A new way to learn our culture
Experience our culture and heritage through our unique food! In the Faroe Islands, we love to share meals, whether in a traditional Faroese home or at a restaurant. Enjoy Faroese lunch and taste some of the world’s best raw produce that surrounds the 18 islands and the possibility to dine at Restaurant KOKS, which has a Michelin star. We warmly invite you on a journey with emphasis on local food, culture and amazing scenery.
- START DAY: Friday
- SEASON: All year
- DIRECT FLIGHT FROM: Copenhagen (incl. in the price)
Program: Weekend tour 4 days / 3 nights
FRIDAY: Arrival to the Faroe Islands. Possibility to dine at Restaurant KOKS.
Arrival with Atlantic Airways to Vágar airport.
After checking into your accommodation, we suggest a walk around the town stopping at one of the many cafés to taste a beer from one of the two local breweries, Okkara and Føroya Bjór. Føroya Bjór has won several commendations and prizes for their beer.
- If you arrive early to the Faroe Islands it is possible to pre-book a table at Restaurant KOKS, which has been awarded two Michelin stars.
SATURDAY: Discover the modern and rustic/traditional kitchen.
Explore the old part of Tórshavn, Tinganes and Reyn. On the tip of this peninsula lies the parliament administrative buildings and the Prime Minister’s office. Here you will also find the charming part of town called Reyn with its tiny grass roofed houses.
Make sure you go down to the pretty marina Vágsbotn and have a good cup of coffee in Kaffihúsið, as you take in the view of boats in every colour of the rainbow.
Lunch is booked at the trendy sushi restaurant ETIKA, a restaurant backed amongst others, by the well-known restaurateur and entrepreneur Jens Rahbek. Here they serve delicate Faroese produce in classic Japanese style.
In the evening, a table is booked for you at Restaurant Áarstova, a true gem, situated in the old part of town in a listed building. It is a charming place with open beams, small doorways, crooked angles, bags of atmosphere and as you would expect, excellent food.
SUNDAY: Highlights combined with Faroese lunch and fresh fish.
After breakfast, you will be collected from your accommodation by your private chauffeur/guide.
The sightseeing tour goes north, but will depend to some extent on what the weather is like. Look forward to a day of great views, photo opportunities and being entertained by your guide.
A Faroese lunch will be served in a private home in comfortable surroundings where you will have the chance to chat and ask your hosts about Faroese cuisine.
In the evening, you have a table booked at Barbara Fish House, which is also situated in a listed building in the old part of Tórshavn. The atmosphere is homely with low ceilings and odd plates and cutlery. Fresh fish and shellfish are on the menu. Picture: Barbara Fish House
MONDAY: Shopping and departure from the Faroe Islands.
Check out of hotel.
If you have time, we suggest a visit to the supermarket Miklagarður in SMS shopping centre. Here you can buy a selection of Faroese specialities such as vacuum-packed salmon and salt fish. You can buy Faroese beer in the Tax Free shop at the airport.
Departure with Atlantic Airways.