• Excursions

Explore the Faroe Islands during your stay

We would love to share the Faroe Islands with you; a modern country in the middle of the North Atlantic with breath-taking scenary, a strong sense of culture, interesting traditions and a people that live closely with nature. Here is a sample of tours that you can book in connection with the Congress.

Wednesday, 9 May

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Vestmanna Cliffs, 1300-1730
Pick up hotels and we take the coastal road to the village of Vestmanna, enroute we drive through nice landscape. In Vestmanna we continue on a boat tour to the Vestmanna Cliffs, one of the most popular tourist attraction in the Faroe Islands. You sail into grottos, through narrow sounds, and close to the vertical cliffs, tour is approx. 2 hours. Return to Tórshavn. Incl: bus/guide/boatour.

 

Tórshavn City Tour and Kirkjubøur Cultural Centre, 1300-1600
Pick up hotels. Tórshavn is a historical 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. When you enter the old part of town, Reyn and Tinganes, you will find yourself in a confusion of lanes and narrow passages, steps and rocks and tiny black-tarred houses with white windows and green turfed roofs. You may think that you have lost your way onto the set of an historical film or into a museum, but what you see is in fact a genuine town dating from the Middle Ages and still alive with hens and children and all the buzz of ordinary life. Continue by bus to the newer part of town and historical Kirkjubøur. Return to Tórshavn. Incl: bus/guide/entrance.

 

Scenic tour of Streymoy & Eysturoy, 1300-1800
Pick up hotels. Drive from Tórshavn to the idyllic village of Saksun surrounded by high mountains. We take a short walk in the village before continuing to the northern most village on the island of Eysturoy, the village Gjógv. Enroute we cross the bridge over the Atlantic Ocean, we pass dramatic landscape scenary with photo stop to enjoy the scenary. In Gjógv we explore the village visiting the natural harbour, walking to Mary’s bench to enjoyt the view to the northern islands. Coffee/cake served at the cosy Gjáargarður before we return to the capital via the village of Funning. Incl: bus/guide/coffee & cake.

 

Thursday, 10 May 

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Tórshavn City Tour, 1630-1830
Pick up at the Nordic House. Tórshavn is a historical 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. When you enter the old part of town, Reyn and Tinganes, you will find yourself in a confusion of lanes and narrow passages, steps and rocks and tiny black-tarred houses with white windows and green turfed roofs. You may think that you have lost your way onto the set of an historical film or into a museum, but what you see is in fact a genuine town dating from the Middle Ages and still alive with hens and children and all the buzz of ordinary life. Continue by bus to the newer part of town. Incl: bus/guide.

 

Instawalk sightseeing from another point of view, 1630-1830
We will start this morning with an introduction tour of the capital Tórshavn – however, this will not be just an ordinary tour. Instead, we are going to use our smart phones and Instagram as part of the programme. We are going to take plenty of pictures during this instawalk according to our group’s mission and compete against each other. In the meanwhile, our guide will show us around – also to places normal groups do not go – and she will tell stories and open our eyes to things we might not have noticed otherwise. Of course, a winner will be announced and a prize handed. A fun and interactive experience of our little capital Tórshavn. Incl: guide

 

Rib62 – boattour around the island of Hestur, 1630-1900
Pick up at the Nordic House. We drive to the ferry harbour Gamlarætt approx. 15 minutes drive. Continue on a thrilling 2 hours boat tour in which you really feel the forces of nature! We go sightseeing on the west side of the island Hestur. The west side of the island is like entering another world. The stunning 400-meter-high cliffs, with thousands of birds and large caves, is something you should not miss on your visit to the Faroe Islands. Return to Tórshavn. Incl. Transfers, tour with fast going boat.

 

Friday, 11 May

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Tórshavn City Tour, 1630-1830
Pick up at the Nordic House. Tórshavn is a historical 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. When you enter the old part of town, Reyn and Tinganes, you will find yourself in a confusion of lanes and narrow passages, steps and rocks and tiny black-tarred houses with white windows and green turfed roofs. You may think that you have lost your way onto the set of an historical film or into a museum, but what you see is in fact a genuine town dating from the Middle Ages and still alive with hens and children and all the buzz of ordinary life. Continue by bus to the newer part of town. Incl: bus/guide.

