Epic 8 Day Summer Self Drive Tour of Faroe Islands
Book now and secure yourself an 8-day seamless go-at-your-own-pace getaway to the Faroe Islands. Explore the uncrowded attractions of Faroe Islands’ beautiful sights from Vágar island, Streymoy island to the puffin island Mykines.
This road trip is for anyone who likes to discover hidden wonders at their own pace. You will stay close to fresh air on this outdoor retreat.
You'll immerse yourself in the lovely, peaceful and quiet Faroe islands in eight days and seven nights. This will include the tidy capital Tórshavn, the famous Drangarnir sea arch, the secluded village Gjógv and the breathtaking ocean gorge and the steep mountains in the northern part of the archipelago.
You'll also experience the bird cliffs in Vestmanna, the tranquil settings at the panoramic mountain pass Norðradalsskarð, the most stunning waterfalls, unspoiled sod-roofed villages, quaint rural cabins and countless other untamed nature attractions.
We’ll make sure to provide you with your personalised itinerary which you'll receive upon booking. Your personalised itinerary will leave you with incredible lifelong experiences and you'll find many scenic spots where you can be virtually alone and you don't have to worry about social distancing.
Now, leave the city behind, grab the wheel and grasp this unique opportunity for the perfect nature break in the Faroe Islands. Explore the top attractions as well its many hidden gems at your own pace.
What are you waiting for? Check availability by choosing a date and book your adventure to the Faroe Islands today.
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Vestmanna Sea Cliffs
Pick up your car at the airport on Vágar island. You will be in the middle of awe-inspiring nature from the very start of your arrival. Before driving through the peaceful landscape to your accommodation in Tórshavn, you can head right to the famous Múlafossur waterfall.
The waterfall that empties into the ocean is only a 15 minutes drive from the airport. Here you will stand in front of one of nature's great wonders.
Head to your accommodation in Tórshavn. Enjoy the evening in the tranquil capital.
On your first full day in the Faroe islands, you will explore the island that will give you a true sense of natural peace. Mykines is an out-of-this-world experience.
There are 10 people living on the lush green island. They are outnumbered by thousands and thousands of puffins. You will get really close to the puffins as a tour guide welcomes you in Mykines after a boat ride. You will now get an epic and safe guided hike on the puffin island before returning to the main islands.
On day three, you will head north to the renowned Northern islands. The mountains here are simply stunning.
Make sure to visit the village Viðareiði. This is the most northernly settlement in the Faroe islands and it comes with amazing views.
You will also get stunning vistas from the vantage point Klakkur. In order to get to this attraction, you will do an easy hike for 3o minutes above the town Klaksvík.
Today, you will sail into grottos, through narrow sounds, and get close to the high vertical cliffs in Vestmanna. Head to the village and jump onboard the boat booked for you with departure at 10:15.
On your fifth day, you will experience two awe-inspiring villages on the main island Streymoy.
You can spend as much time at each attraction as you prefer. In Saksun you will have an unforgettable view of the tidal lagoon and the picturesque turf roofed church. Tjørnuvík.
Get ready for an exciting day in the western part of the Faroe Islands. The absolute highlight of the day is a boat tour to the sea arch Drangarnir.
Start the day out by visiting stunning locations on Vágar island. Head to the renowned village Bøur and spend some quality time in the remote village Gásadalur.
The boat tour departing from Sørvágur is included in this package. You will meet the captain in the small marina in the village Sørvágur in the afternoon. Enjoy this exceptional experience in nature. The duration of the tour will be one hour or so.
On your seventh and final full day in the Faroe Islands, you will experience Eysturoy island. Here you will see some of the island's hidden wonders from quaint settlements to calm fjords surrounded by rolling green hills.
Drive from Tórshavn in the morning. Make sure to make your way through the Eysturoy Tunnel, which holds the world's first underwater roundabout.
Your first stop is the small village Rituvík, which has a really tranquil feeling to it. Go for a stroll along the road that goes through the village.
Now, head to the nearby settlement Æðuvík and enjoy the fresh air and the view of the ocean. The scenery here is lovely.
Enjoy a lunch in the town Runavík before heading to the northern part of the island. Here you will visit the villages Funningur and Eiði.
At the end of the day, head back to Tórshavn. Spend your last evening at one of the great restaurants in the city centre.
Drop off your car at Vágar airport in time for your departure. For those who have a later flight you can re-visit the untroubled scenery in Gásadalur where Múlafossur waterfall drops directly into the North Atlantic Ocean.
Now, it's time to say farewell to the Faroe Islands, we wish you a pleasant journey.
- 7 nights of accommodation in Tórshavn (upgrade available; breakfast included)
- Vehicle for 8 days (VW Up or similar. Upgrade available)
- SCDW insurance for vehicle
- Hands-on travel agent to oversee your itinerary
- Boat ticket to Mykines (puffin island)
- Boat tour to Drangarnir Sea Arch
- Boat tour to the Vestmanna Sea Cliffs
What to bring
- Driver's licence
- Warm Clothes
The road network in the Faroe Islands is really good. You will get a detailed guide to driving in the Faroe Islands upon booking.
Guide to Faroe Islands offers friendly cancellation policies for cancellations related to COVID-19 reasons.
If you place a booking on Guide to Faroe Islands but test positive when in the Faroe Islands or if your flight to the Faroe Islands is canceled due to COVID-19, you will get a full refund. Alternatively, you can choose to reschedule your trip to another date.
All cancellations must be made by e-mail. Guide to Faroe Islands is making every effort to ensure the best protection for the client in case of cancellations.
These terms apply to day tours and activities booked on Guide to Faroe Islands when cancelled by traveller:
- a) For cancellations more than 48 hours before the start of the activity, you will receive a full refund (small processing cost taken by the payment provider).
- b) For cancellations 48 hours or less before the start of the activity or in case of no-show, no refund.
If you need to adjust your travel plans to the Faroe Islands, please kindly email us and we will try our best to present you with an alternative plan. These terms apply to multi-day tours and vacation packages.
- More than 7 days prior to arrival/tour date – 100% refund (small transaction fee taken by payment provider)
- 3-7 days prior to arrival/tour date – 50% refund
- Less than 48 hours prior to arrival/tour date – no refund
Let Guide to Faroe Islands know one week in advance at latest if you need to cancel your car rental and you will receive a full refund (a small transaction fee taken by the payment provider can occur).
- More than 7 days prior to pickup – 100% refund (small transaction fee taken by payment provider)
- 3-7 days prior to pickup – 50% refund
- Less than 48 hours prior to pickup – no refund
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