Kirkjubøur, the Old Cultural Centre and the Historical Museum in Tórshavn.
Available all year
Stroll around the beautiful village of Kirkjubøur and admire the nature all around
Discover the area’s fascinating history and architecture
Visit a 900-year-old farmhouse – probably the oldest wooden house in Europe
See the oldest church in the Faroe Islands, dating back to the 11th century
Take in the culture
Visit Kirkjubøur, the cultural centre at Streymoy. Admire the ruins of the 13th-century St Magnus Cathedral and visit the 11th-century Olavskirkjan church, which is still in use. The 900-year-old Roykstovan, an old bishopric, is considered the oldest log house in Europe and is now a museum. In Tórshavn, learn more about the Faroe Islands’ nature, culture and history at Tjóðsavnið - the National Museum.
Language: English, German, Danish and Scandinavian.
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate layered clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
Walking information: 100-300 meters.
Wheelchair accessible: No.