Leisure and activities

The Faroe Islands is active in many areas  especially in sports and festivals. Football, handball, and gymnastics are some of the popular sports for both youth and professional clubs. 

Rowing is the national sport in the Faroe Islands where rowing competitions are held in different towns and villages at festivals in late May, June and July, and the final competition is held in Tórshavn on St. Olaf's Wake, Ólavsøkaon July 28th. 

You can also visit https://whatson.fo/en/ to learn more about all the activities taking place in the Faroe Islands at present time and what's to come. 

For more detailed information about Leisure in the Faroe Islands, please check our handbook New to the Faroe Islands.