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Torshavn is the magnificent capital of the Faroe Islands, which is situated on the east coast of the island of Streymoy. The legacy of this beautiful coastal town as the centre of Faroe Islands culture has been in place since 850 AD. The Viking settlers who expanded from the shores of Norway made the main peninsula of Torshavn, the Tinganes, the site of their parliament. For centuries, this vibrant town has been instrumental in the culture, commerce and history of the Faroe Islands, making it not just a unique port, but one which is guaranteed to intrigue cruisers looking for something different.

The township itself is a postcard perfect location, with marinas and waterfronts filled with boats all shapes and sizes piled up upon the shore. Fairy tale spires of churches and chapels stud the landscape from the midst of wooden houses with radiantly coloured facades, ranging from the brightest red, to a lustrous purple. With an atmosphere of abundant charm, but still plenty of culture to delve into, Torshavn is a unique port which deserves to be explored.

Sightseeing in Torshavn

The Faroese Museum of Natural History

Run by the Ministry of Education, Research and Culture, this institution has been a fantastic force in researching, cataloguing and advertising to the local public the natural wonders that are typical of the Faroe Islands. Interesting and unique exhibits are a mainstay of the museum's gallery, including artifacts of the whale hunting tradition that once dominated the island such as ancient harpoons. Inside the gallery are skeletons of various fish species, interactive pieces which detail prehistoric ancestors to the local whales, and even Viking weaponry.

Tinganes

The site of the first Viking parliament on the Faroe Islands has remained Torshavn's main seat of power for centuries, one of the oldest parts of the township; the small wooden houses that stand upon this rocky outcrop have existed in their current form for over 500 years. The ancestral buildings have been converted in the last century to house the prime minister of the Faroe Islands, continuing the legacy that the Viking started. For an amazing look at the heart of the storied history that has defined the island for its entire existence, make sure to head here.

The Nordic House

This is one of the most important cultural sites in the whole of the Faroe Islands, and also one of the finest institutions. Host to countless cultural and festive events throughout the decades, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest examples of modern Nordic architecture, the Nordic House hosts art festivals, music concerts and Inter-Nordic cultural events throughout the year. Its highlights include a huge amphitheatre, and a great hall fitted with varnished wood that will astonish any cruiser.

Shopping in Torshavn

For fantastic designer clothing created from organic, dye-free wool and local sheepskins, head to Sirri, which sells sophisticated garments of the highest quality. For delicious local confectionery and freshly baked pastries, make a stop at Frants Restorff.

Eating Out in Torshavn

Glitnir is a culinary delight that no foodie should miss out on. A chic modern interior is home to an exquisite menu offering gourmet dishes and unusual deserts, such as gin sorbet and sautéed crayfish. For an altogether more traditional affair, head to Toscana, which is an Italian restaurant with a knack for serving up creative meat dishes.

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1 Route of The Vikings 1
16 July 2019 - 21 nights

Dover | Falmouth, UK | Skomer Island | Milford Haven | Douglas | Greenock (Glasgow), Scotland | Oban, Scotland | St. Kilda, Scotland | Summer Isles, Scotland | Ullapool, Scotland | Copinsay Island, Scotland | Lerwick/Shetland | Isle Of Noss | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Torshavn | Vopnafjorour, Iceland | Akureyri, Iceland | Siglufjorour, Iceland | Tasiilaq, Greenland | Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland | Grundarfjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly Cruise£5819pp
Cruise Only£5819pp
2 Vikings & Royals
04 August 2019 - 20 nights

Southampton, UK | Edinburgh | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Torshavn | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq, Greenland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Londonderry | Belfast | Dublin | Southampton, UK more

Cruise Only£6699pp
3 Northern Allure
28 August 2019 - 14 nights

Southampton, UK | Brussels / Brugge (Zeebrugge) | Amsterdam, Holland | Copenhagen | Gothenburg, Sweden | Oslo | Stavanger | Bergen | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Akureyri, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly Cruise£3549pp
Cruise Only£3319pp
4 Ultimate World Cruise
31 August 2019 - 244 nights

