Successful experiments with new fish pump.Successful experiments with new fish pump
In connection with the increased level of mackerel fishing in the Faroe Islands this year, some fishing vessels have trialled a new type of fish... Les meira
Ólavsøka - National Day.Ólavsøka - National Day
Highlights from the program for Ólavsøka 2012 can be seen here in English
Great excursion opportunity Sunday the 3th of June 2012.Great excursion opportunity Sunday the 3th of June 2012
When the weather is right it is possible to travel to Stóra Dímun from Torshavn.
Faroese evening at 62N airport hotel in Sørvágur.Faroese evening at 62N airport hotel in Sørvágur
This summer there will be Faroese evening at 62N airport hotel Tuesday evening from pm. 18:00 to 21:00. Date of 26th June; 03.juli; ??10.juli; ??17... Les meira
A world-class swimmer.A world-class swimmer
When the continental competition between Europe and USA took place just before Christmas, the Faroese swimmer, Pál Joensen, not only won the gold... Les meira
Faroese designers draw the world's attention.Faroese designers draw the world's attention
Last week the Faroese government organised a conference on the creative industries in the Faroe Islands. Representatives from successful creative... Les meira
Plants in Nólsoy – Food and features.Plants in Nólsoy – Food and features
Thursday the 18th of august Kunningarstovan has a tour, where Dísa Christiansen is going to guide. The tour is in and around the town of Nólsoy. She... Les meira
Classical concert in the Art Gallery, Sandur.Classical concert in the Art Gallery, Sandur
On Sunday the 7th of August, there will be a classical concert with Ken Jones and Birgitte Schnakenburgin the Art Gallery in the village of Sandur.... Les meira
Music Events in the Faroe Islands.Music Events in the Faroe Islands
Concerts scheduled for the coming week ending 27th of July.
Guided tour to Cap Enniberg 22 July 2011.Guided tour to Cap Enniberg 22 July 2011
Friday the 22 July 2011 at 10 a.m. there will be a guided tour to Cap Enniberg on the island of Viðoy.
Cap Enniberg is one of the Worlds highest... Les meira
Travel and Leisure.Travel and Leisure
Visitors who put the Faroes on their travel itinerary are greeted by breathtaking landscapes, exciting historical legends, a striking abundance of... Les meira
Great excursion opportunity Wednesday the 13th of July 2011 to Stóra Dímun.Great excursion opportunity Wednesday the 13th of July 2011 to Stóra Dímun
The schooner Norðlýsið will take you on the most exciting trip possible, during your stay in the Faroe Islands. Visit the island Stóra Dímun where... Les meira
Faroe Regatta 2011.Faroe Regatta 2011
Sail in the Faroese Wooden Sail Ships between the islands in July 2011. The trip starts in Klaksvík in the Northern Islands on 7th of July and ends... Les meira
Business and Industry in the Faroes.Business and Industry in the Faroes
Fishery is and has been for many decades the main industry in the Faroes. Fishery products, including farmed salmon, represent more than 95% of total... Les meira
We are thrilled to present the new visitfaroeislands.com. Our goal for the website is that it is the place for relevant, inspiring and updated... Les meira
Travel and Leisure.Travel and Leisure
In the course of the last few years travel connections to the Faroes have improved considerably and this has contributed to a growth in the tourist... Les meira
Mr Jacob Vestergaard new Minister of Foreign Affairs.Mr Jacob Vestergaard new Minister of Foreign Affairs
Prime Minister Kaj Leo Holm Johannesen today appointed Mr Jacob Vestergaard to the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Norröna will now be sailing to Hirtshals all year round.Norröna will now be sailing to Hirtshals all year round
As part of company development and streamlining operational expenses, Smyril Line has decided today, 1st of September, to sail to and from Hirtshals... Les meira
Music and creative industries showcased in Berlin.Music and creative industries showcased in Berlin
Last week the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organised a reception and showcase event in Berlin in connection with the international music expo Popkomm.
Hanus G. Johansen 9. dec..Hanus G. Johansen 9. dec.
Thursday 9 december at 7.30 pm in Nordic House.
