Sandoy Tours

Visit Sandoy to experience some of the most untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.
You will immerse yourself in small villages and beautiful lakes such as Sandsvatn beside the village Sandur.

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Sandoy Tours

Visit Sandoy to experience some of the most untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.
You will immerse yourself in small villages and beautiful lakes such as Sandsvatn beside the village Sandur.
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4 Day Summer Package | Top Nature Attractions

Experience the best of what the Faroe Islands has to offer on this 4 days package tours. With an excellent selection of day tours, this package will make your vacation a momorable one. Discover timeless beauty in the wild and rugged nature and get close to those things that make the Faroe Islands such a unique destination.This tour is for those who want a journey to remember and cherish. The tour features excellent sights such as Múlafossur Waterfall and Vestmanna Bird Cliffs.A local Faroese guide will take you to extraordinary sceneries from dark cliffs to rugged coastlines. The landscape will speak for it self. You will also get a deep understanding of the island's history and culture when visiting the historic village Kirkjubøur and the scenic island Sandoy.  You will be picked up in Tórshavn at your hotel or designated rea each morning and then head on exciting adventures in the untouched nature. Your tour guide will assist, help, and inform you every step of your journey.Booking this 4 day summer package makes your vacation hassle-free, leaving your travel here as peaceful and as relaxing has possible. All tunnel fees and boat tickets are included in this package so you can fully enjoy all the stunning sights on islands such as Kalsoy and the many turf houses in villages such as Bøur. No need to worry about road signs, routes, and trails. You will get the chance to explore the undiscovered attractions as well as some of the most sought-after places that draws visitors to the Faroe Islands. Everything is provided to you with a down-to-earth feel.While you experience all the glorious sights, you will have packed lunch and drinks. Food and beverages are included each day on this tour. Embark on a Faroe Islands adventure today and make the most out of your time away. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
4days
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
All year
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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.
5
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Duration:
6days
Available:
Apr. - Aug.
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Viking Tour | Sandoy & Kirkjubøur

Prepare yourself for a day tour to the historic village Kirkjubøur and the island Sandoy. Your tour guide will reveal the real heart of these awe-inspiring attractions.You will be picked up by your tour guide in Tórshavn and head to the ferry port on the west side of Streymoy island. Here a ferry will take you to the island Sandoy. You will reach Sandoy after sailing for half an hour. Once there, your tour guide will take you to the hidden gem on this beautiful island. You will experience the island's rich heritage and unspoiled nature.There are several small villages on the island, you you will experience five of these villages and get the opportunity to go on a stroll and greet the locals. There will be several photo stops along the road.After the boat trip from Sandoy to the main island Streymoy, the tour guide will take you to the historic village Kirkjubøur. Here you will feel the Faroese history come to life. It is a real pleasure seeing all the turf houses in this small village. Kirkjubøur is the historic hub in the Faroe Islands.In Kirkjubøur you will have the unique chance to walk into the farm house which is the oldest wooden house in Europe dating thousand years back. The farm house is still inhabited by the 17th generation of the proud Patursson family.On this guided tour to Sandoy and Kirkjubøur, you will enjoy unspoiled nature, pristine settlements and rich history. You will hear lots of facinating stories from the Viking age while experiencing magic moments in nature.At the end of the day, you will be dropped off outside your hotel in Tórshavn. The duration of the tour is 9.5 hours. Don't wait any longer - hop on this exciting guided bus excursion to some of the Faroe Island's best natural delights. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
All year
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Kayak on Lake Sandsvatn | Visit Sandoy

