Departure Copenhagen at 1230 with arrival in the Faroe Islands at 1400. Pick up rental car. Drive to the nearby Hotel Vágar for check in. Explore the island of Vágar in the late afternoon visit to viewpoints - villages Bø & Gásadalur and other.
Day 2: Whole day tour – Island of Mykines
We suggest a whole day tour to the island of Mykines – the bird island. Drive from the hotel to the harbour of Sørvágur, where the boat to Mykines departs/arrives. Parking is possible close to the harbour. Continue with the boat to Mykines. Explore the idyllic village and take a hike to the inlet Mykinesholm while enjoying the fantastic nature surrounding you. Cross the bridge over the atlantic ocean. The scenary is set for some fantastic pictures. Lunchbox from the hotel to be enjoyed enroute. Return to the village and possible to have coffe/tea at the guesthouse on the island before returning to the mainland (not included). Return to the mainland late afternoon.(Including: boat & lunchbox)
Day 3: Whole day tour - the Vestmanna Cliffs & remote villages of Saksun & Tjørnuvík
Check out of the hotel after breakfast. Drive from the hotel at 0900 to the village of Vestmanna. Boattour to the Vestmanna cliffs at 1000, duration of tour approx. 2 hours. We sail close alongside the towering cliffs and into grottos – a special experience. Return to the harbour where you can enjoy lunch at the harbour restaurant and where you can visit the Saga museum – lunch and entrance not included. Continue after lunch to the remote villages of Saksun and Tjørnuvík – good frames for pictures. From Tjørnuvík continue towards the northern most village on Eysturoy, Gjógv, enroute we pass the highest mountain in the Faroes – Slættaratindur 882 m. Check in at Hotel Gjáargarður in Gjógv in the late afternoon – a charming hotel.
Incl: Vestmanna boattour.
Day 4: Gjógv and surroundings on your own.
Explore the village Gjógv and the surroundings on your own. Gjógv is located in idyllic surroundings, visit the harbour, the village and take a hike alongside the harbour and enjoy the dramatic nature – possibilities
for very nice pictures.
Day 5: A day tour to the Northern Islands (Klaksvík/Viðareiði) & Tórshavn
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Drive from Gjógv at around 1000 hrs. Today we suggest that you explore the northern islands before arriving in Tórshavn, the smallest capital in the World. Drive via the village of Funning, and continue via the subsea-tunnel to the northern islands. Explore viewpoints in Klaksvík before continuing to the charming village of Viðareiði. Lunch served in Viðareiði. After exploring the northern islands drive towards the capital, photostop and coffebreak at a local home/garden in a village on Eysturoy, a special experience. Take the mountain road to Tórshavn enjoying the panorama view. Check in at centrally located hotel in Tórshavn – Hotel Streym*** in the late afternoon. Included: lunch in Viðareiði and homevisit for coffee.
Day 6: Tórshavn, the smallest capital in the world and the cultural center, Kirkjubøur
Morning explore the capital of Tórshavn by foot. Visit Tinganes, the parliament building, the old church and also visit the old part of Tórshavn and the harbour. Lunch on your own, several options in the city center. We suggest that you explore the surroundings of Tórshavn on your own with a visit to the art museum and historic museum and also pay a visit to the Nordic House where you can enjoy lunch or coffee. Continue to the cultural center, Kirkjubøur with visit to the museum, cathedral and church. A fine experience – good scenary en route. (Incl: entrance Kirkjubø)
Day 7: Departure
Depart from hotel in Tórshavn at 0630. Drop off car at 0730. Departure from the Faroes at 0815.
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