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Events & Festivals
Let's go and explore
Since you're here for a few hours, go ahead and explore the lovely town of Runavík - or even go on a mini-expedition around the great lake Toftavatn.
Shop Faroese handicraft
Visit the local shops for modern and traditional handicraft, wool and souvenirs. There are several shops on the main street.
A cup of coffee
MC Café & Bar, Café Cibo and Hotel Runavík are located on the main street. Guests can enjoy a nice cup of coffee or a light meal.
On this site we list examples of shore excursions from the Port of Runavík. Please contact the tour operators for further information about bus excursions and cost.
Travel by bus to the village Gøta where you visit the museum Blásastova – an old farmhouse, the old village church, a fisherman’s house and a boathouse.
Gjógv & Northern Eysturoy
Drive along Skálafjord, the longest fjord in the Faroe Islands and continue along Funningsfjord and pass the village Funningur where the first Viking stepped ashore.
Vágar Panoramic Tour
Drive along Skálafjord and over the bridge connecting Eysturoy and Streymoy (bridge over the Atlantic) – and further along the coast to Leynar village.
Vestmanna Boat Trip
A boat tour from Vestmanna to the fantastic Cliffs, sailing close along towering cliffs, viewing the many birds nesting in the cliffs.
Kirkjubøur & History Museum
Drive to the capital Tórshavn, one of the smallest capitals in the world. On the tour we visit the village Kirkjubøur and the Historical Museum in Tórshavn.
Tórshavn the capital
Visit the beautiful small capital of the Faroe Islands. Torshavn delightfully blends the historical and picturesque with all the features of a modern city.
On this tour we visit the beautiful village of Saksun, an isolated settlement situated beneath steep majestic mountains.
Visit the Viking Settlement in Kvívík & Kollafjørður. Drive along Skálafjord and over the bridge connecting Eysturoy and Streymoy.
Cultural Week - April
The Cultural Week in Runavík is held every year on the last week of April with cultural experiences, music, art, and entertainment.
Town Festival – June
The Town Festival in Runavík is held every year one weekend in mid June. The main event at the town festival is the national rowing competition.
Salmon Market – July
The annual Salmon Market is held every year on Saturday mid July. The market is open from 10 am to 5 pm.
G! Festival - July
G! Festival is a music festival and all about escaping the normal and finding something more substantial.
Ólavsøka - July
Ólavsøka, the national festival, is held in the capital Tórshavn and is the biggest summer festival in the Faroe Islands.