Release concert with Faroese singer Hanus G. Johansen in connection with new CD with music by Hanus... Les meira
Seas the Future: Nordic Oceans Conference postponed to 2011.Seas the Future: Nordic Oceans Conference postponed to 2011
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Faroes announces that the Nordic Oceans Conference – Seas the Future - which was scheduled to be held in... Les meira
Common call for sustainable settlement on mackerel.Common call for sustainable settlement on mackerel
Faroese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jørgen Niclasen met yesterday with Struan Stevenson, Scottish Conservative MEP, at an informal meeting in the... Les meira
Council of Ministers for Nordic Co-operation in Tórshavn.Council of Ministers for Nordic Co-operation in Tórshavn
On Tueday the ministers of Nordic co-operation will meet in Tórshavn. Jørgen Niclasen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Faroes and Minister of... Les meira
Stanley Samuelsen and Dickey Lee on Tour in the Faroes.Stanley Samuelsen and Dickey Lee on Tour in the Faroes
The singing Cowboy from Texas on tour with a great faroese guitarist 3-5 of September 2010. On Saturday night the 4th of September there will be a... Les meira
Trip to the Storm Petrol colony of Sandoy.Trip to the Storm Petrol colony of Sandoy
On Saturday the 31st of July at 21.30 the trip to the Storm Petrol colony of Sandoy leaves from the community house Keldan in the village of... Les meira
Ólavsøka 2010.Ólavsøka 2010
The program for Ólavsøka is now available in English on www.visittorshavn.fo/UK
Day Trips in Old Wooden Ships.Day Trips in Old Wooden Ships
Faroe Regatta 2010 will start on 25 July 2010 in Tórshavn and ends also in Tórshavn on the Faroese National Festival Ólavsøka on 28 July 2010. We... Les meira
Olavsoka Consert 2010 in Torsgota.Olavsoka Consert 2010 in Torsgota
The annual Ólavsøka Concert starts on 27 July 2010 at 20:00 in the street Tórsgøta in the centre of Torshavn, near the eastern harbour. The main... Les meira
Blues, rappelling, boat trip and BBQ on Fiskieidi.Blues, rappelling, boat trip and BBQ on Fiskieidi
Rappelling, blues music, boat trips and BBQ will be on Fiskieiði west of Hvalba on Saturday 24 July 2010, it starts at 16:00 and ends at 1:00 after... Les meira
Trip to Lítla Dímun 17 July 2010.Trip to Lítla Dímun 17 July 2010
There are made two annual trips to Lítla Dímun, these trips for tourists started in 2009. One trip was made in mid June, next trip is planned to be... Les meira
Suduroy Boat Day in Vágur 5 June 2010.Suduroy Boat Day in Vágur 5 June 2010
On the 5th of June 2010 there will be a FaroeBoat Day in Vágur. The ten old "Grindabátar", which are old traditional wooden rowing boats from Vágur... Les meira
Consert in the Salt Silo 15 May 2010.Consert in the Salt Silo 15 May 2010
There will be a major concert in the old Salt Silo in Drelnes, which is near Tvoroyri in Suduroy, Faroe Islands on the 15th of May 2010, starting at... Les meira
Rappelling on Norðbergseiði.Rappelling on Norðbergseiði
On Friday 14th of May from 17:00 and on Saturday 15th of May 2010 from 13:00 there will be rappelling on Norðbergseiði west of Hvalba. You can choose... Les meira
Rappelling in Hvalba on the 12th of Sep..Rappelling in Hvalba on the 12th of Sep.
