Hiking in the mountains. Photo: @ellithor
Gásadalur village and Múlafossur waterfall. Photo: Donna Irene
Kallurin on the island of Kalsoy. Photo: @bobbyanwar
The 'lake hanging over the cliff' at Sørvágsvatn/Leitisvatn. Photo: Donna Irene
Gjógv. Photo: @muenchmax
Sightseeing in the Faroe Islands
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.
Something beautiful. Something clean. Something dramatic. Something serene.
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.