Vestmanna Bird Cliffs Day Excursion

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We depart Tórshavn and head north to Vestmanna, from where the Vestmanna Birdcliffs Boat Tour sails. This Boat trip is 2 hours long and will sail you close to the exceptional Sea Cliffs and breeding grounds of numerous species of birds. The Captain of the Boat will deliver running commentary on what you see along the trip.

After the return to Vestmanna we will have a spot of lunch on our scenic drive back to Tórshavn.

We will stop at the village of Kvívík where we will see an old excavation of 2 viking longhouses. This will give you a small insight into what daily life was like in Viking times.

From there we stop at the village Leynar, a picturesque small village, before driving over the old Mountain Road back to Tórshavn. Along the Mountain Road we will make a few photostops, and you will also get the option to do the beautiful hike "Fyri Vestan" which is a popular hiking trail for locals.

What´s Included

All inclusive tour, no hidden fees or charges

What to bring

warm, waterproof clothes

comfortable walking shoes


Additional information

OPTIONAL EXTRA: This tour also offers one of the most beautiful hiking trips the Faroe islands has to offer, Fyri Vestan, for additional 450 DKK including obligatory "hiking fee". This hike is graded Easy / Medium Difficulty, and is mostly downhill.

Note: This will lengthen the tour with 2-3 hours


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Pick up times –  8.00am to 9.00am

Depart from Tórshavn towards Vestmanna

Drive past the villages of Leynar, Stykki and Kvívík.

Arrive at the village of Vestmanna.

Board the ferry and begin the journey to the bird cliffs. The sail trip is 2 hours

Back on shore, and you will be given a packed lunch and beverages

Drive around the beautiful village, and visit some local places

Depart from Vestmanna, and visit the village of Kvívík on our way back were we will visit some historical residential remains.

Departure Kvívík, and take the scenic mountain road with plenty of photo opportunities

Optional: Hiking "Fyri Vestan" (2-3 Hours)

Arrive back in the capital of Tórshavn

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way