old way of life is still lived here.  When you have enjoyed this small village, it is time for you to relax in Sandur. Here you will have a light meal at Café Breiðateig. The owner will tell you about the house and the café. It is now time for dinner. You will be served fresh fish caught in the Faroese waters the day before.   After all these attractions, it is time to take the ferry again to Streymoy island. Just before you leave Sandur, you can get some refreshments at the local gas station. You will do a short stop in Kirkjubøur on Streymoy. This is the historical hub in the country as well as a typical settlement with lot of grass-roofed houses. At the end of the day, you will be dropped of in Tórshavn. Don’t hesitate booking this phenomenal tour. You will follow in the footsteps of the Vikings when experiencing the island Sandoy and the historic village Kirkjubøur. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
9,5 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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2.0
1 review

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
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Faroe Islands - The Classic Tour

See everything in a day! We will pick you up / drop you off at the Airport or Tórshavn. From there we'll cover all the must sees. A full day tour of 7 hours jam-packed with breathtaking views with stories to go with it. Your tour guide for the day grew up in the Faroes so she knows the best places to go see and knows a lot about it's history, legends and culture. You will make 5-20 min breaks with walking included at the classic locations. And no worries if you want more time somewhere as this will just minus the time of something else. As long as you stay within the 7 hour timetable you'll be perfectly fine. This is your day and the tour guide wants it to be perfect for you. Gásadalur, being on the top spot of must sees on the Guide to Faroe Islands website, is a must do for a tour like this one. You will make 2 stops here. You will walk to the Waterfall Múlafossur and also make a short stop in the cute village of Gásadalur (option to get food at the Gásadals farm). Bøur, with the jaw dropping view of Drangarnar and Tindhólm. You'll stop here and walk down to the beach, and walk between the traditional houses and the old church there and see the old boats that are built in the traditional Viking style. Trøllkonufingur, When driving to Trøllkonufingur you will pass the iconic church Sandavágs Kirkja in Sandavágur where you can make a short stop if you like. Trøllkonufingur, The Troll Woman’s Finger, also known as Witches Finger tells a story of a time when giants roamed the oceans. You will walk to this iconic cliff, passing a lovely river on the way. Tjørnuvík, You'll do a short stop by the iconic Fossá waterfall on our way. You might have seen this almost 'overdone' double waterfall from travellers posting online. In Tjørnuvík you'll see right over to Risin & Kellingin, The Giant and The Witch, the iconic cliffs, when looking past the very large and gentle waves. Tjørnuvík is best beach for surfing in the Faroe Islands. In Tjørnuvík there will be the option to get coffee, tea and pancakes from a very nice local man. Risin & Kellingin, You will follow The Giant and The Witch cliffs around the village of Eiði and see them from the other side on your way to Gjógv. These giants also have quite the story to tell. Gjógv, the iconic little village built around the gorge. On your way you will pass the highest mountain in the Faroes, Slættaratindur. Funningur, you will drive down the entertaining zig-zag road that you might have seen on photos. Funningur is a lovely quiet village. Saksun, Seeing that Saksun is one of the Faroe Islands top destinations. Here we'll hike up above the village and look down upon the village and church above the laguna and we'll hike down to the church normally we'll have a little brake here. There will of course also be opportunities to do other short stops on your way if you see something that you want to soak in for a moment. This is a laid back fun experience. The tour guide will bring warm tea and coffee and some Faroese delicacy to taste as well, and just have a fun and relaxing day with you. All the hikes are short and very easy, a good fit for any traveler. We do how ever recomend you rather use your time soaking in the experience than rushing allong. So some stops we recommend you cut out for a more pleasant relaxing day. Because not all sights are created equal and are as magical, some are more historical etc. But it's all up to you what you choose. Now, don't hesitate booking this classic tour where you will experience as much of the Faroe Islands in one day as possible. Check availability by choosing a date.
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