Explore the untouched nature in the Faroe Islands as you glide through the beautiful and tranquil lake Sandsvatn. You will get a hands-on experience of the pristine natural wonders on this much appreciated lake on the island Sandoy.You will pick up your kayak at our base by the river bank just outside the village Sandur. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced paddler, this is the perfect adventure for those seeking something truly unique on their Faroe Islands journey.All kayaks are single person boats. You will spend 3 hours in the kayak and enjoy the scenic view from the lake where you will see the drenched river bank and the low mountains surrounding lake Sandsvatn.Our sea kayaks are the safest on the market and are quick-to-learn. Getting on the water is also easy in these kayaks.Lake Sandsvatn is situated behind the local beach. Sandsvatn is a long and shallow lake rich in trout and every spring the last resting place for whooper swans on their way to Iceland.There are small valleys around you so that in the interior Sandoy gives a softer and more rounded impression than most of the other islands. As Sandoy is the most fertile island in the Faroe Islands, you will enjoy the rich bird life and the flora around the lake.In order to get to the island Sandoy, you will take the ferry Teistin from Gamlarætt ferry port on the island Streymoy. You can bring your vehicle onboard the ferry. There are also busses to Sandoy departuring from the bus terminal in Tórshavn. You can also get a customized private kayaking tour by adding a tour guide to the cart. A guided tour will add something extra to this remote and amazing location.Head out on this great kayak adventure available all year round. Book this unique paddling experience by adding to your cart.
5
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Duration:
3hours
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.
Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
All year
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Village walk in Húsavík

Join the local guide, Eyðstein, for a village walk in Húsavík. In Húsavík you will hear about the special stonemasonry fences that are all around Húsavík.You will visit Sagulagið, the stonemasonry houses in Tumbakka, Hestadansin, Jógvansbreyt, the ruins of the lady of Húsavík, and the church.The walk starts by the village house in Húsavík, called Sólarris. It is located close to the beach.This is how you travel from Streymoy island to Húsavík and back when in a car. You take the ferry (route 60) at 15.50 from Gamlarætt to Skopun. Arrival in Skopun at 16.20. From Skopun, you drive to Húsavík. The driving time is 15 minutes. The first ferry to Gamlarætt after the village walk is at 18:35 from Skopun.If you want to reach Húsavík by public transport then take bus 101 from Tórshavn at 15:15 to Gamlarætt ferry port, where you will arrive 15:40. At 15:50 the ferry departures and 30 minutes later you are in Skopun. Take bus 600 to Sandur where you will change to bus no. 601 to Húsavík. Arrival in Húsavík is at 16.50 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 15.15 Bus 101: Tórshavn – Gamlarætt 15.50 Ferry M/F Teistin: Gamlarætt - Skopun 16.20 Bus 600: Skopun – Sandur 16.40 Bus 601: Sandur - Húsavík 18.00 private driver: Húsavík - Skopun18.35 Ferry: M/F Teistin Skopun - Gamlarætt 19.05 Bus 101 Gamlarætt – Tórshavn ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------There is no bus connection to Skopun after the village walk, but for 240 DKK the local guide will drive you to the ferry (max 4 people). Add this tour to your cart with local guide in the remote village of Húsavík.
Duration:
60minutes
Available:
All year
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Day tour on the island of Skúvoy (Fagridalur)

Visit the remote island of Skúvoy and hike to Fagridalur. On the small island lies the famous valley Fagridalur – The Beautiful Valley.Beautifully covered in its green cape it spreads over the north end of the island. Only one rock can be seen on the grassy slopes. A rock that has its own place in the history of the Faroe Islands. The rock is called Tróndarsteinur. It was there that one of the two mighty leaders of the Faroese people, Tróndur í Gøtu, sat and worked his magic, while fighting the other for the power over all the islands in the year 1,000 A.D.About 100 m from Tróndarsteinur you can find the remains of a little bothy. A spring with delicious clean drinking water runs just outside the bothy.A young woman, named Rannvá, lived in the little bothy. She was sentenced to live in solitary for the rest of her life, for giving birth to her son out of wedlock. A story about love and sorrow, about happiness and hard work, about judgement and of justice.How to get to SkúvoyThe bus (route 101) leaves Tórshavn bus station (Farstøðin) at 6:55 to Gamlarætt. The ferry, Teistin, then sails from Gamlarætt to Skopun at 7.20.The bus (route 600) then takes you from Skopun to Sandur at 8:00 o’clock, where the smal ferry Sildberin sails at 8:30 from Sandur to Skúvoy.At around 9:00 in the morning you will meet the local guide in the small coffe shop Hjá Ingu (the red house in the north end of the small village of Skúvoy). You will get a bottle of water (included in the price) and a short briefing of the walk.You will get a packed lunch upon arrival.At around 9:30 you will start the hike. It is an easy route to walkhike and will take 2 -3 hours. When you get back to the village, feel free to sit down and have a cup of coffe or tea (also included in the price).You will get your hot drink at Inga’s coffe shop, where you of course can buy something to go with your coffee or tea. At 14:50 the ferry Sildberin leaves the island of Skúvoy again. If you want to stay just a bit longer, the ferry Sildberin sails again at 17:10.Join this walk through history – and the fantastic scenery – on the island of Skúvoy every Thursday. Add this tour to the cart.
Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
All year
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Sandoy Island | Small Group Day Tour

