Saksun Tours

Book a day trip to Saksun and walk to the famous lagoon Pollurin or hike from Saksun to nearby Tjørnuvík.
Saksun is among the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places in the Faroe Islands.

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Saksun Tours

Book a day trip to Saksun and walk to the famous lagoon Pollurin or hike from Saksun to nearby Tjørnuvík.
Saksun is among the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places in the Faroe Islands.
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Golden Circle | Visit Saksun, Tjørnuvík, and Gjógv

Experience the best of nature in Saksun, Tjørnuvik, and North Eysturoy. Saksun is set in a natural amphitheatre high above a tidal lagoon. This wonderful hillside village is one of the most worthwhile destinations in the Faroe Islands. An unique atmosphere with amazing views of the surrounding mountains.This Golden Circle tour to Saksun, Tjørnuvík, and Gjógv is made all year round. These are some of the most awe-inspiring attractions in the Faroe Islands.Saksun is simply wonderful with the tidal lagoon surrounded by sand, mountains and stunning waterfalls. You will also get the chance to see the old iconic church overlooking the lagoon.After your visit in Saksun you will go to Tjørnuvík. Enjoy the lovely beach and remember to look up to see gorgeous skies hanging above the mountain sides. Your next stop is Gjógv. On the way from Tjørnuvík to Gjógv you will stop by the famous Fossá Waterfall. When approaching Gjógv you will see the village Funningur. The first vikings in the Faroe Islands settled in Funningur. You will have the chance to take a picture of the winding road leading to the valley where Funningur is located.After 10 minutes with spectacular mountain roads, Gjógv is in sight down the next valley. Gjógv is located on the island Eysturoy. Gjógv means gorge in Faroese. You will understand why the village got this name when looking into the beautiful sea-filled gorge that is the most iconic attraction in Gjógv. Gjógv is an idyllically located and beautiful quiet village with stunning view towards the island Kalsoy and other islands in the northern part of the Faroe Islands.The local guesthouse will serve for you a lunch platter and pancakes with warm beverages. You will also walk through the village and into the gorge.On your way back to Tórshavn, you will stop on Eiðiskarð to take pictures of the rocky sea-stacks Risin & Kellingin and of the tallest summits in the Faroe Islands such as Slættaratindur and Vaðhorn.You can add a hike to Slættaratindur to this tour when booking. When adding the hike to the highest mountain Slættaratindur to this day, you will do the hike instead of visiting the village Gjógv. Discover the magic of Faroe Islands by adding the Golden Circle Tour to your cart. Check availability by choosing a date.
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8hours
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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.Kirkjubøur, In Kirkjubøur you will have a look at the historic Kirkjubøur Wall. The stone wall is the only wall of that size from that time in history that is located this far north. So it is quite spectacular.Tórshavn, you'll have a look at the old town Reyn with all the cute traditional houses and see the old red parliament buildings called Tinganes down by the harbour. You have the option of being dropped off/picked up in Tórshavn.There will of course also be opportunities to do other short stops on your way if you see something that you want to soak in for a moment. This is a laid back fun experience. The tour guide will bring warm tea and coffee and some Faroese delicacy to taste as well, and just have a fun and relaxing day with you. All the hikes are short and very easy, a good fit for any traveler. We do how ever recomend you rather use your time soaking in the experience than rushing allong. So some stops we recommend you cut out for a more pleasant relaxing day. Because not all sights are created equal and are as magical, some are more historical etc. But it's all up to you what you choose.Now, don't hesitate booking this classic tour where you will experience as much of the Faroe Islands in one day as possible. Check availability by choosing a date.
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1day
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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.
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Duration:
7hours
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Bus tour to Saksun

