Travel guide to Streymoy

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Facts

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Local name
Streymoy
Inhabitants
19,000

Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

The best period to visit Streymoy is from May to September when the weather is best. However, you can also visit Streymoy in the winter, because the temperature is the same all year round. Be aware that it can be very windy in the winter.

Local conditions

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Time zone

When the time is 11.00 in Britain, it is 11.00 on Streymoy.

Culture and entertainment

Streymoy is an obvious destination if you like hiking in scenic beauty. All over the island are marked routes, so that you do not get lost in the mountains. On Streymoy there are arranged two festivals with e.g. traditional Faroese chain dance, namely Hósvikarstevna and Vestanstevn held in Hósvik and Vestmanna respectively.

Accommodation / Hotel

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There are only a limited number of hotels outside the capital. However, there is a hotel in Vestmanna. On Streymoy there is only private accommodation. It is a good idea to ask the tourist agency in Torshavn about the possibilities. Book your hotel in Streymoy here

Local transport

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Other transport

The are regular bus departures between the towns and villages on Streymoy.
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