Cultural activity

The Faroe Islands have a rich cultural life and as a visitor you will have opportunities around every corner to experience the Faroese music, crafting, food and dancing that have bound the Faroe Islanders together for a millennia.

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Cultural activity

The Faroe Islands have a rich cultural life and as a visitor you will have opportunities around every corner to experience the Faroese music, crafting, food and dancing that have bound the Faroe Islanders together for a millennia.
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8days
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Photography Tour | Trælanipa, Bøur, Gásadalur

Hike with a local photographer and guide to the majestic sights on the island Vagar. You will hike to Trælanípan, followed by a drive to Bøur where you will see Drangarnir and Tindhólmur and finally to Gásadalur and a walk to see the view overlooking Múlafossur waterfall and Mykines. Experience the silence and quiet village life in Bøur and Gásadalur, and the untouched sights together with the beautiful sounds of the birds and the surrounding ocean in these spectacular places. The tour is ideal for every level from experienced photographer and enthusiasts alike. All locations on this tour are on the island Vagar. You will tour the best places and take advantage of these beautiful attractions for timeless pictures. The light in the Faroe Islands is ever changing. You will get both mystic evening light and colourful daylight within the same hour. You may also experience all seasons in one day! You will capture some of the most unique and iconic locations in the Faroe Islands that are a great source of inspiration. A local photographer will guide you to the dramatic cliffs at Traelanipa with the massive lake hanging over the ocean and the breathtaking waterfall in the emblematic village Gasadalur overlooking the endless motion of the sea and the famous waterfall. You will meet the tour guide at the gas station in Miðvágur. From the gas station Magn you will head directly to the first destination: Trælanípa. You have most likely seen spectacular photos of the locations on this tour. Now it is your turn! Your photo guide will assist you to get the perfect angle. Add this photo tour to your cart to take pictures of some of the most stunning sights, and make this unforgettable tour a part of your trip to the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.
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Duration:
5hours
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All year
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Faroese Food and Beer Tour | Hiking to Kirkjubøur

Join this hike where you will be served traditional Faroese food and two cans of tasty Faroese beers. Coffee is also included in the price as well as some Faroese home-made snacks. This is a 4-hour guided tour along the cozy walking route from Tórshavn to the village of Kirkjubøur, one of the oldest villages in the Faroe Islands. You will have some local specialties on the way. You will meet and greet the tour guide in Steinatún, the downtown bus-stop area in Tórshavn, 10-15 minutes before the departure of bus 3, which will take us to the outskirts of Tórshavn, where the walking route to Kirkjubøur begins. This is a five-minute busride. On the way to Kirkjubøur, you will pass the site where Faroe Islanders have gathered for open air public meetings since the second half of the 19th century - with flags, speeches and patriotic songs composed for the occasions. You will have a great view of Sandoy, Hestur, Koltur and Vágar - and of Tórshavn and Nólsoy before you go round "Reynsmúli" on your way out of Tórshavn. On the trip, you will be served traditional Faroese food and two cans of tasty Faroese beers. Coffee is also included in the price as well as some Faroese home-made snacks. You will stop a couple of times along the route - to enjoy the food and beer and to relax. And you will be treated to some fun local history, and it has to be said: the view from the top is spectacular (provided it is not foggy, of course). When you arrive in Kirkjubøur, you will have the opportunity to stroll around the village and enjoy the historical sites there. The tour guide will introduce you to: 1) Magnus Cathedral ruins from about 1300  2) Saint Olav´s Church, the oldest still used church of the Faroes dating from 12th century 3) Kirkjubøargarður, the oldest still inhabited wooden house of the world from 11th century. You will take Bus 5E on our way back home to Downtown Tórshavn. The ride will take half an hour. Add this hike to your cart to enjoy spectacular views and local Faroese food and beer.
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Island Cruise in Faroese Schooner

Enjoy a memorable cruise tour in the legendary one-of-a-kind schooner Norðlýsið. This two hour sightseeing tour departs from the harbour on Tórshavn.  The ship will take you on a tour to experience the seafront of Tórshavn. When departing, you will head north along the coast where you will see the old fortress and the basalt coastline. You will be mesmerised by the cosiness onboard this beautiful wooden ship that was built in Tórshavn many years ago. Experiencing the Faroe Islands from sea is a nature lover's dream come true. As the ship departs from the Tórshavn marina in the heart of the capital, it is very easy to join this tour. The crew members are passionate and dedicated sailers and will be happy to answer your question and tell you about the sights along the trip. The Faroe Islands are deeply connected to the ocean and the crew has the expertice to make this a joyful and comfortable sailing experience.  While you are onboard the ship, you might very well witness how birds dive into the salty North Atlantic ocean and there is also a chance to spot a seal relaxing in the ocean or on the shoreline. This tour will let you experience some of the best things that the nature near the capitacl in the Faroe Islands has to offer. Even though you are just outside the capital, it feels as if you are far away from civilisation and in the middle of undisturbed nature.  A seaside trip departing from Tórsavn marina is exhilarating and the perfect way to take in the surroundings and explore the nature next to the capital first-hand. This is your rare opportunity to sail in a boat built by Faroe Islanders themselves in the centre of this seafaring nation.  If you are looking to explore the seaside in the Faroe Islands in comfort, look no further. Check the booking availability by choosing a date 

Duration:
2hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
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Fishing in Unforgettable Nordic Nature

