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Hurtigruten Group

The cultural center in Kirkjubøur and Tórshavn’s historical museum.

Excursion

Price from

$94

Duration
3 hours
Season
Available all year
Min. number
0 travellers
Booking code
E-THO8

Enjoy a bus tour through Tórshavn and over the hills to Kirkjubøur, the island’s oldest cultural center. Then visit the historical museum in Tórshavn.
  • Kirkjubour

  • History

  • Farmhouse dating back 900 years

  • Oldest church in the Faroe Islands


Take the bus through Tórshavn over the hills to Kirkjubøur, the island’s oldest cultural center, where you will be introduced to the ruins of the 13th-century St. Magnus Cathedral and the 11th-century church, which is still in use. We also visit the 900-year old ‘Roykstovan’, the old bishopric , considered to be the oldest wooden house in Europe. Still occupied by the family’s 17th generation. Then take a visit to the historical museum in Tórshavn. Tour duration 3 hours Includes bus, guide, and entrance.

Practical information

  • Language: English, German, Danish and Scandinavian

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing, warm layers, and comfortable walking shoes

  • Walking information: 110–330 yards

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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