Experience the Destinations

Experience the hidden gems of the Faroe Islands

All buyers and suppliers get the chance to break free from appointment mode on Tuesday 24th September and discover various hidden gems around the Faroe Islands that afternoon. These adventures are free experiences offered by Faroese tourism providers to give you a thorough understanding of the versatility that the Faroe Islands have to offer as a destination.
There are over 15 tours available for you to choose from and to explore on a September afternoon. Go on a sailing trip to an unexplored area, on a fieldtrip to explore food, history, art and traditions. Visit some remote places or go on a food pubcrawl. It is up to you to choose the one adventure that suits you best.
Below you will find a list of all available adventures to choose from, including a short description, the local operators who are providing the experience, difficult level and other relevant information. Exact transportation details will be provided later.
Please request the one adventure you would like to participate in, and you will receive a confirmation.
We are looking forward to showing you the Faroe Islands.

Tour 01 Eysturoy

Visit the locals on the southermost tip of Eysturoy

  • Date: September 24th

  • Max persons:  20

  • Time: Departure at 1300
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

  • Prepare for the tour: We recommend that you bring warm clothing

Detailed Info

Tour 02 Eysturoy

Rugged mountains and hidden gems

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 45

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 03 Fuglafjørður

Small town gems

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 20

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 04 Norðoyggjar

Boat trip with Dragin

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 25

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 05 Norðoyggjar

Photo safari

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 25

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 06 Norðoyggjar

Beer tasting in local brewery “Føroya Bjór”

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 20

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 07 Vágar

Sail on freshwater lake Sørvágsvatn/Leitisvatn with Lakeside Sightseeing

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 15

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 08 Vágar

Boat tour to Drangarnir

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 12

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 09 Vágar

Food, history and traditions

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 50

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 10 Vágar

Experience Vágar from above

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 24

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 11 Sandoy

Sandoy highlights
Foodies and a sprinkle of culture

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 43

  • Time: Departure at 12.30 – very important to be on time to make it to the ferry on time
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 12 Sandoy

The exclusive Sandur tour – kayaking in Sandoy

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 6

  • Time: Departure at 12.30 – very important to be on time to make it to the ferry on time
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 18.00

Detailed Info

Tour 13 Tórshavn

History and food in Tórshavn´s Old Town

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 20

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Return: Back at hotels approximately at 17.00

Detailed Info

Tour 14 Tórshavn

Hike to the historical Kirkjubø

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 20

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Location: Venue
    Return: 17.00 to hotels

Detailed Info

Tour 15 Tórshavn

Art walk in Tórshavn

  • Date: September 24

  • Max persons: 20

  • Time: Departure at 13.00
    Location: Venue
    Return: Ends in city centre at 16.30

Detailed Info

Post-event excursions

If you have a couple of days after the event and want to explore some of the Faroe Islands, you might be interested in one of these excursions

Vestmanna Bird cliffs & Panorama View

A bus ride along the mountain road to Vestmanna from where we sail to the famous Bird cliffs and caves. Weather permitting, sail throug narrow straits into deep caves, shaped by the surf for millions of years and close to the over 600 metre-high vertical cliffs where thousands of seabirds breed. After the boat tour we stop at the ancient Viking settlements in Kvívík before returning to Tórshavn.

Day/date: Thursday 26 September 2019
Pick up: 12:30
Drop off: 17:30

Price: DKK 795,- per person

Included in the price: bus, guide and boat tour

Booking: send an email to tora@tora.fo

The Northern part of Eysturoy

Day trip by bus and guide past the old Whaling station við Áir to the beautiful village of Saksun. The tour continues towards the village of Funningur with old Viking settlements, the scenic village of Gjógv and towards the village of Eiði, where, among other things. See the well-known stone formations “Risin and Kellingin”.

Day/date: Friday 27 September 2019
Pick up: 09:00
Drop off: 15:00

Price: DKK 895,- per person

Included in the price: bus, guide and lunch

Booking: send an email to tora@tora.fo

Vestmanna Bird Cliffs

Enjoy the Vestmanna Sea Cliffs and Northern Streymoy on this 7 hour day tour. We will make visits to Vestmanna, Kvívík and a few other villages. Food & Beverages served throughout.

What to expect: Enjoy the convenient hotel pickup from your centrally located Hotel or designated pick up in Tórshavn. After the pickup, enjoy the relaxing drive up the old mountain road leading out of Tórshavn. The first photo stop is at a place called “Norðadalsskarð” were you will see the beautiful island Koltur, which is located perfectly in the middle of a big valley. The tour guide will tell you some stories about the past and present of that island. After the first photo stop we will head towards Vestmanna, making a photo stop en route at the only prison in the Faroe islands, which probably has a better view than any prison in the world. In Vestmanna, we will board a boat and sail towards the Vestmanna sea cliffs. the boat trip is approximately 2 hours. When you return to Vestmanna, you will be greeted with a packed lunch and beverages. The journey continues in the bus towards Kvívík, were some of the best kept viking settlements are located. you get to wander around Kvívík for a while and feel the quiet atmosphere that surrounds the village. We will be heading back to Tórshavn on a different route, in order for you to see as much as possible on your journey. On the way to Tórshavn, you will be able to see the villages Kollafjørður and Leynar, the bus driver will make some photo stops on the way, while the guide is telling stories. Arriving back in Tórshavn, you will be dropped off at your hotel or designated drop-off location.

Day/date: Thursday 26 September 2019
Pick up: 08:30
Drop off: 15:30

Price: DKK 895,- per person

Included in the price: Guide, fees, Travel, Tickets, Food & Beverages

Booking: send an email to mmtours@mmtours.fo

Photography Tour – Vágar Island

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.

Day/date: Friday 27 September 2019
Pick up: 09:00
Drop off: 14:30

Price: DKK 995,- per person

Included in price: Guide, fees, Travel, Tickets, Food & Beverages

Booking: send an email to mmtours@mmtours.fo