Come on a full-day nature tour to the untouched Sandoy island including quaint villages, bird cliffs, historic settlements. This tour is a fantastic opportunity for those who want to experience some of the hidden sceneries in the Faroe Islands.The day starts in Tórshavn from where you will go directly to a nearby ferry port on the westside of Streymoy island. Here, a boat will take you on a short ride to Sandoy island. Now in Sandoy, you are ready to experience the beautiful nature and villages on this island.You will begin by visiting the only stone factory in the Faroe Islands where they make handcrafted things out of the local basal. The work at the factory is impressive. The factory lies in Skopun where you will also have a glimpse of the world's largest mailbox (from those days when people where still sending each others letters).  Next up is Sandur, the most important historic village in the island. This is the main village on the island. You will have a look inside the old black church here. Sandur is the Faroese word for Sand. The soil here is filled with sand, and when you head to your next attraction, you will see the beautiful sandy beach in the village. You can take a photo stop here as the site is jaw-dropping.  Now, you will continue to the village Skálavík which you will get to at the end of a wide valley. You will have a great view of the North Atlantic Ocean from the seaside covered with pebbles. When it is windy, you will experience attractive waves and impressive surf.Next up is the small idyllic village Húsavík. You will see some of the oldest stone houses in the Faroe Islands all grass-roofed. This location is perfect for those who want to experience the traditional lifestyle in the Faroe Islands. The old way of life is still lived here. When you have enjoyed this small village, it is time for you to relax in Sandur. Here you will have a light meal at Café Breiðateig. The owner will tell you about the house and the café. It is now time for dinner. You will be served fresh fish caught in the Faroese waters the day before.  After all these attractions, it is time to take the ferry again to Streymoy island. Just before you leave Sandur, you can get some refreshments at the local gas station. You will do a short stop in Kirkjubøur on Streymoy. This is the historical hub in the country as well as a typical settlement with lot of grass-roofed houses. At the end of the day, you will be dropped of in Tórshavn.Don’t hesitate booking this phenomenal tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
All year
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Sandoy Tours

Visit Sandoy to experience some of the most untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.
You will immerse yourself in small villages and beautiful lakes such as Sandsvatn beside the village Sandur.

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average

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Sandoy Tours

Visit Sandoy to experience some of the most untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.
You will immerse yourself in small villages and beautiful lakes such as Sandsvatn beside the village Sandur.
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The Lowest Service Prices
Best prices guaranteed
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4 Day Summer Package | Top Nature Attractions

Experience the best of what the Faroe Islands has to offer on this 4 days package tours. With an excellent selection of day tours, this package will make your vacation a momorable one. Discover timeless beauty in the wild and rugged nature and get close to those things that make the Faroe Islands such a unique destination.This tour is for those who want a journey to remember and cherish. The tour features excellent sights such as Múlafossur Waterfall and Vestmanna Bird Cliffs.A local Faroese guide will take you to extraordinary sceneries from dark cliffs to rugged coastlines. The landscape will speak for it self. You will also get a deep understanding of the island's history and culture when visiting the historic village Kirkjubøur and the scenic island Sandoy.  You will be picked up in Tórshavn at your hotel or designated rea each morning and then head on exciting adventures in the untouched nature. Your tour guide will assist, help, and inform you every step of your journey.Booking this 4 day summer package makes your vacation hassle-free, leaving your travel here as peaceful and as relaxing has possible. All tunnel fees and boat tickets are included in this package so you can fully enjoy all the stunning sights on islands such as Kalsoy and the many turf houses in villages such as Bøur. No need to worry about road signs, routes, and trails. You will get the chance to explore the undiscovered attractions as well as some of the most sought-after places that draws visitors to the Faroe Islands. Everything is provided to you with a down-to-earth feel.While you experience all the glorious sights, you will have packed lunch and drinks. Food and beverages are included each day on this tour. Embark on a Faroe Islands adventure today and make the most out of your time away. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
4days
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
All year
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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.
5
2 reviews
Duration:
6days
Available:
Apr. - Aug.
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Viking Tour | Sandoy & Kirkjubøur

