4 Day Winter Trip In Faroe Islands | All Main Islands
Explore the beautiful Faroe Islands winter scene with this exciting 4-day package. Visit the most sought-after islands with sights like Viðareiði, Gjógv, and enjoy an unparalleled Faroe Islands wonder: the unbelievable Lake Above the Ocean.
Travelling to this unmissable destination couldn't be easier with this winter package. All accommodations, transportation and guided visits to some of the Faroe Island's most delightful attractions will be sorted out for you, allowing you to travel with ease and comfort.
From the moment you arrive, you will be taken care of. A taxi driver will greet you at the airport making your experience in the Faroe Islands as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.
With this package, you'll get to explore the famed attractions of Streymoy island, Eysturoy island, Viðoy island, Borðoy island, and venture to the unspoiled landscapes on Vágar island. Here you will experience the breathtaking Múlafossur waterfall and the famous optical illusion when standing at the Slave Cliff overlooking the Lake Sørvágsvatn.
Discover yourself and the wonders of the Faroe Islands in the wintertime with this fantastic 4-day tour! Check availability by choosing a date.
Welcome to the Faroe Islands
After you arrive at Vagar Airport, a driver will greet you and take you towards the city of Tórshavn. The ride will take 45 minutes in a warm and comfortable vehicle. On your way, you’ll drive through the stunning landscape on Vagar island and Streymoy island.
If your flight arrives early, you can explore the Tinganes peninsula in the capital and the small turf houses in the oldest section of town. There is a great section of restaurants waiting for you in the evening and you can choose the one that suits your taste.
Your first day tour is waiting for you tomorrow.
Get ready for your first guided tour in the Faroe Islands. Today, you will explore the best attractions on Vágar island.
A tour guide will pick you up at your hotel at 09:00am and take you to the island that holds some of the main sights in the whole of Faroe Islands. You will do an easy hike along the lake Leitisvatn to experience the Trælanípa optical illusion. This first experience of the day will take 3 hours or so. Then at Trælanípa, you will also get close to the Bøsdalafossur waterfall and the free-standing rock wall Geituskorardrangur.
Next, you will head to the small village Bøur from where you will have a great view of the Drangarnir sea arch and the islet Tindhólmur. You will have time to go for a stroll in the village that has a lovely section of turf roofed houses.
Your last stop on the tour is the remote village Gásadalur. Your tour guide will show you the breathtaking waterfall Múlafossur, which is the number one scenery to witness in the Faroe Islands
Your tour guide will take you back to Tórshavn in the afternoon before it gets dark. You will be dropped off at your hotel.
In the evening, when it is dark and if it is cold and conditions right, look up in the night sky and you might be lucky and get to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights
Streymoy, Eysturoy, Borðoy, and Viðoy
Today is the day when you will be visiting some of the Faroe Island's most famous tourist trail, the villages Saksun and Tjørnuvík as well as other favourites. Get a good start on the day and wake up early, or enjoy a few more minutes of snooze and sleep in. Your tour guide will pick you up at 09:00am.
The first stop today is the isolated village Tjørnuvík in the northernmost part of Streymoy island. The solitary village lies in a hidden valley with no sunlight during winter.
You will continue your journey and make a stop at the Fossá waterfall. This is the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands.
Now, you will head to Eysturoy island where you will explore the picturesque village Gjógv, which is a true natural wonder. You will enjoy a mesmerising view of the gorge and the crystal clear water there.
Next, you will drive under the water to Borðoy island to see the second largest town, Klaksvík. This is the most important fishing town in the country and you will have a look at several vessels anchored along the bay.
The last stop on this day tour is Viðareiði on the island Viðoy. Here you will witness the beautiful mountains Villingadalsfjall and Malinsfjall.
You will now be taken back to Tórshavn and your hotel. Enjoy the countryside as you are approaching the capital. Spend your last evening in the Faroe Islands dining a one of the good restaurants in the city centre.
Farewel to the Faroe Island
Start your last day with exploring Tórshavn city a bit further if you have a late outbound flight. You can start the day going for a stroll to feel the fresh winter air.
If you are looking for a souvenir, a trip down Áarvegur and Niels Finsens gøta shopping streets is a must. You could get a traditional woolly jumper, some local chocolate treats or a jigsaw puzzle with Faroese motives. You could also visit the grass roofed bookstore or the local record shop in the city centre to take home with you some Faroese music and literature.
A taxi will pick you up at your hotel two hours prior to your flight departure. The driver will take you out of Tórshavn to Vágar Airport. While sitting comfortably in the taxi, enjoy the stunning nature scenery from Streymoy islands to the airport on Vágar island. Have a good flight and come back very soon!
- Airport transfer on arrival/departure
- 3 nights of accommodation in Tórshavn (different levels available; breakfast included)
- Small group day tour to Streymoy, Eysturoy, Borðoy, and Viðoy island
- Tour to Vágar island including hike to Traelanipa (small group)
- Hands-on travel agent to oversee your itinerary
What to bring
- Warm clothes
- Hiking shoes
- Good waterproof outer layers
11 400 DKK