Join a fantastic fishing trip departing from the harbour in Tórshavn. This tour will let you experience the fresh seaside air and breathtaking view along the route. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn how to catch a fish or a lifelong fisher, this is the perfect tour for you. You will have an enjoyable time in stunning nature. This full-service fishing trip is done each Thursday during the summer months with one morning and one afternoon departure. Fishing is a great way to relax and experience beautiful sights in the nordic archipelago. Fishing in the North Atlantic ocean near the Arctic circle is a unique and memorable experience as you will spend time far away from city noise in undisturbed nature. The quietness of this tour will surely take your breath away. This tour will give you a close encounter with the natural wonders that surround the Faroe Islands and will give you a true sense of calmness.  Respecting nature is at the heart of what the captain stands for. He will take you to his favorite spots that will reward you with both a good catch and splendid nature. The captain will help you get started if this is your first time deep sea fishing. A fishing rod and all other equipment will be provided for you. Once the fishing is done, the crew will prepare the most delicious fresh fish thinkable as you will be served your own top-quality catch on a plate. This is a culinary delight like no other. The crew knows the art of cooking great fish meals. You will be perfectly safe and well protected in the right exposure suit provided by the crew. The tour is done in an old wooden schooner adding to the awesomeness of this experience. Now, book this peaceful yet adventurous fishing experience. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Pan Fried Fish in a Faroese Home

Join a fantastic dinner in a private home in the village Miðvágur serving Faroese fish. You will enjoy a traditional pan fried fish dish. The Faroese word “Heimablídni” means “Home hospitality“. Across all the islands you can enjoy authentic and intimate dining  experiences in people's home. We live in Faroe Islands, on the island Vágar. My name is Selma and my husband is Tórður. For a living we are a pre teacher and a sailor/fisherman, and we own four kids.  In our spare time we love to go fishing in our boat. We’ve done this for many years now and our kids always loved it. Now they’re all grown ups. People of the Faroe Islands have always lived of what nature provides us and we eat a lot of fish. For 30 years now I’ve served pan fried fish on our dinner table, almost once a week to my family during the years. My husband is a fisherman and a lot of the fish we eat comes from the ocean, that my husband has fished. It’s a meal that we all like very much. We wish to invite travelers in our home serving this traditional Faroese dinner that we have provide our selfs. You will come to our home and we will make the following dishes for you, and it will take about 2 hours: - Staked fish - Cooked potatoes - Garlic oil - Salat  - Coffee/tea/water - Cake/fruit Our home is situated only 5 minutes from Vagar Airport. This dinner experience is the perfect choice after a tour along Lake Leitisvatn or when you return from a day tour to Mykines. Now, what are you waiting for? Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Suðuroy Day Tour

Join a full day of awe-inspiring sceneries. Marvel at all the unspoiled sights on Suðuroy island. You will take the 08:45 ferry and leave the city behind while sailing to the most southernly island in the Faroe Islands. Relax in the ferry for the 2 hours journey while passing first the island of Sandoy then Skúvoy, Stóra Dimun and finally Lítla Dimun. There is a licenced restaurant on the ferry. The staff serves hot and cold meals and beverages.  On arrival in Suðuroy, you will drive from the ferry port towards Froðba, said to be the oldest village in Súðuroy, taking in the unique columnal basalt cliffs. Then from Tvøroyri you will take a guided hike to Hvannhagi and Hvanndal. A place known for it’s spectacular beauty and a real hidden gem, easily accessible, so make sure to explore this secret before the crowd discovers it! On the way back you will walk up through a gorge, where you will witness the phenomenon of the legendary, illusive, grey people of the Faroes who got caught out in the sun and had their expressions frozen in the cliff rocks. Now, you will do a sightseeing tour of Suðuroy. This island is definitely the most beautiful island from the road. You will visit most of the villages from the southern tip at Akraberg, then to the spectacular and breathtaking clifftops of Beinisvørð, the ancient viking settlement of Hov and make time to relax and eat a packed lunch in Famjin. Afterwards you will head up to the northern tip of the island and you will hear the end of the Faroese saga history, as this was the scene for one of the main events. You will stop in Hvalba on our way back to the ferry, where you will visit the ancient coal mines, in operation from the 1770’s. You will also regale the story of how three ships filled with pirates landed and ravaged the village of Hvalba. You will then take the 18:30 ferry back to Tórshavn, leaving you to reflect on a great day and a memorable tour! So don't delay—join this amazing small-group guided excursion and you too can experience the best of Suðuroy's natural delights! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
Feb. - Oct.
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Duration:
7days
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Jun. - Aug.
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Duration:
10days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Overnight stay by Akraberg Lighthouse