Prepare yourself for a day tour to the historic village Kirkjubøur and the island Sandoy. Your tour guide will reveal the real heart of these awe-inspiring attractions.You will be picked up by your tour guide in Tórshavn and head to the ferry port on the west side of Streymoy island. Here a ferry will take you to the island Sandoy. You will reach Sandoy after sailing for half an hour. Once there, your tour guide will take you to the hidden gem on this beautiful island. You will experience the island's rich heritage and unspoiled nature.There are several small villages on the island, you you will experience five of these villages and get the opportunity to go on a stroll and greet the locals. There will be several photo stops along the road.After the boat trip from Sandoy to the main island Streymoy, the tour guide will take you to the historic village Kirkjubøur. Here you will feel the Faroese history come to life. It is a real pleasure seeing all the turf houses in this small village. Kirkjubøur is the historic hub in the Faroe Islands.In Kirkjubøur you will have the unique chance to walk into the farm house which is the oldest wooden house in Europe dating thousand years back. The farm house is still inhabited by the 17th generation of the proud Patursson family.On this guided tour to Sandoy and Kirkjubøur, you will enjoy unspoiled nature, pristine settlements and rich history. You will hear lots of facinating stories from the Viking age while experiencing magic moments in nature.At the end of the day, you will be dropped off outside your hotel in Tórshavn. The duration of the tour is 9.5 hours. Don't wait any longer - hop on this exciting guided bus excursion to some of the Faroe Island's best natural delights. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
All year
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Kayak on Lake Sandsvatn | Visit Sandoy

Explore the untouched nature in the Faroe Islands as you glide through the beautiful and tranquil lake Sandsvatn. You will get a hands-on experience of the pristine natural wonders on this much appreciated lake on the island Sandoy.You will pick up your kayak at our base by the river bank just outside the village Sandur. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced paddler, this is the perfect adventure for those seeking something truly unique on their Faroe Islands journey.All kayaks are single person boats. You will spend 3 hours in the kayak and enjoy the scenic view from the lake where you will see the drenched river bank and the low mountains surrounding lake Sandsvatn.Our sea kayaks are the safest on the market and are quick-to-learn. Getting on the water is also easy in these kayaks.Lake Sandsvatn is situated behind the local beach. Sandsvatn is a long and shallow lake rich in trout and every spring the last resting place for whooper swans on their way to Iceland.There are small valleys around you so that in the interior Sandoy gives a softer and more rounded impression than most of the other islands. As Sandoy is the most fertile island in the Faroe Islands, you will enjoy the rich bird life and the flora around the lake.In order to get to the island Sandoy, you will take the ferry Teistin from Gamlarætt ferry port on the island Streymoy. You can bring your vehicle onboard the ferry. There are also busses to Sandoy departuring from the bus terminal in Tórshavn. You can also get a customized private kayaking tour by adding a tour guide to the cart. A guided tour will add something extra to this remote and amazing location.Head out on this great kayak adventure available all year round. Book this unique paddling experience by adding to your cart.
5
2 reviews
Duration:
3hours
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.
Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
All year
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Village walk in Húsavík