Jump on board a guided bus tour from Tórshavn to the iconic village of Saksun. There is a reason why Saksun shows up no matter how you Google the Faroe Islands. Saksun is surrounded by stunning mountains and beautiful waterfalls.There is a gorgeous tidal lagoon encircled by sand and the river running through the mountains. The famous natural harbour is a must see experience when you visit Faroe Islands. The small village of Saksun is nestled above the Pollurin lagoon, which goes all the way out to the North Atlantic Ocean.The old farmhouse Dúvugarður dates probably some 300 years back in time. The locals lived in the farmhouse until the 1940s by up to twenty people.Now Dúvugarðar is a museum. You will visit the old house and see how the people in the Faroe Islands lived back in the days. It gives a good idea of what life was like on an old farm.Before leaving you will also see the famous white grass-roofed church in Saksun. The spectacular atmosphere in Saksun will charm everybody who visit the village. Saksun's amphitheatrical position around the natural harbour is exceptionally beautiful.There is a feeling of mystery in Saksun, a remoteness that is difficult to define.On your way back to Tórshavn from Saksun you will drive through the long Saksunardalur valley surrounded by high mountains with a number of waterfalls. The first village after the 10 km ride through the valley is Hvalvík. In Hvalvík you will see the oldest wooden church in the Faroe Islands.When returning to Tórshavn you will be taken experience the first road that connected the capital in the Faroe Islands to the villages up north. This is a mountain road called Oyggjarvegurin. Here you will get gorgeous views of the steep mountains.Immerse yourself in the unbelievable nature in the Faroe Islands with this beautiful sightseeing tour to Saksun. Check availability by choosing a date.
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Duration:
4hours
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Jun. - Aug.
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Tour to Saksun and Northern Eysturoy

Join a day trip to stunning villages and outstanding nature. See the gorgeous landscapes in Saksun and take in the beauty of Gjógv.This six hour day trip with a local guide takes you by bus to the famous village Saksun and to the widely known and esteemed villages on the Northern part of the island Eysturoy. There are plenty of photo opportunities and your tour guide will make sure to stop along the way so that you can snap some of the most iconic attractions.You will be picked up in Tórshavn from your preferred pick up location. Then simply relax and enjoy the view as the bus slides along waterfalls and narrow roads to your first stop in Saksun. On your way to the beautiful Saksun, this tour will take you to the view of Koltur from Norðradalsskarð. You will see the spectacular road winding its way through the valley and with the lonely island Koltur some kilometres away from the shoreline. You will also have the opportunity to stand just outside the only prison in the Faroe Islands. This prison has a grass roof and a fantastic view of the fjord Kaldbaksbotnur. When in Saksun, soak in the stunning tidal lagoon and the small houses nestled in this deep valley with steep mountains all around it. Now you will head to the village Funningur. You have most likely seen photos of this village situated in a majestic valley. From Funningur you will visit the scenic village Gjógv. This village is a must-see place for everyone visiting the Faroe Islands. Grab the chance and walk either down the stairs into the famous deep ravine in Gjógv or walk along the edge to get a spectacular view of both the gorge and the village. Finally, you will drive by Slættaratindur the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands and stop by the village of Eiði with the famous football pitch close to the salty North Atlantic ocean. On Eiðisskarð you will be rewarded with a great view of the sea stacks Risin & Kellingin or the Giant and his Wife.You will be amazed by all the speechless attractions. Book your tour right away by adding to cart. 
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Duration:
6hours
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May. - Aug.
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Slættaratindur & Golden Circle

Enjoy the scenic view from the highest summit in the Faroe Islands combined with part of the Golden Circle tour. 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. Next, you will experience the tallest waterfall Fossá which drops in two levels 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 metre above sea level. You will reach the highest point in the Faroe Islands with a experienced tour guide that will keep you on the path all the way to the highest peak. 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 fantastic view over almost all islands in the Faroe Islands from the northernmost island to the southernmost island.You will have a packet 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 a part of the golden circle tour. Add this day tour to Slættaratindur and Golden Circle to your cart.
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8hours
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Saksun Winter Tour | And Two Other Villages

Come along a memorable day tour to the Faroe Island's winter scene in the beautiful villages Saksun, Kvívík, and Hvalvík. You will see all the very best highlights and amazing attractions.This tour is perfect for those who want to see the best of what the island Streymoy has to offer. From Viking ruins to spectacular nature.The tour is tailored to travellers who want to maximise their experiences on the main island Streymoy. You will see ocean waves crashing into the rocky shore from the village Kvívík and you will get a majestic view in Saksun over the tidal lagoon and the charming turf-roofed houses. You will be picked up in Tórshavn and from there head to the old Viking village Kvívík. On your journey from Tórshavn to Kvívík, you will pass the mountain road from Tórshavn. There are really good photo opportunities on the way and the bus driver will make sure to stop so that you can take some photos. I Kvívík there is a main river that cascades down through the mountain side. The excavated houses in Kvívík show that there is an ancient Viking settlement.There is a small harbour in Kvívík. During winter the harbour is often exposed to the full force of the waves. From Kvívík you will head to Hvalvík. In this less known village you will get a glimpse of one of the traditional wooden churches. There is a great view in Hvalvík towards the valley leading to Saksun. The last stop on this tour is Saksun. You will drive through the 10 km long valley before reaching the stunning sights in Saksun. Visiting Saksun is an unforgettable experience. Saksun has its own unique setting with waterfalls, steep mountains and the tidal lagoon. Book this tour to see some of the best attractions on the island Streymoy and witness the unspoiled nature. Add this tour to your cart.
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Duration:
3.5hours
Available:
Nov. - Mar.
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8days
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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.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.
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Duration:
6days
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Apr. - Aug.
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5 Day Winter Package | Tour the Faroe Islands

