Faroe Islands - The Hidden Gem of the North Atlantic

5 Days / 4 Nights

Faroe Islands - The Hidden Gem of the North AtlanticFaroe Islands - The Hidden Gem of the North Atlantic

A Journey by Private Car and Private Guide

Daily Arrival from June through September

Welcome to the Faroe Islands! Described by some as the Nordic Hawaii. Find out why these islands have been chosen by National Geographic as number 1 among 111 island destinations in the world.

You will experience the islands through all senses. The natural environment is the key ingredient, and you will see it, eat from it, hike in it, sail the sea and also compete in it.


Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Arrival in Vágar, Faroe Islands and explore Sørvágur

    Arrival at the International airport. Meet your guide and drive to Sørvágur to see the cliffs and waterfall by a Sail Boat. Then arrive at Tórshavn for Beer Tasting and overnight.
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    Welcome to the Faroe Islands! You arrive by airplane to Vágar airport about 45 minutes from the capital Tórshavn. Meet your private guide and depart towards Sørvágur. Once there, board a sail boat and depart by a sail boat to experience two of the most famous attractions in the Faroe Islands including the amazing sea-stacks Drangarnir and the Múlafossur Waterfall. Admire the sheer cliffs from the ocean's perspective and see the beautiful waterfall, with over a 100-feet "free-fall" into the ocean. We also view the iconic sea-stack known as Drangarnir. Later drive back to Tórshavn and check-in on the Hotel.

    Tonight, enjoy Beet Tsating in Okkara, the national brewery. Listen to the brewery's story and learn of brewing technics, while enjoying a good Faroese beer.

     

  • Day 2 - Visit the Koltur Island by Helicopter and Speed Boat and an afternoon Fishing Safari

    Depart on a flight to the Koltur Island for a guided tour, then continue by a RIB-Boat the Kirkjubøur Center. In they Afternoon depart on a fishing expedition by a schooner.
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    From Tórshavn, we will do a short and scenic helicopter flight above the islands. We land on the Koltur Island. Here, we will have a guided tour and enjoy some refreshments. Later, equipped with a spceial overall suits, we jump aboard the ultra fast RIB Boat and "fly" towards the cultural center at Kirkjubøur. Here, visit the 900-year-old “Roykstovan”. A Turf-roofed farmhouse, considered to be the oldest wooden house in Europe – still occupied by the 17th generation of a local family. We will also be able to see the ruins of the 13th century's St. Magnus Cathedral and the 11th century's church, still in use.

    Afternoon, board the Norðlýsið (Nordlysd). The name means The Nordic Light which is fitting for this iconic schooner rigged sailship that has been active since it was built in 1945 at the Tórshavn shipyard. The artist Tróndur Pætursson renovated the ship in 1984 and he considers the ship one of his best works.
    Why not do some fishing while enjoying the fantastic views from the ship? You can cook the catch and have a taste of the freshest meal possible!

  • Day 3 - Village of Gjógv, Puffins and the Crown Princess Mary´s Bench

    Depart on a full day tour to the village of Gjógv for beautiful hikes and Puffins look-outs.
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    Today, meet your guide at the lobby and depart the city to enjoy the day in scenic village of Gjógv, which is known for its unique natural harbour and a beautiful view of the island of Kalsoy. Walk along the edge of the crevice, and you might see some puffins coming out of their nests, on their way out to the ocean, to get food for their young. At the end of the crevice, facing the open ocean, it is possible to enjoy the view from Crown Princess Mary’s Bench.

    If you walk up the hillside you will be rewarded with beautiful views of the bird cliffs and the village.

  • Day 4 - Saga Island Sandoy and traditional lifestyle

    Visit the Island of Sandoy and hear the story of the Witch Hole. Also visit the Villages of Dalur and Húsavík.
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    After breakfast, meet your guide at the lobby and depart towards the beautiful and green island of Sandoy, also called the Saga-island. The island is, compared to the other islands, characterized by mostly flat terrain. The island has a wealth of history and wonderful nature. Take the ferry from the Gamlarætt harbor to the village of Skopun.

    On arrival, we walk to the "Big Rock" to hear the story about the witch from the Witch Hole! We also visit the villages of Dalur and Húsavík which lie in beautiful surroundings. 

  • Day 5 - Depart the Faroe Islands

    Transfer to the airport
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    Today, we bid goodbye to the Faroe Islands. Your guide will transfer to to the airport for your onwards flight.

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