1. Faroe Islands
  2. Streymoy
  3. Tórshavn
  4. Fossá Waterfall

Faroe Islands: Full-Day Highlights Tour

Product ID: 319533
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Discover the multifaceted beauty of the Faroe Islands. Wander the ruins of a 600-year-old cathedral. Marvel at an immense, two-tier waterfall.
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Your guide will be in an orange jacket with the local partner's logo on it. Please be ready at the pickup point at 9 AM. The pickup will be between 9:00 AM and 9:15 AM.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the history of the beautiful village of Kirkjubøður
  • Witness unbelievable scenery as you drive between villages
  • Explore the black sand beach in Tjørnuvík and the fantastic gorge in Gjógv
Full description
After pickup from select hotels in Tórshavn, set off on an excursion through the dynamic natural and historic wonders of the Faroe Islands. Start things off by visiting the picturesque village of Saksun, known for its famous lagoon and waterfall. Explore the remote villages Tjørnuvík and Gjógv, before heading to Kirkjubøur to explore the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral from the 14th century, Saint Olav's Church from the 12th century, and the old farmhouse Kirkjubøargarður from the 11th century, which has been occupied by the same family for 17 generations.

Stop by the impressive Fossá Waterfall en route to Tjørnuvík. Fossá is the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands, with over 450 feet of water cascading downwards across two levels. Continuing onwards, head to Tjørnuvík, which has one of the oldest Viking burial grounds with original burial stones intact. Enjoy your packed lunch while admiring the view of the famous Giant and the Witch rock formations on the headland. 

Enjoy the stunning drive up and past the highest point on the Faroe Islands and descend into the picturesque village of Gjógv. Your tour guide will regale you with some of the legends and myths that abound in this magical country before you head back to your hotel in Tórshavn.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from select hotels in Tórshavn
  • Local tour guide
  • Transport
  • Packed lunch
  • Entry fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users