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

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5days
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Oct. - Mar.
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4days
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4 Days Puffin Package | Summer 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 couch will pick you up in Tórshavn at your hotel or other designated pickup location. 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 highlightes 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 luch 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 Vestmanna Bird Cliffs. 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 this 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.
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Duration:
4days
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May. - Aug.
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3days
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May. - Aug.
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3 waterfalls in 1 day | Múlafossur, Fossá, and the waterfalls in Saksun

Step right up to experience some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the Faroe Islands. This enticing tour will take you to the world-renowned sites: Múlafossur Waterfall, Fossá Waterfall and waterfalls in Saksun.The waterfalls in the Fare Islands are countless. This tour will take you sightseeing and exploring the most stunningly beautiful waterfalls on two different islands in the Faroe Islands. The tour will satisfy all your senses and the memory will last a lifetime.You will visit the picturesque and best known waterfall Múlafossur only a short drive from Vagar Airport. Here you will get a scenic view of Múlafossur Waterfall and the remote village Gásadalur that sits at the edge of the cliff.Next up is the Fossá Waterfall on the island Streymoy. Fossá Waterfall has a double drop with black lava cliffs behind the foaming white water. You will hike to the first drop, which is an impressive experience. Fossá Waterfall is 140 metre in total.Your last stop on this tour is Saksun. The village has a couple of waterfalls that you will chase together with your local guide. Among the waterfalls, that you will see in Saksun is the stunning Breiðá Waterfall running from the mountain Kopsenni.Rain is quite common on the Faroe Islands as it rains more than 250 days a year. This is actually good news as the waterfalls on this tour only get more impressive when it rains, especially Fossá Waterfall and the waterfalls in Saksun.The waterfalls on this tour are breathtaking so make sure to bring a good camera as there are great photo opportunities at all three waterfalls. All waterfalls on this tour are accessible in winter as well as in summer.Join this exciting guided tour to the best waterfalls in the Faroe Islands. Add the tour to your cart.
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Duration:
4hours
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Duration:
4days
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Oct. - Apr.
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Hiking from Saksun to Tjørnuvík

Join a fantastic hike from the picturesque village Saksun to the stunning settlement Tjørnuvík. This is one of the most beautiful hikes in the Faroe Islands.The tour starts among the iconic turf houses in Dúvugarðar in the village Saksun. You will pass amazing sights along the hiking route. You will hike up to 500 metres (1640 feet) above sea level and down to the beach in Tjørnuvík. The total lenght of this beautiful hike is 7 kilometres (4,3 miles). The surface along the route will be mostly grass and sometimes basalt rock and pebbles. Saksun is well known for its tidal lagoon and many steams that run down the undiscovered mountain sides. You will have the extraordinary opportunity to experience Saksun from the view of a drone - several hundred metres above the village and the natural amphitheater.Tjørnuvík lies in amazing settings in the northernmost part of the island Streymoy. When you approach Tjørnuvík from the mountains, you will have a panoramic view of the valley where you will find the tidy village next to a beach.  Your experienced mountain guide will make sure to get you safe from Saksun to Tjørnuvík. Expect to see lots of birds and mesmerizing nature on this three hour hike. When you reach the valley above Saksun, you will familiarise yourself with several bird species during the summer months among others the great skua and the common snipe.When you rech the village Tjørnuvík, you can enjoy the view of the sea stacks Risin & Kellingin that are located next to cape Eiðiskollur on Eysturoy island. There is a small café in Tjørnuvík where you can have some hot drinks if you like.  You can add transport from Tórshavn to Saksun during the booking process. Transport from Tjørnuvík and back to Saksun (if you bring your own car) or Tórshavn is included in the price.Now, what are you waiting for? Check availability by choosing a date.

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3hours
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Saksun Tours

Book a day trip to Saksun and walk to the famous lagoon Pollurin or hike from Saksun to nearby Tjørnuvík.
Saksun is among the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places in the Faroe Islands.

