• Activities on the Faroe Islands

    Excursions and events

Activities on the Faroe Islands

Here 62ºN is presenting a broad selection of excursions on the various islands that show what the Faroe Islands has to offer.

Please note that the weather may effect so changes or cancellations can occur.

The guides generally speak Scandinavian and English. For other languages please ask in advance.

Use the calendar in the right column to navigate. You must select a date in the callendar before you can book.

Booking has to be made min. one week before the activity is wanted.

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Highspeed tour; Hestur - kittiwakes and caves

Highspeed tour from Monday to Friday at 09.00, 11.20 & 13.30 from May to September

 

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Highspeed tour; Hestur - kittiwakes and caves

Highspeed tour from Monday to Friday at 09.00, 11.20 & 13.30 from May to September

Price: DKK 400,- per person

This round trip from Gamlarætt in Streymoy to the island of Hestur includes sightseeing around the island. Slowly we move as near as possible to the birds under the cliff, Loftið, which' vertical wall measures some 1,200 feet. Hestur harbours guillemots, puffins, black guillemots, shags, fulmars and eiders. A couple of seal caves are there as well. If the weather is good, we also sail into the caves, Álvagjógv and Klæmintsgjógv. Current and wind directions decide which way we sail around the island.

It is possible to take bus number 101 from Tórshavn to Gamlarætt

When booking please note at what time you want the tour

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HOYMAbit

Home consert and cosy atmosphere in Syðrugøta

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HOYMAbit

Home consert and cosy atmosphere in a private home in Syðrugøta

Tuesdays in May, June, August and September at 18.00 (This event is not possible to book in July)

Price: DKK 595,- per person

 

Get invited in to a private home in Syðrugøta for a concert, snacks and cozy atmosphere.

This is a new concept in the Faroe Islands and is very popular. The Faroe Islands are known for its great talent when it comes to music, and this is something you now can experience as something extra ordinary while visiting the Faroe Islands.

Experience the beautiful music, Faroese products and the nice Faroese atmosphere

 

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Vestmanna bird cliffs

Daily boat tours to the bird cliffs of Vestmanna

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Vestmanna bird cliffs

Daily
10.15pm and 2.15pm
Adult € 45 / child (6-13 years) € 25

Here is something for all senses. The sound of the sea birds, the weather beaten formations and the sky touching the peaks of the cliffs.

The boat slides into the grotto and day vanishes for at moment. Darkness and the sound of dripping water and then suddenly back out again, ot he other side - an indescribable adventure to be experienced.

Duration: Approx. 2 hours

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Golden Circle

 

 (Saksun, Tjørnuvík & Gjógv)

 

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Golden Circle

Golden Circle tour 

Mondays and Thursdays 09.00 - 17.00

Price: DKK 995,- incl. transfer, guide and lunch

Pick up in Tórshavn

Possible to add a hike to Slættaratindur, the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, for DKK 350,- (You will then miss out on a visit to the village Gjógv)

 

Overview:

Enjoy this whole day guided tour to three of the most beautiful villages, the biggest waterfall and some of the best viewpoints the Faroe Islands has to offer. Between every village is a photo stop or two and there will be plenty of time to walk around by your own or accompanied by the tour guide. Food & Beverages served throughout.

What to expect:

You will be greeted by the tour guide and driver in the morning, at the hotel or designated point. Now it’s just to sit down, relax and listen to the stories from the guide while we drive out from Tórshavn. First village we will visit is called Saksun. Here you can walk around freely, take pictures and enjoy the astounding beauty that surrounds the village. Next village is Called Tjørnuvík, and is famous for it’s good view at the “witch and the Giant” rocks that are standing tall in the ocean. From Tjørnuvík to the village Gjógv we will make a stop by the waterfall Fossá, which is considered the biggest waterfall in the Faroes. Arriving at Gjógv, which means gorge, its time for a lunch and something to drink. Eating the lunch by the huge gorge is something very special and enjoyable. After walking around in the village and out to the end of the gorge, the journey takes us to a place called Eiđisskarđ and from there you can see the “witch and the giant” even better. On the way back home, the driver takes the old mountain road to Tórshavn, were you will see the only prison of the Faroe Islands and the incredible view from Norđradalsskarđ to the island Koltur. Arriving back in Tórshavn, you will be dropped of right at your hotel or designated drop-off point.

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Mykines tour

Puffin Island

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Mykines tour

Mykines tour (Puffin Island)

Tuesdays and Saturdays 09.00 - 19.00

Price: DKK 1.595,- incl. transfer, guide, ferry, fee and lunch

Pick up in Tórshavn

 

Overview:

Enjoy a whole day out at the bird island Mykines. The local guide greets you when you enter the village, and starts right away to tell you stories from the village. The hike out to the lighthouse on the islet Mykineshólmur, which is a Ramsar site for rich bird life takes approx two hours. Here you will get the opportunity to get up and close to the puffins and walk right up to were they are nesting. Watching the thousands of puffins, gannets and others birds, while walking in some of the most beautiful landscapes the Faroe Islands have to offer, really can make the time stand still.

 

What to expect:

You will be picked right outside your hotel. After leaving Tórshavn the journey takes us by the old mountain road towards Vágoy, were you will drive through one, of the Faroe Islands two subsea tunnels. Arriving at the village of Sørvágur, we will board the ferry that takes us to Mykines. When we get to the islands of Mykines, you will be greeted by a local guide, and the amazing tour begins.  Lunch and bottled water will be provided for you, so all you will have to do, is to enjoy the wonders surrounding you in this majestic place. We will then take the ferry back to the village of Sørvágur at 5pm, and begin our journey back to Torshavn, where the tour will end at around 7pm.

