in Tórshavn of Streymoyar Sýsla, Faroe Islands

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
62.010 and -6.772 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 62° 0' 35" and W -6° 46' 17"
Currency and Currency Code:
Krone - DKK
Spoken languages:
Faroese, Danish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:14 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Atlantic/Faroe
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:16 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-46.583 and 169.417 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Tórshavn

Tórshavn in Tórshavn (Streymoyar Sýsla) with it's 13,200 habitants is located in Faroe Islands. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Tórshavn is now 08:14 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / Faroe with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 1 airports close to Tórshavn. The closest airport in Faroe Islands is Vagar Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sandur, Eystur, Fuglafjordur, Klaksvik and Kunoy. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 6°C / 43 °F

Morning Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 17th of October 2021

6°C (43 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Monday, 18th of October 2021

9°C (47 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Moderate rain, high wind, near gale, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 19th of October 2021

10°C (50 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,0 mi
Áarvegur 4-10
110 Tórshavn
Faroe Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Hotel Føroyar

0,9 mi
Oyggjarvegur 45
110 Torshavn
Faroe Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Hotel Havn

0,1 mi
Dr.Jakobsensgøta 16
FO-100 Torshavn
Faroe Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Hotel Streym

0,4 mi
Yviri vith Strond 19
FO-110 Torshavn
Faroe Islands

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


0,0 mi
100 Tórshavn
Faroe Islands

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Published: February 04, 2015
Length: 40:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mortan Mortensen

Tórshavn is the capital and largest city of the Faroe Islands, a country situated between Scotland and Iceland. Tórshavn is located in the southern part on the east coast of Streymoy. To...

Faroe Islands - Tórshavn & Kirkjubøur (Feröer)

Published: June 03, 2014
Length: 26:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aanvoerder

A walk in Tórshavn, the capital of Faroe Islands and Kirkjubøur in June 2013.

Tórshavn City Center

Published: October 13, 2014
Length: 55:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ZETA architects

ZETA has won 1. prize in the open competition for a new masterplan for the Faroese capitol of Tórshavn. The project deals with ten different locations in the city center and proposes new...

The Holy City

Published: January 03, 2015
Length: 00:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Heini Nygaard

GHM spælir í Vesturkirkjuni jólamorgun 2014.

Koks - Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Published: February 24, 2015
Length: 38:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davidsbeenhere

http://davidsbeenhere.com Looking to visit one of Europe's most beautiful and unique destinations? Join David's Been Here as they tour around the incredible Faroe Islands. In this travel...

Helicopter from Vagar Airport, to radarstation, the capital Tórshavn then Nólsoy

Published: January 04, 2011
Length: 55:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bjarni Thomsen

Helicopter from Vagar Airport, to radarstation, the capital Tórshavn then ending the flight in the little island Nólsoy. The helicopter is a AgustaWestland EH101.

Tórshavn Marathon 2011

Published: September 22, 2011
Length: 21:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vidulvsa

Runners from the Faroe Islands and abroad participated in the 9th Atlantic Airways Tórshavn Marathon on Sunday 2th of September 2012.

MS Marco Polo in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Published: August 08, 2010
Length: 18:28 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: ScotHol

arrival and some short scenes in Tórshavn on 27 July 2010. Note the behaviour of the 2 people on the jet skis- came between the ship and the pilot boat/tug during a 'right turn' into the harbour.

Føroyar 2009 Tórshavn

Published: August 31, 2011
Length: 38:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jennyeddabrynhildar7


Sheep Tórshavn Faroe Islands

Published: June 26, 2014
Length: 56:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Eric Orbesen

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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

Located at 62, -6.78333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lists of islands, Islands of the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands-related lists


Tinganes is the historic location of the Faroese landsstýri (government), and is a part of Tórshavn. The name means "parliament jetty" or "parliament point" in Faroese. The parliament met here for the first time in the Viking ages when Norwegian colonists placed their Ting (parliament) here in 825. It is one of the oldest parliamentary meeting places in the world, along with Tynwald hill in the Isle of Man and Þingvellir in Iceland.