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Saksun Tours

Book a day trip to Saksun and walk to the famous lagoon Pollurin or hike from Saksun to nearby Tjørnuvík.
Saksun is among the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places in the Faroe Islands.
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Golden Circle | Visit Saksun, Tjørnuvík, and Gjógv

Experience the best of nature in Saksun, Tjørnuvik, and North Eysturoy. Saksun is set in a natural amphitheatre high above a tidal lagoon. This wonderful hillside village is one of the most worthwhile destinations in the Faroe Islands. An unique atmosphere with amazing views of the surrounding mountains.This Golden Circle tour to Saksun, Tjørnuvík, and Gjógv is made all year round. These are some of the most awe-inspiring attractions in the Faroe Islands.Saksun is simply wonderful with the tidal lagoon surrounded by sand, mountains and stunning waterfalls. You will also get the chance to see the old iconic church overlooking the lagoon.After your visit in Saksun you will go to Tjørnuvík. Enjoy the lovely beach and remember to look up to see gorgeous skies hanging above the mountain sides. Your next stop is Gjógv. On the way from Tjørnuvík to Gjógv you will stop by the famous Fossá Waterfall. When approaching Gjógv you will see the village Funningur. The first vikings in the Faroe Islands settled in Funningur. You will have the chance to take a picture of the winding road leading to the valley where Funningur is located.After 10 minutes with spectacular mountain roads, Gjógv is in sight down the next valley. Gjógv is located on the island Eysturoy. Gjógv means gorge in Faroese. You will understand why the village got this name when looking into the beautiful sea-filled gorge that is the most iconic attraction in Gjógv. Gjógv is an idyllically located and beautiful quiet village with stunning view towards the island Kalsoy and other islands in the northern part of the Faroe Islands.The local guesthouse will serve for you a lunch platter and pancakes with warm beverages. You will also walk through the village and into the gorge.On your way back to Tórshavn, you will stop on Eiðiskarð to take pictures of the rocky sea-stacks Risin & Kellingin and of the tallest summits in the Faroe Islands such as Slættaratindur and Vaðhorn.You can add a hike to Slættaratindur to this tour when booking. When adding the hike to the highest mountain Slættaratindur to this day, you will do the hike instead of visiting the village Gjógv. Discover the magic of Faroe Islands by adding the Golden Circle Tour to your cart. Check availability by choosing a date.
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8hours
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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.Kirkjubøur, In Kirkjubøur you will have a look at the historic Kirkjubøur Wall. The stone wall is the only wall of that size from that time in history that is located this far north. So it is quite spectacular.Tórshavn, you'll have a look at the old town Reyn with all the cute traditional houses and see the old red parliament buildings called Tinganes down by the harbour. You have the option of being dropped off/picked up in Tórshavn.There will of course also be opportunities to do other short stops on your way if you see something that you want to soak in for a moment. This is a laid back fun experience. The tour guide will bring warm tea and coffee and some Faroese delicacy to taste as well, and just have a fun and relaxing day with you. All the hikes are short and very easy, a good fit for any traveler. We do how ever recomend you rather use your time soaking in the experience than rushing allong. So some stops we recommend you cut out for a more pleasant relaxing day. Because not all sights are created equal and are as magical, some are more historical etc. But it's all up to you what you choose.Now, don't hesitate booking this classic tour where you will experience as much of the Faroe Islands in one day as possible. Check availability by choosing a date.
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1day
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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.
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7hours
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Bus tour to Saksun

Jump on board a guided bus tour from Tórshavn to the iconic village of Saksun. There is a reason why Saksun shows up no matter how you Google the Faroe Islands. Saksun is surrounded by stunning mountains and beautiful waterfalls.There is a gorgeous tidal lagoon encircled by sand and the river running through the mountains. The famous natural harbour is a must see experience when you visit Faroe Islands. The small village of Saksun is nestled above the Pollurin lagoon, which goes all the way out to the North Atlantic Ocean.The old farmhouse Dúvugarður dates probably some 300 years back in time. The locals lived in the farmhouse until the 1940s by up to twenty people.Now Dúvugarðar is a museum. You will visit the old house and see how the people in the Faroe Islands lived back in the days. It gives a good idea of what life was like on an old farm.Before leaving you will also see the famous white grass-roofed church in Saksun. The spectacular atmosphere in Saksun will charm everybody who visit the village. Saksun's amphitheatrical position around the natural harbour is exceptionally beautiful.There is a feeling of mystery in Saksun, a remoteness that is difficult to define.On your way back to Tórshavn from Saksun you will drive through the long Saksunardalur valley surrounded by high mountains with a number of waterfalls. The first village after the 10 km ride through the valley is Hvalvík. In Hvalvík you will see the oldest wooden church in the Faroe Islands.When returning to Tórshavn you will be taken experience the first road that connected the capital in the Faroe Islands to the villages up north. This is a mountain road called Oyggjarvegurin. Here you will get gorgeous views of the steep mountains.Immerse yourself in the unbelievable nature in the Faroe Islands with this beautiful sightseeing tour to Saksun. Check availability by choosing a date.
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Duration:
4hours
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Jun. - Aug.
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Tour to Saksun and Northern Eysturoy

