This colorful capital city of the Faroe Islands on the island of Steymoy features a panoply of Nordic landscapes, with fjords, straits, deep green valleys, and a wonderful harbor dotted with colorful boats. Thorshavn began as a Viking settlement, and later became a thriving town, replete with quaint, colorful neighborhoods, and historic cathedrals and fortresses from the Middle Ages.
Saint Magnus Cathedral Located in Kirkjubour, the ecclesiastical and cultural center of the Faroes, the imposing ruin of this late 13th century cathedral still dominates its surroundings.
Walk in the footsteps of Vikings Discover the colorful village of Kvivik, site of an ancient Viking settlement dating from the 10th century. Alongside a pleasant stream, explore the remnants of a Viking farmhouse and byre, and enjoy the tranquility of this village.