On Saturday the 12th of September 2009 there will be rappelling in Hvalba in a place west of the village, which is called Norðbergseiði. The... Les meira
Hiking in Suðuroy every Saturday morning.Hiking in Suðuroy every Saturday morning
Every Saturday from the 16th of May to the 15th of August there will be hiking trips in the mountain in Suðuroy, if at least 5 persons will... Les meira
The program for Ólavsøka in English.The program for Ólavsøka in English
The events of July 28th and 29th have been translated into English, and can be found at the English site of www.visittorshavn.fo --> events
Try the Life on a Sheep Farm in Sumba.Try the Life on a Sheep Farm in Sumba
A sheep farmer in Sumba who is called Arnfríð Hentze is now offering an authentic experience for tourists. They can come to Sumba and help her to... Les meira
Saint John’s Festival and Music Event on the 26th–28th of June.Saint John’s Festival and Music Event on the 26th–28th of June
This year Tvøroyri in Suðuroy will arrange the Festival of Saint John, Jóansøka, it changes every two years between the largest towns in the island... Les meira
Island Tour around Suðuroy with Smyril on the 3rd of May 2009.Island Tour around Suðuroy with Smyril on the 3rd of May 2009
On Sunday the 3rd of May you can experience the beautiful island Suðuroy from the sea. Smyril will make a 3 hour long trip around the island starting... Les meira
Hiking to Fámjin on the National Faroese Flag Day 25th of April.Hiking to Fámjin on the National Faroese Flag Day 25th of April
The Day of the Flagg, which in Faroese is called:”Flaggdagurin”is celebrated over the whole country and also in Fámjin in Suðuroy. This year a hiking... Les meira
Vilt de Suduroy – Run and have fun from Sumba to Sandvik.Vilt de Suduroy – Run and have fun from Sumba to Sandvik
On Friday the 3rd of April, Saturday the 4th of April and on Sunday the 5th of April you have an opportunity to join us in a run through many of the... Les meira
Jens Marni in Broadway in Vágur on the 24st of January.Jens Marni in Broadway in Vágur on the 24st of January
The Bowling Hall in Vágur, Broadway, is arranging an event on the 24th of January. There will be Tai food and live music with the Faroese double... Les meira
Art exhibition by Pól Skarðenni in the Gallery Oyggin in Tvøroyri.Art exhibition by Pól Skarðenni in the Gallery Oyggin in Tvøroyri
The Gallery Oggin in Tvøroyri has a special art exhibition with works of the artist Pól Skarðenni starting on the 12th of December 2008. The... Les meira
Eivør playing in Denmark.Eivør playing in Denmark
The next weeks Eivør will play 10 concerts in different places in Denmark.
New puffin book.New puffin book
Jens-Kjeld Jensen has written a book about puffin hunting in the Faroes. The book contains 88 illustrated pages with a lot of new as well as older... Les meira
Support swim to Nólsoy.Support swim to Nólsoy
The Nólsoy svimming bath support group is arranging the 11th support swim from Tórshavn to Nólsoy on August 16th at 3 pm.
Regatta to Ove festival.Regatta to Ove festival
Hósvík rowing club arranges the annual regatta on the 15th-16th August.
The Summerfestival in Húsavík, Sandoy.The Summerfestival in Húsavík, Sandoy
In the days from 11th-13th of July the beautiful village of Húsavík will be hosting the local summer festival of 2008.
New exciting Art roundtrip in Sandoy.New exciting Art roundtrip in Sandoy
Saturday, 21st of June, there will be an Art-roundtrip in Sandoy.
On the northern islands there is a broad variety of hiking trips, to some of the most spectacular views you cannot even imagine
New office hours.New office hours
Back to normal at Tórshavn Tourist Information Office
THE NEXT SMYRIL LINE INTERNATIONAL SEA ANGLING CUP.THE NEXT SMYRIL LINE INTERNATIONAL SEA ANGLING CUP
The next Smyril Line International Sea Angling Cup will be held in Klaksvík, Faroe Islands, in September 2008. Join the competition which takes place... Les meira
Outcome of the general election.Outcome of the general election
The general election for the Parliament, Løgtingið, was held Saturday the 19th of January 2008.
New office hours.New office hours
Kunningarstovan, the Tourist Information Centre for Tórshavn has changed its opening hours.
National Elections in January 2008.National Elections in January 2008
The Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands has announced that the national elections for the Faroese Parliament, løgtingið, will take place on Saturday... Les meira
Developing the Competitive Identity of The Faroe Islands.Developing the Competitive Identity of The Faroe Islands
It is widely recognised that a country´s identity adds to its competitive strength - hence the notion of a country´s “competitive identity”. In... Les meira
Top rating to the Faroe Islands.Top rating to the Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands have been rated on top of the list in a new survey of the world’s best islands by National Geographic Traveller. According to the score... Les meira