Join a day trip to stunning villages and outstanding nature. See the gorgeous landscapes in Saksun and take in the beauty of Gjógv.This six hour day trip with a local guide takes you by bus to the famous village Saksun and to the widely known and esteemed villages on the Northern part of the island Eysturoy. There are plenty of photo opportunities and your tour guide will make sure to stop along the way so that you can snap some of the most iconic attractions.You will be picked up in Tórshavn from your preferred pick up location. Then simply relax and enjoy the view as the bus slides along waterfalls and narrow roads to your first stop in Saksun. On your way to the beautiful Saksun, this tour will take you to the view of Koltur from Norðradalsskarð. You will see the spectacular road winding its way through the valley and with the lonely island Koltur some kilometres away from the shoreline. You will also have the opportunity to stand just outside the only prison in the Faroe Islands. This prison has a grass roof and a fantastic view of the fjord Kaldbaksbotnur. When in Saksun, soak in the stunning tidal lagoon and the small houses nestled in this deep valley with steep mountains all around it. Now you will head to the village Funningur. You have most likely seen photos of this village situated in a majestic valley. From Funningur you will visit the scenic village Gjógv. This village is a must-see place for everyone visiting the Faroe Islands. Grab the chance and walk either down the stairs into the famous deep ravine in Gjógv or walk along the edge to get a spectacular view of both the gorge and the village. Finally, you will drive by Slættaratindur the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands and stop by the village of Eiði with the famous football pitch close to the salty North Atlantic ocean. On Eiðisskarð you will be rewarded with a great view of the sea stacks Risin & Kellingin or the Giant and his Wife.You will be amazed by all the speechless attractions. Book your tour right away by adding to cart. 
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Slættaratindur & Golden Circle

Enjoy the scenic view from the highest summit in the Faroe Islands combined with part of the Golden Circle tour. 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. Next, you will experience the tallest waterfall Fossá which drops in two levels 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 metre above sea level. You will reach the highest point in the Faroe Islands with a experienced tour guide that will keep you on the path all the way to the highest peak. 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 fantastic view over almost all islands in the Faroe Islands from the northernmost island to the southernmost island.You will have a packet 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 a part of the golden circle tour. Add this day tour to Slættaratindur and Golden Circle to your cart.
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Duration:
8hours
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Saksun Winter Tour | And Two Other Villages

Come along a memorable day tour to the Faroe Island's winter scene in the beautiful villages Saksun, Kvívík, and Hvalvík. You will see all the very best highlights and amazing attractions.This tour is perfect for those who want to see the best of what the island Streymoy has to offer. From Viking ruins to spectacular nature.The tour is tailored to travellers who want to maximise their experiences on the main island Streymoy. You will see ocean waves crashing into the rocky shore from the village Kvívík and you will get a majestic view in Saksun over the tidal lagoon and the charming turf-roofed houses. You will be picked up in Tórshavn and from there head to the old Viking village Kvívík. On your journey from Tórshavn to Kvívík, you will pass the mountain road from Tórshavn. There are really good photo opportunities on the way and the bus driver will make sure to stop so that you can take some photos. I Kvívík there is a main river that cascades down through the mountain side. The excavated houses in Kvívík show that there is an ancient Viking settlement.There is a small harbour in Kvívík. During winter the harbour is often exposed to the full force of the waves. From Kvívík you will head to Hvalvík. In this less known village you will get a glimpse of one of the traditional wooden churches. There is a great view in Hvalvík towards the valley leading to Saksun. The last stop on this tour is Saksun. You will drive through the 10 km long valley before reaching the stunning sights in Saksun. Visiting Saksun is an unforgettable experience. Saksun has its own unique setting with waterfalls, steep mountains and the tidal lagoon. Book this tour to see some of the best attractions on the island Streymoy and witness the unspoiled nature. Add this tour to your cart.
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Duration:
3.5hours
Available:
Nov. - Mar.
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8days
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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.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.
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Duration:
6days
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Apr. - Aug.
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5 Day Winter Package | Tour the Faroe Islands