Leave the city behind and marvel at all the natural wonders on the remote Suðuroy island. This tour includes an overnight stay in the most southernly house in the Faroe Islands far away from the crowds. This is your unique opportunity to experience the untouched island Suðuroy with a tour guide. You will be in good company with your local tour guide from th emoment you are picked up in Tórshavn and until you are back in the capital the next day.  Choose to be picked up in Tórshavn at 12:15 PM (Tuesdays) or 13:20 PM (Thursdays) and your tour guide will take you on a magic trip to Suðuroy island starting with a ferry ride with Smyril to Suðuroy, which is the southernmost island. After a 2 hours ferry ride, your tour guide will show you the main attractions on Suðuroy including beautiful viewpoints such as Eggjarnar and Vágseiði. Along the road you will stumble upon unique looking villages from the small village Sandvík to the peaceful village Hvalba, After sightseeing in Suðuroy, you will drive to the very tip of the most southernly point of the Faroe Islands. Here you will stay overnight just beside the Akraberg lighthouse with an amazing view. The house is perched on the very edge of the Faroe Islands. You can add a hike to this overnight stay when booking this tour. You can choose between four great hiking options. You can always alter your hiking preference if you should want to do another hike on Suðuroy island. Just let your tour guide know and she will arrange everything.   Your hostee will prepare a fish dish for you when in the remote house with no other inhabited houses nearby. The fish will be the catch of the day served with local beer or wine. If you prefer something else, let your hostee know and she will cook something else.   After a good night's sleep and a lovely breakfast, you will drive to the ferry departing from Suðuroy and back to Tórshavn. You will be back in Tórshavn at 14:00 PM (Wednesdays) or 18:30 (Fridays). Don't hesitate booking this awe-inspiring tour with an overnight stay in the most southernly house in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
2days
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All year
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Duration:
3hours
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Duration:
4days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Experience Ásmundarstakkur, Rituskor & Sandvík

Enjoy a tour of Sandvík, the northernmost village of Suðuroy, home to the natural wonders Ásmundarstakkur and Rituskor. The village has a rich history starting back around 1000 years ago, all with a great view of the island Lítla Dímun, the smallest and only privately owned Faroese island. A local tour guide will pick you up when you arrive with the ferry Smyril to Suðuroy after a two hour ferry ride from Tórshavn. The guide will then take you on a hike to the best possible view of the famous sea-stack Ásmundarstakkur, located on the stunning west side of Suðuroy. From there it is only a short hike to the iconic bridge above the cleft to the bird cliffs Rituskor. The hike is relativly easy but due to the unpredictable Faroese weather, having a local present is always recommended. You will have the unique opportunity to cross this amazing bridge to the Rituskor cliffs.  When the hike is done, you will be invited into one of the local houses in the village Sandvík for some refreshments. Refreshed, you wil have a personable guided tour in the village. You will be guided through the village of Sandvík first mentioned in the history books over 1000 years ago, when Faroese folkhero and Viking Sigmundur Brestisson svam ashore in Sandvík only to be murdered for the golden ring he wore on his arm, gifted to him by the king of Norway. There is a statue of Sigmundur in Sandvík that you will get close to. There is a beautiful sandbeach in the village. You will visit the site where 14 men died in 1915, in the biggest whaling accident in Faroese history known simply as "Skaðagrindin".  The charming local museums and church are also definite must-sees on this tour. At the end of the tour, you tour guide will drive you back to the ferry port where the ferry Smyril departs to Tórshavn between two and trhee times a day. Don't miss out these stunningly beautiful attractions on Suðuroy island. Check availability by choosing a date.
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Duration:
4.5hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Duration:
4days
Available:
All year
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4 Day Summer Package | Top Nature Attractions

Experience the best of what the Faroe Islands has to offer on this 4 days package tours. With an excellent selection of day tours, this package will make your vacation a momorable one. Discover timeless beauty in the wild and rugged nature and get close to those things that make the Faroe Islands such a unique destination. This tour is for those who want a journey to remember and cherish. The tour features excellent sights such as Múlafossur Waterfall and Vestmanna Bird Cliffs. A local Faroese guide will take you to extraordinary sceneries from dark cliffs to rugged coastlines. The landscape will speak for it self. You will also get a deep understanding of the island's history and culture when visiting the unmatched island Suðuroy and the scenic wonders there.   You will be picked up in Tórshavn at your hotel or designated area each morning and then head on exciting adventures in the untouched nature. Your tour guide will assist, help, and inform you every step of your journey. Booking this 4 day summer package makes your vacation hassle-free, leaving your travel here as peaceful and as relaxing has possible. All tunnel fees and boat tickets are included in this package so you can fully enjoy all the stunning sights on islands such as Kalsoy and the many turf houses in villages such as Bøur. No need to worry about road signs, routes, and trails.  You will get the chance to explore the undiscovered attractions as well as some of the most sought-after places that draws visitors to the Faroe Islands. Everything is provided to you with a down-to-earth feel. While you experience all the glorious sights, you will have packed lunch and drinks. Food and beverages are included each day on this tour.  You can extend your package one day by adding a day tour to Mykines to the itinerary. Your day tour to Mykines will be done on a Tuesday and your package will then start one day earlier. Embark on a Faroe Islands adventure today and make the most out of your time away. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4days
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Tórshavn Cocktail Tour

Get ready for an amazing night out in Tórshavn. Your tour guide will take you to the best cocktail bars in town filled with comfort and style. Believe it or not, Tórshavn has actually a boiling nightlife, with a lot of opportunities and especially an upcoming culinary cocktail culture. All bars in this tour are located in downtown Tórshavn. Experience Tórshavn nightlife with a local guide whilst enjoying a local signature cocktail of all the hottest places in Tórshavn.  Maybe Tórshavn doesn't have nightlife like major cities in Europe, but it is surely particular in every way. On these small 18 islands, you wouldn't believe that there can be found so many hidden gems in the cocktail culture here. On this guided cocktail tour in Tórshavn you will experience the fantastic cocktail quality. Your tour guide is ready to educate on the savoury local cocktails and show you the true nightlife in Faroe Island's capital.  You will experience the best cocktail bars in Tórshavn. This tour is for those looking for something special on their Faroe Islands vacation and for those who want to enjoy a local experience. Your tour guide loves local innovation. Therefore, you will only be served freshly made drinks and many of the drinks will contain locally grown Faroese ingredients.  When booking this tour, you will be guaranteed a night to remember. Your tour guide will not only show you the best cocktails in this absurdly culinary country - but you'll also learn about the establishment while sample a drink and get an exotic insight to the local history of Tórshavn and the norms surrounding the Faroese drinking culture - which is quiet interesting and will make you understand the core of this society. You will meet the tour guide in the city centre. Choose your desired starting time when booking.   Now, what are you waiting for? Make sure to do a cool and unique local cocktail experience. Check availability by adding to cart.
5.0
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Duration:
3hours
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Tórshavn beer tour - exclusive brewery visit

