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£1625 per person
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Day 1 | Arrive in the Faroe Islands
Arrive in the Faroe Islands and collect your rental car.
Day 2 | Vagar & Eysturoy
Today, drive to the small village of Gásadalur to discover the panoramic view over the island of Mykines. From here, take a walk on the marked nature trails and enjoy the impressive view over Tindhólm and the beautiful waterfall that runs into the ocean. Continue on to the village of Tjørnuvík on the island of Streymoy, Here you can see the impressive rock formations of the Giant and the Witch. Drive via the bridge to the island of Eysturoy.
Day 3 | Gjógv
Enjoy the day at the village of Gjógv, which is known for its unique natural harbour. Here it is possible to hike on your own and enjoy the view of the cliffs and the beautiful
Ambadalur valley. Winding trails lead up to the islands’ highest peak, Slaettaratindur (a four-hour hike from Gjógv) where, from the top, you can enjoy stunning views across the archipelago.
Day 4 | The Northern Islands
Today, drive via the sub-sea tunnel from Leirvík, which is decorated with lights by the famous Faroese artist Tróndur Patursson, to Borðoy. Visit the Christian church before continuing and discover Klaksvík. From here it is possible to explore the other Northern Islands, each offering dramatic landscapes.
Day 5 | Kalsoy & Kallur Lighthouse
This morning drive to Klaksvík and take the ferry to Syðradalur (crossing time 20 minutes). Make a stop at the village of Mikladalur, known for its artists and sagas. By the ocean, you can see the beautiful sculpture of the Seal Woman. Continue to Trollanes and enjoy a hike to the Kallur Lighthouse. Take the ferry back to Klasvík in the afternoon and drive to the capital.
Day 6 | Sandoy
Travel by ferry to visit the beautiful and green island of Sandoy, also called the Saga-island. The island has a wealth of history and wonderful nature. Take the ferry from the harbour Gamlarætt to the village of Skopun. Do not miss the villages of Dalur and Húsavík which lie in beautiful
surroundings. Return by ferry to the capital.
Day 7 | Nolsoy
Visit Nólsoy, one of the Farose’ smallest islands. Located just 20 minutes by ferry from Tórshavn, the island offers a peaceful contrast to bustling Tórshavn. Perhaps choose to hike through unspoilt nature to the stunningly located lighthouse on the island’s southern tip to take in the dramatic views over the Atlantic swells to Sandoy. Take the ferry back to the capital.
Day 8 | Tórshavn
Enjoy the day in Tórshavn, but don’t forget to visit the village of Kirkjubøur which is the Faroe Islands’ historical and cultural center. The picturesque old farm is home to a family who for 17 generations have run the farmstead and ecclesiastic site. See the unfinished Magnus Cathedral and the small medieval church of St.Olav.
Day 9 | Departure Day
Bid farewell to the Faroe Islands. Return the rental car to the airport and catch your return flight.
- Return economy flights from the UK to Vagar
- Eight nights' accommodation with breakfast
- Car hire for the duration of your visit with pick up and drop off at Vagar Airport
- Local guides to assist you on the hikes
The price of this suggestion is based on two people sharing a double/twin room.
Interested in visiting Mykines and Suduroy too? These are the westernmost and southernmost islands. They are not included in this itinerary but can be added.