Faroese Wonders

Explore Streymoy, Eysturoy, Nolsoy & Northern Islands from Tórshavn
Klaksvik, Faroe Islands © Visit Faroe Islands

Enjoy the unspoiled nature, scenery, history, traditions and relaxed lifestyle. From your base in delightful Tórshavn, you will take guided day tours to explore the highlights of the Faroe Islands and get to know the locals.

Itinerary

Day 1 Friday Copenhagen - Vágar - Tórshavn

Make your own way to the Copenhagen airport for your flight to the Faroe Islands. On arrival into Vágar airport you will be transferred to your accommodation in Tórshavn where you will stay for seven nights. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 Saturday Tórshavn - Eysturoy

Travel by bus on a guided sightseeing tour to the villages of Toftir and Norðagøta. On the way from Tórshavn, you pass the old whale station at Áir and continue over the bridge that connects Streymoy and Eysturoy. In Toftir, visit the beautiful Fríðrik church and the shop Navia where it is possible to buy Faroese knitting goods. Then continue to the windmills á Nesi and the village of Gøta, before returning to Tórshavn.

Day 3 Sunday Tórshavn: Northern Islands

Today you will travel by bus on a guided tour to the villages of Viðareiði, Klaksvík, Gjógv and Tjørnuvík. From Leirvík you drive through the sub-sea tunnel, decorated by local artist Tróndur Patursson. From Klaksvík you will explore Viðareiði, the northernmost settlement in the Faroe Islands. Tour continues to scenic Gjógv, known for its unique natural harbour. Last stop is in Tjørnuvík to enjoy the view of the rock formations the Giant and the Witch. Packed lunch is included.

Day 4 Monday Tórshavn: Nólsoy

A day of fairytales, food and folklore. Take the ferry from Tórshavn to the island of Nólsoy. Enjoy a guided stroll through the village and hear stories about the local heroes, tales of pirates and the myth about the Scottish princess who once lived here, it is true because you can still see the old settlement. Or perhaps on your own, you might like to hike to the top of the island for the most beautiful panoramic views of Tórshavn and the nearby islands.

Day 5 Tuesday Tórshavn: Kvívík, Hvalvík & Vestmanna or Kirkjubøur

Today, if you are travelling Sep-Oct and April enjoy a guided tour by bus to the villages of Kvívík, Hvalvík and Vestmanna. The village of Vestmanna is best known for its steep cliffs and is the home to thousands of sea birds, including puffins,razorbills and fulmars during the summer months. Or if you are travelling Nov-Mar enjoy a guided tour to Kirkjubøur which is located on the south west coast of Streymoy and offers a stunning view of the islands of Hestur and Koltur. In the Middle Ages, it was the Faroese Episcopal See, which made it the country's spiritual and cultural hub. Here you will see the enigmatic Magnus Cathedral, built around the year 1300, St. Olaf's Church and the estate farmhouse (Roystovan).

Day 6 Wednesday Tórshavn: Fuglafjørð and Elduvík

Sightseeing with bus and guide to the villages of Fuglafjørð and Elduvík. Fuglafjørður is a busy place where a steady traffic of local and foreign boats gives life and colour, note the rust-red sculptures and do visit the Arts and Crafts centre, Ribarhús & Piddasahandil located in an old historic building. After a beautiful drive, you reach the small village Elduvík. Here you visit the amazing canyon that is unknown to most.

Day 7 Thursday Tórshavn: Day at Leisure

Day at leisure to explore Tórshavn. Perhaps visit the Art Museum where you will be able to see how extensively the Faroese nature and landscape has influenced the Faroese artists through the years. Or perhaps take an optional guided walking tour in Tórshavn.

Day 8 Friday Tórshavn - Vágar - Copenhagen

Transfer to Vágar airport for your return flight to Copenhagen. On arrival at Copenhagen airport, your tour arrangements end.


2021 departures: every Friday September - April

Notes:

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

This tour is available with two types of accommodation; hotel (with private facilities) or a combination of Bed and Breakfast/Guesthouses (with shared facilities).

The price shown is based upon a certain class on flights to and from the Faroe Islands; if this class has sold out, the final price may increase, depending on the availability and cost of other classes at the time of booking.

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Explore Streymoy, Eysturoy, Nolsoy & Northern Islands from Tórshavn
  • Tour Category

    Independent
  • Duration

    8 days

    Departures

    Sep - Apr

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices shown are for Bed & Breakfast/Guesthouse accommodation

      Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: roundtrip flights with Atlantic Airways from/to Copenhagen; return airport transfers in Faroe Islands; 7 nights accommodation with breakfast daily; guided bus tour to Toftir and Norðagøta (Day 2); guided bus tour to Viðareiði, Klaksvík, Gjógv and Tjørnuvík with packed lunch (Day 3); ferry and guided tour on Nólsoy (Day 4); guided bus tour to Kvlivk, Hvalvik and Vestmanna 1 Sep-31 Oct & 1-30 Apr only or guided bus tour to Kirkjubøur 1 Nov-31 Mar only (Day 5); guided bus tour to Fuglafjørð and Elduvík (Day 6).

      EXCLUDES: airport transfers in Copenhagen, optional guided walking tour in Tórshavn (Day 7).

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices shown are for hotel accommodation

      Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: Roundtrip flights with Atlantic Airways from/to Copenhagen; return airport transfers in Faroe Islands; 7 nights accommodation with breakfast daily; guided bus tour to Toftir and Norðagøta (Day 2); guided bus tour to Viðareiði, Klaksvík, Gjógv and Tjørnuvík with picnic lunch (Day 3); ferry and guided tour on Nólsoy (Day 4); guided bus tour to Kvlivk, Hvalvik and Vestmanna 1 Sep-31 Oct & 1-30 Apr only or guided bus tour to Kirkjubøur 1 Nov-31 Mar only (Day 5); guided bus tour to Fuglafjørð and Elduvík (Day 6).

      EXCLUDES: Airport transfers in Copenhagen, optional guided walking tour in Tórshavn (Day 7).

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