Mercury Jets is an on-demand air charter provider specializing in private jet and turboprop charters in Torshavn, Faroe Islands. Our team is composed of industry-leading professionals dedicated to providing our customers with the ultimate air charter experience. We are committed to safety, reliability, and white glove customer service. To obtain a charter quote tailored to your specific needs, please fill in the request form or call our agents 24/7 at +31 20 369 8597.
About Torshavn and Places to Visit
Mercury Jets provides private jet charter flights to and from Torshavn.
At the foot of Mount Husarein in the south on the east coast of Streymoy is the colorful Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands. More than 20 thousand people live here in a subpolar oceanic climate with summer highs of about 12 degrees. The capital attracts tourists with picturesque panoramas and a wealth of historical monuments and amazing landscapes. Torshavn was founded in the X century by the Vikings today; it is a popular tourist destination, where violent waterfalls and cliffs create a unique atmosphere.
In the center of Torshavn, there are two significant architectural treasures, the 15th-century Munkastovan monastery and the royal warehouse with a museum with halls with models of ships, medieval tournaments, and a collection of religious items. The capital has excellent cafes and restaurants for gastro tourism, where one can enjoy a delicious lunch and drink local craft beer. Other popular places in town are the cultural center Nordic House, a historical museum Hoiviki Art Museum, which consists only of the works of Faroese artists on the edge of Vidarlunn Park. Lovers of outdoor activities in Torshavn can take a boat trip for a quieter holiday, have a picnic overlooking the sea, or visit a sheep farm. In the surrounding area, there is an old wooden building, the Gothic building of St. Magnus Cathedral, Fort Skansen, and the village of Kirkjubor. There are many stunningly beautiful hiking trails with pristine natural beauty in downtown and nearby Torshavn.
For private charters to and from Torshavn, Vágar Airport (FAE, EKVG) is excellent. It is a public airport 30 miles from the center of Torshavn, which takes more than 400 thousand passengers a year, and is the only airport in the Faroe Islands.