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Highlights of the North

Special tour - Six islands in one day

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Highlights of the North

Highlights of the North - Special tour - Six islands in one day

Wednesdays and Fridays 09.00 - 20.00

Price: DKK 1.395,- incl. transfer, guide, ferry and lunch

Pick up in Tórshavn

Possible to add a hike to Kallurin on Kalsoy for DKK 350,- (You will then miss out on visiting the village Mikladalur and see the statue of the seal woman)

Overview:

A whole day guided tour, were you will visit six islands in one day. Pick up and drop of right at your hotel in Tórshavn. After joining the tour, you can sit back and enjoy the stories from the Tour Guide and the fantastic surroundings outside while we head up North. You will see the famous statue of the seal woman, visit Kalsoy, Klaksvík, Kunoy, Viđareiđi and many other places. Several photo stops are made on the way and you will be provided with a Packed Lunch & Beverages also. This is a tour with everything included, no extra fees so you can just enjoy the day and let the locals do everything for you.


What To Expect:

This is a whole day guided tour with meal, drinks, ferry ticket and all fees included in the price. You will be picked up and dropped of right at your hotel in Tórshavn. You will visit six islands, Streymoy, Eysturoy, Borđoy, Kalsoy, Viđoy and Kunoy and that is 1/3 of the total amount of islands. Several photo stops and visits in various villages such as Mikladalur, were the seal woman is standing and the northern most village in the Faroe Islands, Viđareiđi. The journey will also take trough one of the two sub sea tunnels in the Faroe Islands, and in the middle of that tunnel you will see the artwork from the famous artist, Tróndur Pæturson.

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Fishing tour

Deep Sea Angling

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Fishing tour

Fishing tour (Deep Sea angling)

Thursdays 08.30 - 15.30

Price: DKK 895,- incl. transfer, guide, fishing gear and lunch

Pick up in Tórshavn

 

Overview:

If the Faroe Islands are famous for one thing, it is the fishing. On this tour, you get the oppurtunity to go out to fish several different species of fish with a well known, experienced captain. This tour does not only offer great fishing, but you will also get some great sightseeing to and from the fishing village Vestmanna. Viking settlements, the island of Koltur and the only prison in the Faroe Islands, which has out of this world views. The bus picks you up right at your hotel in the morning and drives you back in the evening. You will be provided with warm, water proof clothes, a packed lunch and something to drink, so you don’t have to think about anything, just enjoy the day.

 

What to expect:

Enjoy the convenient hotel pickup from your centrally located Hotel or designated pick up in Tórshavn. after joining the bus, you can just sit down and relax while we slowly drive up the mountain road out from Tórshavn. first photo stop is by the place called “Nordrðadalsskarð” were you will see the beautiful island of Koltur, which is located perfectly in the middle of a big valley. The tour guide will tell you some stories about the past and the present from that island. After the first photo stop we will drive towards the village of Vestmanna, and on the way we will make a photo stop at the only prison in the Faroe Islands, which probably has one of the best prison-views in the world. The journey goes to the village of Vestmanna, were the captain and his boat wait for you. You will jump in some warm clothes, which will be provided to you, and of you go. The captain is well known in these waters, so a catch is always promised. Out on the water, you will be provided with a packed lunch, drinks and coffee, that you can enjoy when you prefer. When the four hour fishing trip is over, the bus will be waiting for you at the harbour, and the trip continues to the village of Kvívík. You will be able to walk around Kvívík for a while and feel the quiet atmosphere that surrounds the village. It’s time to head back towards Tórshavn, and the driver will take another route back, so you will see as much as possible on your journey. On the way back to Tórshavn, you will be able to see the villages of Kollafjørður & Leynar and the bus driver will ofc. make some photo stops on the way while the professional guide tells stories. You are now back at your hotel or harbour right in Tórshavn.

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Photography Tour

Gásadalur waterfall, Bøur, Tindhólmur & Drangarnir

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Photography Tour

Photography Tour (Gásadalur waterfall, Bøur, Tindhólmur and Drangarnir)

Tuesdays and Saturdays 09.00 - 14.30

Price: DKK 995,- incl. transfer, guide and lunch

Pick up in Tórshavn

Possible to add a hike to Trælanípan (the slave cliff) for DKK 350,- (The tour will then be extended by 3 hours and finish at 17.30)

Overview:


Guided tour all around the Island of Vágoy in a comfortable, air conditioned mini coach. On the tour you will see sights such as Leitisvatn, Níkurin, Bøur, Tindhólmur, Drangarnir and the most popular waterfall of them all, Múlafossur.

What To Expect:


A five hour guided tour that begins and ends right at your hotel in Tórshavn. After leaving Tórshavn the journey takes us by the old mountain road towards Vágoy and on the way, we will make two photo stops were we can see the island of Koltur and the only prison in the Faroe Islands. We drive through the first subsea tunnel that was finished in 2002 and are now on the island of Vágoy. We drive across the whole island to the village of Gásadalur, were the famous waterfall, Múlafossur is located. We will leave the bus and walk around the village, where there will be several photo opportunities. We will visit the villages of Gásadalur, Bøur and Sandavágur and on the way we will make various photo stops, including the islet Tindhólmur and Drangarnir, which are becoming more and more famous everyday around the world. When we have visited all the villages we will head back to Tórshavn and the driver will take another route back, to make sure you will see as much as possible. Drop of right at your hotel in Tórshavn.

 

 

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Full day tour to Suðuroy

Suðuroy, the southernmost island in the Faroe Islands

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Full day tour to Suðuroy

Suðuroy - full day tour

Thursdays 09.00 - 19.40

Price: DKK 1.095,- incl. transfer, guide, ferry and lunch

Pick up in Tórshavn

 

Overview

The Journey takes us to the Southernmost island in the Faroe Islands Suðuroy, which has been out of the reach for many tourists until now.

The reason for this is first and foremost the two hour sail trip each way, and also the difficult bus connections on the island.

Suðuroy i known for it’s  spectacularly raw landscape, strong culture and nice people with quite a different dialéct than most other Faroese.

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Visit Mykines

Daytrip to the westernmost island Mykines also called the bird paradise as the island has very rich birdlife.

 

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Visit Mykines

Wednesdays
8.30am - 7pm
Incl. guide, bus, ferry and packed lunch
Adult € 230 / DKK 1.695,-

Daytrip to the westernmost island Mykines also called the bird paradise as the island has very rich birdlife.

See among others the impressive bird Gannet who is the king among the Faroese birds and only breeds on Mykineshólmur (Mykines islet)

Get close to the puffins the charming little birds with the colorful beaks.

