Hiking Tours
Go hiking in the Faroe Islands on one of the many great organised hiking tours and enjoy the natural beauty of the rugged mountains or the vast ocean beneath them. Explore a specific area for a few hours or spend a full day hiking between the mountain tops and little villages along your chosen path.

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Hiking Tours

Go hiking in the Faroe Islands on one of the many great organised hiking tours and enjoy the natural beauty of the rugged mountains or the vast ocean beneath them. Explore a specific area for a few hours or spend a full day hiking between the mountain tops and little villages along your chosen path.
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5 days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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10 days
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May. - Aug.
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Mykines with a Local | The Puffin Island

Join a guided tour to the much loved island Mykines. The unspoiled island is an unparallel experience where you will get close to puffins and enjoy the remoteness on the westernmost island in the Faroe Islands.  The tour starts from the harbour in the village Sørvágur on the island Vagar. Included in this day package is the hiking fee and a two-way ferry ticket with the local boat sailing to Mykines. There is a limited number of seats for the boat that sails to Mykines. You are secured a seat when booking with us.  When you arrive in Mykines walk up the stairs from the harbour. When you reach the end of the stairs your local guide will welcome you. The tour guide will lead you to the only village on the island. You will immediately feel the immense silence as there are absolutely no cars on the island.  Your guide knows everything there is to know about the local nature and culture. He will tell you fascinating stories about the people and the raw nature. Mykines is a bird-watchers dream. There is a puffin guarantee on this tour that will definitaly be one of your highlights on your trip in the Faroe Islands.  If you wonder where the best bird watching attractions are in the Faroe Islands wonder no more. This guided tour in Mykines gives you direct access to the bird paradise.  When in the village with several turf-roofed houses your tour guide will prepare you for the hike to the puffin bird colony. You will stand litteraly only metres away from the cute puffins and their hollow nest.  The hike will take you to the tip of Mykines on the islet Mykineshólmur and the picturesque lighthouse. Soake in the natural scenery and the quietness when looking into the Atlantic Ocean. This Mykines tour is the perfect experience for dedicated nature enthusiasts. The lush green fields during summer combined with the dramatic landscape is the ultimate way of seeing the Faroe Islands. After you have experienced the unspoiled nature on this mesmarising island, the boat awaits you by the small harbour in Mykines. You will be sailed back to Sørvágur in the afternoon and arrive just before 18:00 in Sørvágur harbour. If you choose the 13:00 PM departure, you will sail from Mykines at 19:00 PM. You will be back in Søvagur just befaroe 20:00 PM.  You can visit Mykines four months every year. There is only one boat sailing to Mykines during these four months. Secure yourself an exclusive trip to the majestic Mykines by adding to the cart.
4.8
20 reviews

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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The Classic Tour of Vágar

Experience all the classic locations on Vágar, hence the name :) This tour is for those who want to maximise their experience on Vágar Island. So you'll see, Sørvágsvatn, also known as Leitisvatn lake (Lake above the Ocean), you will hike to Trælanípa (the optical illusion spot), Bøsdalafossur (the biggest waterfall in the North Atlantic ocean). You'll then go to the village of Bøur and see the beautiful traditional old church there, and walk between the cute old traditional turf houses where you sometimes see sheep eating grass on top of, and see the architecture and building styles. In Bøur you'll go to the beach there overlooking Drangarnir (the island with the hole in the middle) and Tindhólm (the very narrow island til all the pointy fingers at the top). Finally you'll head to Gásadalur and see the beautiful waterfall Múlafossur that you see on all the postcards. Here you'll see puffins nesting and other birds as well. The tour is 4 hours and the price is calculated after that hour number. We have built this tour so that it is jam packed full with jaw-dropping sights. We cover as much seight-seeing as possible in these 4 hours. Sometimes we need to drop a small part out of the hike, if people are too slow at hiking or need to take too many brakes, which we totally understand. Typically it's the waterfall Bøsdalafossur that we take out of the hike. This is very rare but it is a decision we sometimes need to take in order to keep the timetable and price. You can add a lunchbox for 150 DKK pr person. It includes: Faroese bottled water or hot tee/coffee (you decide. The hot drinks are the bestsellers, since you can drink the water out if the freshwater springs that we will pass by). Some traditional Faroese Food, some classic food, fruit, and something sweet. You can do the Classic Tour any day at 10am. You will meet the guide at the gas station Magn in the village of Miðvágur.  Book this tour and you will go on this exciting adventure on the beautiful island of Vágar :) Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
24 reviews

