Discover the Faroe Islands with local guide
On this tour around the islands we offer you the best nature and cultural experiences. We take care of everything, so you can concentrate on the experience. Together with your tour guide, you’ll get up close and personal with local Faroese, and experience the authentic Faroe Islands. Do you like many attractions in a short amount of time? Do you enjoy sharing your experiences with others on the tour? If so, this is the right choice for you.
- TRAVEL: Monday to Friday - 5 days | 4 nights
- SEASON: June, July and August
- DIRECT FLIGHT FROM: Copenhagen (incl. in the price)
Itinerary: Individual tour with local guide
MONDAY: Arrival to the Faroe Islands - Welcome.
Arrival with Atlantic Airways. Transport from airport to overnight accommodations in Tórshavn.
Check-inn at your accommodation in Tórshavn.
TUESDAY: Magnificent Vestmanna Cliffs and Viking settlements.
Boat trip to the Vestmanna sea cliffs. From Tórshavn we drive to the village of Vestmanna where we go on a 2 hours boat trip. We sail close to the vertical cliffs, into grottos and through narrow sounds – a fabulous experience - remember your camera.
En route back to Tórshavn, we make a stop at an old Viking farmstead in the beautiful and quaint village of Kvívík. Here we will see an old excavation of 2 viking longhouses. This will give you a small insight into what daily life was like in Viking times.
We drive via the mountain road back to Tórshavn and make a few photostops.
WEDNESDAY: Highlights of the North - See the Seal Woman and visit the village of Trøllanes.
With ferry from Klaksvík to the island of Kalsoy, where we make a stop in the village of Mikladalur, to see the beautiful sculpture of the Seal Woman by the sea.
From there we visit the village of *Trøllanes, a location used and featured in the new 007 James Bond Movie – No Time To Die. The nature in the north is breathtaking, and is dominated by high and steep mountains. Back on Borðoy, we explore the second largest town of Klaksvík, one of the most important villages in the fishing industry.
On the island of Eysturoy, we visit a sheep farmer and a wool shop before heading back to Tórshavn through the new subsea tunnel.
- *Add on: Hike to the lighthouse Kallin, from the village of Trøllanes. Hike is graded medium in uneven terrain. NOTE: If you choose the hike you will not have time to visit the Smithy on Trøllanes.
THURSDAY: The Golden Circle - The villages Saksun, Tjørnuvík and Gjógv
We drive to the idyllic village of Saksun, which lies picturesquely bound in a small fjord with high mountains on both sides. Continue on to the village of Tjørnuvík, on route we stop at the waterfall Fossá. From Tjørnuvík you can see the impressive rock formations the Giant and the Witch.
Before reaching Gjógv we will have a view of the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, *Slættaratindur (882 m). In Gjógv we see the natural harbour which the village is named after.
- *Add on: Hike to Slættaratindur. Hike is graded hard in uneven terrain. NOTE: If you choose the hike you will not experience Gjógv and the village of Funningur but instead reach the highest summit in the Faroe Islands.
FRIDAY: Departure from the Faroe Islands
Transport from overnight accommodations to the airport. Departure with Atlantic Airways.