Join the local guide, Eyðstein, for a village walk in Húsavík. In Húsavík you will hear about the special stonemasonry fences that are all around Húsavík.You will visit Sagulagið, the stonemasonry houses in Tumbakka, Hestadansin, Jógvansbreyt, the ruins of the lady of Húsavík, and the church.The walk starts by the village house in Húsavík, called Sólarris. It is located close to the beach.This is how you travel from Streymoy island to Húsavík and back when in a car. You take the ferry (route 60) at 15.50 from Gamlarætt to Skopun. Arrival in Skopun at 16.20. From Skopun, you drive to Húsavík. The driving time is 15 minutes. The first ferry to Gamlarætt after the village walk is at 18:35 from Skopun.If you want to reach Húsavík by public transport then take bus 101 from Tórshavn at 15:15 to Gamlarætt ferry port, where you will arrive 15:40. At 15:50 the ferry departures and 30 minutes later you are in Skopun. Take bus 600 to Sandur where you will change to bus no. 601 to Húsavík. Arrival in Húsavík is at 16.50 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 15.15 Bus 101: Tórshavn – Gamlarætt 15.50 Ferry M/F Teistin: Gamlarætt - Skopun 16.20 Bus 600: Skopun – Sandur 16.40 Bus 601: Sandur - Húsavík 18.00 private driver: Húsavík - Skopun18.35 Ferry: M/F Teistin Skopun - Gamlarætt 19.05 Bus 101 Gamlarætt – Tórshavn ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------There is no bus connection to Skopun after the village walk, but for 240 DKK the local guide will drive you to the ferry (max 4 people). Add this tour to your cart with local guide in the remote village of Húsavík.
Duration:
60minutes
Available:
All year
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Day tour on the island of Skúvoy (Fagridalur)

Visit the remote island of Skúvoy and hike to Fagridalur. On the small island lies the famous valley Fagridalur – The Beautiful Valley.Beautifully covered in its green cape it spreads over the north end of the island. Only one rock can be seen on the grassy slopes. A rock that has its own place in the history of the Faroe Islands. The rock is called Tróndarsteinur. It was there that one of the two mighty leaders of the Faroese people, Tróndur í Gøtu, sat and worked his magic, while fighting the other for the power over all the islands in the year 1,000 A.D.About 100 m from Tróndarsteinur you can find the remains of a little bothy. A spring with delicious clean drinking water runs just outside the bothy.A young woman, named Rannvá, lived in the little bothy. She was sentenced to live in solitary for the rest of her life, for giving birth to her son out of wedlock. A story about love and sorrow, about happiness and hard work, about judgement and of justice.How to get to SkúvoyThe bus (route 101) leaves Tórshavn bus station (Farstøðin) at 6:55 to Gamlarætt. The ferry, Teistin, then sails from Gamlarætt to Skopun at 7.20.The bus (route 600) then takes you from Skopun to Sandur at 8:00 o’clock, where the smal ferry Sildberin sails at 8:30 from Sandur to Skúvoy.At around 9:00 in the morning you will meet the local guide in the small coffe shop Hjá Ingu (the red house in the north end of the small village of Skúvoy). You will get a bottle of water (included in the price) and a short briefing of the walk.You will get a packed lunch upon arrival.At around 9:30 you will start the hike. It is an easy route to walkhike and will take 2 -3 hours. When you get back to the village, feel free to sit down and have a cup of coffe or tea (also included in the price).You will get your hot drink at Inga’s coffe shop, where you of course can buy something to go with your coffee or tea. At 14:50 the ferry Sildberin leaves the island of Skúvoy again. If you want to stay just a bit longer, the ferry Sildberin sails again at 17:10.Join this walk through history – and the fantastic scenery – on the island of Skúvoy every Thursday. Add this tour to the cart.
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9.5hours
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Sandoy Island | Small Group Day Tour

