THURSDAY: Arrival with Atlantic Airways.
Transport from airport to overnight accommodations.
Preview of program with local travel guide at designated place.
FRIDAY: We drive from Tórshavn along the coast through colourful villages, crossing ”the bridge over the Atlantic”, and continue to the northern most village on the island of Eysturoy, Gjógv, known for its unique natural harbour and Crown Princess Mary’s bench. Among other things, you will see classic sea cliffs and the rock formations the Giant and the Witch, and the highest mountain in the islands, Slættaratindur at 882 meters. Lunch is served in cozy
surroundings, and then the tour continues via the village of Funningur to the idyllic village of Saksun which lies picturesquely bound in a small fjord with high mountains on both sides.
SATURDAY: In the afternoon we take a boat trip to the Vestmanna bird cliffs. From Tórshavn we drive via the mountain road to the village of Vestmanna where we sail out to the bird cliffs
and into and through several sea caves – a fabulous experience - remember your camera. En route back to Tórshavn, we make a stop at an old viking farmstead in the beautiful and quaint village of Kvívík.
SUNDAY: Day tour to the historic island of Sandoy, one of the most unspoiled islands where you can still experience the old, Faroese way of life. We drive from Tórshavn over the mountain to the ferry harbor Gamlarætt where we catch our ferry. On the sail across the sound we enjoy the views of Hestur and Koltur. The guide tells us about the sagas from the island - some captivating stories. Experience a church visit, fantastic view points, small villages, and bird cliffs. Bag lunch eaten en route. Before returning to the hotel we visit the cultural centre of Kirkjubøur.
MONDAY: Walking exploration in the old city quarter in Tórshavn, Tinganes and Reyn with its small alleys and charming houses with grass roofs. The local guide will tell stories about the past and present. You might meet the Prime Minister, or one of William Heinesens – Lost Musicians. The tour also goes by the Cathedral and its cozy adjacent neighbourhood, Vágsbotn, with its many boats. Here you can see how important the sea and fisheries are to the local inhabitants. The tour ends with lunch. After the tour, on your own, you can visit the National Faroese Museum.
TUESDAY: We drive from Tórshavn towards the most northerly island. From the village of Leirvík we enter the sub-sea tunnel which was decorated by local artist Tróndur Patursson. On this tour we will experience the islands of Borðoy, Viðoy, and Kunoy. The nature is
breathtaking, and is dominated by high and steep mountains. We explore the second largest village of Klaksvík, one of the most important villages inside the fishing industry. We also visit Christians Church. Lunch is served on the tour.
WEDNESDAY: By ferry from Tórshavn we sail to the green island of Nólsoy. Take a walking tour with a local guide through the village and experience the unique attractions that can only be had on Nólsoy, like Rowing Ove’s boat, Diana Victoria. In 1986 Ove rowed alone from the Faroe Islands to the Little Mermaid in Copen– hagen. Coffee and sandwich is served after the tour. On your own you can walk to the top of the island which provides the most beautiful
panoramic view over Tórshavn and adjacent islands. Return by ferry to Tórshavn.
THURSDAY: Transport from overnight accommodations to the airport. Departure with Atlantic Airways.
Roundtrip flight with Atlantic Airways including all fees (see Atlantic Airways flight schedule on back cover).
Return airport shuttle and overnight accommodations in Tórshavn with breakfast.
Saturday, bus/guide/boat trip.
Sunday, bus/guide/ ferry/bag lunch.
PROGRAM: Individual tour with local tour guide
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