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Day Trip to Mykines

Witness the lovely puffins in Mykines in the most exiting way possible. This tour will make you explore the puffins on Mykines island in depth. You will be sure to experience all the best sights on Mykines in the company of the Atlantic puffin with their colorful beak. Turn up at the harbour in the village Sørvágur on Vágar island in the morning and we will take you on an unforgettable tour to the main summer attraction in the Faroe Islands. The boat departs from the Sørvágur harbour at 10:20 am. The ferry will leave Mykines again at 17:05 pm and you will return to Sørvágur at 18:00 pm. You will be secured a ferry ticket when you arrive to the harbour in the morning. Also, local hiking tax is included in the tour as well as a lunch in stunningly beautiful surroundings in Mykines. This day tour to Mykines will secure you lots of amazing photo opportunities of puffins and the lush green hillsides. Bringing your camera is simply a must when doing the day tour to Mykines. The puffin island is the ideal spot to relax, breathing the fresh air and enjoy the tranquility away from city noise and large crowds. You will stand in the middle of the extraordinary bird life and with puffins in the thousands flying just above your head in all directions. You will be mesmerised by the amount of puffins here and how close you can get to these fascinating creatures.  While you enjoy all the puffins, you will have unbelievable sight of rugged cliffs and the captivating shoreline. The puffins take most of the visitor's attentions. That is totally understandable, but there are also other exceptionally bird species here such as the northern gannet and the common murre. You can see these birds on sea stacks and on the steep cliff sides. Your ferry ride to Mykines will take 45 minutes. When you arrive in Mykines, a local tour guide will greet you. Before you go hiking to see all the puffins, you will have some refreshments. Now, you are ready to hit the path to the puffin heaven. The puffins grasses the island during summer only and this is also the only period when Mykines is open for travellers. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is bookable from May to August. You can add transport from Tórshavn to the ferry and from the ferry back to Tórshavn after the Mykines tour to make this the perfect hassle-free day tour. Simply add this extra service during the booking process. Now, what are you waiting for? Join this day trip to jaw-dropping landscapes, lots of puffins, and breathtaking sceneries. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
5 reviews

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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6 Days Summer Package | Complete Faroe Islands Experience

Secure yourself a six days summer package in the Faroe Islands. You will visit the most popular sights during your stay including the puffin island Mykines and the tiny settlement Saksun and majestic waterfalls such as Fossá Waterfall and Múlafossur Waterfall in Gásadalur.  Booking this package tour makes your Faroe Island vacation stress-free and seamless. There are six day tours included in this nature packed summer package for those wanting to travel the Faroe Islands with ease. This vacation package is made especially for those first-time travellers to the unspoiled North Atlantic archipelago. Tours are up to 18 people per tour. This allows for an intimate and hospitable setting.  All tours are planned and organised in advance ensuring you to get the full grasp of the best attractions in the untouched Faroe Islands. This extraordinary package tour in the Faroe Islands will let you explore with no hassle and alleviate lot of the headache when planning tours and activities on your holiday.  Experienced tour guides will pick you up at hotels in Tórshavn or other designated pick-up location in the capital. Your adventure will start every morning when you step aboard a comfortable coach. Simply sit back and relax as your tour guide takes you to the fantastic sceneries around the islands. You will be back in Tórshavn every afternoon after your amazing day trips.  So, you will see beautiful seaside villages, remote islands, and captivating mountains. One of the absolute highlights of this package tour is a day trip to Mykines Island where you will experience all the puffins. You will also go on boat trips in narrow straits, watch birdlife and sheer cliffs, and impressive rock formations from the sea.  This package will make your journey an ease. Inform yourself about the full itinerary below.  What are you waiting for? Escape the crowds for a while and embrace the unspoiled beauty in the Faroe Islands by booking this essential package tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
6 reviews

