Highlights of the Faroe Islands

Highlights of the Faroe Islands

Join us for a beautiful private tour of the highlights of the Faroe Islands where we'll stop at a few must-see spots and some extra ones along the way, while doing our best to avoid the crowds.

We’ll head out of the city via the old mountain road route to Norðadalsskarð, a photographer’s dream, where you will have a moment to enjoy the panoramic view.

First stop is the picturesque Saksun surrounded by a mountain amphitheatre right in front of Pollurin lagoon. Saksun is a hidden gem located about 10 minutes away from the main road especially know for the turf roof and natural beauty.

Heading onwards, it will take us around half an hour to reach the village of Tjørnuvík. Tjørnuvík lays nestled in a valley surrounded by high mountains and boasts a striking black sandy beach, famous amongst cold waters surfers.

Afterwards, we drive through the old mountain road on our wayt to visit the cosy village of Gjógv, named after its deep gorge and known for its beautiful and unique scenery.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Saksun Church, Yviri vid Strond 1, Streymoy 100 Faroe Islands

First stop is the picturesque Saksun surrounded by a mountain amphitheatre right in front of Pollurin lagoon. Saksun is a hidden gem located about 10 minutes away from the main road especially know for the turf roof and natural beauty.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tjornuvik, Tjornuvik, Streymoy

Heading onwards, it will take us around half an hour to reach the village of Tjørnuvík. Tjørnuvík lays nestled in a valley surrounded by high mountains and boasts a striking black sandy beach, famous amongst cold waters surfers worldwide. From the beach, we will look put to the renowned sea stacks The Giant and the Witch, who, according to legend, tried to drag the Faroe Islands to Iceland. The locals in Tjørnuvík are known for their hospitality and, occasionally, they sell coffee and waffles on site.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Gjogv, Gjogv, Eysturoy

Next up is the highest waterfall in the Faroe Islands, Fossá, a definite must-see when visiting northern Streymoy and particularly picturesque. Afterwards, we drive through the old mountain road past the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, Slættaratindur which rises 880 metres above sea level. This is on our wayt to visit the cosy village of Gjógv, named after its deep gorge and known for its beautiful and unique scenery. At this point, we’ll take our lunch and take our time to stroll around the village and enjoy the peculiar beauty of the place. For those who wishe to, there’s a short walk along a path out to a viewpoint slightly above the village. Maintaining the path was one of many projects recently completed through the Faroes’ successful Voluntourism programme.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"



Hora de Inicio: 09:00 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

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  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation

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