 

Pick up and drop of at your hotel in Tórshavn

 

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Visit Vágar

On Vágar we will drive through the villages Sandavágur, Miðvágur, Sørvágur and Gásadalur.

Gásadalur has an amazing view of the islet Tindhólmur and the bird island Mykines.

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Visit Vágar

Wednesdays
08.30 - 12.30
Incl. guide and bus

Adult € 95 / DKK 695,-

A bus ride along Oyggjarvegin (the mountain road) to Norðadalsskarð where the view over the island Koltur is indescribably beautiful.

We continue through Kollafjarðardal to Leynar.

We also pass the villages Sandavágur, Miðvágur and Sørvágur.

We make a stop at the airport before going on to Gásadal over the village Bø. Here the there is a magnificent view over Tindhólm with the island Mykines serving as backdrop.

Pick up and drop of at your hotel in Tórshavn

 

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Experience the Northern Islands

Day tour to the Northern Islands with bus and guide

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Experience the Northern Islands

Tuesdays
9am - 4pm
Incl. guide, bus and lunch
Adult € 150 / DKK 1.095,-

Full day trip to the northern islands.

We will drive through Streymoy and Eysturoy to Leirvík and from there through the sub-sea tunnel to Klaksvík. Along the drive you will experience wonderful views to the islands Borðoy, Kalsoy and Kunoy. Along the route we will see the ancient Viking settlements at Leirvík and King Christian's church in Klaksvík.

Included in the price: Guide, bus and lunch.

Pick up and drop of at your hotel in Tórshavn

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Tórshavn

Half day tour in Tórshavn where you get to visit the old part of the town "á Reyni", Tinganes and the fort Skansin.

 

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Tórshavn

Mondays
10am -1pm
Incl.: Bus and guide
Adult € 70 / DKK 495,-

This trip combines a bus ride with a walk around Tórshavn and Kirkjubøur, where you will get a thorough overview of the town/village and its history.

We begin with a car ride with stops at noteworthy landmarks and continue to newer parts of town.

After this we take a walk in the old part of town in Tórshavn á Reyni, Tinganes and Skansin, the olf fort.

We will moreover visit the village of Kirkjubø, the medieval cultural and church center. There we have the Wall, the remains of a magnificently planned cathedral, as well as St. Olav church and the King’s Garden, the former bishop's seat. St. Olav Church was built in the 1100s.

Included in the price: Bus and guide

Pick up and drop of at your hotel in Tórshavn

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Vestmanna bird cliffs & panorama view

Boat tour to the bird cliffs of Vestmanna and panorama view

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Vestmanna bird cliffs & panorama view

Thursdays and Saturdays
12.30pm - 5.30pm
Incl. guide, bus and boat tour
Adult € 120 / DKK 895,-

A bus ride along the mountain road to Vestmanna where we sail to the bird cliffs. After the boat tour we stop at the ancient Viking settlements at Kvívík before we return to Tórshavn.

Included in the price: Bus, guide and boat tour.

Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Tórshavn.

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The northern part of Eysturoy

Day tour to the northern part of Eysturoy with bus and guide.

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The northern part of Eysturoy

Fridays
9am - 3pm
Incl. Guide, bus and lunch
Adult € 135 / DKK 995,- 

Full day excursion by bus to the whaling station at Áir, to the village of Funning where the first Viking settlers landed, and the village Gjógv.

Along the ride you can see Slættaratindur, the tallest mountain on the Faroes, and Eiði with the famous rock formations of the Giant and the Hag.

On the way back we stop at Saksun.

Included in the price: Guide, bus and lunch.

Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Tórshavn.

 

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Visit the saga island Sandoy

Full day excursion to one of the least spoilt islands where it is still possible to experience the traditional Faroese way of life.

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Visit the saga island Sandoy

Sundays
9.00 am - 6.00 pm
Incl. guide, bus, ferry and packed lunch
Adult € 165 / DKK 1.195,-

Full day excursion to one of the least spoilt islands where it is still possible to experience the traditional Faroese way of life.

There are many interesting sights along this trip, e.g. puffin colonies and bird cliffs.

Lunch is eaten on the way.

Included in the price: Guide, bus, ferry and lunch.

Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Tórshavn.

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Norðlýsið

Sightseeing cruise with the schooner Norðlýsið

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Norðlýsið

Tuesdays and Thursdays
9am - 12.00pm
Adult DKK 850

There's only one way to fully experience the un-tamed nature of the Faroe Islands
- and that's from the water.
What better way to do it than on-board Norðlysið, a beautiful two masted schooner, in the
company of the Faroes famous skipper, Birgir Enni.

A trip on the North Atlantic Ocean is always an adventure with a surprise from nature around 
every point - puffins skimming the waves, seals basking on cliffs, a school of whales or rare 
seabirds following the ship... We cannot guarantee what you will see in advance, but we can
guarantee the experience of a lifetime.


Sail with us and visit wild places with even wilder names - like Klæmintsgjógv, Álvastakkur,

Álvagjógv - places you can only reach by water, dramatically peaceful and stunningly scenic.
Let us recommend the trip of your dreams!
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Cave consert

This trip will take you to the island Hestur where you find the magic Klæmints cave that sets the scene for our world famous cave concerts.

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Cave consert

Tuesdays and Sundays
1pm -6pm
Adult DKK 950

An experience of a lifetime!

This trip will take you to the island Hestur where you find the magic Klæmints cave that sets the scene for our world famous cave concerts. Famous Faroese musicians play live music. Experience for your self the trip that is a compulsory part of the most honorary guests and head of states program, when they visit the islands.

A truly unique experience!

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Home visit at Garðahús

Get a taste of the faroese food and hospitality at the lovely Garðahús

 

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Home visit at Garðahús

Visit a Faroese home and try a Faroese home cooked meal in Søldarfjørður

Also enjoy the beautiful garden in Garðahús 

Every day on request - min. 2 persons

 

Lunch: 

Faroese open sandwiches and fish soup DKK 350,- per person (€50 per person)

 

Evening dinner:

3 course dinner DKK 600,- per person (€85 per person) 

 

 

Please type which meal you would like to book under comments!

