Excursions

Farm Visit

(from Streymoy)

 

Historical walk with the farmer. Gain insight into Faroese agriculture

and greet the farm animals. Afterwards coffee and bread with homemade

cold cuts from the farm.

 

Duration: Approx 2.5 hours

Price: Adult DKK 250

Incl. coffee and light meal

Dep: Monday 13:00 - 15:30 / Thursday 18:00 - 20:30 From 01June to 01Sep

 

Tour starts at agreed location on the island of Streymoy.

 

Greenland & Iceland Travel Service

Faroe Islands - Excursions 2017

 

Bird Island of Mykines

(from Sørvágur)

 

Day trip to Mykines, also known as the bird paradise due to the rich variety of birds on the island. See at close hand the impressive gannets that only breed on Mykinesholm and the charming puffins with the colourful beaks. You must cross a footbridge over the Atlantic Ocean in order to come out to Mykinesholm and the lighthouse which was built in 1909.

 

Price: DKK 2190 for 2 person / DKK 1845 for 1 person

Duration: Approx 8 hours

Dep: Everyday 10:20 - 18:00 from 01May - 31 Aug

Incl. return boat trip, local guide (approx 3 hrs, meet upon arrival in Mykines,) and lunchbox

 

The tour starts at the at the harbour in the village of Sørvágur, Vágar, where you take the boat sailing to Mykines.

Sailing time is approx. 45 minutes one way

Boat Tour to Vestmanna Sea Cliffs

(from Tórshavn)

 

Via the mountain road to the village Vestmanna where the excursion boat awaits. This is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the Faroe Islands and will take you, weather permitting, through narrow sounds, into deep grottoes carved by the surf through ages, and close to the over 1500 feet high-rise cliffs. On the return to Tórshavn there is a stop at the Viking settlements in the village Kvívík.

 

Price: DKK 795 kr

Duration: Approx 5 hours

Dep: Thursday / Saturday 12.30 - 17.30 From 29May - 01Sep

Incl. Bus, guide and boat trip

 

The tour starts with pick up at hotels and at the Bus Terminal in Tórshavn, Streymoy.

 

Tórshavn City Tour

(from Tórshavn)

 

Explore Tórshavn on foot and by bus. Tórshavn is the world's smallest capital, beautifully situated at the foot of the surrounding mountains with a panoramic view of the island of Nólsoy. The  town  was founded in 825 AD and named after the Nordic god Thor. The tour ends with lunch. After the tour, it is possibl to visit the National Museum of the Faroe Islands on your own.

 

Price: DKK 495

Duration: Approx 3 hours

Dep: Monday 10.00 - 13.00 From 29May 01Sep (Please ask for off-season arrangement)

Incl. guide, coach and lunch

 

The tour starts with pick up at hotels and at the Bus Terminal in Tórshavn, Streymoy.

Faroese Cultural Evening

(from Gjógv)

 

Enjoy a Faroese Cultural Evening at Hotel Gjáargarð which is located in the scenic village of Gjógv. The evening starts with a music feature, different musicians every Wednesday and afterwards a delicious dinner buffet is served. Use the opportunity to try some Faroese specialties. The evening ends with everyone taking part in the traditional Faroese chain-dance.

 

Price: Adult DKK 395

Duration: Approx 3 hours

Dep: Wednesdays 19.00 - 21.30 from 07Jun to 30Aug

Incl. Food and entertainment

 

Tour starts at Hotel Gjáargarð in the village of Gjógv, Eysturoy.

Cruise with the Schooner "Norðlýsið"

(from Tórshavn)

 

We go on a 3-hour schooner cruise, where we sail close along the coastline to watch the cliffs rising from the sea. We will, off course, stop at the most beautiful places, to give you the best ever photo opportunities. Depending on wind and weather, we usually also have a short stay in Nólsoy.

 

Duration: Approx 3 hours

Price: Adult DKK 300

Incl. bort trip

Dep: Tuesday / Thursday 09.00 - 12.00 from 13Jun to 15Aug

 

Boat trip starts from the marina "Vágsbotn" , Tórshavn, Streymoy.

Northeren Islands and Viking Settlements

(from Tórshavn)

 

A day trip to the Northern Islands, driving over the islands of Streymoy and Eysturoy to the village of Leirvík and through the 6,2 km long subsea tunnel, which is decorated with lighting art by the famous Faroese artist Tróndur Patursson to the town of Klaksvík. Wonderful views of the islands of Fugloy, Svínoy, Borðoy and Kunoy. Along the way, we visit the Viking settlements at Leirvík and the Christianskirken church in Klaksvík.

 

Duration: Approx 10 hours

Price: Adult DKK 950

Incl. guide, coach and lunch

Dep: Tuesday 08.00 - 17.00 From 29May to 01Sep

(Please ask for off-season arrangement)

 

The tour starts with pick up at hotels and at the Bus Terminal in Tórshavn, Streymoy.

 

Saga Island Sandoy and Kirkjubøur

(from Tórshavn)

Day trip to the saga rich island of Sandoy, one of the most unspoiled islands where one can still experience the traditional Faroese lifestyle. Experience a church visit, fantastic scenic views, small villages and bird cliffs. Before returning to Tórshavn we visit the cultural centre of Kirkjubøur. Enjoy packed lunch on route.

 

Duration: Approx 9 hours

Price: Adult DKK 995

Incl. guide, coach, ferry and packed lunch

Dep: Sunday 08.30 - 18.00 From 29May to 01Sep

 

The tour starts with pick up at hotels and at the Bus Terminal in Tórshavn, Streymoy

The Giant and the Old Hag

Visit the northern part of the island Eysturoy. Gjógv / Saksun

(from Tórshavn)

 

Day trip by coach past the whaling station at Áir to the village of Funningur to see the site of the first Viking settlement. Continue to scenic Gjógv known for its distinctive harbour. En route from Gjógv to the village of Eiði you can see the well known rock formation known as the “Giant and the Old Hag”. See also Slættaratindur (882m), the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands. On the way back, we stop in the beautiful village of Saksun.

 

Duration: Approx 7 hours

Price: Adult DKK 890

Incl. guide, coach and lunch

Dep: Friday 08.00 - 15.00 From 29May to 01Sep (Off-season arrangement is possible with minimum 4 persons.)

 

The tour starts with pick up at hotels and at the Bus Terminal in Tórshavn, Streymoy

 

Visit the Island Vágar. See Tindhólm / Gásadalur

(from Tórshavn)

By coach along the mountain road to Norðadalsskarð, where the view of the island of Koltur is indescribably beautiful. On the island of Vágoy we drive through the villages of Sandavágur, Miðvágur and Sørvágur. We stop at the airport, before the tour continues to the beautiful village of Gásadalur with a stunning view of Tindhólmur with the island of Mykines in the background.

 

Price: Adult DKK 600

Dration: Approx 4 hours

Dep: Wednesday 08.30 - 12.30 From 29May to 01Sep

Incl. guide and coach

(Please ask for off-season arrangement.)

 

The tour starts with pick up at hotels and at the Bus Terminal in Tórshavn, Streymoy

 

Important Note!

Operation of all excursions is depending upon weather conditions. We therefore reserve the right to cancel or alter the operation of excursions if the power of nature should hold us back. We will of course always seek to offer an alternative.

 

All above mentioned excursions are offered in collaboration with Green Gate Incoming (www.greengate.fo) and MUST be prebooked - please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance. During off-season some excursions are operated upon request with a min. number of 4 persons.

 

 

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