No matter which of the 18 islands you visit, there is always a remarkable sight to behold – even the islands’ only jail, located in Mjørkadalur (Fog Valley), looks down the length of a fjord! Here are some recommended places for sightseeing in the Faroe Islands.

Trying to capture the scale of the landscape and do it justice was very challenging. There’s not much to reference scale because the surroundings are just so grand – it was definitely tricky to capture just how small you felt among those towering cliffs” 

Graeme Owsianski, for Ernest Journal.

Alternative sightseeing spots

Some places in the Faroe Islands have experienced an increase in visitors in recent years. While these places are still awe-inspiring and breathtaking, we recommend going to places less visited. Here are some examples of places to visit that have fewer tourists.

See a map of the Faroe Islands to locate these various sightseeing spots.

If you would like to book guided tours or activities, check out our excellent tour operators or on-location coordinators.