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Day 1: Arrival in the Faroe Islands and Gasadalu Village:

On your own, transfer to Reykjavik Domestic airport (cabs are plentiful).   Departure from Reykjavik Domestic airport to Vagar. Pick up your rental car at the airport.  Experience the island of Vagar on your own. We recommend a visit to the small village of Gasadalur. From here you can walk out on marked nature trails and enjoy the impressive view over Tindholmur. Don’t miss a view of the beautiful waterfall that runs into the ocean.  Overnight on Vagar.

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Day 2: Vestmanna Cliffs, the Giant and the Witch :

Breakfast at your hotel.  We recommend that on your way north you take the two hour boat trip (not included) to see the famous 750 m/1500ft. Vestmanna Cliffs up close.  Continue on to the village of Tjornuvik, surrounded by steep mountains. Here you can see the impressive rock formations, the Giant and the Witch.
Cross the bridge connecting the islands of Eysturoy and Streymoy and continue to Eidi village. Here more beautiful surroundings and nature await, along with a view of the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, Slaettaratindur, 882 meters. (2.893 feet). Overnight in Eysturoy.

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Day 3: Gjogv village and the View from Crown Princess Mary’s Bench:

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a day in the scenic village of Gjogv, known for its unique natural harbour and a beautiful view of Kalsoy Island. The natural harbour is an attraction everyone should take time to see. Walk along the edge of the crevice, and you might see some puffins coming out of their nests, on their way out to the ocean, to get food for their young.  (Note: Puffins are in the islands between mid- May and early August).  At the end of the crevice, facing towards the ocean, you can enjoy the view from Crown Princess Mary’s Bench. If you walk up the hillside you will be rewarded with beautiful views of the sea cliffs and the village.  Overnight in Eysturoy.

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Day 4: Discover the Northern Islands and Vidareidi village:

Breakfast at your hotel.  From Leirvik, drive through a sub-sea tunnel to the town of Klaksvik. The tunnel is decorated with lights by the famous Faroese artist Trondur Patursson. Klaksvik (pop. 4,470) is located on Bordoy Island.  From here it is possible to explore the other Northern Islands, each offering dramatic landscapes.  On the island of Vidoy lies the most northern village in the Faroe Islands, Vidareidi, which definitely is worth a visit for its amazing views. Overnight in the Northern Islands

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Day 5: Kunoy Island, Afternoon coffee in a Faroese Home and Storytelling:

We suggest that you visit Kunoy Island. The tiny village of Kunoy has a beautiful view of the island of Kalsoy. Above the village is a small cosy park. A local legend tells that up on a high mountain in Kunoy lies a seashell covered plank from Noah’s ark.  People who have gotten lost in the fog have reported seeing the plank, but no one who has gone looking for it has ever found it. Back on Eysturoy, drive towards the village of Soldarfjordur, where you’ll visit a private home with an impressive garden.  During your visit, enjoy some coffee and cake and local stories with the homeowner. Afterwards head to Torshavn.  Overnight in Torshavn

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Day 6: Saga Island Sandoy and traditional lifestyle.:

Visit the beautiful and green island of Sandoy, also called the Saga Island. The island has a wealth of history and wonderful nature. Take the ferry from the harbour Gamlaraett to the village of Skopun. On arrival, we suggest a visit to the tourist information to get directions to a big rock with knitwear that tells the story of the witch from the Witch Hole.  It’s a fun thing to see.  Also make sure to visit Dalur and Husavik villages, which lie in beautiful surroundings. In the village of Skalavik it is possible to make a coffee stop at the hotel before heading back to Torshavn for your overnight.

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Day 7: Torshavn and Kirkjubour Cultural Centre:

Enjoy the day in Torshavn on your own, but don’t forget to visit the nearby village of Kirkjubour which is the Faroe Islands’ historical and cultural centre. The picturesque old farm is home to a family who has managed the farmstead and ecclesiastic site for 17 generations.  View the unfinished 13th century Magnus Cathedral and the small 12th-century St. Olav’s church. Travel to Vagar Island for your last night.

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Day 8: Departure Flight Back to Reykjavik:

Return the rental car at the airport before your flight back to Reykjavik.  The trip ends at Reykjavik Airport.

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