The Full-Day "See It All" Faroe Islands Tour

5.0 / 546 Reviews
Tour Type
Day Tour
Available
All year
Duration
7 hours
Difficulty
Easy
Tour start
Tórshavn
Description
Included
Useful information
Terms of service

Explore the best of the Faroe Islands in one day. You will see as much as possible of this undiscovered corner of the world together with an experienced tour guide with a strong passion for seaside views and waterfalls.

Your life-long native Faroe Islands tour guide has the local knowledge and will make sure that you get the most out of your time around the Faroe Islands. So this is what awaits you.

You will be picked up at your accommodation in the morning. Just let the tour guide know where you are staying once you book the tour. Now, you will hit the road and head straight to the island Vágar and the spectacular natural wonder in the small village Gásadalur. Here you will experience Múlafossur waterfall perched on the very edge and from where it plunges into the ocean. The scenery is so naturally and is the perfect place to recharge in nature.

Next, you will drive along the breathtakingly beautiful shoreline to the turf-roofed village Bøur. The view that you will encounter is otherworldy. You will have a great view of Tindhólmur islet and the famous sea arch Drangarnir. 

Now, you will head to the tranquil hideaway Saksun. This lovely little village is is tucked away in lush grass on the westside of Streymoy island. The village faces an increadable view of a hidden tidal lagoon.

You will now glide silently along the well-kept roads in the Faroe Islands and stop by the captivating Fossá Waterfall. Enjoy the power of nature for a while as you stand next to the crashing water beside this waterfall that drops in two levels. 

After this experience, you will head to the remote settlement Tjørnuvík nestled in unmatched natural beauty. Travellers say this hidden valley feels like reclaiming nature.  

Now, the peaceful village Gjógv is waiting for you to be discovered. Your tour guide will take you along windswept mountains and all the way to the natural gorge in Gjógv, where you can enjoy the trashing waves. 

Are you ready for a full-day of magical landscapes and seascapes? This will be one of the most incredible days of your life. Check availability by choosing a date.

Activities

Sightseeing

Attractions

Bøur

Eiði

Eysturoy Island

Fossá Waterfall

Gásadalur

Gjógv

Múlafossur

Oyggjarvegurin

Risin & Kellingin

Saksun

Streymoy Island

Tjørnuvík

Vágar Island

46 reviews for The Full-Day “See It All” Faroe Islands Tour

  1. Junhwan Jang

    To start with the conclusion, you may worry about the amount, but I can confidently say that this tour is worth it. Elsa Maria, who guides us, not only takes ordinary tourists to places that are difficult to go easily, but also explains the Faroe Islands in an easy-to-understand way. Thanks to her, we were able to have a very fruitful day and I think leaving a good review for her is the least reward.

    한국 사람이구요, 이 투어가 솔직히 싼 금액은 아닐 수 있지만 가성비를 따졌을 때 그럴만한 가치가 충분히 있다고 생각합니다. 가이드분이 일단 굉장히 친절하시고 여러분들이 영어울렁증이 있더라도 잘 이해해주고 즐거운 하루를 보낼 수 있게 도와드릴거라 생각합니다. 이 투어를 하고나서 페로제도를 제대로 여행한 기분이 들었어요 일반적으로 가기 힘든 곳을 갈 수 있었고, 굉장히 만족했습니다 ㅋㅋㅋ 예약할 때 꼭 묵는 숙소 어딘지 적으세요 그러면 가이드분이 픽업하러 오실겁니다. 고민하실 미래의 한국분들을 위해 추천드립니데이~😎

  2. Monika Csapo

    I had a wonderful day lead by Elsa Maria. We did not only visit beautiful places but I learned a lot about Faroese culture and history-which is always a true treasure when travelling. It was not only a touristy but also a local experience through this. Elsa Maria was really kind and we stopped everywhere where I wanted to take photos at (which was a lot 😊). I will remember this day always when remembering my travels on the Faroe Islands and recommend this tour to everyone.

  3. Marie Christiansen

    We had a great trip. We were in the Faroe Islands for work and therefore had limited time to experience. Elsa Maria gave us a lot of beautiful experiences in a short time. She is a really good guide who creates a good atmosphere and can tell a lot. Highly recommended!

