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Faroe Islands Guided Exploration

5 days
4 nights

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PER PERSON:

based on hotel accommodations
$ 385.00 (double occupancy)
based on B&B accomodations
$ 340.00 (double occupancy)

*Single rates upon request

Dates:

Jun 08, 2017 - Aug 24, 2017 every Thursday

Hotels:

3* hotel or B&B accomodations

Included:

  • Round trip flights with taxes from Copenhagen*
  • Airport transfer from Vágar Airport to accommodation in Tórshavn and return.
  • 7 nights in Tórshavn with breakfast.
  • Friday: Northeren Islands incl. bus, guide, ferry, entrance fee, lunch and beverages.
  • Sunday: Sandoy and Kirkjubøur incl. bus, guide, ferry, entrance fee, lunch and beverages.
  • Monday: Vágar incl. bus, guide, entrance fee, lunch and beverages.
  • Tuesday: Golden Circle incl. bus, guide, entrance fee, lunch and beverages.
  • WednesdayVestmanna Cliffs incl. bus, guide, boat tour, entrance fee, lunch and beverages.

Optional Services:

  • Friday: Hike to the lighthouse Kallin.
  • Saturday: Mykines or City walk.
  • Monday: Visit the locals - Dinner.
  • Table reservation at a restaurant in Tórshavn.

Itinerary:

On this tour around the islands we offer you the best nature and cultural experiences. We take care of everything, so you can concentrate on the experience. Together with your tour guide, you’ll get up close and personal with local Faroese, and experience the authentic Faroe Islands. Do you like many attractions in a short amount of time? Do you enjoy sharing your experiences with others on the tour? If so, this is the right choice for you.

Day 1  : Arrival to the Faroe Islands

Thursday

Arrival with Atlantic Airways. Transport from airport to overnight accommodations in Tórshavn. Check-inn at your accommodation in Tórshavn. 

Day 2  : Highlights of the North - See the Seal Woman and visit the village of Trøllanes

Friday

With ferry from Klaksvík to the island of Kalsoy, where we make a stop in the village of Mikladalur, to see the beautiful sculpture of the Seal Woman by the sea.

From there we visit the village of *Trøllanes, a location used and featured in the new 007 James Bond Movie – No Time To Die. The nature in the north is breathtaking, and is dominated by high and steep mountains. Back on Borðoy, we explore the second largest town of Klaksvík, one of the most important villages in the fishing industry.

On the island of Eysturoy, we visit a sheep farmer and a wool shop before heading back to Tórshavn through the new subsea tunnel.

Options: Hike to the lighthouse Kallin, from the village of Trøllanes. Hike is medium to difficult in uneven terrain. NOTE: If you choose the hike you will not have time to visit the Smithy on Trøllanes
Day 3  : Day on your own

Saturday

Day trip to the island of Mykines. Enjoy a magnificent boat trip along the majestic cliffs. See the impressive gannets that only breed on Mykinesholm and the charming puffins with the colourful beaks. 

  • Day trip. Includes bus, guide, ferry, fee, lunch and beverages NOTE: Day trip to the island of Mykines is very popular and must be booked in advance. 

Walking exploration in the old city quarter in Tórshavn, Tinganes and Reyn with its small alleys and charming houses with grass roofs. The local guide will tell stories about the past and present

  • City Walk (1 hour). Includes guide

Day 4  : Saga Island of Sandoy and cultural centre of Kirkjubøur (Sunday mi)

Sunday

Day trip to the historic island of Sandoy, one of the most unspoiled islands where you can still experience the old, Faroese way of life.

We drive from Tórshavn over the mountain to the ferry harbor Gamlarætt where we catch our ferry. On the sail across the sound, we enjoy the views of Hestur and Koltur. The guide entertains with sagas from the island. Experience a church visit, fantastic viewpoints and small villages.

Before returning to Tórshavn, we visit Kirkjubøur, which is the Faroe Islands’ historical and cultural center. See the unfinished Magnus Cathedral and the small medieval church of St. Olav.

Day 5  : The island of Vágar

Monday

First stop will be in the picturesque village of Bøur to enjoy the best view of Tindhólmur and the freestanding rocks, Drangarnir. Continue to Gásadalur where you will walk to most photographed waterfall in the Faroes, Múlafossur.

On route we pass the, ”Lake above the ocean” and we visit the local church and the war museum.

Day 6  : The Golden Circle - The villages Saksun, Tjørnuvík and Gjógv

Tuesday

We drive to the idyllic village of Saksun, which lies picturesquely bound in a small fjord with high mountains on both sides. Continue on to the village of Tjørnuvík, on route we stop at the waterfall Fossá. From Tjørnuvík you can see the impressive rock formations the Giant and the Witch.

Before reaching Gjógv we will have a view of the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, Slættaratindur (882 m). In Gjógv we see the natural harbour which the village is named after.

Day 7  : Magnificent Vestmanna Cliffs and Viking settlements

Wednesday

Boat trip to the Vestmanna sea cliffs. From Tórshavn we drive to the village of Vestmanna where we go on a 2 hours boat trip. We sail close to the vertical cliffs, into grottos and through narrow sounds – a fabulous experience - remember your camera.

En route back to Tórshavn, we make a stop at an old Viking farmstead in the beautiful and quaint village of Kvívík. Here we will see an old excavation of 2 viking longhouses. This will give you a small insight into what daily life was like in Viking times.

We drive via the mountain road back to Tórshavn and make a few photostops.

Day 8  :

Thursday

Transport from overnight accommodations to the airport. Departure with Atlantic Airways.

Notes:

  • 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. 
  • B&B accommodation is with shared facilities.
  • All package tour prices are based on Atlantic Airways lowest published price. The actual price upon booking may be different