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Faroe Islands Self-Drive Exploration

8 days
7 nights






$ 1,720.00 (double / twin)
$ 2,725.00 (single)

  • Single rates upon request
  • All package tour prices are based on Atlantic Airways lowest published price. The actual price upon booking may be higher.




  • Round trip flights with taxes from Copenhagen*
  • Car rental, economy car with airport pick up / drop off, free mileage and CDW.
  • 7 nights with breakfast. 1 night in Vágoy, 2 nights in Eysturoy, 1 night in the Northern Islands and 3 nights in Tórshavn.

It is also also possible to fly from following cities: Billund (Denmark), Edinburgh (Scotland), Oslo (Norway), Paris (France), Keflavík (Iceland) or Barcelona (Spain)

Optional Services:

  • Day 2: Boat trip to Vestmanna Cliffs, lunch, SagaMuseum (available in June, July and August - May and Sepbember on request). Highly recommended. 
  • Day 2: Hook & Cook - eat your fresh caugth fish at the marina restaurant (May to October).
  • Day 6: Village walk in Sandur (all year). 
  • Day 7: Guided bicycle tour in Tórshavn (all year).
  • Day 7: City walk in Tórshavn (all year).
  • Upgrade to a bigger car.
  • SCDW. Renters liability DKK 7.000,- per damage - which can be reduced to DKK 1.000,- when making an additional insurance (SCDW) at DKK 120,- per rental day.


Day 1  : Arrival to the Faroe Islands

The village of Gásadalur and impressive vantage points

Upon your arrival with Atlantic Airways, pick up your rental car conveniently located at the airport.

Embark on a self-guided exploration of the picturesque island of Vágar. A recommended highlight is a visit to the charming village of Gásadalur. Wander along marked nature trails to appreciate the breathtaking view over Tindhólmur, and be sure not to miss the captivating waterfall cascading into the ocean. Enjoy an overnight stay on the enchanting island of Vágar.

Day 2  : Vestmanna Cliffs - Tjørnuvík - Eysturoy - Streymoy - Eiði

Vestmanna Cliffs and the rock formations, the Giant and the Witch

We highly recommend incorporating a two-hour boat trip (not included) to witness the awe-inspiring Vestmanna Cliffs during your journey north. This excursion takes you into enchanting grottos, through narrow sounds, and close to the towering vertical cliffs.

The Vestmanna Cliffs experience includes lunch and a visit to the SagaMuseum, the only wax museum in the Faroe Islands. The boat trip immerses you in the dramatic scenery of the cliffs, and afterward, enjoy a meal before exploring the SagaMuseum. Through 17 incredibly lifelike figures set in realistic surroundings, you can follow the captivating history of the Faroe Islands. Note that this tour is available in June, July, and August, and can be arranged in May and September upon request.

Continue your journey to the village of Tjørnuvík, nestled amidst steep mountains. Witness the remarkable rock formations known as the Giant and the Witch.

Cross the bridge connecting the islands of Eysturoy and Streymoy, and proceed to the village of Eiði. Here, you'll encounter more stunning landscapes and nature, along with a view of the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, Slættaratindur, standing at 882 meters. Conclude the day with an overnight stay in Eysturoy.

Day 3  : Gjógv - Esturoy

Visit the village of Gjógv and enjoy the view from Crown Princess Mary´s Bench

Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of the village of Gjógv, celebrated for its unique natural harbor and captivating view of the island of Kalsoy. The natural harbor stands as a must-see attraction for all visitors.

Take a leisurely stroll along the edge of the crevice, where you might catch a glimpse of puffins emerging from their nests, en route to the ocean to procure food for their young. At the crevice's end, facing the open ocean, relish the panoramic view from Crown Princess Mary’s Bench.

For a rewarding experience, venture up the hillside to be treated to splendid views of the bird cliffs and the village. Conclude the day with a peaceful overnight stay in Eysturoy.

Day 4  : Leirvik - Klaksvik - Viðareiði

Discover the Northern Islands and the northernmost village Viðareiði.


Depart from Leirvík and traverse the sub-sea tunnel to reach the town of Klaksvík. The tunnel itself is adorned with lights, courtesy of the renowned Faroese artist Tróndur Patursson.

While in Klaksvík, we recommend taking the opportunity to explore the surrounding area through a self-guided tour. For detailed information and pricing, feel free to reach out to us.

Klaksvík serves as a gateway to the other Northern Islands, each boasting dramatic landscapes. On the island of Viðoy, you'll discover the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands, Viðareiði, which is truly worth a visit. Conclude your day with an overnight stay in the Northern Islands, immersing yourself in the unique charm of this remote and scenic region.

Day 5  : Kunoy - Klaksvik - Esturoy

The island Kunoy and the town Klaksvík.


Take the opportunity to explore the enchanting island of Kunoy. The tiny village of Kunoy offers a stunning view of the neighboring island of Kalsoy. Above the village, discover a small and cozy park. According to local legend, a plank from Noah’s ark lies on a high mountain in Kunoy, adorned with clams and sea shells. While some claim to have seen the plank when lost in the fog, those actively searching for it have never succeeded in finding it.

Returning to Eysturoy, consider driving towards the village of Toftir and proceed to Tórshavn through the new subsea tunnel. Conclude your day with a night's stay in Tórshavn, reflecting on the intriguing stories and landscapes encountered during your journey.

Day 6  : Sandoy

Saga Island Sandoy and traditional lifestyle

Consider a visit to the enchanting and verdant island of Sandoy, often referred to as the Saga-island. In contrast to other islands, Sandoy is predominantly characterized by mostly flat terrain, offering a wealth of history and breathtaking natural landscapes. Opt for the ferry ride from the harbor Gamlarætt to the village of Skopun.

While on Sandoy, don't miss the opportunity to explore the picturesque villages of Dalur and Húsavík, nestled in beautiful surroundings. Conclude your day with a night's stay in Tórshavn, reminiscing about the rich history and stunning scenery of Sandoy.

Day 7  : Tórshavn

Tórshavn and cultural center Kirkjubøur

Take the day to leisurely explore Tórshavn at your own pace, making sure not to miss the charming village of Kirkjubøur, the historical and cultural center of the Faroe Islands. This picturesque old farm has been in the hands of the same family for 17 generations, overseeing both the farmstead and the ecclesiastic site.

Visit the unfinished Magnus Cathedral and the small medieval church of St. Olav, immersing yourself in the rich history and cultural heritage of the Faroe Islands. Conclude your day with a night's stay in Tórshavn, reflecting on the captivating tales and landmarks you encountered during your exploration.

Day 8  : Departure from the Faroe Islands

Rental car is returned at the airport. Departure with Atlantic Airways.


  • It is also possible to fly from following cities: Billund (Denmark), Edinburgh (Scotland), Bergen (Norway), Paris (France), Keflavík (Iceland) or Barcelona (Spain).
  • This package can also be adapted to 4 nights and 5 days.