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Day 1: Reykjavik/Keflavik - Vagar airport - Torshavn :

On your own, transfer to Keflavik International Airport about a 45 drive from Reykjavik.  Transfers are not included, but we recommend the convenient and easy FlyBus transfer service.  We are happy to book a transfer ticket for you.   Early morning Atlantic Airways flight to Vagar airport on Vagar Island.

Upon arrival in Vagar airport take an unguided airport taxi transfer to Hotel Streym, Hotel Torshavn or Hotel Hafnia in the capital city of Torshavn on Streymoy Island. The drive between Vagar Island and Streymoy Island is about 45-minutes.

The  rest of the day open for your own activities. Use the opportunity to explore the old part of Torshavn and its charming houses, some with traditional grass roofs.  There are several good restaurants, cafe shops, bars and night clubs.

Overnight in Torshavn.

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Day 2: Vestmanna cliffs:

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning at leisure in Torshavn. Your driver-guide will pick you up from your hotel at 12:30 (12:30pm) for your boat trip to the Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, a must see place in the Faroe Islands.

Boat trip to the Vestmanna Bird Cliffs – must see place –

Via the mountain road to the village Vestmanna where the excursion boat awaits. This is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the Faroe Islands and will take you, weather permitting, through narrow sounds, into deep grottoes carved by the surf through ages, and close to the over 1500 feet high-rise cliffs where thousands of seabirds are nesting. On the return to Torshavn there is a stop at the Viking settlements in the village KvivikReturn to Torshavn around 17:30 (5:30 PM).

 

Recommended Optional: Home Visit – Meeting the locals 
Take the opportunity to visit a Faroese family home. Experience the warm atmosphere and enjoy the storytelling about the Faroese and about the local community while enjoying a nice dinner.

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Day 3: The Saga Island of Sandoy:

Saga Island Sandoy

Breakfast at your hotel.  You’ll be picked up from your hotel at 9:00 (9:00 am),  You will be taken to the harbor where you will board the local ferry. Travel by ferry to Sandoy – one of the Faroe Islands’ most unspoilt islands, where you will still experience the traditional Faroese lifestyle. We visit the Viking ruins at Junkarinsflotti and learn about the excavations in the graveyard in the village. Furthermore we will visit the art gallery in Sandur, showing one of the largest private art collection in the Faroe Islands with paintings of many different valued painters in the Faroe Islands amongst these a painting of Mikines. Lunch box is included.

On the way back to Torshavn we will visit the old and historical cultural centre in the ancient village of Kirkjubour. Here we will see the never finished Magnus Cathedral, St Olav’s church and the old farmhouse. The farmhouse inhabitants are the 17th generation. The cathedral and the church are from the 11th century and the farmhouse is from the 13th century.

Evening is open for your own activities. Overnight in Torshavn.

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Day 4: Vagar airport and flight to Iceland:

Early morning breakfast at your hotel.  Early morning departure from the hotel to the airport for your flight back to Iceland. Your Atlantic Airways flight will arrive at Keflavik International Airport, about a 45-minute drive from Reykjavik.  If you are staying afterwards in Reykjavik, airport/hotel transfers are not included in the package but we are happy to assist you with extending your stay in Iceland.

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