Historic 6 Hour WWll Tour of the Faroe Islands
Discover the history of the British occupation of the Faroe Islands during World War ll. The strategically located Faroe Islands were home to several thousand British troops during the war years. In a public announcement on BBC radio, the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill declared the Faroe Islands occupied to prevent further enemy domination./span>
Shortly after the war ended in 1945 the friendly British troops left and the Faroe Islands. Still today, the remote islands in the North Atlantic Ocean holds many historical remaining from the Second World War.
Vágar Airport was built by the British Army in 1942. The airport's remote location is explained by the fact that it was harder to spot from the surrounding waters and enemy warships.
Sightsee the roads and hills as your expert tour guide brings the story of this chapter in history in the Faroe Islands to life. You will see lots of beautiful nature along the route.
An educated historian and passionate local guide will pick you up in Tórshavn. From the capital, he will take you by the hand and show you the remaining from a time still visible in society.
This tour will take you to three different islands. First you will explore signs of the war in Tórshavn on Streymoy island. Next up is Eysturoy Island followed by Vágar Island.
Your guide will tell you authentic personal anecdotes from people who remembered the war. One thing is for sure, you will get insider knowledge of what life was like in the Faroe Islands during the war.
Your guide has an extensive knowledge of the war's impact on the Faroe Islands. You won’t find a guide who is in possession of greater knowledge about the British occupation of the Faroe Islands than on this tour.
Imagine a passionate history expert-guide taking you to top WWII history sites in the Faroe Islands in the middle of beautiful surroundings. Sounds good, right? Check availability by choosing a date.
- Expert tour guide
- Pickup/drop-off in Tórshavn
- Transport around the islands
- Tunnel fees
What to bring
- Wind proof jacket
Dress according to the weather conditions.
Guide to Faroe Islands offers friendly cancellation policies for cancellations related to COVID-19 reasons.
If you place a booking on Guide to Faroe Islands but test positive when in the Faroe Islands or if your flight to the Faroe Islands is canceled due to COVID-19, you will get a full refund. Alternatively, you can choose to reschedule your trip to another date.
All cancellations must be made by e-mail. Guide to Faroe Islands is making every effort to ensure the best protection for the client in case of cancellations.
These terms apply to day tours and activities booked on Guide to Faroe Islands when cancelled by traveller:
- a) For cancellations more than 48 hours before the start of the activity, you will receive a full refund (small processing cost taken by the payment provider).
- b) For cancellations 48 hours or less before the start of the activity or in case of no-show, no refund.
If you need to adjust your travel plans to the Faroe Islands, please kindly email us and we will try our best to present you with an alternative plan. These terms apply to multi-day tours and vacation packages.
- More than 7 days prior to arrival/tour date – 100% refund (small transaction fee taken by payment provider)
- 3-7 days prior to arrival/tour date – 50% refund
- Less than 48 hours prior to arrival/tour date – no refund
Let Guide to Faroe Islands know one week in advance at latest if you need to cancel your car rental and you will receive a full refund (a small transaction fee taken by the payment provider can occur).
- More than 7 days prior to pickup – 100% refund (small transaction fee taken by payment provider)
- 3-7 days prior to pickup – 50% refund
- Less than 48 hours prior to pickup – no refund
2 200 DKK