Duration:
6 days
Available:
Apr. - Aug.
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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.
5.0
4 reviews

Duration:
1 day
Available:
All year
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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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Highlights of the North | Six islands in one day

Explore the jaw dropping nature in the Northern Islands. This day tour will take you to six islands in one day. You will be picked up in Tórshavn, lean back and let the journey begin. You will now head up North and enjoy all the epic landscapes and old fishing villages. After driving for one hour with waterfalls at every corner, you will reach the first destination, Klaksvík. This is the second largest town in the Faroe Islands very much anchored to its fishing tradition. From Klaksvík you will have a great view of the island Kunoy and the peaking mountain Kunoyarnakki. From Klaksvík you will take the ferry to the island Kalsoy. You will explore the most beautiful places on the island Kalsoy including Trøllanes, Mikladalur and the Seal Woman statue, which you will find by the coastline once you have walked down the long stairs from the village. You will be told the folklore of the Seal Woman or Kópakonan. The story of the Seal Woman is one of the most well known folktales in the Faroe Islands. You can add a hike to Kallur Lighthouse to the cart. If you do so, you will skip the Kópakonan statue in Mikladalur. After a 20 minutes ferry ride back to Klaksvík, you will head to the island Kunoy. On your way to this island, you will enter a world of steep mountains and narrow straits. Make sure to enjoy every minute of this ride. Your tour guide will make sure that you will have the opportunity to do some photo stops along the way so you can capture the rough and beautiful mountains. You will now hit the road again and drive further North to the village Viðareiði. You have most likely seen pictures from Viðareiði. Now you will stand by the foot of the most prominent mountain in the Northern Islands which has got a lot of photographic attention in recent years. You are gonna love the photogenic mountain Malinsfjall. Capture the authenticity on camera. You will have a spectacular panoramic view over the Northernmost islands from the village Viðareiði. There is a packed lunch included in this tour as well as drinks. Simply meet us at the pick up point and let the tour guide show you countless fantastic sceneries. Driving in the Northern Islands is like a never-ending show of truly epic landscapes and stunning nature. Add this 11 hour day tour to your cart.
5.0
5 reviews

Duration:
11,7 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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The 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
11 reviews

Duration:
5 hours
Available:
All year
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Faroe Islands Highlights

Explore some of the most beautiful spots in the Faroe Islands. You will visit the picturesque village Saksun with the famous lagoon and waterfall. You will also explore the remote village Tjørnuvík and stunning village Gjógv besides visiting the historic destination Kirkjubøur. These villages are all highlights in the Faroe Islands. Kirkjubøur is the southernmost village on Streymoy and the historical hub in the Faroe Islands with the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral from around 1300, the Saint Olav's Church from 12th century and the old farmhouse Kirkjubøargarður from 11th century, which is still occupied by the same family for 17 generations. When you head to the beautiful village of Saksun you will see the natural amphitheatre of cliffs and stunning nature. There is an enchanting tidal lagoon here. During low tides it is also possible to walk along the sandy beach to the ocean. After exploring Saksun, your next stop is the village of Tjørnuvík, the most northerly village on Streymoy that has become a popular destination among travellers. You will stop by the impressive waterfall Víkafossur also known as Fossá Waterfall en route to Tjørnuvík. Fossá is the tallest waterfall with a 140-metre cascade in two levels. This is your he chance to stand only few metres away from this natural wonder. Tjørnuvík has one of the oldest Viking burial grounds where you can see the original burial stones. Enjoy your packed lunch whilst admiring the view of the famous "Giant and his wife" rock formations on the headland. The tour guide will tell you the legend behind the rocks. You will then take the stunning drive up and past the highest point on the Faroe Islands and descending into the beautiful and picturesque village of Gjógv. Here you may also get the opportunity to take coffee and cake with the locals. You will take the scenic route back to the capital Tórshavn with plenty of photo opportunities on the way. Your tour guide will regale you with some of the legends and myths that abound in this magical country. Now, don't hesitate to book this Faroe Islands Highlights tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
19 reviews

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
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Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island