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

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5days
Available:
Oct. - Mar.
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Duration:
4days
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All year
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4 Days Puffin Package | Summer 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 couch will pick you up in Tórshavn at your hotel or other designated pickup location. 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 highlightes 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 luch 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 Vestmanna Bird Cliffs. 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 this 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.
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Duration:
4days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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4days
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May. - Aug.
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Duration:
3days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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3 waterfalls in 1 day | Múlafossur, Fossá, and the waterfalls in Saksun

Step right up to experience some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the Faroe Islands. This enticing tour will take you to the world-renowned sites: Múlafossur Waterfall, Fossá Waterfall and waterfalls in Saksun.The waterfalls in the Fare Islands are countless. This tour will take you sightseeing and exploring the most stunningly beautiful waterfalls on two different islands in the Faroe Islands. The tour will satisfy all your senses and the memory will last a lifetime.You will visit the picturesque and best known waterfall Múlafossur only a short drive from Vagar Airport. Here you will get a scenic view of Múlafossur Waterfall and the remote village Gásadalur that sits at the edge of the cliff.Next up is the Fossá Waterfall on the island Streymoy. Fossá Waterfall has a double drop with black lava cliffs behind the foaming white water. You will hike to the first drop, which is an impressive experience. Fossá Waterfall is 140 metre in total.Your last stop on this tour is Saksun. The village has a couple of waterfalls that you will chase together with your local guide. Among the waterfalls, that you will see in Saksun is the stunning Breiðá Waterfall running from the mountain Kopsenni.Rain is quite common on the Faroe Islands as it rains more than 250 days a year. This is actually good news as the waterfalls on this tour only get more impressive when it rains, especially Fossá Waterfall and the waterfalls in Saksun.The waterfalls on this tour are breathtaking so make sure to bring a good camera as there are great photo opportunities at all three waterfalls. All waterfalls on this tour are accessible in winter as well as in summer.Join this exciting guided tour to the best waterfalls in the Faroe Islands. Add the tour to your cart.
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Duration:
4hours
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Duration:
4days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Hiking from Saksun to Tjørnuvík

Join a fantastic hike from the picturesque village Saksun to the stunning settlement Tjørnuvík. This is one of the most beautiful hikes in the Faroe Islands.The tour starts among the iconic turf houses in Dúvugarðar in the village Saksun. You will pass amazing sights along the hiking route. You will hike up to 500 metres (1640 feet) above sea level and down to the beach in Tjørnuvík. The total lenght of this beautiful hike is 7 kilometres (4,3 miles). The surface along the route will be mostly grass and sometimes basalt rock and pebbles. Saksun is well known for its tidal lagoon and many steams that run down the undiscovered mountain sides. You will have the extraordinary opportunity to experience Saksun from the view of a drone - several hundred metres above the village and the natural amphitheater.Tjørnuvík lies in amazing settings in the northernmost part of the island Streymoy. When you approach Tjørnuvík from the mountains, you will have a panoramic view of the valley where you will find the tidy village next to a beach.  Your experienced mountain guide will make sure to get you safe from Saksun to Tjørnuvík. Expect to see lots of birds and mesmerizing nature on this three hour hike. When you reach the valley above Saksun, you will familiarise yourself with several bird species during the summer months among others the great skua and the common snipe.When you rech the village Tjørnuvík, you can enjoy the view of the sea stacks Risin & Kellingin that are located next to cape Eiðiskollur on Eysturoy island. There is a small café in Tjørnuvík where you can have some hot drinks if you like.  You can add transport from Tórshavn to Saksun during the booking process. Transport from Tjørnuvík and back to Saksun (if you bring your own car) or Tórshavn is included in the price.Now, what are you waiting for? Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
3hours
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All year
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Saksun Tours

Book a day trip to Saksun and walk to the famous lagoon Pollurin or hike from Saksun to nearby Tjørnuvík.
Saksun is among the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places in the Faroe Islands.

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Saksun Tours

Book a day trip to Saksun and walk to the famous lagoon Pollurin or hike from Saksun to nearby Tjørnuvík.
Saksun is among the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places in the Faroe Islands.
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