  4. Irene & Luisa

    Thank you very much to be our tourist guide around Faroe Island, we are very happy with the tour, the places visited, the historical explanation, the stories, and your positive attitude.

    Thanks for being kind, giving us hot tea and coffee with biscuits and also for always being attentive to what we both wanted to do.

    We hope to return to the FAE again and we will definitely reach out for another tour, perhaps in summer time. We will also recommend you with all our friends and family.

    Also, the photos are fabulous – thanks so much for sharing them with us.

  5. Robin Gillham

    I have been on quite a few tours in my life and Elsa’s tour was by far the best. Not only the best tour I have been on but also one of the best holiday-related experiences of my life. Elsa really knows how to answer any questions you have and she is incredibly knowledgeable about the Faroe Islands. I truly feel like during the tour I learned more about the Faroe Islands than I would have if I lived there for a year or so. Despite the poor weather conditions, Elsa adapted the tour to meet our needs, she even kindly offered us hot coffee to drink when the rain became too much. My partner and I had an unforgettable time, we just wish we had booked a tour with lunch too! If you are ever traveling to the Faroe Islands you should book this tour, my partner and I may even book it again just to hang out with Elsa!

  6. Alexandra Gaitanidou

    I really like the tour and Elsa was really nice. She is very Professional and we had a great day.

  7. Shaunlee Ogilvie

    Elsa Maria was absolutely fantastic!

    She made us feel very welcome, told us lots of facts about the islands and provided us with some refreshments (which was much appreciated).

    My grandmother and I are very grateful to her for such an amazing tour experience.

  8. Annette og Jesper

    Vi havde en dejlig tur med Elsa Maria. Hun har en kærlighed til Færøerne som hun formåede at videreformidle. Hun fortalte – udover masser af fakta om Færøerne og øens historie – masser af anekdoter fra hendes eget liv og især barndom.

  9. Diyana Pavlova

    I had a fantastic day together with Elsa Maria 🤩. She is such a wonderful guide with so many interesting stories and facts, you definitely can relate to. She was very sweet and helpful. We managed to visit literature half of Faroe Islands in one day. I had a great time with her and strongly recommend her tour. Totally worth the price 👌

    Thank you very much for the wonderful day, Elsa Maria!

  10. Ole Strand

    Dejlig tur med Elsa Maria som guide til mange af de smukke steder på Streymoyar, Eysturoyar og Vagar.
    Vi fik masser af god viden om de små bygder vi besøgte og om Færøerne før og nu – gerne også med reference til hendes egen barndom.

    Elsa Maria er en vidende og charmerende guide, som sørgede for at vi fik en hyggelig dag, hvor vi nåede at se meget mere – og blive meget klogere på Færøerne – end hvis vi havde kørt rundt på egen hånd. Kan varmt anbefales.

  11. Nana NL

    It was such a fun day and left me with fond memory of Faroe Islands and my tour guide 🙂 Elsa Maria is a knowledgeable, professional, smart and considerate tour guide with a great sense of humour. She picked up on time from the hotel and followed the route as described in the tour information. On the way she told me the history, geography, people, religion, economy and a little gossip of Faroe Islands. We even watched the new 007 movie (No time to die) trailer together to see the clip filmed in Faroe Islands! Elsa Maria is one of the best tour guides I’ve ever met and I recommend her to tourists coming to the Islands in the future.

    我在法罗群岛参加了 See It All 一日游, 留下了美好的印象和回忆。我的导游Elsa Maria是个知识丰富聪明幽默的人, 不仅带我参观了所有景点,还娓娓讲述了法罗群岛的历史地理人文。给我拍了很多照片,然后制作了短片,包括当天的行程,景点及我的照片。推荐Elsa Maria 。

    Nana/娜娜
    Netherlands/中国

  12. Bert Peirsman

    A wonderful guide. Very good!

    We enjoyed the trip very much !!

  13. Liudmila

    I booked this tour because it is the only one covering all the places I wanted to visit without renting a car. Elsa Maria is wonderful! Even if the weather was not the best I felt myself comfortable! Absolutely recommended!

  14. Priscilla Quartey

    Literally the best guided tour I have been on. Elsa the guide was amazing! She told incredible stories about the island and the view was out of this world. It was great to get to try the Local food as well.

