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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.

  • START DAY: Thursday (other days by request)
  • SEASON: June, July and August  
  • DIRECT FLIGHT FROM: Copenhagen (incl. in the price)

Program: Individual tour with local tour guide 8 days / 7 nights

THURSDAY: 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. Preview of program with local travel guide at designated place.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

FRIDAY: Excursion, Northern part of Eysturoy. Visit the scenic villages Gjógv  and Saksun.
We drive from Tórshavn along the coast through colourful villages, crossing ”the bridge over the Atlantic”, and continue to the northern most village on the island of Eysturoy, Gjógv, known for its unique natural harbour and Crown Princess Mary’s bench.

Among other things, you will see classic sea cliffs and the rock formations the Giant and the Witch, and the highest mountain in the islands, Slættaratindur at 882 meters.

Lunch is served in cozy surroundings, and then the tour continues via the village of Funningur to the idyllic village of Saksun which lies picturesquely bound in a small fjord with high mountains on both sides.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

SATURDAY: Magnificent Vestmanna Cliffs and Viking settlements.
Start the day by exploring Tórshavn on your own. At the end of the harbour is Østrom where you can see and buy contemporary Faroese art and fine craft. On the main street it is possible to have a closer look at exquisite Faroese designed wool ware in the latest fashion, like the exciting store, Staðið and the sewing boutique, Guðrun and Guðrun.

On your walk you pass the cozy old bookstore, which is well worth a visit. We suggest lunch at cafe Kaffihúsið down by the harbour.

After lunch excursion to the Vestmanna Cliffs. From Tórshavn we drive via the mountain road to the village of Vestmanna where we sail out to the cliffs, into and through several sea caves – 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.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

SUNDAY: Excursion, Saga Island of Sandoy and cultural centre of Kirkjubøur.
Day tour to the historic island of Sandoy, one of the most unspoiled islands where you can still experience the old, Faroese way of life.

We drive from Tórshavn over the mountain to the ferry harbor Gamlarætt where we catch our ferry. On the sail across the sound, we enjoy the views of Hestur and Koltur.

The guide tells us about the sagas from the island - some captivating stories. Experience a church visit, fantastic viewpoints, small villages, and bird cliffs. Bag lunch eaten en route.

Before returning to the hotel, we visit the cultural centre of Kirkjubøur.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

Picture: Kirkjubøur

MONDAY: Explore Tórshavn.
Walking exploration in the old city quarter in Tórshavn, Tinganes and Reyn with its small alleys and charming houses with grass roofs. The local guide will tell stories about the past and present. You might meet the Prime Minister, or one of William Heinesens – Lost Musicians.

The tour also goes by the Cathedral and its cozy adjacent neighbourhood, Vágsbotn, with its many boats. Here you can see how important the sea and fisheries are to the local inhabitants.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

TUESDAY: Excursion, The Northern Islands - Breathtaking nature. 
We drive from Tórshavn towards the most northerly island. From the village of Leirvík we enter the sub-sea tunnel, which was decorated by local artist Tróndur Patursson.

On this tour, we will experience the islands of Borðoy, Viðoy, and Kunoy. The nature is breathtaking, and is dominated by high and steep mountains. We explore the second largest village of Klaksvík, one of the most important villages inside the fishing industry.

We also visit Christians Church. Lunch is served on the tour.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

WEDNESDAY: Day on your own. Additional excursions can be purchased, for example:

  • Visit the Island Mykines. Daytrip to the westernmost island of Mykines, also called bird paradise, as the island has a rich bird life. See among others the impressive bird Gannet who is the king among the Faroese birds, and only breeds on Mykinesholm. Get close to puffins, the charming little birds with the colorful beaks. NOTE: The ferry crossing to Mykines depends on the weather. Should it happen that the ferry is canceled the tour continues on the island of Vágar. This excursion is not refundable. 


  • Visit the island of Nólsoy. By ferry from Tórshavn to the neighboring island Nósloy. Here life moves at a slow pace. At the tourist office you will meet the guide who will take you on a tour of the village. Visit Brunn, a house built of driftwood from the 1600 century and the unique attraction that can only be had on Nólsoy, Rowing Ove’s boat, Diana Victoria. In 1986 Ove rowed alone from the Faroe Islands to the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen. Light meal is served. On your own, you can hike to the top of the island where you have the most beautiful panoramic views of Tórshavn and the nearby islands.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

THURSDAY: Departure from the Faroe Islands
Transport from overnight accommodations to the airport. Departure with Atlantic Airways.

Hotel accommodation | Prices from

EUR 1.733 | DKK 12.820,- per person in double 
EUR 2.114 | DKK 15.650,- single

B&B accommodation | Prices from 

EUR 1.471 | DKK 10.890,-per person in double 
EUR 1.689 |DKK 12.500,- single

Price includes:

  • Round trip flights with taxes from Copenhagen*
  • Airport transfer from Vágar Airport to accommodation in Tórshavn and return.
  • 7 nights in Tórshavn with breakfast.
  • Friday, bus/guide/lunch.
  • Saturday, bus/guide/boat trip.
  • Sunday, bus/guide/ ferry/bag lunch.
  • Monday, bus/guide.
  • Tuesday, bus/guide/lunch.

* It is also possible to fly from following cities: Billund (Denmark), Edinburgh (Scotland), Bergen (Norway), Reykjavík (Iceland) or Barcelona (Spain). Contact us for times / prices HERE ...

Not included in the price:

  • Travel insurance.
  • Cancellation Insurance.

Additional, prices upon request:

  • Tuesday: Faroese Seafood Buffet at Hotel Hafnia.
  • Wednesday: Visit the Island Mykines or Visit the island of Nólsoy.
  • ½ pension at the hotel, 2 courses with coffee. 
  • Table reservation at a restaurant in Tórshavn.
  • Cancellation insurance (3% of package price)

Please note:

  • This package can also be adapted to 4 nights and 5 days. 
  • B&B accommodation is with shared facilities.
  • All package tour prices are based on Atlantic Airways lowest published price. The actual price upon booking may be higher.
  • Read our General Conditions HERE...

Map:

On this trip, you visit the islands where a red ring is around the island name. The white ring means that you can purchase additional excursions to other islands.

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