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Bus tour to Gjógv - Winter tour

WINTER 2019/2020

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Bus tour to Gjógv - Winter tour

From October to March

Monday 09.00 - 13.00

Pick up: 09:00 starting with the hotels and then the Bus terminal Tórshavn

Price € 79 / DKK 585,- incl. bus and guide

 

Gjógv is a village located on the northeast tip of the island of Eysturoy. We visit the amazing gorge (nature harbour) and take a walk around the old village.

There will be made some photo stops on our way, such as Fossá and Risin and Kellingin

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Bus tour to Kirkjubø - Winter tour

WINTER 2019/2020

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Bus tour to Kirkjubø - Winter tour

From November to March

Tuesday 09.00 - 12.30

Pick up: 09:00 starting with the hotels and then the Bus terminal Tórshavn

Price € 67 / DKK 498,- incl. bus and guide

 

This tour takes you to the old part of Tórshavn, and Kirkjubø the southernmost village on Streymoy. In Kirkjuøu we will see the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral from around year 1300, the Saint Olav's Church from 12th century and the old farmhouse Kirkjubøargarður from 11th century.

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Bus tour to Fuglafjørð and Elduvík - Winter tour

WINTER 2019/2020

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Bus tour to Fuglafjørð and Elduvík - Winter tour

From September to May

Wednesday 09.00 - 14.00

Pick up: 09:00 starting with the hotels and then the Bus terminal Tórshavn

Price € 100 / DKK 749,- incl. bus and guide

 

The citizen of Fuglafjørður say that the village is known for smelling like money. There are a lot of other reasons to visit the charming village though. There is a rich culture life and we know that people have been living there since the 10th century. The next stop is Elduvík where we visit the amazing canyon that is unknown to most.

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Bus tour to Kvívík, Hvalvík and Saksun - Winter tour

WINTER 2019/2020

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Bus tour to Kvívík, Hvalvík and Saksun - Winter tour

From November to March

Thursday 09.00 - 12.30

Pick up: 09:00 starting with the hotels and then the Bus terminal Tórshavn

Price € 70 / DKK 520,- incl. bus and guide

 

We drive via the mountain road to Kvívík, making photo stops on our way. In Kvívík we visit the Viking excavations. Then we drive to Hvalvík to see the oldest wooden church in the Faroe Islands. Our last stop is in the unspoiled village Saksun.

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Bus tour to Gásadalur - Winter tour

WINTER 2019/2020

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Bus tour to Gásadalur - Winter tour

From September to May

Friday 13.15 - 17.00

Pick up: 13:15 starting with the hotels and then the Bus terminal Tórshavn

Price € 88 / DKK 655,- incl. bus and guide

 

Gásadalur is located on the westside of the island Vágar. Gásadalur is located on the edge of Mykinesfjørður, surrounded by the highest mountains on Vágar. We can enjoy a panoramic view over the island of Mykines and the amazing waterfall

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Bus tour to Toftir and Norðagøta - Winter tour

WINTER 2019/2020

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Bus tour to Toftir and Norðagøta - Winter tour

From September to May

Saturday 12.00 - 17.00

Pick up: 10:00 starting with the hotels and then the Bus terminal Tórshavn

Price € 100 / DKK 749,- incl. bus and guide

 

We drive from Tórshavn, make some photo stops on the way,. We pass the old whale station at Áir, going on to Toftir where we can see the fantastic Fríðrik church. From there we drive on to the windmills where we get a spectacular view. Form there we drive to the old village Gøta, before heading back to Tórshavn

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Bus tour to Kirkjubø

Historical village and a roundtrip in the capital

Bus tour with experienced guide to historical Kirkjubøur and around Tórshavn the capital of The Faroe Islands.

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Bus tour to Kirkjubø

Mondays 08.00- 12.00

Pick up: Tórshavns bus terminal at 08.00

Price: € 67 / DKK 498,- per person incl. bus, guide, hot drinks and pastries at Roykstovan

Kirkjubøur is the historical heart of the Faroes. The little village is located on the south west coast of Streymoy and offers a stunning view of the islands Hestur and Koltur. In the Middle Ages it was the Faroese Episcopal See, which made it the country’s spiritual and cultural hub.

On this unique excursion we will have a guided tour in the old city of Tórshavn, which is quite possibly the world’s smallest capital, with the most charming houses and eco-friendly grass roofs, and then drive up across beautiful mountains, past the village Velbastaður clinging to the steep slopes.

The bus trip is both scenic and informative. We will visit the enigmatic Magnus Cathedral, built around the year 1300 by Bishop Erlendur, the St. Olaf’s Church and the Kirkjuböargarður estate farmhouse (Roykstovan), a stave house dating back to the turn of the first millennium, said to be the world’s oldest inhabited wooden house. To round off the visit, there will be hot drinks and pastries in the atmospheric Roykstovan.

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Bus tour to Saksun

This tour to Saksun starts in Tórshavn. Saksun is a picturesque village at the bottom of what was once an inlet surrounded by steep mountains.

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Bus tour to Saksun

Fridays 12.50 - 17.00

Pick up at Hotel Føroyar at 12.50, and at the bus terminal at 13.00

Price: € 67 / DKK 498,- per person incl. bus and guide

This tour to Saksun starts in Tórshavn. Saksun is a picturesque village at the bottom of what was once an inlet surrounded by steep mountains. The inlet formed a deep tranquil natural harbour. However, a storm blocked it with sand and created the lake you will see below the village instead of the old inlet. There is an old farm Dúvugarður, which predates the 17th century which offers a glimpse of how the Faroese lived in the old days. Before leaving you will also see the Saksun church built in 1858.

Our next stop will be Hvalvík village. The name means ‘whale bay’ and is located in a valley on Streymoy’s east coast, near another village called Streymnes. You will have a chance to see Hvalvík church, which is the oldest in the Faroe Islands. And we will look out to sea, only 10-20 meters off the shores of Hvalvík you will spot the wreck of an old wooden ship.

On the way back, we will take the high mountain road Oyggjarvegurin for incomparable views.

 

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Bus tour to Gjógv

Explore Gjógv the romantic village on Eysturoy, the second largest island in the Faroe Islands.