    Nice meeting you Elsa and thanks for an amazing day 🤩

  15. Margaret Mehl

    The ‘See It All’ day tour with Elsa Maria was among the highlights of my 10-day holiday in the Faroe Islands. Having spent a week travelling alone and relying on public transport, it was wonderful to be driven around in a car by someone who really knows the islands, and getting an overall impression of many places in one day. Elsa Maria is a very knowledgeable and dedicated guide and drew our attention to sights we might not have appreciated as much otherwise. I recommend ordering the lunch, which was excellent. A great day all round! And receiving a link to Elsa’s great photos and a little video as a memento was a real bonus, as it reminded me where exactly we had been. Many thanks for superb tour!

  16. Laura Fløytrup

    My trip was super good. First of all, I am really grateful that the trip was carried out as I was the only traveller.

    The tour guide was great at telling stories and answering my many questions. I usually travel around on my own, without a guide, but this tour gives you a completely different insight into the country. That was super nice! We got to see a lot in a short time. I would definitely recommend the trip to others.

  17. D.A. de Franceschi

    I booked this tour offered by Guide to Faroe Islands.

    From the very first moment I was picked up at the hotel Elsa Maria won me over with her cordial and friendly manner which did not change during the entire day. She was tireless in showing us the islands, telling us the stories and legends of each spot, answering patiently the many questions we had about the islands, the history and the present day. She clearly enjoys guiding the tourists and showing this wonderful, remote and very special corner of the planet. Her love for the islands, her positive attitude to life in general, the sparkle in her eyes, is contagious and her straightforward manner passed on our small and random group.

    She prepared the lunch box for us giving us the opportunity to taste the Faroese food: the whale blubber with dried whale meat, and the famous fermented meat, in authentic setting.
    Upon returning home, I have found in my email the photographs she took along the way and the 3D itinerary of the trip for a long lasting memory.

    I am thankful for it all. I cannot recommend more Else Maria.

  18. Marcus Uzubalis

    The Faroe Islands have been on my bucket list for years and, to make the most of my time in this beautiful part of the world, I booked a full-day tour with Elsa Maria for the day after I arrived to enable me to see the best of some of the larger islands. I’m glad I did – even before I landed, Elsa Maria was in contact with me to ensure that everything went smoothly, and even contacted me the day before the tour as she was worried about the weather and, as I was the only person on the tour, wanted to ensure that I got the most out of my day.

    From the moment I met Elsa Maria, I knew I was in good hands. Her knowledge, and obvious love, of the Islands is obvious. She knows the most stunningly beautiful locations (not an easy task given they are all breathtakingly beautiful), was full of interesting anecdotes to help bring the Islands and its people to life, and was more than happy to stop for (multiple) ad-hoc photo stops. And I even got to experience a typical home-made Faroese lunch consisting of whale, cured sheep and salmon!

    Thanks to Elsa Maria, I saw some of the best of the Islands (with the Mulafossur Waterfall on Vagar Island cascading spectacularly into the ocean being a particular highlight), and learned more about what makes the Islands so very special. Five stars – I would recommend the Faroe Islands, and this tour, to everyone!

  19. Victoria Johnson

    Had a great trip with our tour guide – the see-it-all day tour went to a lot of smaller places not easily accessible by public transport. Very informative, helpful and friendly. Highly recommended!

  20. Jan

    We had a great day on this tour. We only had a three days stopover on the Faroe islands on our way to Iceland, and for us, the tour was just pefect. Although the programme may look crammed at first sight, we never felt stressed and even had time for a break with freshly baked waffles at Tjørnuvík. Elsa Maria used the driving times to give us a lot of insights into Faroese living.

    You should note that the Eysturoyartunnilin is used now on one way, so the tour works nicely as a round trip with some detours. This had three advantages for us. First, it allowed for more time at the different sites as the way through the tunnel is much quicker. Second, we got an impression of Eastern Eysturoy as well. And thirdly and most importantly, we saw Eysturoyartunnilin, which really is an attraction in its own with the undersea roundabout and the art installation.

    We highly recommend taking this tour!

  21. Anais & Maxime e

    We spent a fantastic day around the Feroese Islands. We learnt a lot about the Islands’ culture. Elsa Maria is a great guide, kind and generous.
    We recommand this tour !
    Merci Elsa Maria !

