5 Stays in the Faroe Islands
Located halfway between Iceland and Norway, the Faroes are an 18-island archipelago of unspoiled natural beauty. They offer unique and thrilling experiences for every kind of traveler. Check out the January issue of Viking magazine to learn more. Here, we highlight five places to stay in the Faroes.
If you want to be close to Vágar airport, this 3-star hotel is convenient. The small fishing village of Sørvágur is just a 10-minute walk. The rooms are bright with wooden floors and free Wi-Fi. Check out the mini golf course, children’s play area and on-site restaurant.
Looking for a cozy retreat? This grass-topped roof guesthouse in the charming village of Gjógv is about an hour drive outside of the capital of Tórshavn. The picturesque hills that surround it are perfect for hiking. The rooms are modern, spacious and light.
If Tórshavn is your home base, Hotel Streym is a great retreat with seaside views. Start your day with breakfast at the hotel before venturing into town to explore the area’s shops and attractions.
This 3-star Tórshavn hotel opened in 1951 and is named for its harbor location. In addition to hotel rooms, check out the three cozy cottages built in old Faroese architecture. Grab a bite at the first-floor restaurant and check out a panoramic view of the city from the hotel’s top floor.
This modern hillside hotel has 106 rooms with panoramic views of the North Atlantic Ocean and Tórshavn. Many celebrities, athletes and musicians have stayed here. The interiors are trendy and stylish. Restaurant Gras is located on the first floor and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with amazing views of nature.