5 Day Winter Package | The Classic Faroe Islands Tour

5 Day Winter Package | The Classic Faroe Islands Tour
Fossá Waterfall
Saksun
Trælanípan
5 Day Winter Package | The Classic Faroe Islands Tour
Gásadalur
Tindhólmur

Secure yourself a 5-day journey and visit the classic locations in the Faroe Islands. You will explore the most popular sights on Vagar Island, the beautiful villages Gjogv, Saksun, and Tjørnuvik and the unspoiled Northern Islands with this exclusive winter package. These five days will bring you the best of nature in the Faroe Islands. You will explore the stunning nature, culture, history, and the many untold winter stories in the Faroe Islands.

Travel with ease and comfort to the best sights in the Faroe Islands. This winter package includes accommodation, transportation, and visits to incredible natural attractions all in the company of local Faroese guides. Simply show up and get ready for the time of your life.

You will join the trip with ease and all 4 nights of accommodation are booked in advance. You will find more information about each day's adventure below.

With this winter package, you will not only get to see Múlafossur Waterfall and visit the famous village Saksun, but you will also journey up North to the Northern Islands. You will visit rare nature and untouched locations.

You will also see the majestic Fossá Waterfall and hike to one of the most scenic places you will ever visit, the Slave's Cliff or Trælanípan where you will see the lake above the ocean. Your guide will make sure you get close to these emblematic locations.

Book the ultimate all-in-one winter package now! Discover the undiscovered Nordic atmosphere and stunning winter landscape in the Faroe Islands. You will love every second of the trip. Check availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : Flexible.

Included:
  • 3 days with guided tours to the most iconic natural attractions from Múlafossur Waterfall to the picturesque village Saksun.

  • 4 nights of accommodation in hotels in Tórshavn and Vágar with breakfast and a private bathroom.

  • Travel to seven different islands

  • All transport

  • Sub-sea tunnel fees

  • Lunch

  • Dinner


What to bring:
  • Warm clothes

  • Good waterproof outer layers

  • Winter hiking shoes

  • Camera



Daily itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Faroe Islands


Lake Leitisvatn


Welcome to the Faroe Islands! When you arrive at Vagar airport, you will immediately feel the refreshing Faroe Islands winter on your face. Once you reach the arrival hall, a cab driver will welcome you and drive you to the main hub in the Faroe Islands, the capital Tórshavn.

You will drive through beautiful landscapes and pass quaint villages. On your way to Tórshavn, you will have a great view over Lake Leitisvatn with small turf-roofed houses along the river bank. There will also be waterfalls just beside the road.

You can spend your first hours in the Faroe Islands getting to know the capital, walk to the old part of town, go out dining, and go in to one of the coffee shops.

If your flight arrives early then you can saddle up for a horseback riding tour in the mountains surrounding Tórshavn. You can add an amazing horse riding trip in the booking process.

You will spend your first night in Tórshavn.


Preferred accommodation in Tórshavn

Comfort

Comfort rooms with own bathroom at a three-star hotel such as Hotel Tórshavn in the city centre. Free Wi-Fi. Breakfast buffet is included.

Quality

Rooms in a four-star hotel with interior design and private bath room. Free Wi-Fi. Breakfast buffet is included.

Luxury

Luxury room at a four-star hotel with own bathroom. Free Wi-Fi. Breakfast buffet included.


Day 2 - Saksun, Tjørnuvik, and Gjógv


Saksun


Today, you will have the unique opportunity to see the winter landscape in Saksun. The scenery is a true wonder, including the tidal lagoon, several waterfalls finding their ways from the high mountains, and the lovely turf-roofed houses. You will have a spectacular view from the old settlement in Saksun.

When leaving Saksun, you will drive through the enchanting valley and stop by the fantastic Fossá Waterfall. You will have the opportunity to get some really good photos of this stunning attraction. You can also go behind the waterfall, which is truly a magical feeling. You could stay here forever just soaking in this amazing experience. However, you will now head to your next great attraction.