  22. Piotr K.

    The tour is a must for every tourist coming to the Faroe Islands. Within a day one get a marvellous glimpse of Faroese landscapes, culture, history etc.
    The day spent with Elsa Maria was one of the best ever. She’s a unique guide I can recommend wholeheartedly. Be ready for some extras as well.

  23. Vibeke P

    Fantastic day in beautiful surroundings! An exceptional tour that takes you to all the sites. Our guide, Elsa Maria, was the best and I really recommend this tour. Her knowledge of the islands is both informative and interesting, she’s friendly and accomodating. You will not regret booking this tour.

  24. Lilibeth Martinussen

    I had difficulty renting a car, and after walking,hiking,bus tours on our own for 4 days, I decided to book this day tour for me and my 9 yr/old daughter. Our guide Elsa Maria was fantastic, she was very attentive, accomodating and very kind. Her knowledge of the island is really helpful and very informative. Plus the group tour is small, we we’re only 7 people in total, so it was great, and there is time to get to know the others. My daughter & I had a very fullfilling day, and without a doubt will definitely recommend this tour to everyone who’s having doubt because of the price. It is totally worth it! You will really see “all of Faroe Islands in a day”.

  25. Stine

    We had a great day with Elsa Maria, who made us feel welcome. We saw a lot in just a day and Elsa Maria was very informative giving us a lot of knowledge about the Faroe Islands. If you don’t have that much time visiting the islands this tour is definitely worth taking.

  26. Nadezhda Dobreva

    Elsa Maria was really a blast! Very kind, knowledgeable and with a great sense of humor. She definitely knows how to make the perfect day tour for you. Can’t recommend enough and we were really happy and thankful to have her as a guide!

  27. Isabeau T

    I had a great time on this guiding tour. Our guide, Elsa Maria, told us many stories, gave great information and took us to the must beautiful places. She also made us a traditional Faroerse picnic. An ultimate way to experience the culture.

    Thank you Elsa Maria for your enthusiastic way of guiding! I had a blast. Greetings from Belgium.

  28. Alyssa Kilmurray

    We had such a wonderful day with Elsa, despite it starting out rainy and windy, she managed to show us everything we could have hoped to see. The weather even cleared out toward the end of the day. Elsa is full of fun facts and stories about the islands that kept us entertained as we drove from place to place, she even treated us to some local foods/drinks to give us a true taste of the Faroes.

    I cannot recommend a tour with Elsa enough, she is a great guide with a sense of humor, always willing to take a picture for you, and made sure the enjoyment of her customers was the top priority. Thank you Elsa!

  29. Jacobsen

    Elsa Maria was a very kind Tour Guide for us. We were just two people that day and had an amazing trip. We were involved in the trip and were able to say where we want to stay and how long. I totally enjoyed the trip and would clearly recommend it! We also had some nice hikes in between and she answered every question patiently. The tour was in a comfortable car and the coffee breaks in between were perfect. Thank you!

  30. Jessica Goldman

    Elsa Maria was amazing! I can’t believe how much beauty we saw in one day. I am just so in awe of this place and she made the experience even more fulfilling. I’m hoping to come back this summer and would love to book with her again!

  31. ida christine brehmer

    We had an amazing trip and I can only recommend it to others. We got to see all the beautiful views and sights, and we had a very unique experience 🙂

  32. Mario

    I had a very personalized and pleasant tour. Since I happened to be the only one in the tour that day and we happened to have some time over, Elsa Maria drove me to a select few locations not listed on the tour.
    The guide is pleasant to talk to, and really knows the locations, she also have me restaurant recommendations.

  33. Nina Kjærvoll

    If you are on the Faroe Islands for a limited amount of time I would highly recommend this trip. Elsa Maria is an authentic, warm-hearted and knowledgeable guide who will make your day, either you travel alone or with company.

    She was solution oriented when I made a mistake booking the tour and picked me up at the airport upon arrival. We then spent the rest of the day exploring the magic scenery of the Faroe Islands while she was sharing history and personal experiences.

    As the weather conditions where somewhat challenging we ended up doing a more thorough sightseeing of Tórshavn, which was very helpful when I explored the city the next days. Elsa Maria also made sure I had a nice restaurant to have dinner at though all restaurants seemed fully booked due to Valentine’s Day.