Explore the untouched island Skúvoy. This is one of the most undiscovered islands in the Faroe Islands with a puffin guarantee in the puffin season from early May until late August. Skúvoy might be one of the most magnificent places in the Faroe Islands. This day trip to the remote island Skúvoy will give you something special and a truly unique experience. You will have jaw-dropping sights in front of you on the island and you will explore the many untold stories that your local guide in Skúvoy has to tell you. Your tour to the little island Skúvoy starts in Tórshavn where you will be picked up. From Tórshavn you will head to Gamlarætt on the west side of Streymoy a 15 minutes’ drive from the capital. From Gamlarætt a ferry will take you on a 45 minutes ferry ride to the islands Sandoy and after a 15 minutes’ drive on Sandoy you will get to the second harbour. The driver will bring you on board the smaller boat to the island Skúvoy. The boat trip from Sandoy to Skúvoy takes 30 minutes. There are basically no cars on the island Skúvoy and there are no cars on the small boat. However, no worries. You will go on a fantastic stroll when you arrive in Skúvoy. A local guide will take care of you in Skúvoy and show you the fairy-tale sceneries on this stunning island full of birdlife and especially puffins. You will get close to puffins from early May until late August. The island is incredible beautiful all year around and you will most likely be one of only few travellers on the island. There are 30 inhabitants in the only village on the island Skúvoy. When you have seen all the spectacular nature on this unspoiled island, you will get a packed lunch and beverages suiting perfectly while watching the local puffins.  There are just as many puffins on Skúvoy as on the most known island Mykines. But, hush… let us keep Skúvoy as one of the best kept hidden secrets in the Faroe Islands. Before you will be driven back to Tórshavn, the journey first takes you to the most historic rich village, Kirkjubøur, were the 17'th generation of the Pæturson family lives in a house, that dates back to the viking era. Now, what are you waiting for? Add this tour to the cart to explore one of the hidden gem in the Faroe Islands.
5.0
2 reviews

Duration:
9,5 hours
Available:
All year
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Puffin Island Mykines | Day tour from Tórshavn

Join an awe-inspiring day tour to the puffin island Mykines. This is your opportunity to experience a wealth of puffins and unbelievable nature on the most westernly island in the Faroe Islands inhabited mainly by puffins and sheep. Oh, and then there are 14 people living here permanently. You will be picked up at your Tórshavn hotel in the morning. Now, you will start make your way west on this small group daytrip to the main summer attraction in the Faroe Islands. The drive out of Tórshavn is scenic and your tour guide will note all points of interest while you move smoothly through the mountainous scenery along the route Oyggjarvegur. Here you will experience the breathtaking Norðradalsskarð pass with the wide valley and the view of Koltur island. Further down the road, you will drive close to the only prison in the Faroe Islands lying in tranquil surroundings and with a panoramic view of the Kaldbaksfjørður fjord. Once you reach Sørvágur, you will be handed your boat ticket that is included in this tour. The ticket will secure you a seat on the boat to Mykines. After a 45 minutes boat ride, you will reach your main attraction of the day: Mykines! Mykines is pure beauty and nature at its best. Here in Mykines your local tour guide will greet you once you have taken the stairs from the ferry port up to the village. Mykines will introduce you to the unbelievable landscape that is home to the greatest puffin colony of the archipelago. Now you are marooned for 6 hours on Mykines island where you will explore the untouched nature and get really close to puffins. The hike from the old village with turf houses to the westernmost tip of Mykineshólmur islet and the lighthouse there is extraordinary. It feels like walking to the end of the world. In these unspoiled surroundings, lunch and spring water will be provided for you.  Rolling hills and steep cliffs has deservedly become a favourite site to visit during summer. Enjoy tremendous views of the ocean to the west and other islands to the east as you walk across the island and the magnificent bird life. Thousand of cute puffins nestle in burrows here in the cliff-tops during the summer months. When back in the only village here after the puffin hike, you are invited in to a cosy house with turf roof. A local will serve you home made dinner and Faroese delicacies. Along with this authentic experience, you will be told stories from life on this remarkable puffin island. Next, your tour guide will take you back to the ferry port at the end of your Mykines experience. The ferry will depart from Mykines at 17:05 pm and you will return to Sørvágur at 18:00 pm and then you will drive from Sørvágur and back to Tórshavn where you will arrive in the evening. You will be at your accommodation in Tórshavn at 19:00 pm. Tours to Mykines are arranged from early May to late August. This is the only time of year when you can get to this small paradise on earth. Don't let this fast-selling summer experience in the Faroe Islands pass you by. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
4 reviews

