8 Day Summer Package | Top Island Attractions & Mykines
See the best of the summer in the Faroe Islands on this 8 day-package. During a single trip to the Faroe Islands, you can spend a day on the awe-inspiring puffin island Mykines, hike to the unbelievable scenery at Kallur Lighthouse, sail under unmatched cliffs, and experience many more great sights and activities in the North Atlantic Ocean.
This package offers more optional hiking tours, so if you want to climb to the highest mountain, Slættaratindur, you can add the hike to your activities as well as a hike to the optical illusion by the Lake Leitisvatn. Joining this tour will let you experience the very best of the Faroe Islands.
Come along on an unbeatable adventure and avoid the hustle and stress when planning a vacation when booking this 8-day package filled with the natural wonders of the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.
Risin & Kellingin
Vestmanna Sea Cliffs
Welcome to the Faroe Islands!
Sunday. You will land at Vagar Airport (FAE). When you enter the arrival, an experienced taxi driver will greet you and take you to your accommodation in the capital, Tórshavn.
While Sightseeing your way through first Vágar island and then Streymoy island before reaching Tórshavn, you will feel the intensity of the Faroese summer. Hills are out of this world green, cliffs rise steep out of the ocean and the North Atlantic air is as fresh as it gets.
After you have checked in at your hotel, you can go for at stroll in the city centre and the well preserved old part of town with lots of turf houses. Make sure to go down to the harbour area to the many small boats.
You can take advantage of the bright summer nights and enjoy an evening walk later if you like. Your first day tour will start tomorrow.
Monday. Vágar island hold many of the most beloved attractions in the Faroe Islands. You will discover them all on this full day tour.
Once you have been picked up at your hotel, you will drive west and to Vágar island. Here, you will enter the village Gásadalur, which is just unbelievable. You will get close to the famous Múlafossur Waterfall that sits above the ocean with the small settlement as a backdrop.
You will also visit the turfed roof village Bøur where you will have a free view of the Tindhólmur islet with its many peaks. Furthermore, you will see the Drangrnir sea stack from this village.
You can choose to add a guided hike to the famous Lake Above the Ocean to this tour. This hiking tour will let you experience Trælanípan also know as the Slave Cliff. When you get to this place, you will also experience Bøsdalafossur waterfall and the Geituskorardrangur rock wall. Take in the serenity of the landscape.
When you are back in the bus on yoru way to Tórshavn, you will see the spiky Trøllkonufingur rock column outside the village Sandavágur. The driver will make sure to let you know when to look to the right where you will see this attraction.
There will be some photo stops along the way to Tórshavn. You will be dropped off in Tórshavn in the evening.
Golden Circle - Saksun, Tjørnuvík, Gjógv
Tuesday. Get ready for your first full day of Faroe Islands. Your tour guide will pick you up in the morning at your hotel and take you on a fantastic day tour that combines culture and extraordinary natural wonders.
The Golden Circle is a travellers favourite for good reason. You will experience the unparalleled village Saksun that sits above a tidal lagoon that is surrounded by high mountains.
You will also experience the hidden village Tjørnuvík where the sun can only be seen during the hight of summer. The villagers do not see the sun the rest of the year as mountains hide the sun from the village.
Gjógv is a amazing village on Eysturoy island. Here you will have the opportunity to venture into a 200 metre natural sea gorge, which is perfectly safe.
If you want some extra adventure on this day, you can add a guided hike to the highest summit in the Faroe Faroe Islands. The hike means that you will skip the village Gjógv.
Your tour guide will take you back to your hotel after a full day of nature.
Mykines - the Puffin Islands
Wednesday. Mykines is the absolute highlight of the Faroese summer. This unspoiled island will let you experience the Atlantic puffin as close as you will ever get to this adorable bird.
You will be picked up at your hotel in the morning. When you get to the fjord village Sørvágur, a boat is waiting for you, which will take you on a 45 minutes boat ride to the unbelievable island Mykines.
A tour guide will take you on a hike, which is moderate in level. The hike will take you to the epic lighthouse at the very end of the islet Mykineshólmur, which is connected to Mykines island with a narrow bridge.
There will be thousands of puffins along the route to the lighthouse. Enjoy this unbeatable scenery.
Your tour guide will take you to the boat again in the afternoon after a delicious dinner in the small turfed village in Mykines. A bus waits for you when you disembark the boat and the driver will take you to your hotel in Tórshavn.
