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Adventure in Faroe Islands

6 Days / 7 locations in Iceland and Faroe Islands

2020 Departures
DailyApril 1st to August 31st
Prices From$2845 per Person Double
$970 Single Supplement

Take a spectacular 6-day trip to the Faroe Islands and experience these small but picturesque islands in the North Atlantic. This is the tour for those who want to explore the Faroe Islands by car. Traveling in your own car gives you the freedom to travel through small towns, see the fantastic views and investigate local events at your own pace. Flights, car rental and accommodation are all reserved and we also offer suggestions for photo stops and activities.

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Reykjavik

On your own, transfer to Reykjavik National Airport (taxis are plentiful). Departure from Reykjavik National Airport to Vagar. Pick up your rental car at the airport. Experience the island of Vagar on your own. We recommend a visit to the small town of Gasadalur. From here you can walk along marked nature trails and enjoy the breathtaking views of Tindholmur. Do not miss a view of the beautiful waterfall that flows into the ocean. You will spend the night in Vagar.

 
Day 2     Vagar Island - Torshavn
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at your hotel. We suggest booking a day trip to the bird island of Mykines (not included in the price). The tour starts from the port of Sorvagur, where you can park your car. Enjoy an impressive sailing trip along the majestic sea cliffs. On the same island you can see the lovely puffins with their colorful red beaks and the striking collectors that only reproduce on the island of Mykines. (Note: puffins usually seen in the Faroe Islands between mid-April and early September). Cross a pedestrian bridge over the Atlantic Ocean to reach the holm oak and the lighthouse. When you return to town again, a visit to the local cafeteria is always pleasant. On your return to Sorvagur, pick up your car and then head to Torshavn. You will spend the night in Torshavn.

 
Day 3     Sudureyri
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at your hotel. Take the ferry from Torshavn to the island of Suduroy (not included in the price). The nature in Suduroy varies from that of the northern islands and is particularly suitable for hiking. We recommend visiting the Akraberg lighthouse at the southern end of the island and also Beinisvord, to enjoy the magnificent panorama that unfolds when you reach the top. The town of Famjin, located in a beautiful and spectacular environment, is also worth a visit. The original flag of the Faroe Islands hangs in the village church. In Tvoroyri, visit some of the historic buildings used by the Danish royal store Monopoly Royal. You may have coffee at the cozy Pubbin café bar, located in the harbor. The night in Suduroy.

 
Day 4     Torshavn
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at your hotel. Return to Torshavn with the ferry (not included in the price). Stroll through the old town and soak up the atmosphere of small houses with their white window frames and grass roofs. The old town is unique, not only in the Faroe Islands but throughout the world. We recommend a visit to the village of Kirkjubour, which is the historical and cultural center of the country. Here you can see an unfinished cathedral, a small church and a family farm, dating from the Middle Ages. Back in Torshavn there are many different restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy excellent food. Spend the night in Torshavn. .

 
Day 5     Eysturoy - Gjogv, Faroe Islands - Klaksvik
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will visit the northern islands. Drive through Streymoy Island, pass the old Vid Air whaling station and cross the bridge to Eysturoy Island. Continue to the town of Eidi, following the panoramic route to the city of Gjogv. See the impressive rock formations called Risin and Kellingin (the giant and the old witch) and the highest mountain in the country, Slaettaratindindur (882m / 2,893 feet). Explore the town of Gjogv, famous for its natural harbor. Drive from Leirvik through the underwater tunnel to Klaksvik, the second largest city in the Faroe Islands. The tunnel is decorated with "light" exhibits by the well-known Faroe Islands artist, Trondur Patursson. When you arrive in Klaksvik, we suggest a visit to the elegant Christian church and the exhibition in the church's cellar. It is easy to explore the other islands of northern Klaksvik, each with its own dramatic landscape. You will spend the night in the northern islands.

 
Day 6     Vagar Island - Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at your hotel. Today you return to the island of Vagar and its airport. Remember to give yourself a good time to drive to the airport. We suggest leaving the hotel early and, on the way to the airport, depending on the departing time of your flight, take the fascinating two-hour boat trip to the cliffs of Vestmanna birds, navigate between the cliffs and the caves (not included). Take the time to visit the exclusive Museum of the Saga, which describes the history of the Faroe Islands of the Viking ages through exhibits of realistic wax figures. Continue to Vagar airport and leave your rental car before your flight back to Reykjavik. Your trip ends at Reykjavik National Airport.

 

Notes

The luggage service is not available in Faroese hotels. Travelers should be selective in preparing their travel luggage. A good rule of thumb is not to bring more than you can comfortably carry between your vehicle and your hotel room.

Price Includes
All Airport Taxes.
Ccommodation With Private Bathroom and Breakfast for 5 Nights.
Price Does Not Include
 Any Other Meals
 Luggage Storage at the Airport and Hotels
 Guaranteed Early Check-in or Late Check-out
 Accommodations in Iceland
 Airport / Hotel Transfers in Iceland
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