Torshavn Cruise Port

Port of Torshavn: An Overview

Though best known for its Viking history, Torshavn -- the capital city of the Faroe Islands -- is an interesting city with lots of opportunities for cultural exploration and active excursions. Hiking and sailing are popular diversions here, but there are also several attractions for less adventurous travelers, including Torshavn Cathedral and the Nordic House cultural center.

--By Shayne Thompson, Cruise Critic contributor

  • Torshavn: Black Watch
    With the ship docked in the cargo area of the port, I ate breakfast on board and then took the mandatory port shuttle bus to the terminal. Without cellular service, a fellow passenger handed me information about the public buses and I also gathered ... Read more
  • Torshavn: Magellan
    KOLLAFJORDUR FAROE ISLANDS Magnificent scenery cruising into Kollafjordur. Not much to see or do around Kollafjordur itself unless you like to hike a little . Again we did not book a tour here. We had checked with the cruise company if there would ... Read more
  • Unfortunately it was Sunday so very little open. Atrocious weather in the morning defeated us after a few minutes. Went back into town later in the day and a few things were open but tended to close at 4 pm. Worth a visit if you want to say you have ... Read more