Secure yourself a brewery tour in the micro brewery Okkara located in breathtaking surroundings in Velbastað and drift into craft beer bars in Tórshavn.  Here you have the golden-ticket to come visit the upcoming brewery of the Faroe Islands, Okkara, and get a feel of the growing beer culture in Tórshavn.  If you are into beer, or just find it awesome that there are two breweries in the Faroe Islands, this is the tour for you. The tour will start at Vaglið, where we will drive to the brewery of Okkara fiften minutes outside of Tórshavn. Here you'll see how beer is made and you will be one of very few people to taste the many different beers of Okkara on location where the craftsmanship takes place. Okkara brewery is the sublimest brewery in the Faroe Islands, according to international rating sites. We will go through the step-by-step of how the beer is made while enjoying a taste of it. This is surely a once in a lifetime experience. After the brewery tour, you will head to Tórshavn and visit some amazing beer-bars, where you'll have the guidance of a local Faroe Islander taking you through the different bars and pubs. Expect to taste the international standard of beer in the Faroe Islands and get the chance to hear major legends of the Faroese drinking culture and exciting local history. This might be the closest you can get to the core of Faroese lifestyle. There is something special about beer and socialising. In the narrow passages of the old parts of Tórshavn, you’ll get the feel of how the old Faroese lived and worked, while enjoying fantastic beer in the company of great people. Don't wait any longer. Add this brewery and beer tour to your cart and we will guarantee you great beer and an awe-inspiring insight into the beer culture of Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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The Tórshavn Pub Crawl

Experience the odly many pubs in Tórshavn with a local guide and make new friends along the way. You will be guided through the side streets of Tórshavn to discover the best pubs. This is your opportunity to get close to the locals and enjoy the good range of bars in town. Your your guide will take you through both how to chit-chat with locals and the many stories from in and around the pubs. You will sample a variety of Faroese beers while learning about the best pubs filled with character. This tour gives you a true sense and a deeper understanding of the norms and characteristics of the Faroese people. Your tour guide will go over old drinking stories in the capital, and also how the beer scene is growing and what cultural impact beer has had on the Faroese people while exploring the history of beers in the Faroe Islands. The tour begins in downtown Tórshavn at 'Vaglið', and from there your guide will take you on a pub adeventure that will make a lasting memory. Your tour guide is an expert in the Faroe Islands nightlife. You will learn how to pronounce Skál (cheers) and other important words when you go for a night out. If the opportunity opens, hopefully you will have a chat with locals - and maybe hear some interesting stories from them as well. Your fun and knowledgeable guide will be your icebreaker when starting conversations with the gently Faroe Islanders. This pub crawl in Tórshavn will secure you to taste the delicious Faroese craft beers that everyone is talking about. Included in this trip is one beer or 'snaps' at each bar/pub - or both ;) You are welcome to buy more beers during this perfect crawl through turf-roofed pubs and great bars.  Don’t hesitate booking this phenomenal pub crawl in Tórshavn. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
2.5hours
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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5 Day Guided Summer Tour

Make the most out of your time in the Faroe Islands with this package tour that everyone is talking about. This tour covers all the best awe-inspiring travel moments that simply cannot be missed.  Travelling around the Faroe Islands could not be easier with this 5-day tour that awaits you. The sights on the day tours are spectacular and you will find yourself deep in nature. There are 4 day tours on the program during this 5-day tour. You will experience dramatic coastlines with surgin waves, the iconic waterfall Múlafossur and rugged mountain tops among them the highest mountain in the country Slættaratindur. This rich and rewarding tour will take you to picturesque villages such as Saksun and Gjógv and you will experience stunning sea stacks and gorges when sailing to Vestmanna Sea Cliffs.  Feel the crisp and clear morning air as you are being picked up outside hotels in the capital Tórshavn.  Each morning your tour guide will take you to the untouched nature around the islands giving you the freedom to enjoy the beautiful sights along the route. While on your way to all the beautiful attractions, you will pass amazing fjords and small unspoiled villages with turf houses. You will organise your own accommodation and we will take care of showing you the extraordinary views across the islands. Forget all the logistics and simply enjoy your holiday in the Faroe Islands. This five day tour takes in the most outstanding sceneries in one of the world's best kept secrets. You will also be given an insight into the Faroese culture and the warm local hospitality. Besides giving you outstanding seightseeing tours, you will have the opportunity to upgrade the sightseeing tour of Vagar island to a day tour to the puffin island Mykines. You can add Mykines to your adventure during the booking process.      Do not hesitate booking this 5 day guided summer tour with all the magical moments you don't want to miss. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Duration:
5days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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8days
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May. - Aug.
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3days
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May. - Aug.
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Cultural activity

The Faroe Islands have a rich cultural life and as a visitor you will have opportunities around every corner to experience the Faroese music, crafting, food and dancing that have bound the Faroe Islanders together for a millennia.

