Explore Torshavn (Walking Tour)






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Explore the history and heritage of the Faroe Islands’ capital.
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Tórshavn

  • Experience culture, history, and heritage

  • See small turf-roofed homes in many different colours

  • Explore the old town, with roots back to the Vikings

Thor’s harbour

Walk through history, exploring the old town Tinganes – the 9th-century meeting site of the Vikings. Enjoy colourful old warehouses that are now fashionable offices, the 18th-century Lutheran cathedral, and small turf-roofed homes. Enter the old town and find yourself in a confusion of lanes and narrow passages, steps and rocks, and tiny black-tarred houses – a genuine and unique town from the Middle Ages.

Practical information

  • Remarks/requirements: Good sturdy shoes with warm, wind and waterproof clothing.

  • Walking information: 1 KM Walking distance, paved road and cobblestone and uneven ground.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English, German & all Scandinavian languages.

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