Thursday. Suðuroy is something else. The island lies a two hour ferry ride form the mainland.
You will be picked up in the morning and then take the ferry to this less visited island. There are several amazing locations to see on this island, and you will see them all.
Your tour guide will make sure that you get to both the most southernly point of the island, which is also the southern tip of the archipelago, and you will be taken to the north part of the island as well to experience lush green hills and unique sights along the way.
You will take the ferry back to Tórshavn in the afternoon. Once you get to Tórshavn, your tour guide will take you to your hotel.
The Northern Islands
Friday. Today, you will head to the northern part of the Faroe Islands. Here, you will enjoy the best views possible.
Your driver will pick you up at your hotel in the morning and then head north. When you get to Borðoy island, the first thing you will see is the most important fishing town, Klaksvík. There are lots of fishing vessels in the town as well as beautiful mountains.
The northern part of the archipelago is the where the mountains are most steep. You will witness this as you drive to the northernmost village in the Faroe Islands, Viðareiði. In order to get the the settlement, you will pass a couple of tunnels.
Now, you will take the route back to Klaksvík and then head with a small ferry to the famous island Kalsoy. This is the island that was used as a filming location for the 25th installment of James Bond. You will walk in the footsteps of the location that was used in the film when you arrive in the village Trøllanes.
Those who are looking for something extra on this day can add a hike to the breathtaking landscape at Kallur Lighthouse together with a local tour guide. Another highlight is the Seal woman that stands at the shoreline in the village Mikladalur.
After a full day of outstanding nature, your driver will take you back to Tórshavn. You will be dropped off at your hotel in the evening.
Vestmanna Sea Cliffs
Saturday. The Vestmanna Sea Cliffs is one of Faroe Island's most popular attractions, known for its steep cliffs and breathtaking beauty. After you driver as picked you up at your hotel, you will head north on Streymoy island.
Once you reach the amphitheatric village Vestmanna, you will jump on a boat to the sea cliffs. This two hour tour will take you close to unspoiled nature. You will be surrounded by birds and an overwhelmingly scenery with columnar rock formations and sky-high cliffs.
Nothing beats the feeling as the captain slowly sails into basalt caves. As you enter the darkness, it becomes quiet and you will only hear the waves that caresses the basal cliffs.
After the tour, you will be served your packed lunch and then head up to the mountain region above Vestmanna, which is the vides unpopulated area in the Faroe Islands. On your way back to Tórshavn, you will do a short stop in the viking village Kvívík.
When you get to Tórshavn, you tour guide will tae you to your hotel. A day filled with adventure has come to an end.
Sunday. Your Faroe Islands vacation has come to an end. If you have flight departing in the afternoon, you enjoy your last hours in Tórshavn to walk in the charming old town, do some shopping or simply have a lovely breakfast in one of the cafés by the waterfront.
An airport shuttle will pick you up at your hotel two hours prior to departure. Your driver will make sure that you get safe and sound to the airport on Vágar island. You will check in at the airport in good time before your flight takes off, so your last day here will be hassle-free.
Until next time!
- 7 nights of accommodation in Tórshavn (different levels available; breakfast included)
- 6-day guided tour in a small group
- Airport transfer on arrival/departure
- All ferry tickets
- Packed lunch on all day tours
- In depth Itinerary with fun and practical information on the nature and culture of the Faroe Islands
- Hands-on travel agent to oversee your itinerary
- Transfer from Vágar airport to Tórshavn upon arrival/departure
What to bring
- Wind proof jacket
- Good hiking shoes
The day tours in this package run on fixed schedules from Mondays to Saturdays. There are no tours made on Sundays. You can start this package on whatever day you prefer. The date you choose in the booking system, will be your arriving day and first night at your hotel in Tórshavn. The first day tour will then start the next morning. If you don't arrive in the Faroe Islands on a Sunday and with your first day tour on the next day Monday, we will add an extra night of accommodation to your vacation so that you will have 8 nights of accommodation. Example: Arrival on a Wednesday (1st night), Thursday (1st day tour, 2nd night), Friday (2nd day tour, 3rd night), Saturday (3rd day tour, 4th night), Sunday (no day tour, 5th night), Monday (4th day tour, 6th night), Tuesday (5th day tour, 7th night), Wednesday (6th day tour, 8th night). Departure on Thursday.
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