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Cultural activity

The Faroe Islands have a rich cultural life and as a visitor you will have opportunities around every corner to experience the Faroese music, crafting, food and dancing that have bound the Faroe Islanders together for a millennia.
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Photography Tour | Trælanipa, Bøur, Gásadalur

Hike with a local photographer and guide to the majestic sights on the island Vagar. You will hike to Trælanípan, followed by a drive to Bøur where you will see Drangarnir and Tindhólmur and finally to Gásadalur and a walk to see the view overlooking Múlafossur waterfall and Mykines. Experience the silence and quiet village life in Bøur and Gásadalur, and the untouched sights together with the beautiful sounds of the birds and the surrounding ocean in these spectacular places. The tour is ideal for every level from experienced photographer and enthusiasts alike. All locations on this tour are on the island Vagar. You will tour the best places and take advantage of these beautiful attractions for timeless pictures. The light in the Faroe Islands is ever changing. You will get both mystic evening light and colourful daylight within the same hour. You may also experience all seasons in one day! You will capture some of the most unique and iconic locations in the Faroe Islands that are a great source of inspiration. A local photographer will guide you to the dramatic cliffs at Traelanipa with the massive lake hanging over the ocean and the breathtaking waterfall in the emblematic village Gasadalur overlooking the endless motion of the sea and the famous waterfall. You will meet the tour guide at the gas station in Miðvágur. From the gas station Magn you will head directly to the first destination: Trælanípa. You have most likely seen spectacular photos of the locations on this tour. Now it is your turn! Your photo guide will assist you to get the perfect angle. Add this photo tour to your cart to take pictures of some of the most stunning sights, and make this unforgettable tour a part of your trip to the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.7
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Duration:
5hours
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All year
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Faroese Food and Beer Tour | Hiking to Kirkjubøur

Join this hike where you will be served traditional Faroese food and two cans of tasty Faroese beers. Coffee is also included in the price as well as some Faroese home-made snacks. This is a 4-hour guided tour along the cozy walking route from Tórshavn to the village of Kirkjubøur, one of the oldest villages in the Faroe Islands. You will have some local specialties on the way. You will meet and greet the tour guide in Steinatún, the downtown bus-stop area in Tórshavn, 10-15 minutes before the departure of bus 3, which will take us to the outskirts of Tórshavn, where the walking route to Kirkjubøur begins. This is a five-minute busride. On the way to Kirkjubøur, you will pass the site where Faroe Islanders have gathered for open air public meetings since the second half of the 19th century - with flags, speeches and patriotic songs composed for the occasions. You will have a great view of Sandoy, Hestur, Koltur and Vágar - and of Tórshavn and Nólsoy before you go round "Reynsmúli" on your way out of Tórshavn. On the trip, you will be served traditional Faroese food and two cans of tasty Faroese beers. Coffee is also included in the price as well as some Faroese home-made snacks. You will stop a couple of times along the route - to enjoy the food and beer and to relax. And you will be treated to some fun local history, and it has to be said: the view from the top is spectacular (provided it is not foggy, of course). When you arrive in Kirkjubøur, you will have the opportunity to stroll around the village and enjoy the historical sites there. The tour guide will introduce you to: 1) Magnus Cathedral ruins from about 1300  2) Saint Olav´s Church, the oldest still used church of the Faroes dating from 12th century 3) Kirkjubøargarður, the oldest still inhabited wooden house of the world from 11th century. You will take Bus 5E on our way back home to Downtown Tórshavn. The ride will take half an hour. Add this hike to your cart to enjoy spectacular views and local Faroese food and beer.
5.0
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Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Island Cruise in Faroese Schooner

Enjoy a memorable cruise tour in the legendary one-of-a-kind schooner Norðlýsið. This two hour sightseeing tour departs from the harbour on Tórshavn.  The ship will take you on a tour to experience the seafront of Tórshavn. When departing, you will head north along the coast where you will see the old fortress and the basalt coastline. You will be mesmerised by the cosiness onboard this beautiful wooden ship that was built in Tórshavn many years ago. Experiencing the Faroe Islands from sea is a nature lover's dream come true. As the ship departs from the Tórshavn marina in the heart of the capital, it is very easy to join this tour. The crew members are passionate and dedicated sailers and will be happy to answer your question and tell you about the sights along the trip. The Faroe Islands are deeply connected to the ocean and the crew has the expertice to make this a joyful and comfortable sailing experience.  While you are onboard the ship, you might very well witness how birds dive into the salty North Atlantic ocean and there is also a chance to spot a seal relaxing in the ocean or on the shoreline. This tour will let you experience some of the best things that the nature near the capitacl in the Faroe Islands has to offer. Even though you are just outside the capital, it feels as if you are far away from civilisation and in the middle of undisturbed nature.  A seaside trip departing from Tórsavn marina is exhilarating and the perfect way to take in the surroundings and explore the nature next to the capital first-hand. This is your rare opportunity to sail in a boat built by Faroe Islanders themselves in the centre of this seafaring nation.  If you are looking to explore the seaside in the Faroe Islands in comfort, look no further. Check the booking availability by choosing a date 

Duration:
2hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
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Fishing in Unforgettable Nordic Nature