Come on a full-day nature tour to the untouched Sandoy island including quaint villages, bird cliffs, historic settlements. This tour is a fantastic opportunity for those who want to experience some of the hidden sceneries in the Faroe Islands.The day starts in Tórshavn from where you will go directly to a nearby ferry port on the westside of Streymoy island. Here, a boat will take you on a short ride to Sandoy island. Now in Sandoy, you are ready to experience the beautiful nature and villages on this island.You will begin by visiting the only stone factory in the Faroe Islands where they make handcrafted things out of the local basal. The work at the factory is impressive. The factory lies in Skopun where you will also have a glimpse of the world's largest mailbox (from those days when people where still sending each others letters).  Next up is Sandur, the most important historic village in the island. This is the main village on the island. You will have a look inside the old black church here. Sandur is the Faroese word for Sand. The soil here is filled with sand, and when you head to your next attraction, you will see the beautiful sandy beach in the village. You can take a photo stop here as the site is jaw-dropping.  Now, you will continue to the village Skálavík which you will get to at the end of a wide valley. You will have a great view of the North Atlantic Ocean from the seaside covered with pebbles. When it is windy, you will experience attractive waves and impressive surf.Next up is the small idyllic village Húsavík. You will see some of the oldest stone houses in the Faroe Islands all grass-roofed. This location is perfect for those who want to experience the traditional lifestyle in the Faroe Islands. The old way of life is still lived here. When you have enjoyed this small village, it is time for you to relax in Sandur. Here you will have a light meal at Café Breiðateig. The owner will tell you about the house and the café. It is now time for dinner. You will be served fresh fish caught in the Faroese waters the day before.  After all these attractions, it is time to take the ferry again to Streymoy island. Just before you leave Sandur, you can get some refreshments at the local gas station. You will do a short stop in Kirkjubøur on Streymoy. This is the historical hub in the country as well as a typical settlement with lot of grass-roofed houses. At the end of the day, you will be dropped of in Tórshavn.Don’t hesitate booking this phenomenal tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
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9.5hours
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Visit Sandoy to experience some of the most untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.
You will immerse yourself in small villages and beautiful lakes such as Sandsvatn beside the village Sandur.

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Visit Sandoy to experience some of the most untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.
You will immerse yourself in small villages and beautiful lakes such as Sandsvatn beside the village Sandur.
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4 Day Summer Package | Top Nature Attractions

Experience the best of what the Faroe Islands has to offer on this 4 days package tours. With an excellent selection of day tours, this package will make your vacation a momorable one. Discover timeless beauty in the wild and rugged nature and get close to those things that make the Faroe Islands such a unique destination.This tour is for those who want a journey to remember and cherish. The tour features excellent sights such as Múlafossur Waterfall and Vestmanna Bird Cliffs.A local Faroese guide will take you to extraordinary sceneries from dark cliffs to rugged coastlines. The landscape will speak for it self. You will also get a deep understanding of the island's history and culture when visiting the historic village Kirkjubøur and the scenic island Sandoy.  You will be picked up in Tórshavn at your hotel or designated rea each morning and then head on exciting adventures in the untouched nature. Your tour guide will assist, help, and inform you every step of your journey.Booking this 4 day summer package makes your vacation hassle-free, leaving your travel here as peaceful and as relaxing has possible. All tunnel fees and boat tickets are included in this package so you can fully enjoy all the stunning sights on islands such as Kalsoy and the many turf houses in villages such as Bøur. No need to worry about road signs, routes, and trails. You will get the chance to explore the undiscovered attractions as well as some of the most sought-after places that draws visitors to the Faroe Islands. Everything is provided to you with a down-to-earth feel.While you experience all the glorious sights, you will have packed lunch and drinks. Food and beverages are included each day on this tour. Embark on a Faroe Islands adventure today and make the most out of your time away. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
4days
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
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Duration:
6hours
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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
Available:
Apr. - Aug.
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Viking Tour | Sandoy & Kirkjubøur

Prepare yourself for a day tour to the historic village Kirkjubøur and the island Sandoy. Your tour guide will reveal the real heart of these awe-inspiring attractions.You will be picked up by your tour guide in Tórshavn and head to the ferry port on the west side of Streymoy island. Here a ferry will take you to the island Sandoy. You will reach Sandoy after sailing for half an hour. Once there, your tour guide will take you to the hidden gem on this beautiful island. You will experience the island's rich heritage and unspoiled nature.There are several small villages on the island, you you will experience five of these villages and get the opportunity to go on a stroll and greet the locals. There will be several photo stops along the road.After the boat trip from Sandoy to the main island Streymoy, the tour guide will take you to the historic village Kirkjubøur. Here you will feel the Faroese history come to life. It is a real pleasure seeing all the turf houses in this small village. Kirkjubøur is the historic hub in the Faroe Islands.In Kirkjubøur you will have the unique chance to walk into the farm house which is the oldest wooden house in Europe dating thousand years back. The farm house is still inhabited by the 17th generation of the proud Patursson family.On this guided tour to Sandoy and Kirkjubøur, you will enjoy unspoiled nature, pristine settlements and rich history. You will hear lots of facinating stories from the Viking age while experiencing magic moments in nature.At the end of the day, you will be dropped off outside your hotel in Tórshavn. The duration of the tour is 9.5 hours. Don't wait any longer - hop on this exciting guided bus excursion to some of the Faroe Island's best natural delights. Check availability by choosing a date.
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9.5hours
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All year
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Kayak on Lake Sandsvatn | Visit Sandoy

