Tórshavn Classic Break

Visit the charming capital of the Faroe Islands
Torshavn, Faroe Islands © Pixabay

The Faroe Islands is an amazing destination. Traditions, fantastic landscapes and scenery, stories, customs, events and experiences are found all year round, in this isolated, unique island group. Explore from your base in Tórshavn - your tour arrangements include return flights, accommodation and airport transfers.

Itinerary

Day 1 Friday Copenhagen - Tórshavn

Make your own way to Copenhagen airport for your flight to the Faroe Islands. On arrival at Vágar Airport, transfer to your accommodation in Tórshavn. 3 nights in Tórshavn.

Day 2 Saturday Tórshavn: Day at Leisure

Day at leisure - explore the old part of Tórshavn, Tinganes and Reyn, with narrow alleys, and charming houses with grass roofs, then relax one of the many cafes. In the afternoon, perhaps visit Østrom, down by the end of the harbour, where you can see and buy contemporary Faroese art and fine craft. Back on the main street, have a closer look at the exquisite Faroese designed woollen wares and the latest fashions, at some of the great boutiques including "Sirri" and "Guðrun and Guðrun". Wander past the cosy old bookstore and tourist office, and visit the art museum close to the park, where the permanent collection has a wide variety of Faroese art, showing how nature and landscape have been the dominant motifs throughout Faroese art history. You can also see the Nordic House, a Scandinavian culture centre, or the Art Museum and Gallery, with a wide range of more contemporary Faroese art.

Day 3 Sunday Tórshavn: Saga island of Sandoy and Kirkjubøur

Today enjoy a trip to Sandoy Island, one of the most unspoiled islands where you can still experience the traditional Faroese lifestyle. Your driver/guide will take you from Tórshavn over the mountain, to the ferry harbour at Gamlarætt, where you board the ferry to Sandoy. Once on board, there are wonderful views of the islands of Hestur and Koltur. Your guide will entertain you with sagas from the island, and other interesting facts about Faroese life, as well as some captivating stories, and you will visit the church, enjoy some fantastic scenic views, and explore small villages. Then return to Tórshavn and continue on to the cultural centre of Kirkjubøur.

Day 4 Monday Tórshavn - Copenhagen

Transfer from the hotel to Vágar airport for your flight to Copenhagen. On arrival in Copenhagen airport, your tour arrangements end.


2021 departures from Copenhagen: Fridays May - August  

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.

The tour is available with hotel accommodation (with private facilities) or Bed & Breakfast / Guesthouse accommodation (with shared facilities).

Arrangements and costs may differ, based on dates of travel. The price 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

    Visit the charming capital of the Faroe Islands
  • Tour Category

    Independent
  • Duration

    4 days

    Departures

    May - Aug

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 to/from Copenhagen; 3 nights accommodation with breakfast daily; guided trip to Sandoy Island and Kirkjubøur (3 May -  31 Aug); return Vágar Airport/Tórshavn accommodation transfers.

      EXCLUDES: airport transfers in Copenhagen

    • 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 to/from Copenhagen; 3 nights accommodation with breakfast daily; guided trip to Sandoy Island and Kirkjubøur (3 May - 31  Aug); return Vágar Airport/Tórshavn accommodation transfers.

      EXCLUDES: airport transfers in Copenhagen

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