This tour is ideal for those who love challenge and
excitement. Experience the Faroe Islands from the land,
sea and air. The bird paradise of Mykines and the Viking
island of Skúvoy are just two of this tour’s highlights.
Be prepared for some adventures!
SATURDAY: Arrive with Atlantic Airways to Vágar Airport.
Transfer by shuttle bus to your accommodation in Tórshavn.
The rest of the day is free.
SUNDAY: Take the ferry Ritan to Nólsoy, approx. 20 minutes
sailing time. Sightseeing in the village of Nólsoy with a
local guide. Opportunity to walk on your own to Borðan, a
trip that takes approx. 5 hours there and back. Here you
will see the lighthouse that William Heinesen called the
‘tower at the end of the world’. A packed lunch and dinner
is included. Overnight stay on Nólsoy.
MONDAY: Take the ferry Ritan back to Tórshavn, enjoy lunch
and then go by helicopter to Vágar airport. A bus will then
take you to Sørvág to catch the ferry to Mykines. The island
is home to thousands of migratory birds and you will have
the opportunity to see them at close hand. An evening meal
is included. Overnight stay on Mykines.
TUESDAY: Walking tour to Mykineshólmur, the islet west of
Mykines. It takes approx. 4 hours there and back. A
footbridge across the 35m deep gorge connects the islet
with the island. The freestanding cliffs that surround
the lighthouse on the precipice of the headland are a
truly memorable sight. Enjoy a packed lunch en route. The
walk is without a guide. Packed lunch and evening meal are
included, overnight stay on Mykines.
WEDNESDAY: By helicopter to Skúvoy, where the famous
Viking chief Sigmund Brestisson, built the Wrst Christian
church on the Faroes. Lunch in a local home on arrival
and your host will suggest walks that you can do on your
own. Evening meal included. Overnight stay on Skúvoy.
THURSDAY: Take the local ferry Sildberin from Skúvoy to
Sandoy, also called the Saga Island. Spend the day in the
village of Sandur, which is said to have been inhabited
since the Viking Age. Archaeological excavations show that
the village is one of the oldest on the Faroes. Enjoy a
packed lunch en route before continuing with the local
bus to the village of Skopun, where the ferry Teistin
will sail to Gamlarætt. The local bus will then drive
back to Tórshavn for an overnight stay.
FRIDAY: The day is free to explore Tórshavn. We suggest
you visit the little aquarium Sjósavnið, where you can
see the fish that swim around the Faroe Islands. A trip
to the art gallery, Nordic House and a walk through the
old part of the town, Tinganes and “á Reyni” are also
recommended. Overnight stay in Tórshavn.
SATURDAY: Transfer by shuttle bus to Vágar airport for
departure with Atlantic Airways.
ITINERARY: Independent tour 8 days/7 nights
START DAY: Saturday
OPTIONAL 2 extra days on the island of Suðuroy, at
an extra cost.
Friday: Helicopter to Suðuroy. Saturday: Walk to
Sunday: Bus tour to the south of the island, returning
with the ferry Smyril to Tórshavn in the evening.
Monday: Departure from Faroe Islands.
PLEASE NOTE: All B&B’s are with shared facilities. Changes
to the accommodation and itinerary can be necessary due to
weather conditions. The tour to Mykines may be made with
a guide. The walk is easy to moderate in difficulty. Bring
warm and practical clothing.
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