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Bus tour to Gjógv

Thursday 15.00 - 19.00

Pick up: at Tórshavns the bus terminal at 15.00

Price: € 81 / DKK 598,- incl. hot drinks and pastries at Guesthouse Gjáargarður

The village Gjógv is nestled on the outermost north-eastern tip of Eysturoy, the second largest island in the Faroes.

On our way East we will go for a walk on the bridge connecting the islands Streymoy and Eysturoy, pass the imposing summits of Slættaratindur (882 metres) and Gráfelli (857 metres), the tallest mountains in the archipelago, located between the villages of Eiði and Gjógv.  

Gjógv is best known for its picturesque scenery dotted with multi-coloured old house built around its vital natural harbour, which lies protected in the gorge that has given the village its name, Gjógv means gorge in Faroese. It is a fitting name; the harbour carved by the sea was the village’s lifeline before the arrival of modern roads.

This is a very small village – approx. 30 people live in Gjógv nowadays, but it attracts many visitors, both foreigners and locals, who are seduced by its romantic tranquillity. Gjógv is the perfect spot for a leisurly stroll, and we will explore the little village before heading to its charming guesthouse, Gjáargarður, for lunch.

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Tour to Garðahúsið

Enjoy a unique home visit

Drive a long side the Faroe Islands and visit the cosy 19th century country home “Garðahúsið”

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Tour to Garðahúsið

Wednesdays 08.50 - 14.00

Pick up at Hotel Føroyar at 08.50, and at the bus terminal at 09.00

Price: € 81 / DKK 598,- per person incl. bus, guide, hot drinks and pastries at the atmospheric Garðahús in Søldarfjørður

Enjoy a unique home visit

This is a very unique tour that starts in Tórshavn and heads out along the beautiful mountain road above Tórshavn called Oyggjarvegurin, literally the ‘Island Road,’ and over the Norðradalsskarð mountain pass, from where you can see the islands of Koltur and Hestur.

Then we continue to Kollafjørður, which is the longest village in the Faroe Island and is located on Streymoy’s east coast. ‘Fjørður’ means fjord or inlet in Faroese and the village Kollafjørður contours the fjord, so it stretches along nearly 10 kilometres, in spite of its small size. The characteristic parish church in Kollafjørður dates from 1837.

The tour continues over the bridge that connects Streymoy and Eysturoy, which is, in fact, the only bridge across the North Atlantic. After crossing we drive past a few small villages on our way to Søldarfjørður, where we will stop for hot drinks and pastries at the cosy 19th century country home “Garðahúsið”. The Village Søldarfjørður is part of a chain of villages stretching along the entire east side of the Skálafjørður inlet on Eysturoy. The drive to Garðahúsið takes around 1 hour and gives you the possibility to see most of Streymoy and Eysturoy, which are they main Islands on the Faroe Islands. 

Garðahús is a private home and the hosts Jákup & Lena live in this beautiful home. Jákup and Lena open their beautiful home for home visits and if you want a truly unique experience, this is a tour for you. You experience the beautiful landscape in Eysturoy and Streymoy and you meet the locals, which makes this tour both scenic and historical.

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Fishing trip

Catch cod, haddock, flounder and saithe. In addition to the fishing trip, you will experience the beautiful scenery, bird lift, seals and much more.

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Fishing trip

All days (on request)
9.30am to 2.30pm
Approx. 3-4 hours
Adult € 75 / child (2-12 years) € 40

The tour starts in Vestmanna.

Experience fishing off the coast of Vestmanna onboard the boat Blástein.

Catch codhaddock, flounder and saitheIn addition to the fishing trip, you will experience the beautiful scenery, bird life, seals and much more.

Included in the price: fishing gear, bait, flotation suit and coffee/tea

This tour can also be done for 8 hours. The price will then be DKK 900/ €130 for an adult

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Horseback riding

Experience the beautiful Faroese scenery on horseback.

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Horseback riding

Daily (on request)

From mid-June to mid-August


Incl. horse and instructor/guide.
Adult € 75 / DKK 550,-

Experience the beautiful Faroese scenery on horseback.
The tour is approx. 1 1/2 hour.

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Cultural evening in Gjógv

Dinner and entertainment in Roykstovan at Gjáargarður

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Cultural evening in Gjógv

Wednesday

From 18:00 - 20:00

Incl. dinner and entertainment (Faroese music and chain dance)

Adults € 75 / DKK 550,- 

 

Every Wednesday from June to August you can attend a cultural evening in the village Gjógv.

The event begins with live music performance - the program varies from time to time. Hereafter you will enjoy a good buffet meal with Faroese specialities.

The evening ends with a traditional Faroese chain dance - and you will of course be invited to join the dance.

 

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Tórshavn Marathon

7. June 2020

The most beautiful half- and full marathon.

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Tórshavn Marathon

The most beautiful half- and full marathon.

The route starts in front of SMS, the first 5 kilometers in Tórshavn and then the road towards Kaldbak to end again at SMS.

Ask for price.

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Silver Circle - winter

Silver Circle (Saksun & Gjógv)

Winter tour

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Silver Circle - winter

Silver Circle (Saksun and Gjógv)

Winter tour

Mondays 09.00 - 14.00 (October to April)

Price: DKK 1.375,- per person

incl. bus, guide and lunch

 

Overview:

Enjoy this whole day guided tour to three of the most beautiful villages, the biggest waterfall and some of the best viewpoints the Faroe Islands has to offer. Between the villages there is a photo stop or two, there will be plenty of time to wander about, either on your own or accompanied by the tour guide. Food & Beverages served throughout the tour.

 

What To Expect:

You will be picked up in the morning at your hotel or designated pick-up point. From here on it’s just a matter of sitting back, relaxing and enjoying the scenic ride, accompanied by the guide’s stories, while we drive out from Tórshavn.
The first village we will visit is called Saksun. Here you will have the opportunity to wander about, take pictures and enjoy the incredible beauty surrounding the village.
Later arriving at Gjógv (meaning gorge) you will be served food and beverages. Having lunch by the huge gorge is an indescribable experience. While in Gjógv you will have time to take a stroll around the village and out to the end of the gorge, after which we will move on to a place called Eiðisskarð. From here you will have an even better view of ”the giant and the witch”.
We will return to Tórshavn along the scenic old mountain road, along which, you will see the only prison of the Faroe Islands along with an incredible view from Norðadalsskarð, overlooking the island of Koltur.
When we arrive back in Tórshavn, you will be dropped off right at your hotel or designated drop-off point.