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Hike with a Faroese shepherd | Watch sheep and highland cattle

Join a Faroese shepherd on a beautiful 8km hike over the "Reynið" mountain from Argir, Tórshavn to the historical Kirkjubøur. The guide, an experienced shepherd in the area, will invite to join him in his weekly chores - checking fences, tending to the sheep, or feeding the herd of Scottish highland cattle. The hike starts in the suburb of Argir, where the landscape is a rugged, stony terrain with beautiful views over Torshavn, Argir and Nólsoy. On the way to Kirkjubøur, where the hike ends, the scenery changes giving you a spectacular view over the islands Hestur and Koltur. There is a historical sheepfold on the route as well as an old watchtower and two old guardhouses in the area In Kirkjubö you will have the opportunity to see the old farm house from the 11th century and the old ruin of the cathedral and the and the historical church. In the summer, visitors with an interest in birds will have the pleasure of seeing and hearing a wide variety of birds such as the gold-crest (Títlingskongur in Faroese), which is the smallest bird in Europe, the white wagtail (Erla Kongsdóttir), the great skua (Skúgvur) and many other birds that nest in the mountains. During the winter when the days are shorter, the scenery transforms into an arctic tundra with almost total silence and even the small possibility of seeing the aurora borealis. A night-walk in the snow during the winter season is an unforgettable experience and grants photo-enthusiasts the perfect opportunity to capture beautiful long-time exposure pictures. It's possible to extend the hike to 20 kilometers if you are fit and want to see more of the southern part of the island; always starting and ending in the same place. Whatever your age, we think this hike is for you. Add it to your plan by selecting either the morning or evening tour.
5.0
4 reviews

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
Jan. - Sep.
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Highlights of Vágar Island | Day tour from Tórshavn

Experience some of Faroe Island's true wonders with this extraordinary tour to Vágar Island. This undiscovered island in the western part of the archipelago holds some of the best sights in the whole of Faroe Islands. You will be picked up in Tórshavn at your hotel or other designated pick up location. Jump on the coach, sit back, and relax. Now, you will head from Streymoy island to the west to Vágar island. On your way from Tórshavn to Vagar, you will take the old mountainous route with lots of epic photo opportunities the most famous being the Norðradalsskarð pass where you will see the Island Koltur. You will explore some of the highlights on Vágar island on this tour including the small villages Gásadslur and Bøur where you will have a picturesque view of Tindhólmur islet and  the Drangarnir sea-stacks. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy the village Sandavágur with one of the most beautiful churches in the Faroe Islands.   You can add the most popular hike in the Faroe Islands to this day tour. The hiking option is available during the summer season from May to September. So if you want to tie your laces on your hiking shoes and get ready for some epic hiking, this is the perfect tour. The extra hike available during summer will take you to the insta-famous Lake above the Ocean, the legendary Bøsdalafossur waterfall and the towering sea-stack Geituskorardrangur. The hike to these attractions is easy and beautiful with almost no elevation. You will walk along the lake towards the edge of the island where the basalt walls meet the salty ocean. Expect to hike for one hour from your starting point to Trælanípa which translates directly to the Slave's Cliff. This extra add on option bookable during the Faroese summer from May to September will let you experience the breathtaking view from the sheer black cliff of Trælanípa where you will have the iconic view of the lake lying there above the North Atlantic ocean. You will then continue to the stunning waterfall Bøsdalafossur. This tour has it all. Múlafossur waterfall, small villages, and turf roofed houses. Add the extra summer hike and you will to see the stunning lake and the famous sight from the sheered cliff. The sharp peak at the edge of the cliff is what makes Trælanípan to such an overwhelming experience. Bøsdalafossur waterfall thunders down the ocean and the sight towards the sheer cliff of Trælanípan will stay in your heart from the first time you see it. Turn to the southwest when you stand on the edges of Vágar and you will see nothing but the wast Atlantic Ocean and the undulating waves. During windy days waves are enormous here. If you have added the extra summer hike to this tour, you will start hiking in the afternoon for 3.5 kilometres from Lake Leitisvatn also known as lake Sorvagsvatn and to the edge of Vagar island. The hike will lengthen the tour 3 hours. At the end of the day, you will be dropped off in Tórshavn outside your hotel or other designated drop off locations. Book this must-do experience now to avoid missing out. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
4 reviews

