SUNDAY: Arrive with Atlantic Airways to Vágar airport
and collect your hire car. We suggest you enjoy the rest
of the day visiting the villages of Bø and Gásadalur.
From Miðvágur you can walk out towards the cliff called
Trøllkonufingur cliff enjoying fantastic views on the way.
Overnight accommodation on Vágar.
MONDAY: Drive to Sørvágur to catch the boat to Mykines
famous for its amazing birdlife. On arrival you will be
taken on a guided tour to Mykineshólm, passing thousands
of breeding puffins on the way. The islands only
colony of gannets can be found on the islet. Lunch
in Mykines and overnight accommodation on Vágar.
TUESDAY: Drive across the island of Streymoy passing
the old whaling station Við Áir and over the bridge to
the island of Eysturoy. First stop is Eiði where you join
a local guide for an easy walk to Eiðiskollur. Sheep are
not allowed to graze here so you might be lucky to see
the arctic flower Dryas Octopetala. Enjoy a packed lunch
en route. Continue along the panoramic route to the
village of Gjógv. See the impressive rock formations
known as the “Giant and the Old Hag” and the Faroes
highest mountain Slættaratindur (882m). Overnight
accommodation on Eysturoy.
WEDNESDAY: Drive towards Runavík via Funningsfjorð.
Enjoy a guided walk to the picturesque lake Toftavatn,
well known for its heather covered slopes and surrounding
banks. Packed lunch en route. In Søldarfjørður you
have the opportunity to visit a unique private garden
where coffee and cake is served. Drive via Tórshavn to
the harbour Gamlarætt to catch the ferry to Sandoy.
Overnight accommodation on Sandoy.
THURSDAY: Guided walk from the village of Sandur to
the lake Gróthúsvatn and out to the sand dunes to see
the many varieties of wild flowers such as the Orchis
maculata and moss. You will be amazed how your senses
react to the amazing nature. Refreshments in the village
and overnight accommodation on the island.
FRIDAY: Return to Tórshavn. Take the early evening ferry
to Nólsoy where a guide will be waiting to take you to
Kaffistovan, your accommodation for the night. Take a
walk through the village before dinner and afterwards
you will be collected by the same guide who will take
you to see the Storm Petrel colony. This tour is from
22.00 – 02.00. Overnight on Nólsoy.
SATURDAY: Return from Nólsoy with the ferry and the
rest of the day is free. We suggest a visit to the
Natural History Museum, the History Museum and the
Open-Air Museum which is situated in an area of natural
beauty close to the old village of Hoyvík. Overnight
accommodation in Tórshavn.
SUNDAY: Return the hire car in time for your flight with
ITINERARY: Independent tour with car 8 days/7 nights
START DAY: Sunday
Return flight to the Faroe Islands with Atlantic Airways
and taxes. Car hire group B with unlimited km, CDW and VAT.
Accommodation with breakfast in chosen combination.
Mykines: Boat, packed lunch and guided walk. Eiðiskollur:
Guided walk and packed lunch. Toftavatn: Guided walk
and packed lunch. Søldarfjørður: Entrance fee and coffee/cake.
Sandur: Ferry, guided walk and coffee/sandwich. Nólsoy:
Ferry, evening meal and guided tour to Storm Petrel colony.
Minimum of 2 persons. All B&B´s and guesthouses have
shared facilities. Adverse weather conditions can mean
changes to the itinerary and accommodation. Bring warm,
practical clothing and remember your binoculars.
Season: June – August.
The flight included is with Atlantic Airways from one of
their destinations, Copenhagen (DK), Reykjavik (IS),
Stansted (UK) or other. If you have other travel wishes,
needing connecting flight or other please contact us.
TOUR 7 + COMBINATION 1
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