Vagar Island Winter Tour

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Day Tour
September - April
6 hours
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Join an adventurous day tour in the unique terain on Vagar Island to some of the most famous winter spots in the whole of Faroe Islands. The tour culminates at one of the most breathtaking attractions of all: Múlafossur Waterfall that drops straight into the ocean.

This 6 hour tour is for anyone who like to see some of the attractions on Vagar island which make Faroe Islands such a worthwhile destination to visit. From your seat, you will feel as if you are being taken to a land and landscapes of unspoiled magic. There will be photo stops along the route from Tórshavn to Vágar Island.

You will be picked up in the capital, Tórshavn, in the morning. On your journey to Vágar Island, you will be privy to beautiful sceneries. Your first stop will be Norðradalsskarð mountain pass just outside of Tórshavn. From this spot, you will have a great view of the Norðradalur valley with the iconic island Koltur out there in the horizon.   

Next, you will pass the only prison in the Faroe Islands that sits on the hillside of the Kaldbaksbotnur fjord on a miraculus location. Prisoners here have a gorgeous view of the awe-inspiring fjord from the turf roofed jail.  

Now, you will take the underwater-tunnel from Streymoy island to the nightbouring island Vágar. Here, you will pass three villages Sandavágur, Miðvágur and Sørvágur before entering the village Bøur. From this small settlement, you will get the perfect view of Tindhólmur islet and the sea stacks Drangarnir with a hole in the middle.

Your last stop will be the vital village Gásadalur where you will have time to enjoy the unbelievable waterfall Múlafossur. You will also have the opportunity to go for a stroll in the village nearby the waterfall and sit down in a local café for a cup of coffee or tea. From the window in the café, you will see the island Mykines in the background. If you are fortunate, you will also experience winter birds in Gásadalur right next to the waterfall.   

Seats fill quickly on this popular winter tour to Vágar island. Experience some of the very best that the Faroe Islands has to offer on this quintessential tour to Vagar island. Check availability by choosing  date. 






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Vágar Island

1 review for Vagar Island Winter Tour

  1. Jan Sverre

    A very nice trip with a good guide! Highly recommended.

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