London (Greenwich), England | Dover | Dublin | Liverpool | Holyhead | Belfast | Ullapool, Scotland | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon | Lerwick/Shetland | Bergen | Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nanortalik, Greenland | Qaqortoq, Greenland | L’Anse Aux Meadows | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec | Montréal, Québec | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay | Gaspe, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Boston | Boston | New York | New York | New York | Hamilton, Bermuda | Hamilton, Bermuda | Antigua | Roseau | St. Kitts | Philipsburg, St Maarten | Tortola | Charlotte Amalie | San Juan | San Juan | San Juan | Barbados | Iles Du Salut, French Guiana | Santarem | Parintins | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Recife | Salvador De Bahia | Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Montevideo | Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires | Montevideo | Puerto Madryn | Stanley | Stanley | Ushuaia | Punta Arenas, Chile | Puerto Chacabuco | Puerto Montt | Valparaiso, Chile | Valparaiso, Chile | Valparaiso, Chile | La Serena | Iquique | Arequipa | Pisco (San Martin) | Lima (Callao) | Quito (Manta) | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Puerto Quetzal | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | Los Angeles | Los Angeles | Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia | Tahiti, French Polynesia | Tahiti, French Polynesia | Bora Bora | Rarotonga, Cook Islands | Tongatapu, Tonga | Suva | Bay Of Islands, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Rotorua, New Zealand | Napier, New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Christchurch | Dunedin, New Zealand | Hobart, Tasmania | Melbourne, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday Island, Australia | Cairns | Thursday Island, Australia | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali, Indonesia | Semarang (for Borobudur) | Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Xiamen | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Haikou, China | Ho Chi Minh City | Manila | Ho Chi Minh City | Sihanoukville | Bangkok | Bangkok | Koh Samui, Thailand | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | George Town, Malaysia | Colombo | Colombo | Cochin, India | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat | Aqaba | Luxor | Alexandria | Valletta | Tunis (La Goulette) | Cagliari | Algiers | Murcia, Spain | Granada, Spain | Porto | Dover | London (Greenwich), England | London (Greenwich), England more

Fly Cruise£66990pp
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5 Viking World Treasures
31 August 2019 - 126 nights

London (Greenwich), England | London (Greenwich), England | Dover | Dublin | Liverpool | Holyhead | Belfast | Ullapool, Scotland | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon | Lerwick/Shetland | Bergen | Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nanortalik, Greenland | Qaqortoq, Greenland | L’Anse Aux Meadows | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec | Montréal, Québec | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay | Gaspe, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Boston | Boston | New York | New York | New York | Hamilton, Bermuda | Hamilton, Bermuda | Antigua | Roseau | St. Kitts | Philipsburg, St Maarten | Tortola | Charlotte Amalie | San Juan | San Juan | San Juan | Barbados | Iles Du Salut, French Guiana | Santarem | Parintins | Manaus, Brazil | Manaus, Brazil | Recife | Salvador De Bahia | Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Montevideo | Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires | Montevideo | Montevideo | Puerto Madryn | Stanley | Stanley | Ushuaia | Punta Arenas, Chile | Puerto Chacabuco | Puerto Montt | Valparaiso, Chile | Valparaiso, Chile | Valparaiso, Chile | La Serena | Iquique | Arequipa | Pisco (San Martin) | Lima (Callao) | Quito (Manta) | Panama City (Fuerte Amador), Panama | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Puerto Quetzal | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego | Los Angeles | Los Angeles more

Fly Cruise£34590pp
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6 British isles to Eastern Seaboard
31 August 2019 - 40 nights

London (Greenwich), England | London (Greenwich), England | Dover | Dublin | Liverpool | Holyhead | Belfast | Ullapool, Scotland | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Edinburgh | Invergordon | Lerwick/Shetland | Bergen | Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nanortalik, Greenland | Qaqortoq, Greenland | L’Anse Aux Meadows | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec | Montréal, Québec | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay | Gaspe, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Boston | Boston | New York | New York more

Fly Cruise£12995pp
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7 In the Wake of the Vikings - Bergen to Montreal
14 September 2019 - 14 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nanortalik, Greenland | Qaqortoq, Greenland | L’Anse Aux Meadows | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec more

Fly Cruise£6290pp
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8 Dublin to Reykjavik
29 May 2020 - 12 nights

Dublin | Iona | Lunga, Trishnish Island | Oban, Scotland | Mallaig | Portree, Isle Of Skye | St. Kilda, Scotland | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Noss Island | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Vestmanna, Faroe Islands | Akureyri, Iceland | Vigur | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly Cruise£5499pp
Cruise Only£6349pp
9 Iceland Majestic Landscapes - Bergen to Reykjavik
03 June 2020 - 12 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Flaam | Alesund | Geiranger | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly Cruise£4690pp
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10 London to Reykjavik
06 June 2020 - 12 nights

London (Greenwich), England | London (Greenwich), England | Edinburgh | Edinburgh | Invergordon | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Djupivogur | Heimaey, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly Cruise£4319pp
Cruise Only£4319pp
11 Iceland Majestic Landscapes from Reykjavik
15 June 2020 - 12 nights

Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Isafjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Seydisfjordur | Torshavn | Geiranger | Alesund | Flaam | Bergen | Bergen more

Fly Cruise£4690pp
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12 Iceland Majestic Landscapes - Bergen to Reykjavik
06 July 2020 - 12 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Flaam | Alesund | Geiranger | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£4690pp
13 Iceland Majestic Landscapes - Bergen to Reykjavik
06 July 2020 - 12 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Flaam | Alesund | Geiranger | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly Cruise£4690pp
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14 Reykjavik to London
08 July 2020 - 12 nights

Reykjavik, Iceland | Isafjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Eskifjordur, Iceland | Torshavn | Lerwick/Shetland | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Invergordon | Edinburgh | Edinburgh | London (Tower Bridge), UK more