Just a short drive from Fossá Waterfall, you will reach the otherworldly village Tjørnuvík known for its remoteness and the iconic beach with a great view to the sea stacks Risin og Kellingin or the Giant and his Wife. The feeling of standing in an isolated village overlooking the blue Atlantic Ocean in all its glory is simply incredible.

Finally, you will make your way to Gjógv, which is a small village nestled in a beautiful valley. You will be rewarded with spectacular views. You will spend your night in Tórshavn.


Day 3 - Northern Islands


Seal Woman


On your third day, you will be picked up at your hotel in Tórshavn and explore the Northern Islands. Prepare yourself for one of the most exciting moments of your whole trip. The route will take you to several waterfalls before you enter the sub-sea tunnel to Klaksvík. The Northern Islands offer so many magical places.

Now, you will head from site to site exploring six different islands in just one day. You will take a small ferry from Klaksvík to the island Kalsoy where you will drive through several narrow tunnels and explore valleys and small villages nestled by the sea. Every inch of this island is breathtaking.

When you are back in Klaksvík, you will head to the beautiful village Viðareiði on the island Viðoy. There is nothing quite as serene as looking out to the Atlantic Ocean from the remote village Viðareiði. You will also visit the small village Kunoy on the island Kunoy. You will spend your night in Tórshavn.


Day 4 - Vagar Island


Trælanípan


Today's trip will surely be one of the highlights of your Faroe Islands adventure. Your penultimate day in the Faroe Islands will bring you to all the great locations on the island Vagar.

You will be picked up at your hotel in Tórshavn and then head to Vagar island. When you reach Vagar, a local tour guide will take you on a fantastic hike. You will walk along the beautiful Lake Leitisvatn to the impressive Slave's Cliff and stunning Bøsdalafossur. The hike is easy as there is just little elevation.

From the Slave's Cliff you will see the Lake Leitisvatn above the ocean. The lake appears to be almost level with the ocean. The view is just crazy so sit down for a moment and contemplate the scenery. This is truly a magical moment on your trip.

Next, breath the fresh air when standing in front of Bøsdalafossur waterfall where the water crashes into the Atlantic Ocean. You will also have the best view of the sea stack Geituskorardrangur just beside Bøsdalafossur. This huge sea stack enhance the beauty of this place.

Now, you will hike back along the lake. Enjoy the clean mountain air and the extraordinary nature. You will now drive to the village Bøur where you will have a great view towards Tindhólmur. Take in this charming village before going to the day's final attraction.

You will now travel the short distance to the utterly fantastic Múlafossur Waterfall. Admire the beauty of Gásadalur with the iconic waterfall that gets all the attention that it deserves.

If you want to do an extra activity after this memorable tour, you can add on a kayak rental on Leitisvatn during the booking process.

You will spend your night on Vagar island. The accommodation is situated close to Vagar airport.


Preferred accommodation in Vágar

Comfort

Room with private bathroom in a three star hotel just beside Vagar Airport. Free Wi-Fi. Breakfast is included.

Quality

Cottage with world class sea view towards the sea stacks Drangarnir and Tindhólmur islet. Close to Vagar Airport. Free Wi-Fi. Own kitchen.


Day 5 - Farewell to Faroe Islands


5 Day Winter Package | The Classic Faroe Islands Tour


If you are lucky to have a late flight, you can spend your final day in the Faroe Islands walking in the area surrounding the only airport in the Faroe Islands. We recommend you to walk to the nearby village Sørvágur where you can enjoy the fjord and the mountains.

Go down to the harbour in Sørvágur and have a look at the small fishing boats. There are also a handfull of shops in the village that you can visit before leaving the Faroe Islands.

If you still have time before your flight take off, you can walk further to revisit Bøur. You will have a great view towards the sea stacks Drangarnir and the islet Tindhólmur.

Now your trip in the Faroe Islands has come to a close. As we say in Faroese "Síggjast" (see you).


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