Tórshavn Cruises

View of Torshavn, Faeroe Islands
View of Torshavn, Faeroe Islands
Boats in Marina Torshavn with colouful buildings and church

Tórshavn, on Streymoy Island, is the capital city of the Faroe Islands. It's known for its Old Town, Tinganes, and its curious wooden turf-roofed houses dotted across the small, rocky peninsula. Vikings discovered the islands over a thousand years ago, and established the main harbour at Tórshavn. With forts in place to protect it from pirates, it soon became a major trading centre. Many of the city’s ancient buildings are still standing and open to the public.[ReadMoreMob]

The Reynagarður Vicarage, built in the mid-1600s and Munkastovan, part of the medieval fort that was built to protect Tórshavn from pirate invasion, await discovery. The striking Tórshavn Cathedral, rebuilt in the 19th century, is another of the city's must-visit attractions. 

Today, Tórshavn is a picturesque town of flagstone streets, elegant buildings, informative museums, theatres and parks. Local boutiques dot the main shopping strip, Niels Finsens Gøta, while the Nordic House cultural centre offers theatre, dance and music performances in a contemporary space.

Cruises to Tórshavn

View along the rocky beach with the Sumburgh Head lighthouse behind View along the rocky beach with the Sumburgh Head lighthouse behind Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Maunland Shetland

Scenic Islands in the Summertime • L2124

 Rosyth (Edinburgh)
Thu 05 Aug 2021
5 nights
  • In five nights, uncover intriguing islands & natural wonders
  • Visit the Shetlands to take in gorgeous coastal scenery
  • See the unspoilt beauty of the uninhabited islets of Gáshólmur