Fly Cruise£4319pp
Cruise Only£4319pp
15 Copenghan to Reykjavik
17 July 2020 - 18 nights

Copenhagen | Lysekil, Sweden | Oslo | New Haven | Invergordon | Kirkwall, Orkney Isles | Torshavn | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Nuuk, Greenland | Paamiut | Qaqortoq, Greenland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly Cruise£11969pp
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16 Iceland Majestic Landscapes from Reykjavik
18 July 2020 - 12 nights

Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Isafjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Seydisfjordur | Torshavn | Geiranger | Alesund | Flaam | Bergen | Bergen more

Fly Cruise£4790pp
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17 Iceland Majestic Landscapes - Bergen to Reykjavik
08 August 2020 - 12 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Flaam | Alesund | Geiranger | Torshavn | Seydisfjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland more

Fly Cruise£4990pp
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18 Iceland Majestic Landscapes from Reykjavik
20 August 2020 - 12 nights

Reykjavik, Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland | Isafjordur | Akureyri, Iceland | Seydisfjordur | Torshavn | Geiranger | Alesund | Flaam | Bergen | Bergen more

Fly Cruise£4790pp
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19 In the Wake of the Vikings - Bergen to Montreal
27 August 2020 - 14 nights

Bergen | Bergen | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nanortalik, Greenland | Qaqortoq, Greenland | L’Anse Aux Meadows | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Montréal, Québec more

Fly Cruise£7240pp
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20 Around the World in 180 Days
09 January 2021 - 180 nights

Miami | Havana | Cartagena, Colombia | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Corinto | Puerto Quetzal | Acapulco | Cabo San Lucas | Ensenada | Los Angeles | Kauai (Nawiliwili) | Honolulu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Tahiti (Papeete) | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Tasman Sea Cruising | Tasman Sea Cruising | Tasman Sea Cruising | Sydney, Australia | Tasman Sea Cruising | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday Island, Australia | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island, Australia | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali, Indonesia | Bali (Celukan Bawang), Indonesia | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaohsiung | Taipei (Keelung) | Ishigaki | Okinawa, Japan | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Sihanoukville | Bangkok | Bangkok | Ko Samui | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang | Phuket | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Cochin, India | Mangalore | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem | Jerusalem | Alanya | Rhodes | Santorini | Ephesus (Kusadasi) | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) | Dubrovnik | Venice | Venice | Taormina (Sicily) | Sorrento | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Saint-Tropez, France | Barcelona | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar | Seville (Cadiz) | Seville (Cadiz) | Lisbon, Portugal | Lisbon, Portugal | Leixoes (for Oporto), Portugal | La Coruna, Spain | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | St. Malo, France | Southampton, UK | Dublin | Belfast | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nuuk, Greenland | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq, Greenland | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston | New York more

Fly Cruise£34699pp
Cruise Only£33029pp
21 Odyssey of the Stars
25 January 2021 - 164 nights

Los Angeles | Kauai (Nawiliwili) | Honolulu | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Tahiti (Papeete) | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Suva | Bay Of Islands, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Tasman Sea Cruising | Tasman Sea Cruising | Tasman Sea Cruising | Sydney, Australia | Tasman Sea Cruising | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday Island, Australia | Cairns | Cairns | Thursday Island, Australia | Darwin | Komodo Island | Bali, Indonesia | Bali (Celukan Bawang), Indonesia | Kota Kinabalu | Manila | Kaohsiung | Taipei (Keelung) | Ishigaki | Okinawa, Japan | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hue | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Sihanoukville | Bangkok | Bangkok | Ko Samui | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Penang | Phuket | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Cochin, India | Mangalore | Goa (Mormugao) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Dubai | Dubai | Fujairah | Muscat | Salalah | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Jerusalem | Jerusalem | Alanya | Rhodes | Santorini | Ephesus (Kusadasi) | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Istanbul | Kavala | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) | Dubrovnik | Venice | Venice | Taormina (Sicily) | Sorrento | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Saint-Tropez, France | Barcelona | Alicante | Almeria | Gibraltar | Seville (Cadiz) | Seville (Cadiz) | Lisbon, Portugal | Lisbon, Portugal | Leixoes (for Oporto), Portugal | La Coruna, Spain | Bilbao | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | St. Malo, France | Southampton, UK | Dublin | Belfast | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nuuk, Greenland | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq, Greenland | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston | New York more

Fly Cruise£34449pp
Cruise Only£31899pp
22 Skylines & Seasides
17 June 2021 - 22 nights

Southampton, UK | Cruising The Celtic Sea & English Channel | Dublin | Belfast | Lerwick/Shetland | Torshavn | Akureyri, Iceland | Isafjordur | Reykjavik, Iceland | Nuuk, Greenland | Paamiut (Frederikshab) | Qaqortoq, Greenland | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston | New York more

Fly Cruise£6899pp
Cruise Only£6619pp
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