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Stop At: Torshavn, Torshavn, Streymoy

Pick up and drop-off from all hotels

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Saksun, Faroe Islands

Monday
After we leave Tórshavn we head north to the village of Saksun. Here you will have time for yourself to enjoy the grandiose nature of the town. Here we offer a free cup of coffee or tea

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tjornuvik, Tjornuvik, Streymoy

Arriving in the village of Tjornuvik, with a half an hour photo stop. this cozy town has a great view to the famous sea stacks Risin og Kellingin.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fossá, Faroe Islands

Photo stop at the biggest waterfall in the Faroe islands – Fossá

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Funningur Church, Kirkjumork, Funningur, Eysturoy 475 Faroe Islands

Now we have changed island and are now on Eysturoy island. There is a brief photo stop above the village of Funningur. After we go down to the town, which according to legends is the oldest in the Faroes. Here we meet with the local usher which will show us the old and authentic church in town.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Gjogv, Gjogv, Eysturoy

We drive to the magical town of Gjógv. Here we spend one hour where there is plenty of time to go exploring in this fantastic place. Here you will get your lunch.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Lake Leitisvatn, Vagar Island Faroe Islands

Tuesday
On our way to sørvágur we pass the biggest lake in the Faroes, the famous Leitisvatn, also known as the lake above the ocean

Stop At: Sorvagur, Sorvagur, Vagar Island

We get to the harbour where the ferry is waiting for us. From here we sail towards mykines.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Drangarnir, Faroe Islands

On the boat trip we pass the iconic and stunning Drangarnir and Tindhólmur

Stop At: Mykines Holmur Lighthouse, Holmur, Mykines 388 Faroe Islands

After arriving on the island we start the hike to the westernmost location in the Faroes. This is an amazing hike, where you can see puffins, gannets, Great skuas and many other types of birds. The beauty in this place unparalleled.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Mykines, Mykines

After the hike we go back into town, where we will get a warm soup and coffee and cake. after you are welcome to enjoy the place until the ferry leaves for home

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Streymoy, Streymoy

Wednesday
After pick-up we drive on the east coast of the biggest island in the Faroes; Streymoy, The scenery through your window is lovely all the way on this beautiful island.

Pass By: Eysturoy, Faroe Islands

After crossing the "only" bridge over the Atlantic as Faroese wrongly call it, we come to the 2nd biggest island in the Faroes Eysturoy.

Stop At: Skálabotnur, Faroe Islands

Here we stop at a gas station to buy a hot beverage (on the house)

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Sydrugota, Sydrugota, Eysturoy

After the stop we continue on the island of Eysturoy past the biggest fjord in the Faroes; Skálafjørður. from here we drive past beautiful towns like Syðrugøta, Leirvík and many other smaller towns. After Leirvík we leave the island of Eysturoy and enter the sub sea tunnel that connects the northern islands with the rest.

Stop At: Norddepil, Faroe Islands

We are now on the island of Borðoy. We save Klaksvík for later and drive straight through it and head further north. We have a photo stop above the village of Árnafjørður. Here we stand right between two of the most exciting and narrow tunnels in the whole of the islands. and at the same time we have a great view over the fjord.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Vidareidi, Vidareidi, Vidoy Island

We now change island again, and are now on the northernmost island in the Faroes; Viðoy. We head all the way north to the beautiful town of Viðareiði, which is famous for its good scenery, but also because it has a rumor for being the most haunted town in the Faroes. There are many stories about ghosts and the supernatural in this town, so this town is not for the faint hearted.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kunoy, Kunoy, Kunoy

We head back and drive westward to the island of Kunoy. Kunoy is famous for being on average the highest island in the Faroes, so the landscape is dramatic and gorgeous. Here you are welcome to walk freely in the town with the same name as the island itself. The mountains above and the view to the neighbour island Kalsoy makes this sleepy small village something special.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Klaksvik, Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Arrive in the village of Klaksvík, were you will able to walk around while waiting for the ferry to Kalsoy. Klaksvík is the 2nd biggest town in the Faroes, so there is plenty to see, and also a great opportunity to do some shopping as there are stores here.
Here you are welcome to explore, but it is important to remember the time as the ferry won't wait for anyone.
Here you will also get your lunch.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kalsoy, Kalsoy

We go onboard the ferry to Kalsoy which lasts about 20 minutes. The ferry ride itself is a stunning experience so we recommend that you go out of the bus and have you cameras ready! After arriving on the island we drive straight all the way north to the northernmost village on the island Trøllanes. (Note we are on the island for 4 hours in total all stops included)