Located at 62.009, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tórshavn, Ting

Tórshavn Cathedral

Tórshavn Cathedral is the second oldest received church of the Faroe Islands, on Tinganes in the old town of Tórshavn. Painted white, and roofed with slate, it was established in 1788. The cathedral church lies in the north of the peninsula Tinganes and is one of the main attractions of the town. Like most churches of the country it belongs to the Evangelical-Lutheran national church of the Faroe Islands.

Located at 62.01, -6.772 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lutheran cathedrals, Tórshavn, Churches in the Faroe Islands


Gundadalur is the name of an area in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. It is home to three different football pitches and other sports facilities. The largest one is the national stadium Tórsvøllur, a multi-use stadium. The actual Gundadalur Stadium is the home ground of both HB Tórshavn and B36 Tórshavn, located just alongside Tórsvøllur. It was opened in 1911. In Faroese it is called Ovari Vøllur (The Upper Field).

Located at 62.0193, -6.78114 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tórshavn, Football venues in the Faroe Islands, Sports venues in the Faroe Islands


Tórsvøllur is a football stadium on the sport site Gundadalur in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. The stadium holds 6,040 people and was built in 1999 to become the country's national stadium and provide a grass surface in the capital Tórshavn on which international football matches could be played. Previously, the Faroe Islands national team played its home matches in the town of Toftir at the Svangaskarð stadium.

Located at 62.0192, -6.77806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in the Faroe Islands, National stadiums, Buildings and structures completed in 1999

University of the Faroe Islands

The University of the Faroe Islands is a state-run university located in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands. It consists of three faculties: Faroese Language and Literature, Science and Technology, and History and Social Sciences. The university offers bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. 's in all three faculties. The student body is small, with 142 students total. The university organizes an annual dissertation competition open to all students.

Located at 62.0072, -6.78 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Education in the Faroe Islands, Tórshavn, Educational institutions established in 1965


Vikublaðið is a free Faroese weekly newspaper. In a national survey, it came out as the most read newspaper on the islands.

Located at 62.0092, -6.77346 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Publications with year of establishment missing, Newspapers published in the Faroe Islands

Listasavn Føroya

Listasavn Føroya (Faroe Islands Art Museum) is an art museum in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands for mostly permanent exhibits of Faroese arts. Tórshavn is the capital of Faroe Islands. Established in 1989, it consists of a gallery called Listaskáli (since 1970) and another for historic arts (since 1993) with an area of 1,600 m². The museum is located at the northern end of the Park of Tórshavn nearby the Nordic House in the Faroe Islands. Architect of the building was J.P. Gregoriussen.

Located at 62.0174, -6.78061 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Faroese culture, Tórshavn, Art museums established in 1989, Art museums and galleries in the Faroe Islands, Museums in the Faroe Islands, Art museums and galleries in Denmark, 1989 establishments in the Faroe Islands

H. N. Jacobsens Bókahandil

H.N. Jacobsens Bókahandil is the oldest bookshop in Tórshavn and Faroe. It is also one of the oldest shops still in business in the Faroe Islands today. The bookshop was established on St. Olafs day on 29 July 1865 by bookbinder Hans Nicolai Jacobsen. He was the father of Jakob Jakobsen (1864-1918), who is one of the most important faroese philologists. H. N.

Located at 62.0103, -6.77222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bookstores, Buildings and structures in the Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are an island group and archipelago under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Denmark, situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Norway and Iceland. The total area is approximately 1,400 km (540 sq mi) with a 2010 population of almost 50,000 people. The Faroe Islands have been a self-governing country within the Danish Realm since 1948. Over the years, the Faroese have taken control of most domestic matters.

Located at 62, -6.78333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Faroe Islands, Northern Europe, States and territories established in 1948, Volcanoes of Denmark, Paleogene volcanism, Extinct volcanoes, Island countries, Germanic countries and territories


Skansin is a historic fortress in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands. Skansin is located on a hill beside the port of Tórshavn. The fort was built in 1580 by Magnus Heinason to protect against pirate raids of the town, after he himself was nearly caught up in one such raid. The fort was expanded considerably in 1780 and went through a series of rebuilds for many years afterwards. During the Second World War the fort served Britain as a military base.

Located at 62.0081, -6.76306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

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