    I would chose her as my tour guide any day! Highly recommended!

  34. Etsuzo Yamakado

    I have traveled around the world and it is one of the best. Especially the guide of Elsa Maria was wonderful. I learned something interesting about the history and culture of Faroe Island and the relationship between people and sheep. I was able to see a wonderful view that I had never seen before. Blessed with the weather, I was able to enjoy Winter Fellows Island. Recommended for all visitors to Faroe Island. This time I come to see Puffins.

  35. Rafael Briquet

    Guide was kind, friendly and very knowledgeable about the country. Learnt a lot of interesting facts about the culture, history and geology of the islands during the drives between sites.
    In addition to the main attractions of the islands, you also get to see unique locations that you wouldn’t necessarily know about when travelling alone.
    I strongly recommend this tour for people who are staying for a week or less as it gives you a good picture of the whole country.

  36. Lucia Yamashita

    Maria did give me the “See it all” tour! Not only did she drove me around the island, giving me valuable information about the country and showing me the best spots to take pictures, but she also gave me a real lesson on the Faroe culture! History, culture, traditions, tales, language and even some faroese food! All that in a single day! I definitely recommend this tour!

  37. Torsten

    The tour was awesome. Our guide Elsa Maria did a great job, all was very well organized and prepared. Telling us personal stories and other interesting things it was remarkable how much Elsa Maria loves the Faeroe Islands. The tour is the best choice to see in short time as much of spectacular spots as possible. An great advantage is that the tour includes the highlights of Vagar Island too. For me the tour also was a perfect appetizer for going around the Faeroer by my own.

  38. DirkD

    Truly the best way to see the Faroes if you are there for the first time. Elsa Maria seems to know everybody and has a personal connection to all the places we´ve visited. We´ve even been invited to houses. Also she can tell you a lot of background information about the islands and their people. Plus you get all the stunning scenery. Given the fact that a hired car will set you back around 1.000 DKK a day this trip is really good value – you add the guide for the rest.

  39. Emilía Anna Ward

    This was a wonderful tour, not only because of the beautiful sites seen along the way – particularly Gjóv and Bøur -but also because of the very cheerful and friendly guide Elsa Maria. I really enjoyed learning more about the history and culture of the Faroe Islands from her, especially as an Icelander since we consider each other “cousins” due to our shared history and very similar languages. I was only in country for 3 days but I definitely felt like I got my money’s worth on this tour and saw nearly everything I wanted to see. If you’re looking for a fun, energetic guide and only have a limited amount of time on the Faroe Islands, I highly recommend this tour!

  40. Ingrid Synnøve Ytreland

    We had a fantastic day on this “See it all” Faroe Islands Tour. We experienced breathtaking nature, tasted exciting local food and had the most amazing tour guide, Elsa Maria. We can absolutely recommend this day tour!

  41. Thiago N

    Elsa Maria is a great guide (and a great driver), who clearly knows a lot about these fascinating islands. She kept the group going, so that we could really ‘see it all’, but also gave us time to savour each place, including to take photos. The packed lunch with traditional Faroese food was a particularly nice touch. Takk fyri! 🙂

  42. Jesper Olsen

    A fantastic tour around the islands – and a great guide, who told a lot of stories about the country, it’s history and the people.

  43. Casper Mygind

    Great day, great guide – worth all that driving around

  44. Thomas Tørsleff

    Very knowledgeable guide, many beautiful sights.
    Highly recommended

  45. Charlotte Louise Geoffrey Webster

    Cannot recommend enough! Lovely guide who was full of information and answered all our questions. An excellent introduction to the islands, its history and people. Brilliant way to start our holiday on the islands and also recommended other places to visit and walks to do. 5*

  46. Signe Thorlaksen

    Jeg havde en super god dag og fik set en masse smukke spændende steder på Færøerne. Guide Elsa-Maria var behageligt gæstfrit selskab og kunne fortælle meget om det vi så, og kunne supplere med anekdoter fra hendes egen opvækst på øerne. Hun tog endda billeder og sendte dem via en app sammen med et kort over hvor vi havde været. Kaffe og stort udvalg af kiks/kager. Turen kan bestemt varmt anbefales- jeg tror det er meget svært at få lige så stort udbytte ved at tage rundt på egen hånd.

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