Sandoy - The Saga Island & Kirkjubøur Day Excursion

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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.

What´s Included

Bottled water
Packed Lunch
Local guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Port pickup and drop-off
Coffee and/or Tea

Additional information

  • 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 48h before the tour begins.
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • MM Tours takes full right to make changes to the itinerary, due to changing weather and other unpredictable circumstances that may occur.
  • Pick Up Times: Mark Guesthouse: 08.15 62N Guesthouse Marknagil: 08.15 62N Hotel: Please walk down to Hotel Tórshavn (150 meters) Hotel Tórshavn: 08.25 (Main Meeting Point) Hotel Hafnia: 08.30 Farstøðin - Main Bus Terminal: 08.35 Hotel Streym: 08.35 Hotel Havgrím: 08.35 Campsite Yviri Við Strond: 08.35 Hilton Garden Inn: 08.40 Hotel Brandan: 08.50 Hotel Føroyar: 09.00
  • Pick up from all hotels in Tórshavn, and the main bus terminal (Farstøðin) Main Pick up point: Hotel Tórshavn, located in the center of Tórshavn These hotels are also included our pick up list: Hotel Brandan Hilton Garden Inn

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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.

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

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

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

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Arrive in the beautiful village of Dalur to take some photographs

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

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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.