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Tórshavn Destination Guide

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Tórshavn in the region of Streymoy with it's 13,200 inhabitants is a town in Faroe Islands and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Tórshavn in Faroe Islands

Current time in Tórshavn is now 04:59 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Faroe" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vidh Sjogv, Velbastadhur, Tvoroyri, Toftir, Strendur or Eystur. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tórshavn, Torkilsheyggjur, Sund, Nes, Kirkjubøur and Millum Gilja. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

8°C / 46 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 95%
Air Pressure 1020.2 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 21st of May 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Tuesday, 22nd of May 2018
Few clouds, calm.
Few clouds Day: 9°C (47 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)
Wednesday, 23rd of May 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 9°C (49 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)


Tórshavn - Faroe Islands HD

04:17 min ( November 19, 2011 by MRNYSTROMFILM)
Views: 715 - Rating: 5/5

Filmed cut produce Jónsvein Nystrøm. Music - Enya - Paint the Sky with Stars. I live here. A lovely place. Torshavn www.youtube.com

Bøhmerlandsdronningen Faroese Chain Dan...

07:08 min ( September 19, 2011 by Eileen Sandá)
Views: 2,099 - Rating: 5/5

Faroese chain dance in Sjónleikarhúsið in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands on 28 July 2011, which is Ólavsøka, the national holiday of the Faroe Islands. The folk song (ballad), which they are singing wh...

The Dreams - Summer of 69 - Ó-Concert 2...

03:04 min ( September 16, 2011 by Eileen Sandá)
Views: 413 - Rating: 5/5

The Dreams performed at the Ó-Concert in Tórshavn on 27 July 2011. Ó is short for Ólavsøka, which is the national holiday of the Faroes. The concert was held on Skálatrøð in the western harbou...

Jóladagur í Tórshavn

01:15 min ( December 25, 2010 by vidulvsa)
Views: 2,956 - Rating: 5/5

Christmas day in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, 2010

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Interesting facts about this location

List of islands of the Faroe Islands

This is a list of islands of the Faroe Islands. There are 18 islands, of which Lítla Dímun is the only one uninhabited. Besides these 18 islands there are also several islets and skerries in the Faroes. Borðoy Eysturoy Fugloy Hestur Kalsoy Koltur Kunoy Lítla Dímun Mykines Nólsoy Sandoy Skúvoy Stóra Dímun Streymoy Suðuroy Svínoy Vágar Viðoy

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Located at 62.01, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Faroe Islands-related lists, Islands of the Faroe Islands, Lists of islands


Argir is a village in the Faroe Islands. Population: \t 1907 Postal code (Zip). \tFO 160 Location: \t\t{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:61.98|N|6.75|W||||| | |name= }} Municipality: Tórshavnar kommuna Football team: AB Argir most likely takes its name from Old Irish airge meaning summer pasture. ; several placenames in Faroe carry the same name with this meaning. Once a village south of Tórshavn, Argir has grown and is now merged with Tórshavn.

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Located at 62.01, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated coastal places in the Faroe Islands, Populated places in the Faroe Islands


Hvítanes is a village in the Faroe Islands, noted for its beauty. It is on Streymoy's east coast, northeast of Hoyvík and Tórshavn. Its name means "White Point" in Faroese. Population: \t99 Postal code (Zip): \tFO 187 Location: \t\t{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:62|02|48|N|6|46|10|W| | |name= }} Municipality:\tTórshavnar Hvítanes is located in a little bay with a stone beach and a harbour where the small boats can be pulled up a ramp out of reach of the sometimes destructive sea.

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Located at 62.01, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places established in 1837, Populated places in the Faroe Islands


Kirkjubøargarður (Faroese for Yard of Kirkjubøur, also known as King's Farm) is one of the oldest still inhabited wooden houses of the world. The farm itself has always been the largest in the Faroe Islands. The old farmhouse of Kirkjubøur dates back to the 11th century. It was the episcopal residence and seminary of the Diocese of the Faroe Islands, from about 1100.

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Located at 62.01, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Living museums, Museums in the Faroe Islands, Open air museums


Kaldbak is a village in the Faroe Islands, on Streymoy's east coast. Population: \t219 Postal code (Zip): \tFO 180 Location: \t\t{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:62|3|47|N|6|49|34|W| | |name= }} Municipality:\tTorshavnar Excavations show that Kaldbak was inhabited already in the 11th century. The village current was only connected to the road system of Streymoy in 1980. The parish church in Kaldbak was built in 1835.

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Located at 62.01, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Faroe Islands

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