Join a fantastic fishing trip departing from the harbour in Tórshavn. This tour will let you experience the fresh seaside air and breathtaking view along the route. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn how to catch a fish or a lifelong fisher, this is the perfect tour for you. You will have an enjoyable time in stunning nature. This full-service fishing trip is done each Thursday during the summer months with one morning and one afternoon departure. Fishing is a great way to relax and experience beautiful sights in the nordic archipelago. Fishing in the North Atlantic ocean near the Arctic circle is a unique and memorable experience as you will spend time far away from city noise in undisturbed nature. The quietness of this tour will surely take your breath away. This tour will give you a close encounter with the natural wonders that surround the Faroe Islands and will give you a true sense of calmness.  Respecting nature is at the heart of what the captain stands for. He will take you to his favorite spots that will reward you with both a good catch and splendid nature. The captain will help you get started if this is your first time deep sea fishing. A fishing rod and all other equipment will be provided for you. Once the fishing is done, the crew will prepare the most delicious fresh fish thinkable as you will be served your own top-quality catch on a plate. This is a culinary delight like no other. The crew knows the art of cooking great fish meals. You will be perfectly safe and well protected in the right exposure suit provided by the crew. The tour is done in an old wooden schooner adding to the awesomeness of this experience. Now, book this peaceful yet adventurous fishing experience. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Pan Fried Fish in a Faroese Home

Join a fantastic dinner in a private home in the village Miðvágur serving Faroese fish. You will enjoy a traditional pan fried fish dish. The Faroese word “Heimablídni” means “Home hospitality“. Across all the islands you can enjoy authentic and intimate dining  experiences in people's home. We live in Faroe Islands, on the island Vágar. My name is Selma and my husband is Tórður. For a living we are a pre teacher and a sailor/fisherman, and we own four kids.  In our spare time we love to go fishing in our boat. We’ve done this for many years now and our kids always loved it. Now they’re all grown ups. People of the Faroe Islands have always lived of what nature provides us and we eat a lot of fish. For 30 years now I’ve served pan fried fish on our dinner table, almost once a week to my family during the years. My husband is a fisherman and a lot of the fish we eat comes from the ocean, that my husband has fished. It’s a meal that we all like very much. We wish to invite travelers in our home serving this traditional Faroese dinner that we have provide our selfs. You will come to our home and we will make the following dishes for you, and it will take about 2 hours: - Staked fish - Cooked potatoes - Garlic oil - Salat  - Coffee/tea/water - Cake/fruit Our home is situated only 5 minutes from Vagar Airport. This dinner experience is the perfect choice after a tour along Lake Leitisvatn or when you return from a day tour to Mykines. Now, what are you waiting for? Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Suðuroy Day Tour

Join a full day of awe-inspiring sceneries. Marvel at all the unspoiled sights on Suðuroy island. You will take the 08:45 ferry and leave the city behind while sailing to the most southernly island in the Faroe Islands. Relax in the ferry for the 2 hours journey while passing first the island of Sandoy then Skúvoy, Stóra Dimun and finally Lítla Dimun. There is a licenced restaurant on the ferry. The staff serves hot and cold meals and beverages.  On arrival in Suðuroy, you will drive from the ferry port towards Froðba, said to be the oldest village in Súðuroy, taking in the unique columnal basalt cliffs. Then from Tvøroyri you will take a guided hike to Hvannhagi and Hvanndal. A place known for it’s spectacular beauty and a real hidden gem, easily accessible, so make sure to explore this secret before the crowd discovers it! On the way back you will walk up through a gorge, where you will witness the phenomenon of the legendary, illusive, grey people of the Faroes who got caught out in the sun and had their expressions frozen in the cliff rocks. Now, you will do a sightseeing tour of Suðuroy. This island is definitely the most beautiful island from the road. You will visit most of the villages from the southern tip at Akraberg, then to the spectacular and breathtaking clifftops of Beinisvørð, the ancient viking settlement of Hov and make time to relax and eat a packed lunch in Famjin. Afterwards you will head up to the northern tip of the island and you will hear the end of the Faroese saga history, as this was the scene for one of the main events. You will stop in Hvalba on our way back to the ferry, where you will visit the ancient coal mines, in operation from the 1770’s. You will also regale the story of how three ships filled with pirates landed and ravaged the village of Hvalba. You will then take the 18:30 ferry back to Tórshavn, leaving you to reflect on a great day and a memorable tour! So don't delay—join this amazing small-group guided excursion and you too can experience the best of Suðuroy's natural delights! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
Feb. - Oct.
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Duration:
7days
Available:
Jun. - Aug.
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Duration:
10days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Overnight stay by Akraberg Lighthouse

