Faroese Express

Express self drive break, based in Torshavn
Torshavn, Faroe Islands © Shutterstock

Highlights of the Faroe Islands with accommodation in charming Tórshavn. This short break will take you through unspoiled landscapes, to stunning waterfalls, majestic mountains and quaint villages, at your own pace.


Day 1 Friday Copenhagen/Reykjavik - Vágar - Tórshavn

Make your own way to Copenhagen or Reykjavik airport for your flight to the Faroe Islands. Upon arrival at Vágar airport pick up your rental car. Explore Vágar Island before driving to the capital Tórshavn. One of Vágar's gems is the village of Gásadalur, home to the beautiful waterfall Múlafossur. Along the way, view of the steep slopes of Tindhólmur Island. Drive to Tórshavn through colourful villages with views of hills and waterfalls. Check into your hotel in Tórshavn for 3 nights stay.

Day 2 Saturday Tórshavn, Saskun, Gjógv and Tjørnuvik

The village of Saksun near the northwestern coast of the island Streymøy. The turf-roofed church of Saksun and the Dúvugarður farm museum are located at the bottom of a former inlet of the sea and surrounded by high mountains. Gjógv is a picturesque and northernmost village on the island of Eysturøy. Driving to Eiði, observe “Risin og Kellingin” – the legendary rocks rise from the sea just below promontory of Eiðiskollur. Along this route get a good view of Slættaratindur, the highest Faroese mountain. On to Tjørnuvik – the northernmost village on the island of Streymøy – surrounded by high mountains, it is one of the oldest Faroese villages that can be traced back to the era of the Vikings. Return to Tórshavn.

Day 3 Sunday Tórshavn

Day at leisure to explore from Tórshavn.

Day 4 Monday Tórshavn - Copenhagen/Reykjavik

Return your rental car at Vágar airport and take your departure flight to Copenhagen or Reykjavik. End of arrangements.

2021 departures: every Friday May - September


You can also take the tour from/to Bergen, Edinburgh and Billund, however if so days of departure, excursions and prices may alter.

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Express self drive break, based in Torshavn
  • Tour Category

    Self Drive
  • Duration

    4 days


    May - Sep

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: roundtrip flight with Atlantic Airways from/to Copenhagen/Reykjavik*; small manual rental car Toyota Auris or similar with unlimited mileage, CDW, airport fee; 3 hotel nights including breakfast.

      EXCLUDES: airport transfers in Copenhagen/Reykjavik; road or tunnel tolls; optional excursions.

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