£1440 per person
May - August
3 out of 5
Experience the mystical Viking archipelago of the gloriously-isolated Faroe Islands on this short break where you will dine in the home of a local Faroese family. A haven for bird life, discover the distinct jagged mountain peaks of the northern islands and breathtaking scenery of the Mykines-islet. Wander the streets of the islands' pint-sized capital, Torshavn, where jade turf-roofed houses stand side by side with contemporary architecture.
Day 1 | Arrive in the Faroe Islands
Arrive in the Faroe Islands where a taxi shuttle will take you directly to your hotel for the next four nights in Torshavn. Enjoy a intimate dining experience in a local home. You will transfer to Anna and Óli’s table in their beautiful home in Velbastaður to try a delicious and traditional home-cooked Faroese meal.
Day 2 | Full Day Island Tour
Head out on a full day tour of the northern islands, characterised by steep mountainsides rising up from the sea. Take in stunning views of the spectacular island scenery and visit the Viking settlements in Leirvik.
Day 3 | Hiking Day
After breakfast, venture out to explore Mykines, the westernmost island of the Faroes. Known for its rich bird life and spectacular and distinctive scenery, take in incredible views of the unspoiled natural surroundings whilst discovering the Mykines-islet.
Day 4 | Cruise & Torshavn
A 3-hour schooner cruse will sail you along the coastline of the picturesque Nolsoy with the chance to observe the Faroe Island's varied bird life, seals and maybe even whales. In the afternoon explore the sights of Torshavn. Take a stroll through the old town, visit the museums or just enjoy city life at the various cafes, restaurants and shops the city has to offer.
Day 5 | Departure Day
Enjoy your last breakfast on the Faroe Islands before the taxi shuttle takes you to the airport for your return flight home.
- Return airport shuttle transfers
- Four nights accommodation in Torshavn including breakfast (choose from Hotel Hafnia, Hotel Brandan, Hilton Garden Inn, Hotel Foroyar)
- A dining experience in a local home. The vegetables and meat that are served are 100% organic, taken directly from Anna and Óli’s farm where you will be dining.
- A full-day tour to the northern islands with lunch included.
- A full-day tour to Mykines island with lunch included.
- A three-hour cruise on a Nordic schooner.
The price of this suggestion is based on two people sharing a standard double or twin room at Hotel Hafnia.
Prefer to stay at a different Torshavn hotel? Get in touch for prices.
The single supplement for this tour is £330 taking the total price to £1430