Leave the city behind and marvel at all the natural wonders on the remote Suðuroy island. This tour includes an overnight stay in the most southernly house in the Faroe Islands far away from the crowds. This is your unique opportunity to experience the untouched island Suðuroy with a tour guide. You will be in good company with your local tour guide from th emoment you are picked up in Tórshavn and until you are back in the capital the next day.  Choose to be picked up in Tórshavn at 12:15 PM (Tuesdays) or 13:20 PM (Thursdays) and your tour guide will take you on a magic trip to Suðuroy island starting with a ferry ride with Smyril to Suðuroy, which is the southernmost island. After a 2 hours ferry ride, your tour guide will show you the main attractions on Suðuroy including beautiful viewpoints such as Eggjarnar and Vágseiði. Along the road you will stumble upon unique looking villages from the small village Sandvík to the peaceful village Hvalba, After sightseeing in Suðuroy, you will drive to the very tip of the most southernly point of the Faroe Islands. Here you will stay overnight just beside the Akraberg lighthouse with an amazing view. The house is perched on the very edge of the Faroe Islands. You can add a hike to this overnight stay when booking this tour. You can choose between four great hiking options. You can always alter your hiking preference if you should want to do another hike on Suðuroy island. Just let your tour guide know and she will arrange everything.   Your hostee will prepare a fish dish for you when in the remote house with no other inhabited houses nearby. The fish will be the catch of the day served with local beer or wine. If you prefer something else, let your hostee know and she will cook something else.   After a good night's sleep and a lovely breakfast, you will drive to the ferry departing from Suðuroy and back to Tórshavn. You will be back in Tórshavn at 14:00 PM (Wednesdays) or 18:30 (Fridays). Don't hesitate booking this awe-inspiring tour with an overnight stay in the most southernly house in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
2days
Available:
All year
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Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
4days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Experience Ásmundarstakkur, Rituskor & Sandvík

Enjoy a tour of Sandvík, the northernmost village of Suðuroy, home to the natural wonders Ásmundarstakkur and Rituskor. The village has a rich history starting back around 1000 years ago, all with a great view of the island Lítla Dímun, the smallest and only privately owned Faroese island. A local tour guide will pick you up when you arrive with the ferry Smyril to Suðuroy after a two hour ferry ride from Tórshavn. The guide will then take you on a hike to the best possible view of the famous sea-stack Ásmundarstakkur, located on the stunning west side of Suðuroy. From there it is only a short hike to the iconic bridge above the cleft to the bird cliffs Rituskor. The hike is relativly easy but due to the unpredictable Faroese weather, having a local present is always recommended. You will have the unique opportunity to cross this amazing bridge to the Rituskor cliffs.  When the hike is done, you will be invited into one of the local houses in the village Sandvík for some refreshments. Refreshed, you wil have a personable guided tour in the village. You will be guided through the village of Sandvík first mentioned in the history books over 1000 years ago, when Faroese folkhero and Viking Sigmundur Brestisson svam ashore in Sandvík only to be murdered for the golden ring he wore on his arm, gifted to him by the king of Norway. There is a statue of Sigmundur in Sandvík that you will get close to. There is a beautiful sandbeach in the village. You will visit the site where 14 men died in 1915, in the biggest whaling accident in Faroese history known simply as "Skaðagrindin".  The charming local museums and church are also definite must-sees on this tour. At the end of the tour, you tour guide will drive you back to the ferry port where the ferry Smyril departs to Tórshavn between two and trhee times a day. Don't miss out these stunningly beautiful attractions on Suðuroy island. Check availability by choosing a date.
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Duration:
4.5hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Duration:
4days
Available:
All year
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4 Day Summer Package | Top Nature Attractions

Experience the best of what the Faroe Islands has to offer on this 4 days package tours. With an excellent selection of day tours, this package will make your vacation a momorable one. Discover timeless beauty in the wild and rugged nature and get close to those things that make the Faroe Islands such a unique destination. This tour is for those who want a journey to remember and cherish. The tour features excellent sights such as Múlafossur Waterfall and Vestmanna Bird Cliffs. A local Faroese guide will take you to extraordinary sceneries from dark cliffs to rugged coastlines. The landscape will speak for it self. You will also get a deep understanding of the island's history and culture when visiting the unmatched island Suðuroy and the scenic wonders there.   You will be picked up in Tórshavn at your hotel or designated area each morning and then head on exciting adventures in the untouched nature. Your tour guide will assist, help, and inform you every step of your journey. Booking this 4 day summer package makes your vacation hassle-free, leaving your travel here as peaceful and as relaxing has possible. All tunnel fees and boat tickets are included in this package so you can fully enjoy all the stunning sights on islands such as Kalsoy and the many turf houses in villages such as Bøur. No need to worry about road signs, routes, and trails.  You will get the chance to explore the undiscovered attractions as well as some of the most sought-after places that draws visitors to the Faroe Islands. Everything is provided to you with a down-to-earth feel. While you experience all the glorious sights, you will have packed lunch and drinks. Food and beverages are included each day on this tour.  You can extend your package one day by adding a day tour to Mykines to the itinerary. Your day tour to Mykines will be done on a Tuesday and your package will then start one day earlier. Embark on a Faroe Islands adventure today and make the most out of your time away. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4days
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Tórshavn Cocktail Tour

Get ready for an amazing night out in Tórshavn. Your tour guide will take you to the best cocktail bars in town filled with comfort and style. Believe it or not, Tórshavn has actually a boiling nightlife, with a lot of opportunities and especially an upcoming culinary cocktail culture. All bars in this tour are located in downtown Tórshavn. Experience Tórshavn nightlife with a local guide whilst enjoying a local signature cocktail of all the hottest places in Tórshavn.  Maybe Tórshavn doesn't have nightlife like major cities in Europe, but it is surely particular in every way. On these small 18 islands, you wouldn't believe that there can be found so many hidden gems in the cocktail culture here. On this guided cocktail tour in Tórshavn you will experience the fantastic cocktail quality. Your tour guide is ready to educate on the savoury local cocktails and show you the true nightlife in Faroe Island's capital.  You will experience the best cocktail bars in Tórshavn. This tour is for those looking for something special on their Faroe Islands vacation and for those who want to enjoy a local experience. Your tour guide loves local innovation. Therefore, you will only be served freshly made drinks and many of the drinks will contain locally grown Faroese ingredients.  When booking this tour, you will be guaranteed a night to remember. Your tour guide will not only show you the best cocktails in this absurdly culinary country - but you'll also learn about the establishment while sample a drink and get an exotic insight to the local history of Tórshavn and the norms surrounding the Faroese drinking culture - which is quiet interesting and will make you understand the core of this society. You will meet the tour guide in the city centre. Choose your desired starting time when booking.   Now, what are you waiting for? Make sure to do a cool and unique local cocktail experience. Check availability by adding to cart.
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Duration:
3hours
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Tórshavn beer tour - exclusive brewery visit

