Community Visit

Excursion

Included in your cruise (free)

Difficulty level

Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people

Booking code

INCL-RVK1

Duration

At your own pace. The tourist offices and souvenir shops are open all day. The art exhibition is only in the morning. The duration of the welcome/farewell performance is 30 minutes.

Notes

Read practical information below

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  • Enjoy a welcoming performance by local Faroese musicians or dancers near the hotel.

  • Go birdwatching on a hike near Lake Toftavatn and experience the ‘Nature’s Artwork’ exhibition.

  • Find the perfect handmade gift at the souvenir shop and enjoy a free art exhibition across the street.

  • Book a driving guide at the Tourist Information Center to see sights farther from the harbor.

Runavík in a day

After disembarking, visit the Tourist Information Center to help you decide how to spend the day. Browse the souvenir shop for local handicrafts and wool products, head to the Town Hall for a free art exhibition, or go for a hike around Lake Toftavatn. You’ll also enjoy a welcoming performance on the green area in front of Hotel Runavík, Við Løkin, with either Faroese musicians or chain dance.

Practical information

  • Language: English

  • Remarks/requirements: Good, sturdy shoes. Warm, waterproof and windproof clothing.

  • Walking information: At your own pace. Around 3.75 miles for the full hike around Toftavatn.

  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes, for the town. Not for the hike around Toftavatn.