Kirkjubøur, the Old Cultural Centre and the Historical Museum in Tórshavn.

Enjoy a bus tour through Tórshavn over the hills to Kirkjubøur, the island’s oldest cultural centre and the historical museum in Tórshavn.

  • Kirkjubour.
  • History.
  • 900 year old farmhouse.
  • Oldest church in the Faroe Islands.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    3hrs

  • Max. passengers

    120

  • Booking code

    E-THO8

  • Notices

    Appropriate layered clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

By bus through Tórshavn over the hills to Kirkjubøur, the island’s oldest cultural centre, where you will be introduced to the ruins of the 13th century St. Magnus Cathedral and  the  11th  century  church,  still  in  use. We also visit the 900-year old “Roykstovan”, the old bishopric, considered to be the oldest wooden house in  EuropeStill  occupied by the 17th generation. Thereafter a visit in the historical museum in Tórshavn. Duration of tour 3 hours. Incl. coach/guide/entrance.   

Practical information: 

  • Language: English, German, Danish and Scandinavian.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate layered clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: 100-300 meters.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.