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Winter photograph tour - Vágar island

Photograph tour - Vágar island

Winter tour

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Winter photograph tour - Vágar island

Photograph tour - Vágar island

Winter tour

Tuesdays 09.00 - 14.00 (October to April)

Price: DKK 1.375,- per person

incl. bus, guide and lunch

 

Overview:
Guided tour all around the Island of Vágoy in a comfortable, air conditioned mini coach. On the tour you will see sights such as Leitisvatn, Níkurin, Bøur, Tindhólmur, Drangarnir, Koltur and the most popular waterfall of them all, Múlafossur.

What To Expect:
A five hour guided tour that begins and ends right at your hotel in Tórshavn. After leaving Tórshavn the journey takes us by the old mountain road towards Vágar island. We will be making two photo stops on our way there, where you will see the island of Koltur and the only prison in the Faroe Islands. We will drive through the islands’ first subsea tunnel, which was finished in 2002, leading to the island of Vágoy. We drive across the whole island to the village of Gásadalur, where the famous waterfall, Múlafossur is located. We will leave the bus and walk around the village, where there will be several photo opportunities. We will visit the villages of Gásadalur, Bøur and Sandavágur, making several photo stops on the way, including the islet Tindhólmur and Drangarnir. When we have visited all the villages we will head back to Tórshavn along a different route, ensuring that you will see as much as possible. You will be dropped off right at your hotel in Tórshavn.

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Highlights of the north - winter

Highlights of the north

Winter tour

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Highlights of the north - winter

Highlights of the north

Winter tour

Wednesdays 09.00 - 15.00 (October - April)

Price: DKK 1.375,- per person

incl. bus, guide and lunch

 

Overview:
A whole day guided tour, where you will visit five islands in one day. Pick up and drop off right at your hotel in Tórshavn. After joining the tour, you can sit back and enjoy the stories from the Tour Guide and the fantastic surroundings outside while we head up North. Before visiting the Northern Islands the journey takes you to a small village in North Eysturoy called Elduvík were we will walk over to an incredible gorge by the shore. Afterwards the journey goes north to villages like Klaksvík, Kunoy, Viđareiđi and many other places. Several photo stops are made on the way and you will be provided with a Packed Lunch & Beverages also. This is a tour with everything included, no extra fees so you can just enjoy the day, and let the locals do everything for you.

What To Expect:
This is a whole day guided tour with food, drinks, ferry ticket and all fees included in the price. You will be picked up and dropped off right at your hotel in Tórshavn. You will visit five islands, Streymoy, Eysturoy, Borđoy, Viđoy and Kunoy which is almost 1/3 of all the Faroese islands. Several photo stops and visits in various villages such as Viðareiði, the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands. The tour will also take you through one of the two subsea tunnels in the Faroe Islands, which has an art installation made by the famous artist, Tróndur Patursson.

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Viking tour - winter

Viking tour (Sandoy and Kirkjubøur)

Winter tour

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Viking tour - winter

Viking tour (Sandoy and Kirkjubøur)

Winter tour

Thursdays 09.00 - 15.00 (October - April)

Price: DKK 1.375,- per person

incl. bus, guide, ferry and lunch

 

Overview

Enjoy the beautiful nature, rich bird life and history on this whole-day, guided tour to the island of Sandoy and the village of Kirkjubøur. You will be able to visit old sites which date back to the viking era, and even see some sea-mines from second world war. Returning from the island of Sandoy, we will visit the historic village of Kirkjubøur, where the 17th generation descendants of the Paturson family live in a house that dates back to the viking era.

What To Expect

The drive from the Tórshavn to the ferry, which leaves a 09.45am, takes approximately 20 minutes and the duration of the ferry ride itself is 30 minutes. On the island of Sandoy we will visit five different villages and make several photo stops the along the way. After 8 hours on the island of Sandoy we will take the ferry back to the island of Streymoy at 16.35pm and visit the historic village of Kirkjubøur, were you will see the oldest church and only cathedral in the Faroe Islands, and visit the oldest inhabited wood house in Europe, where the 17th generation descendants of the family Pæturson live. After we’ve seen all that the village of Kirkjubøur has to offer, we’ll head back to Tórshavn and you will be dropped off right at your hotel.

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Guided boat tour in Àrnafjørður

This is an exclusive guided boat experience. We sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost creation of Faroese handicraft. 

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Guided boat tour in Àrnafjørður

Tour information:

Tuesdays and Saturdays at 9am, 13:30pm and 18pm.

Meeting point: Árnafjørður marina.

Exclusive small group tour: You can be anywhere from 1 to 5 people. With less than 2 tickets booked the departure will be cancelled.

Available: By schedule from May through August and otherwise by request.

Duration: 3,5-4 hours

Activity: Boat tour, Storytelling, Sightseeing and Fishing

Difficulty: Easy

Languages: English, Faroese, Scandinavian

Price: DKK 1.165,- per person (€160)

 

This is an exclusive guided boat experience. We sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost creation of Faroese handicraft. We learn about days when boats of this type were the lifeline of people along these shores. On our journey we hear stories about these people, their lives, their culture and their harvesting of the riches nature brought to them.

We sail out from the Árnafjørður marina and follow the eastern seashore by Mjóvin. Sailing close to the shore we see the varied landscape with ravines and grottoes. Along these shores we must keep our eyes open to seals that have this area as their natural habitat. Up on the steep slopes we see grazing sheep and we learn about the keeping of these semi-wild animals.

We procede to Bergsmunnin and see the view east towards the island of Svínoy. We sail further along this spectacular coastline towards “Bergið”. There are some grottoes here and weather permitting we will sail into one of the grottoes and turn off our outboard engine. To only the sounds of the sea and the seabirds we will enjoy a cup of coffee inside the grottoe!