Explore the untouched nature in the Faroe Islands as you glide through the beautiful and tranquil lake Sandsvatn. You will get a hands-on experience of the pristine natural wonders on this much appreciated lake on the island Sandoy.You will pick up your kayak at our base by the river bank just outside the village Sandur. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced paddler, this is the perfect adventure for those seeking something truly unique on their Faroe Islands journey.All kayaks are single person boats. You will spend 3 hours in the kayak and enjoy the scenic view from the lake where you will see the drenched river bank and the low mountains surrounding lake Sandsvatn.Our sea kayaks are the safest on the market and are quick-to-learn. Getting on the water is also easy in these kayaks.Lake Sandsvatn is situated behind the local beach. Sandsvatn is a long and shallow lake rich in trout and every spring the last resting place for whooper swans on their way to Iceland.There are small valleys around you so that in the interior Sandoy gives a softer and more rounded impression than most of the other islands. As Sandoy is the most fertile island in the Faroe Islands, you will enjoy the rich bird life and the flora around the lake.In order to get to the island Sandoy, you will take the ferry Teistin from Gamlarætt ferry port on the island Streymoy. You can bring your vehicle onboard the ferry. There are also busses to Sandoy departuring from the bus terminal in Tórshavn. You can also get a customized private kayaking tour by adding a tour guide to the cart. A guided tour will add something extra to this remote and amazing location.Head out on this great kayak adventure available all year round. Book this unique paddling experience by adding to your cart.
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Duration:
3hours
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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.
Duration:
9.5hours
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All year
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Village walk in Húsavík

Join the local guide, Eyðstein, for a village walk in Húsavík. In Húsavík you will hear about the special stonemasonry fences that are all around Húsavík.You will visit Sagulagið, the stonemasonry houses in Tumbakka, Hestadansin, Jógvansbreyt, the ruins of the lady of Húsavík, and the church.The walk starts by the village house in Húsavík, called Sólarris. It is located close to the beach.This is how you travel from Streymoy island to Húsavík and back when in a car. You take the ferry (route 60) at 15.50 from Gamlarætt to Skopun. Arrival in Skopun at 16.20. From Skopun, you drive to Húsavík. The driving time is 15 minutes. The first ferry to Gamlarætt after the village walk is at 18:35 from Skopun.If you want to reach Húsavík by public transport then take bus 101 from Tórshavn at 15:15 to Gamlarætt ferry port, where you will arrive 15:40. At 15:50 the ferry departures and 30 minutes later you are in Skopun. Take bus 600 to Sandur where you will change to bus no. 601 to Húsavík. Arrival in Húsavík is at 16.50 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 15.15 Bus 101: Tórshavn – Gamlarætt 15.50 Ferry M/F Teistin: Gamlarætt - Skopun 16.20 Bus 600: Skopun – Sandur 16.40 Bus 601: Sandur - Húsavík 18.00 private driver: Húsavík - Skopun18.35 Ferry: M/F Teistin Skopun - Gamlarætt 19.05 Bus 101 Gamlarætt – Tórshavn ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------There is no bus connection to Skopun after the village walk, but for 240 DKK the local guide will drive you to the ferry (max 4 people). Add this tour to your cart with local guide in the remote village of Húsavík.
Duration:
60minutes
Available:
All year
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Day tour on the island of Skúvoy (Fagridalur)

