Camping in Tórshavn

As any true camper knows, camping is a fantastic way to experience a country and culture. Camping has become increasingly popular in the Faroe Islands in recent years, also among locals.

Campsites in and near Tórshavn

Because there are no public wildernesses or common areas in the Faroes, camping is only permitted at designated campsites. Moreover, it is not permitted to spend nights in camping cars along roads, at rest stops, laybys, or view areas. Be aware that many campsites are designated only for tents.

Please note that some villages with narrow roads do not allow access to camping cars. These villages include Tjørnuvík and Múli. Please stay informed about driving restrictions before traveling to villages.


You will see signs like the one above at various campsites across the islands. Campers ought to be considerate of the environment, keep the campsites tidy, and clean up thoroughly upon departure. Because of the unpredictable nature of the Faroese weather, it is advisable to have sturdy, waterproof, and windproof equipment.



This brochure above includes an overview of the various designated campsites and contact information for each site. The information is in English and German. The brochure can be viewed online.

For a full overview of camping sites, prices, and what each site offers, visit