Viking Tour ( Sandoy & Kirkjubøur )

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Viking Tour ( Sandoy & Kirkjubøur )

From: DKK 1375,-

Thursdays 9.00-15.00

Adults € 185 / children (0-12 years) € 92

All Inclusive Tour (Guide, Fees, Travel, Tickets, Food & Beverages)

 

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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.

Itinerary

Pick ups – 8.30am to 9am.

  • Depart from Tórshavn
  • Drive along a scenic mountain road, where you will see the islands of Sandoy, Hestoy and Koltur.
  • 09.45 Depart on the ferry to the island of Sandoy.
  • Arrive at the island of Sandoy, in the village of Skopun
  • See the old village church
  • See some of the oldest historical remains in the Faroe islands and the scares left behind by world war two
  • Arrive in the beautiful village of Dalur to take some photographs
  • ( Packed Lunch & Beverages is served )
  • Arrive in the village of Skarvanes, to eat our packed lunch and enjoy the breathtaking views of the islands of Skúvoy and Stora Dimun
  • Depart for the village of Søltuvik, were your guide will tell you all about the history of the village
  • Depart from Søltuvik, with some photo stops along the way
  • 14.00 Depart on the ferry, back to the mainland
  • Drive to the village of Kirkjubø, were the oldest residential house is situated. And the oldest stone church in the Faroe islands.
  • Arrive back in the capital Tórshavn.

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way

Practical Information

What To Bring:

Warm, Waterproof clothes

Good walking shoes

Camera

Difficulty: 

Easy

Additional information

  • Free cancellation policy up to 48h before the tour begins.
  • MM Tours takes full right to make changes to the itinerary, due to changing weather and other unpredictable circumstances that may occur.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

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