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Lake Above the Ocean & Vágar Island

See the spectacular Múlafossur Waterfall and other breathtaking sites on the island of Vágar. This full day guided tour starts in Tórshavn. Upon leaving Tórshavn heading north along the mountain road, you will get a magnificent view of the sea and landscape below and of Sornfelli mountain and Skælingsfjall mountain above. Along the mountain road, you will stop twice. First, there is a stop at Norðradalsskarð where you will see the winding road leading down the deep valley and the picturesque island Koltur in the horizon. Next, you will experience the only prison in the Faroe Islands situated in the Mjørkadalur valley. The view here is great. Add a lush grass roof to the prison and the view gets even better! Your journey will continue to the first underwater tunnel in the Faroe Islands which opened back in 2002. The almost five kilometres long tunnel connects the islands Streymoy and Vágar. When you get to Vágar island, you will head to the village Sandavágur. You will visit the red and white church and go inside the church to see the Runestone found in the nearby Eingjartoftum. The Runestone dates back to the 13th century.  Next, you will pass the village Miðvágur and then travel smoothly alongside the Lake Leitisvatn to Sørvágur. West of Sørvágur lies the beautiful village Bøur from where you will have a breathtaking view of the islets Tindhólmur and the sea arch Drangarnir. You will go for a stroll between the cosy turf roofed houses and the tiny church that lies lumped together along the river close to the white sandy beach. Far in the distance you will see the bird island Mykines. The last stop on the tour is Gásadalur - one of the most jaw-dropping attractions in the Faroe Islands. Gásadalur is surrounded by stunning mountains and you will also have a panoramic view towards the puffin island Mykines. Gásadalur is one of the most authentic experiences in the Faroe Islands due to its remoteness. Until very recently, Gásadalur was the only village in the Faroe Islands with no road connection. Now there is a tunnel from Bøur to Gásadalur. Gásadalur is most famous for Múlafossur Waterfall. You will get close to the waterfall and make sure to snap the iconic picture with the cascading waterfall with the small village Gásadalur as a backdrop. You can add a hike to the Lake above the Ocean during the booking process. You will hike 8 kilometres to experience the optical illusion Trælanípa, the Bøsdalafossur Waterfall and the rock wall Geituskorardrangur. Adding this hiking opportunity to this booking will extend your tour 3 hours. You will be taken back to Tórshavn after the tour and dropped off there. Now choose a date and book your day tour to all the awe-inspiring gems on Vágar island. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
9,5 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Suðuroy hiking | Food and Beer Tour

Join this hike in Suðuroy 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 3-4-hour guided tour along the cozy walking route from Trongisvágur to the beautiful valley "Hvannhagi". Suðuroy is one of the most untouched places in the Faroe Islands. 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. When you get to the top and look towards the northeast, you have a magnificent view of three outlying islands Lítla Dímun, Stóra Dímun and Sandoy. After about a 20-minute walk, you arrive at Grindin, which is where you go down in Hvannhagi. Here, you begin to see parts of the beautiful Hvannhagi. You also have a view to other islands further away, for example, Koltur and Vágar. This tour starts in Suðuroy. In order to get to Suðuroy, take the ferry Smyril from Tórshavn with daily departures. The starting point for this tour is the hospital in Tvøroyri, go up to Ovari Vegur and continue left in the direction of Trongisvágur. Once you have walked approximately one and a half kilometres, you arrive at the gate leading to the outfield. Here is a sign that reads Hvannhagi. The path begins. The route down to Hvannhagi and back is somewhat difficult. The maximum hight on this tour is 230 metres above sea level. Now, do not let this chance pass by. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
1 day
Available:
All year
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The Photography Tour | Funningur, Gjógv, Tjørnuvík