Secure yourself a brewery tour in the micro brewery Okkara located in breathtaking surroundings in Velbastað and drift into craft beer bars in Tórshavn.  Here you have the golden-ticket to come visit the upcoming brewery of the Faroe Islands, Okkara, and get a feel of the growing beer culture in Tórshavn.  If you are into beer, or just find it awesome that there are two breweries in the Faroe Islands, this is the tour for you. The tour will start at Vaglið, where we will drive to the brewery of Okkara fiften minutes outside of Tórshavn. Here you'll see how beer is made and you will be one of very few people to taste the many different beers of Okkara on location where the craftsmanship takes place. Okkara brewery is the sublimest brewery in the Faroe Islands, according to international rating sites. We will go through the step-by-step of how the beer is made while enjoying a taste of it. This is surely a once in a lifetime experience. After the brewery tour, you will head to Tórshavn and visit some amazing beer-bars, where you'll have the guidance of a local Faroe Islander taking you through the different bars and pubs. Expect to taste the international standard of beer in the Faroe Islands and get the chance to hear major legends of the Faroese drinking culture and exciting local history. This might be the closest you can get to the core of Faroese lifestyle. There is something special about beer and socialising. In the narrow passages of the old parts of Tórshavn, you’ll get the feel of how the old Faroese lived and worked, while enjoying fantastic beer in the company of great people. Don't wait any longer. Add this brewery and beer tour to your cart and we will guarantee you great beer and an awe-inspiring insight into the beer culture of Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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The Tórshavn Pub Crawl

Experience the odly many pubs in Tórshavn with a local guide and make new friends along the way. You will be guided through the side streets of Tórshavn to discover the best pubs. This is your opportunity to get close to the locals and enjoy the good range of bars in town. Your your guide will take you through both how to chit-chat with locals and the many stories from in and around the pubs. You will sample a variety of Faroese beers while learning about the best pubs filled with character. This tour gives you a true sense and a deeper understanding of the norms and characteristics of the Faroese people. Your tour guide will go over old drinking stories in the capital, and also how the beer scene is growing and what cultural impact beer has had on the Faroese people while exploring the history of beers in the Faroe Islands. The tour begins in downtown Tórshavn at 'Vaglið', and from there your guide will take you on a pub adeventure that will make a lasting memory. Your tour guide is an expert in the Faroe Islands nightlife. You will learn how to pronounce Skál (cheers) and other important words when you go for a night out. If the opportunity opens, hopefully you will have a chat with locals - and maybe hear some interesting stories from them as well. Your fun and knowledgeable guide will be your icebreaker when starting conversations with the gently Faroe Islanders. This pub crawl in Tórshavn will secure you to taste the delicious Faroese craft beers that everyone is talking about. Included in this trip is one beer or 'snaps' at each bar/pub - or both ;) You are welcome to buy more beers during this perfect crawl through turf-roofed pubs and great bars.  Don’t hesitate booking this phenomenal pub crawl in Tórshavn. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
2.5hours
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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5 Day Guided Summer Tour

Make the most out of your time in the Faroe Islands with this package tour that everyone is talking about. This tour covers all the best awe-inspiring travel moments that simply cannot be missed.  Travelling around the Faroe Islands could not be easier with this 5-day tour that awaits you. The sights on the day tours are spectacular and you will find yourself deep in nature. There are 4 day tours on the program during this 5-day tour. You will experience dramatic coastlines with surgin waves, the iconic waterfall Múlafossur and rugged mountain tops among them the highest mountain in the country Slættaratindur. This rich and rewarding tour will take you to picturesque villages such as Saksun and Gjógv and you will experience stunning sea stacks and gorges when sailing to Vestmanna Sea Cliffs.  Feel the crisp and clear morning air as you are being picked up outside hotels in the capital Tórshavn.  Each morning your tour guide will take you to the untouched nature around the islands giving you the freedom to enjoy the beautiful sights along the route. While on your way to all the beautiful attractions, you will pass amazing fjords and small unspoiled villages with turf houses. You will organise your own accommodation and we will take care of showing you the extraordinary views across the islands. Forget all the logistics and simply enjoy your holiday in the Faroe Islands. This five day tour takes in the most outstanding sceneries in one of the world's best kept secrets. You will also be given an insight into the Faroese culture and the warm local hospitality. Besides giving you outstanding seightseeing tours, you will have the opportunity to upgrade the sightseeing tour of Vagar island to a day tour to the puffin island Mykines. You can add Mykines to your adventure during the booking process.      Do not hesitate booking this 5 day guided summer tour with all the magical moments you don't want to miss. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Duration:
5days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Duration:
8days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Duration:
3days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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