 

Instawalk sightseeing from another point of view, 1630-1830
We will start this morning with an introduction tour of the capital Tórshavn – however, this will not be just an ordinary tour. Instead, we are going to use our smart phones and Instagram as part of the programme. We are going to take plenty of pictures during this instawalk according to our group’s mission and compete against each other. In the meanwhile, our guide will show us around – also to places normal groups do not go – and she will tell stories and open our eyes to things we might not have noticed otherwise. Of course, a winner will be announced and a prize handed. A fun and interactive experience of our little capital Tórshavn. Incl: guide

 

Rib62 – boattour around the island of Hestur, 1630-1900
Pick up at the Nordic House. We drive to the ferry harbour Gamlarætt approx. 15 minutes drive. Continue on a thrilling 2 hours boat tour in which you really feel the forces of nature! We go sightseeing on the west side of the island Hestur. The west side of the island is like entering another world. The stunning 400-meter-high cliffs, with thousands of birds and large caves, is something you should not miss on your visit to the Faroe Islands. Return to Tórshavn. Incl. Transfers, tour with fast going boat.

 

Saturday, 12 May

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Vestmanna Cliffs, 1300-1730 
Pick up hotels and we take the coastal road to the village of Vestmanna, enroute we drive through nice landscape. In Vestmanna we continue on a boat tour to the Vestmanna Cliffs, one of the most popular tourist attraction in the Faroe Islands. You sail into grottos, through narrow sounds, and close to the vertical cliffs, tour is approx. 2 hours. Return to Tórshavn. Incl: bus/guide/boatour.

 

Tórshavn City Tour and Kirkjubøur Cultural Centre, 1300-1600
Pick up hotels. Tórshavn is a historical 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. When you enter the old part of town, Reyn and Tinganes, you will find yourself in a confusion of lanes and narrow passages, steps and rocks and tiny black-tarred houses with white windows and green turfed roofs. You may think that you have lost your way onto the set of an historical film or into a museum, but what you see is in fact a genuine town dating from the Middle Ages and still alive with hens and children and all the buzz of ordinary life. Continue by bus to the newer part of town and historical Kirkjubøur. Return to Tórshavn. Incl: bus/guide/entrance.

 

Scenic tour of Streymoy & Eysturoy, 1300-1800
Pick up hotels. Drive from Tórshavn to the idyllic village of Saksun surrounded by high mountains. We take a short walk in the village before continuing to the northern most village on the island of Eysturoy, the village Gjógv. Enroute we cross the bridge over the Atlantic Ocean, we pass dramatic landscape scenary with photo stop to enjoy the scenary. In Gjógv we explore the village visiting the natural harbour, walking to Mary’s bench to enjoyt the view to the northern islands. Coffee/cake served at the cosy Gjáargarður before we return to the capital via the village of Funning. Incl: bus/guide/coffee & cake.

 

Schooner cruise with Norðlýsið, 1300-1600
Pick up at Nordic House. Transfer to the harbour where we continue on a schooner cruise around the island of Nolsoy. We sail close along the island so you can enjoy the view to the cliffs. Refreshments served on the tour. Incl: transfers/guide/refreshments.

 

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Please note the following:

  • The boattours are weather permitted.
  • Schooner cruise minimum 20 persons and maximum 50 persons.
  • Instagram tour minimum 8 persons and maximum 12 persons.
  • Rib62 tour minimum 10 persons and maximum 14 persons.

 

Prices per person DKK

  • Vestmanna Sea Cliffs, p.p. DKK 750,-
  • Tórshavn & Kirkubøur, p.p. DKK 435,-
  • Tórshavn City tour, p.p. DKK 295,-
  • Schooner cruise, p.p. DKK 790,-
  • Streymoy & Eysturoy p.p. DKK 625,-
  • Instagram tour p.p. DKK 250,-
  • Rib 62 p.p. DKK 650,-

 

Book excursions here

 

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