Well, first of all you need to get to the Faroe Islands. You can book tickets here. Your plane will land in Vágar, the airport. From there you need to take a bus to Tórshavn, and THEN get to Nólsoy - but we assure you, it will be worth it!
How to get to Nólsoy then?
There are three main options:
You could swim. Nólsoy is ‘only’ 5 km from the capital, Tórshavn. The water is cold, but does never freeze – we are located in the middle of the Gulf stream. Once a year people actually do swim from Tórshavn to Nólsoy, but be sure to have a boat looking after you if you try!
Or stop swimming, board that boat, and sail to Nólsoy. Most commonly people take the ferry TERNAN. Ternan’s timetable can be found here. The price is 40 kr. to Nólsoy. Sailing back to Tórshavn is free of charge.
Take the old sailboat Norðlýsið (the Northern Light). Most Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer the lovely captain Birgir Enni will sail you around the entire island before stopping a short while in the village. You can either sail back to Tórshavn with Norðlýsið, or stay a little longer: Enjoy a walk, some nice food at our café and maybe a concert at the local bar? You can take the ferry back to Tórshavn later in the evening – the ferry-ride back to Tórshavn with Ternan is free of charge!
That is about it … Of course a few people manage to hitch-hike local boats on their way to Nólsoy – but the success will depend a lot on your convincing skills. I have also heard about one guy who could walk on water, so if he gives lessons, that could also be an option.
The most common ways to get to Nólsoy is number 2 and 3.
When in Nólsoy, you will find our café in the same building as the Tourist Info.
See you soon!