Visit the remote island of Skúvoy and hike to Fagridalur. On the small island lies the famous valley Fagridalur – The Beautiful Valley.Beautifully covered in its green cape it spreads over the north end of the island. Only one rock can be seen on the grassy slopes. A rock that has its own place in the history of the Faroe Islands. The rock is called Tróndarsteinur. It was there that one of the two mighty leaders of the Faroese people, Tróndur í Gøtu, sat and worked his magic, while fighting the other for the power over all the islands in the year 1,000 A.D.About 100 m from Tróndarsteinur you can find the remains of a little bothy. A spring with delicious clean drinking water runs just outside the bothy.A young woman, named Rannvá, lived in the little bothy. She was sentenced to live in solitary for the rest of her life, for giving birth to her son out of wedlock. A story about love and sorrow, about happiness and hard work, about judgement and of justice.How to get to SkúvoyThe bus (route 101) leaves Tórshavn bus station (Farstøðin) at 6:55 to Gamlarætt. The ferry, Teistin, then sails from Gamlarætt to Skopun at 7.20.The bus (route 600) then takes you from Skopun to Sandur at 8:00 o’clock, where the smal ferry Sildberin sails at 8:30 from Sandur to Skúvoy.At around 9:00 in the morning you will meet the local guide in the small coffe shop Hjá Ingu (the red house in the north end of the small village of Skúvoy). You will get a bottle of water (included in the price) and a short briefing of the walk.You will get a packed lunch upon arrival.At around 9:30 you will start the hike. It is an easy route to walkhike and will take 2 -3 hours. When you get back to the village, feel free to sit down and have a cup of coffe or tea (also included in the price).You will get your hot drink at Inga’s coffe shop, where you of course can buy something to go with your coffee or tea. At 14:50 the ferry Sildberin leaves the island of Skúvoy again. If you want to stay just a bit longer, the ferry Sildberin sails again at 17:10.Join this walk through history – and the fantastic scenery – on the island of Skúvoy every Thursday. Add this tour to the cart.
Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
9.5hours
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Sandoy Island | Small Group Day Tour

Come on a full-day nature tour to the untouched Sandoy island including quaint villages, bird cliffs, historic settlements. This tour is a fantastic opportunity for those who want to experience some of the hidden sceneries in the Faroe Islands.The day starts in Tórshavn from where you will go directly to a nearby ferry port on the westside of Streymoy island. Here, a boat will take you on a short ride to Sandoy island. Now in Sandoy, you are ready to experience the beautiful nature and villages on this island.You will begin by visiting the only stone factory in the Faroe Islands where they make handcrafted things out of the local basal. The work at the factory is impressive. The factory lies in Skopun where you will also have a glimpse of the world's largest mailbox (from those days when people where still sending each others letters).  Next up is Sandur, the most important historic village in the island. This is the main village on the island. You will have a look inside the old black church here. Sandur is the Faroese word for Sand. The soil here is filled with sand, and when you head to your next attraction, you will see the beautiful sandy beach in the village. You can take a photo stop here as the site is jaw-dropping.  Now, you will continue to the village Skálavík which you will get to at the end of a wide valley. You will have a great view of the North Atlantic Ocean from the seaside covered with pebbles. When it is windy, you will experience attractive waves and impressive surf.Next up is the small idyllic village Húsavík. You will see some of the oldest stone houses in the Faroe Islands all grass-roofed. This location is perfect for those who want to experience the traditional lifestyle in the Faroe Islands. The old way of life is still lived here. When you have enjoyed this small village, it is time for you to relax in Sandur. Here you will have a light meal at Café Breiðateig. The owner will tell you about the house and the café. It is now time for dinner. You will be served fresh fish caught in the Faroese waters the day before.  After all these attractions, it is time to take the ferry again to Streymoy island. Just before you leave Sandur, you can get some refreshments at the local gas station. You will do a short stop in Kirkjubøur on Streymoy. This is the historical hub in the country as well as a typical settlement with lot of grass-roofed houses. At the end of the day, you will be dropped of in Tórshavn.Don’t hesitate booking this phenomenal tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
9.5hours
Available:
All year
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Sandoy Tours

Visit Sandoy to experience some of the most untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.
You will immerse yourself in small villages and beautiful lakes such as Sandsvatn beside the village Sandur.

5

average

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Sandoy Tours

Visit Sandoy to experience some of the most untouched nature in the Faroe Islands.
You will immerse yourself in small villages and beautiful lakes such as Sandsvatn beside the village Sandur.
5 average category rating
5 reviews