We bring fishing rods so that you can cast a line and try your fishing luck of the coast. Typical fish in the fiord are the Atlantic Cod, Haddock and Saithe. At a certain location we will try to catch the beautiful “Reyðfiskur” – a red variation of the Atlantic Cod that has it’s habitat in the seaweed. Should we be blessed by mother nature with fish, you get to take to take fish with you to prepare for a wonderful meal. Nowhere on the planet can you find fish as tasty and fresh as this!

On our way towards the marina we cross the fjord towards Kóphella “The Seal Bedrock” and follow the western coastline. We are likely to observe birds such as black guillemot, fulmar and puffins.

 

Included:

Safety: Each guest receives a floating suit, boots, life jacket and safety training.

Authorized tour guide

Food & beverages: We serve a light meal with water and coffee with something sweet.

Fishing rods, jigs, tackle and bait

Fish: You get to take fish home with you!

 

Highlights:

Locations: Árnafjørður, Coast of Mjóvin, Bergið and Kóphella

Fishing: We will try our hand at fishing.

Grottoes: Weather permitting we will sail into grottoes where we will enjoy our coffee!

Storytelling: We hear local stories from the area.

Sailing: We teach you handling of the boat, so that you can actively take part in the sailing experience.

Wildlife: We are likely to see seals on our boat tour. We will also likely see seabirds such as black guillemot, fulmar and puffins.

 

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Guided boat tour in Funningsfjørður

This is an exclusive guided boat experience. We sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. 

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Guided boat tour in Funningsfjørður

Tour information:

Meeting time and days: By request/agreement

Meeting point: Funningsfjørður Marina

Price: DKK 1.165,- per person (€160)

 

Exclusive small group tour: You can be anywhere from 1 to 5 people. With less than 2 tickets booked the departure will be cancelled.

Available: This tour is arranged by request, or as an alternative departure to our tours from Eiði when weather conditions by Eiði are unfavorable.

Duration: 4 hours

Activity: Boat tour, Storytelling, Sightseeing and Fishing

Difficulty: Easy

Languages: English, Faroese, Scandinavian

 

This is an exclusive guided boat experience. We sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. No place more than here in the north has people’s existance historically so depended upon the traditional Faroese boat. We learn about these people, their lives, their culture and their seeking the rich fishing grounds of the coast here.

Funningsfjørður is one of the most beautiful fiords in the Faroe Islands. The high mountains on both sides of the fiord give shelter from winds. The seashore is varied with gorges and interesting landscapes. While exploring the fjord we hear about life on these shores in historic times and see the activities on the fjord today.

We sail from the pier of the harbour of Funningsfjørður on Eysturoy. We sail out through the fjord close to the beautiful eastern coastline. We head towards Elduvíksnes and sail through Barmur towards the natural gorge Elduvíksgjógv close to Elduvík. This gorge has been used as a natural harbour for the people of Elduvík. By this gorge we enjoy a warm drink and something sweet.

We procede along the shore of idyllic village Elduvík. To the east we see the majestic island Kallsoy.

We bring fishing rods so that you can cast a line of the coast by Elduvík and try your fishing luck! Located close to the spawning grounds of the Atlantic Cod, the area has allways been known for good fishing. Apart from Atlantic Cod we are also likely to see Haddock, Whiting and Coalfish. Should we be blessed by mother nature with fish, you get to take to take fish with you to prepare for a wonderful meal! Nowhere on the planet can you find fish as tasty and fresh as this!

We make our way accross the fiord where we find the old village Funningur. Sagas have it that it was here the first vikings came ashore close to 1200 years ago. We learn about these early setlers. We follow the western coastline bach towards Funningsfjørður.

 

Included:

Safety: Each guest receives a floating suit, boots, lifejacket and safety training.

Authorized tour guide

Food & beverages: We serve a light meal with water and coffee with something sweet.

Fishing rods, jigs, tackle and bait

Fish: You get to take fish home with you!

 

Highlights:

Locations: Coastline of Funningsfjørður, Elduvík and Funningur

Fishing: We will try our hand at fishing.

Gorges: Weather permitting we will sail into gorges along the seashore.

Storytelling: We hear local stories from the area.

Sailing: We teach you handling of the boat, so that you can actively take part in the sailing experience.

Wildlife: We will likely see seabirds such as fulmar, black guillemot and eider ducks.

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Guided boat tour in Hvannasund

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Guided boat tour in Hvannasund

Tour information:

Wednesdays and Sundays at 9am, 13:30pm and 18pm.

Meeting point: Hvannasund marina north of the dam.

Exclusive small group tour: You can be anywhere from 1 to 5 people. With less than 2 tickets booked the departure will be cancelled.

Available: By schedule from May through August and otherwise by request.

Duration: 3,5-4 hours

Activity: Boat tour, Storytelling, Sightseeing and Sea Angling

Difficulty: Easy

Languages: English, Scandinavian and Faroese

Price: DKK 1.165,- per person (€160)

 

This is an exclusive guided boat experience. We sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. We learn about days when boats of this type were the lifeline of people along these shores. On our journey we hear stories about these people, their lives, their culture and their harvesting of the riches nature brought to them.

We sail from the northern marina of Hvannasund on Viðoy. While we make our way north we explore the coastline of Viðoy towards beautiful Viðareiði. We learn about the geological history of the Faroe Islands while we observe geologic expressions uncovered in the rock along the seashore.

By Viðareiði we sail by magnificent landscapes. There are spectacular gorges and grottoes – perfect for photography. Weather permitting we will sail into one of the grottoes and turn off our outboard engine. To only the sounds of the sea and the seabirds we will enjoy a cup of coffee inside the grottoe!

Located close to the spawning grounds of the north atlantic cod, the area has allways been known for good fishing. Typical fish in these waters are atlantic cod, haddock, whiting and coalfish. We bring fishing rods so that you can cast a line and try your fishing luck. Should we be blessed by mother nature with fish, you get to take fish with you home to prepare for a wonderful meal! Nowhere on the planet can you find fish as tasty and fresh as this!