Capture the most sought-after attractions on northern Streymoy and Eysturoy on camera. You will join a local guide and photographer who will take you to the best attractions on the beautiful northern part of Streymoy and Eysturoy. Your first stop will be Gjógv. Here you will see the impressive gorge in the middle of the scenic village of Gjógv. You will walk 200 metres along the edge of the ravine until you reach the end and highest point. From this spot you will have a breathtaking view of the entire gorge together with the village and the wide mountain sides. Experiencing the untamed nature surrounding the cosy village life in Gjógv is breathtaking. You will also have the opportunity to come close to the rich birdlife here. Afterwards, your tour guide will take a short drive uphill, followed by a walk to the famous Hvíthamar site where you get to experience the panoramic view overlooking Funningsfjørður fjord. This is one of the most stunning fjords in the Faroe Islands. Hvíthamar is situated on the steep ridge halfway between Funningur and Middagsfjall mountain. Next, you will stop along the mountain road to snap the village Funningur from the mountainside of Slættaratindur. This is where you will see the iconic road zigzagging its way towards the small village Funningur. Taking the scenic route back, we will stop at Eiðiskollur to enjoy the view of the legendary Risin & Kellingin (the Giant and the Witch). Last, (but not least!), we will head back towards Streymoy where we will stop at Faroe Island's largest waterfall, Fossá, whereafter we go to Tjørnuvík, where you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and have a stroll on the beautiful black beach. You can join this tour as an expert in photography or as an enthusiastic novice. The locations on this tour are on the north of the island of Streymoy and Eysturoy. You will stand on the very same spot where all the well known photos are taken from, but once you see them with your own eyes (and camera!) prepare to be amazed. The meeting point for this tour is við Streymin by the Magn gas station. From the Magn gas station you will head to your first location of the day: Gjógv. You will join a tour that takes advantage of the ever changing light in the Faroe Islands. Expect to see several season during the course of the day! Once you reach your location, the tour guide will assist you getting the perfect camera angle that will do for the best shot. The tour guide will inspire you but let you take your photos yourself. What are you waiting for? Take advantage of the knowledge of a local photographer when experiencing these famous sights on northern Streymoy and Eysturoy. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
1 review

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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4 Days Summer Package | Faroe Islands Highlights

Get to see as many puffins in the Faroe Islands as you ever dreamed of. This puffin packed summer package will get you close to the nature in the Faroe Islands and to the adorable puffins with their colorful beak. Over the course of four days, you will set your wanderlust free and experience some of the natural wonders that are kept in the Faroe Islands. Expect to see outlying islands and sheer bird cliffs. This four days holiday package will make your holiday season a time of joy. All the best sights in the Faroe Islands are planned for you in advance so that you can travel with ease and take in all the beauty around you. You will be secured four day tours. A friendly driver will pick you up in Tórshavn at your hotel or other designated pickup location for these small group tours. Find yourself a window seat and enjoy the unspoiled nature while heading to some of the most sought-after attractions in the Faroe Islands.  One of the absolute highlights of this vacation package is a day tour to the small puffin island Mykines. You will get the full advantage of an organised tour so no last minutes ferry ticket booking or lunch planning between attractions. Everything is taking care of so that you can make the most out of your time in the Faroe Islands. You will also have the chance to see puffins when sailing to Suðuroy island. What makes puffins so common during these four day tours is a combination between experienced tour guides who knows everything about the rich birdlife in the unspoiled archipelago and the fact that puffins nest and breed in the Faroe Islands and bring new puffins into the world during May to August every summer. You will leave the islands with happiness and feeling revitalised by the untouched beauty during the long summer days. You will experience the best of the stunning natural landscapes. Start to look forward to your journey today by booking this vacation package in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
1 review

Duration:
4 days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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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
1 review

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Sep. - Apr.
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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
2 reviews

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Slættaratindur & Golden Circle