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Trøllanes, Faroe Islands

As we get to this jaw dropping town we are greeted by the local farmer which will be the guide for those that have chosen the hike to Kallur lighthouse. The farmer is one of only 13 people that live here. While we send them on their way, you have plenty of time to enjoy this gem, which has a great view over to Kunoyar Nakkur (Kunoy) and Enniberg (Viðoy) in the distance. Trøllanes is also a bird watcher's paradise as there are many rare birds to see here, including for example puffins (not very close though) amongst many others.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Mikladalur, Mikladalur, Kalsoy

We continue our journey to the picturesque village of Mikladalur. This town is most famous its hundreds of years old legend about the seal woman, which you of course will learn all about. And to top it off we go down to the natural harbour of Mikladalur where there is a big beautiful statue of the seal woman. The surroundings around the statue are mind blowing, and give a new life to the legend.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Syðradalur (K), Syðradalur, Faroe Islands

After Mikladalur we head south past the village of Húsar to the village of Syðradalur. Here you are welcome to enjoy the small town while we wait for the ferry to arrive. Here we also meet up with the hikers again. This is the last stop before heading back to Tórshavn

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Suduroy, Suduroy

Thursday
The Journey takes us to the Southernmost island in the Faroe Islands Suðuroy, which has been out of the reach for many tourists until now.

The reason for this is first and foremost the two hour sail trip each way, and also the difficult bus connections on the island.

Suðuroy i known for it’s spectacularly raw landscape, strong culture and nice people with quite a different dialéct than most other Faroese.

Duration: 10 hours

Stop At: Tvoroyri, Tvoroyri, Suduroy

beautiful rockformations

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Norðradalur, Faroe Islands

friday
We head from the capital on the mountain road to Norðadalur, where there is a spectacular view south. from here you can see the islands of Koltur, Hestur, and sandoy. On clear days we can also see all the way to Suðuroy.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mjørkadalur, Faroe Islands

Short photo stop right next to the only prison in the Faroes, and also arguably the prison with the best view in the world

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Vestmannabjørgini Sp/F, 6, 350 Fjarðarvegur, Vestmanna 350, Faroe Islands

after arriving in Vestmanna you are put on a boat that will lead you to the magical Vestmanna bird cliffs. These cliffs are in a league of their own, and can't be described in words. There are also many types of birds to observe here

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Vestmanna, Vestmanna, Streymoy

We will now have our lunch. After this we sightsee a bit in Vestmanna before going down to an old store which now has been transformed to a shop/museum.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kvívík, Faroe Islands

We have a photo stop above Kvívík before we go enter this cozy old viking village. Here we take a short walk, and end down by the shore where there are remnants of authentic viking houses.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Oyggjarvegur, Thorshavn, Faroe Islands

Friday
We take the same mountain road as yesterday, and have a few photo stops on the mountain road before heading west to the island of Vágar.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sandavagur, Sandavagur, Vagar Island

We get dropped of close to a small park in town where we will take a short walk through this historical town, where the guide will lead and tell stories on the way.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sandavágs kirkja, Sandavágur, Faroe Islands

We go into this idyllic and historical church. Here you will hear about religion, superstition and other interesting things. This church is also the home to the biggest runestone in Faroes.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bøur, Faroe Islands

We take a short walk through this wonderful town. Some people believe it has the best view of any town in the Faroes, as it looks out to the famous sea stacks Drangarnir and also Tindhólmur.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Gasadalur, Gasadalur, Vagar Island

lunch is served here. you are welcome to eat and explore the town.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mulafossur Waterfall, Gasadalur, Vagar Island Faroe Islands

After this we either walk or drive (depends on the weather) down to arguably the most iconic place in the Faroes; Múlafossur. here we use the time we need so you can get the perfect photo

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Lake Leitisvatn, Vagar Island Faroe Islands

There is a option to hike for an extra 3 hours here. The hike leads to the jaw dropping trælanýpan also known as the lake above the ocean. After that the hike leads to a viewpoint showing Bøsdalafossur and Geitaskorðardrangur. This hike is easy to medium-. Price extra is 350 dkk

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Midvagur, Midvagur, Vagar Island

the buss will drive back to Tórshavn with those first that do not want to hike, and goes back for the hikers afterwards.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from all hotels in Tórshavn, Mark Guesthouse, 62N Guesthouse Marknagil, Campsite Yviri við Strond, Farstøðin (main bus terminal)


Ports
Farstøðin - Main bus terminal
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Beverages
  • Packed Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Local beer
  • Entry/Admission - Fossá
  • Entry/Admission - Funningur Church
  • Entry/Admission - Mykines Holmur Lighthouse
  • Entry/Admission - Vestmannabjørgini Sp/F
  • Entry/Admission - Sandavágs kirkja
Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Leitisvatn
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions, Itinerary may change due to the weather.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Free cancellation policy up to 48h before the tour begins.
  • MM Tours takes full right to make changes to the itinerary, due to changing weather and other unpredictable circumstances that may occur.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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