Sandoy | The Saga Island & Kirkjubøur

Enjoy the beautiful nature, rich birdlife and history on this whole day, guided tour to Sandoy and Kirkjubøur

Visit all the old sites, that date back to the viking era and even some sea-mines from second world war.

When returning from Sandoy, we will visit the most historic-rich village in the Faroe Islands, Kirkjubøur, were the 17'th generation of the family Pæturson lives in a house, which dates back to the viking era.

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9 hours 30 minutes


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Local Faroese multilingual tour guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Lunch - Homemade packed lunch
    • Bottled water - Local water
    • Soda/Pop - Local soft drinks
    • Alcoholic Beverages - Local beer
    • Coffee and/or Tea - Freshly brewed
    • Snacks - Chocolate or caramel muffins / vaffles / pancakes
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Skopun Havn
    • Entry/Admission - Kirkjubour Cathedral
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Pass By: Streymoy, Streymoy

      Pick up and drop off at all hotels and designated areas in Tórshavn

      Pass By: Velbastaðar Skúli, 19 Norðuri á Heyggi, Velbastaður 176, Faroe Islands

      Drive along a scenic mountain road, where you will see the islands of Sandoy, Hestoy and Koltur.

      Stop At: Skopun Havn, Skopun, Faroe Islands

      Arrive at the island of Sandoy, in the village of Skopun

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Sandoyar Meginskúli, 210 Heimasandsvegur, Sandur, Faroe Islands

      See some of the oldest historical remains in the Faroe islands and the scares left behind by world war two

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Dalur Camping, 1 Dalsvegur, Dalur 235, Faroe Islands

      Arrive in the beautiful village of Dalur to take some photographs

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Soltuvik, Sandoy Faroe Islands

      Magnificent waves breaking on the big reef just outside the bay. Two anchors as a memorial to a shipwreck that ran ashore in Soltuvik.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Kirkjubour Cathedral, Kirkjubour, Streymoy Faroe Islands

      This is the site of the country's most important historical site with the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral from around 1300, the Saint Olav's Church (Olavskirkjan), from 12th century and the old farmhouse Kirkjubøargarður from 11th century. In 1832, a runestone was found near the Magnus Cathedral in Kirkjubøur. The stone which is referred to as the Kirkjubøur stone dates back to the Viking Age.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Pick up from all hotels in Tórshavn, and the main bus terminal (Farstøðin)Main Pick up point: Hotel Tórshavn, located in the center of TórshavnPorts
      • Farstøðin (Main bus terminal)
      Return Detail :
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
      • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
      • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
      • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
      • Free cancellation policy up to 24h before the tour begins.
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Infant seats available
      • Tora Tourist takes full right to make changes to the itinerary, due to changing weather and other unpredictable circumstances that may occur.
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
      • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


    English - Guide

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    Organised by Tora Tourist

    Activity ID: V-103514P8

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