On our way back towards the Hvannasund marina we sail accross towards the extinct village Múli. We are likely to see seabirds here such as fulmar, black guillimot and puffins. We follow the Borðoy-coastline back towards the Hvannasund marina.

 

Included:

Safety: Each guest receives a floating suit, boots, lifejacket and safety training.

Authorized tour guide

Food & beverages: We serve a light meal with water and coffee with something sweet.

Fishing rods, jigs, tackle and bait

Fish: You get to take fish home with you!

 

Highlights:

Locations: Coast by Viðareiði and extinct village Múli

Fishing: We will try our hand at fishing.

Grottoes: Weather permitting we will sail into grottoes where we will enjoy our coffee!

Storytelling: We hear local stories from the area.

Sailing: We teach you handling of the boat, so that you can actively take part in the sailing experience.

Wildlife: We will likely see seabirds such as fulmar, black guillemot and puffins.

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Guided boat tour in Eiði

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Guided boat tour in Eiði

Tour information:

Friday at 9am, 13:30pm and 18:00pm.

Meeting point: Eiði marina

Exclusive small group tour: You can be anywhere from 1 to 5 people. With less than 2 tickets booked the departure will be cancelled.

Available: By schedule from May through August and otherwise by request.

Duration: 4 hours

Activity: Boat tour, Storytelling, Sightseeing and Fishing

Difficulty: Easy

Languages: English, Faroese, Scandinavian

Price: DKK 1.165,- per person (€160)

 

This is an exclusive guided boat experience. We sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. No place more than in Eiði has people’s existance historically so depended upon the traditional Faroese boat. We learn about these people, their lives, their culture and their harvesting of the riches nature brought to them.

We set out from the marina of Eiði on the north of Eysturoy. The “Eiðisflógvi” is the golf between Eysturoy and Streymoy. The area is fenced by stunning natural scenery.

We sail by the western coastline of the Eiðiskollur peninsula. We sail by gorges and grottoes and a coastline grand. Weather permitting we sail towards the monumental “Risin og Kellingin” (The Giant and the Hag). We hear the legend of these iconic sea stacks.

In this amphitheatre we try our luck fishing. Located close to the spawning grounds of the north atlantic cod, the area has allways been known for good fishing. Typical fish in this area are Atlantic Cod, Haddock and Coalfish. We bring fishing rods so that you can cast a line and try your fishing luck. Should we be blessed by mother nature with fish, you get to take to take fish with you to prepare for a wonderful meal. Nowhere on the planet can you find fish as tasty and fresh as this!

We cross the golf and sail towards the bay of Tjørnuvík. We go back to Viking times and hear of archaelogical findings in this scenic bay. From Tjørnuvík we follow the coastline of Streymoy south before we head back to the Eiði marina.

 

Included:

Safety: Each guest receives a floating suit, boots, lifejacket and safety training.

Authorized tour guide

Food & beverages: We serve a light meal with water and coffee with something sweet.

Fishing rods, jigs, tackle and bait

Fish: You get to take fish home with you!

 

Highlights:

Locations: Coastline by Eiði, Giant and the Hag and Tjørnuvík

Fishing: We will try our hand at fishing.

Grottoes and ravines: Weather permitting we will sail into grottoes and ravines.

Storytelling: We hear local stories from the area.

Sailing: We teach you handling of the boat, so that you can actively take part in the sailing.

Wildlife: We will likely see seabirds such as fulmar, black guillemot and puffins.

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Guided boat tour in Sørvágur

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Guided boat tour in Sørvágur

Tour information:

Mondays and Thursdays at 9am, 13:30pm and 18pm

Meeting point: Sørvágur marina

Exclusive small group tour: You can be anywhere from 1 to 5 people. With less than 2 tickets booked the departure will be cancelled.

Available: By schedule from May through August and otherwise by request.

Duration: 3,5-4 hours

Activity: Boat tour, Storytelling, Sightseeing and Fishing

Difficulty: Easy

Languages: English, Faroese, Scandinavian

Price: DKK 1.165,- per person (€160)

 

This is an authentic guided boat experience. You sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. The boat takes up to 5 guests.

You visit some of the main attractions of the Faroe Islands. Weather permitting, you will sail close to the Múlafossur waterfall, the majestic islet Tindhólmur and the sea stacks Drangarnir.

On your tour you will be given time to take in the impressions while hearing local stories and legends. Keep your eyes open to birdlife as Puffins, Black Guillemots and Gannets are likely.

The boat departs from the small boat marina of Sørvágur. Sailing out through the fiord you sail close by the beautiful village Bøur. The setting with the sandy beach, the turf roofed houses, the church and the view is like no other.

Along the northern shore of the fiord you observe interesting basalt rock formations. A dramatic geologic history unfolds as you learn about an ancient vulcano embedded in the coastal rock.

Following the varied seashore you continue to the famous Múlafossur waterfall. From the boat the waterfall and the surrounding gorges and grottoes make for unique photo opportunities.

Sailing south you approach the uninhabited islet Tindhólmur and from there the Drangarnir sea stacks. Have your camera at hand and capture moments by these wondrous formations.

In this natural amphitheatre you get the unique chance to cast a fishing line. Fish habitating these waters are Whiting, Haddock, Atlantic Cod and Saithe. Should you be blessed with a catch, you get to take the fish with you. You may then choose to prepare for a delicious meal to serve to your loved ones adding yet another dimension to your experience.

 

Included:

Safety: Each guest receives a floating suit, boots, lifejacket and safety training.

Authorized tour guide

Food & beverages: We serve a light meal with water and coffee with something sweet.

Fishing rods, jigs, tackle and bait

Fish: You get to take fish home with you!

 

Highlights:

Locations: Bøur, Bíggjarskorð, Gásadalur, Múlafossur, Tindhólmur and Drangarnir

Fishing: We will try our hand at fishing.

Grottoes and ravines: Weather permitting we will sail into grottoes and ravines.

Storytelling: We hear local stories from the area and learn about the wildlife we see.

Sailing: We teach you handling of the boat, so that you can actively take part in the sailing.

Wildlife: We will likely encounter seabirds such as fulmar, gannets, black guillemot and puffins.

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