Enjoy the scenic day tour touring the Golden Circle combined with a hike to the highest summit in the Faroe Islands. The mountain Slættaratindur is a great hike and the scenery is lovely up hill and on the top. The tour starts in Tórshavn in the morning. After you have been picked up, you will head north on Streymoy island to the village Saksun with the famous tidal lagoon. From Saksun you will drive further north. You will stop by the impressive Fossá Waterfall, which drops in two levels. Fossá is the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands. You will enjoy Fossá before visiting the village Tjørnuvík nestled peacefully in a deep valley.  Now, you will enter Eysturoy island and head further north and drive up the steep winding road beneath the Slættaratindur mountain to the Eiðisskarð pass from where your hike to the top will start. Slættaratindur peaks at 880 metres above sea level. You will reach the highest point in the Faroe Islands with an experienced tour guide that will keep you on the path all the way to the highest peak.  The hike to Slættaratindur is fantastic experience. When standing on the rooftop of the Faroe Islands, you will have an amazing panoramic view of the archipelago. Your hike will start halfway up the mountain as the road will take you to almost 400 metres above ocean level. Hiking to the summit will take 1 hour. Weather permitting, you will stay on the top for one hour or so. The weather is unpredictable on the top. You can experience standing in the middle of clouds and only see Slættaratindur itself. But on a clear day you will have a breathtaking view over almost all islands in the Faroe Islands from the northernmost island to the southernmost island. You will have a packed lunch on the top of the Faroe Islands and also a bottle of water. The hike downhill from the top will take just under 1 hour.  On your way back to Tórshavn, you will stop at Eiðiskollur. Here you will see the two marvellous stone formations out of the sea, "Risin and Kellingin". When heading back to Tórshavn, you will see steep mountains and several charming valleys lying side by side. There are great photo opportunities on this day tour that will bring you stunning views of the unspoiled nature in the Faroe Islands.   Make sure to explore the beauty when standing on the top of the Faroe Islands as well as experiencing the golden circle tour. Check availability for Golden Circle and Slættaratindur by choosing a date.
5.0
2 reviews

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Hiking to Kallur Lighthouse | Experience the Northern Islands

Reach the fantastic scenery at Kallur Lighthouse or simply Kallurin. When in the Faroe Islands, you want to experience the great hike and stunning sight at Kallur Lighthouse. This famous lighthouse is surrounded by breathtaking nature. Hiking to Kallur Lighthouse is a must-do experience while you are in the Faroe Islands. Besides exploring this amazing attraction, you will visit the gobsmacking villages Viðareiði, the fishing town Klaksvík and the island Kunoy. You will be picked up in Tórshavn in the morning and head north to the northern islands. Before you make it to Kallur Lighthouse, you will visit Kunoy island and Viðareiði which is the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands surrounded by beautiful mountains. Now, you are ready to head to Kalsoy island where Kallur Lighthouse is waiting for you. The ferry SAM will take you from Klaksvík to Syðradalur on Kalsoy island.  Remember to enjoy the ferry ride and to observe the many birds that you will see on the sea and in the air. Your tour guide will tell you insider knowledge about living near the Faroese ocean. Once you reach Kalsoy island after a 20 minutes ferry ride, you will head up north, pass some stunning valleys and small villages before entering the most northernly village on the island Kalsoy. Here you will find the tiny village Trøllanes. From this picturesque village you go off road and head for the lighthouse. There is no path, but you will walk on grass and stony surface. You will hike for 3 hours in total. The view by the lighthouse is absolute stunning. To the south there is the sheer cliff (Borgarin 537 m / 1761 feet) and the spiky mountain Nestindar (788 m / 2585 feet). To the west you see the island Eysturoy and to the east you see the north side of the islands Kunoy and Viðoy. You will join a local guide to Kallur Lighthouse. Besides giving you insights to his vast knowledge, the guide will make sure that you hike safe and that you will get the best view possible at Kallur.  When back in Trøllanes you will have your packed lunch. After you have finished your packed lunch you will experience Kópakonan or the Sealwoman by the seaside in the village Mikladalur. Afterwards, you will take the ferry back to Klaksvík and finally head back to the capital Tórshavn. What are you waiting for? Get ready to hike your way to the majestic sight at Kallur Lighthouse and to experience the northern islands. Check the booking availability by choosing a date.
4.7
6 reviews

Duration:
11,7 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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