From  £1130
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy the Impressive View over Tindholmur
  • Visit the Beautiful and Green Island of Sandoy
  • Discover Picturesque Fishing Villages
  • See the Impressive Rock Formations - the Giant and the Witch
  • Sail to the Vestmanna bird cliffs
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Highlights of Faroe Islands Fly-Drive

8 Day Tour, from £1130 per person
Explore the Faroe Islands at leisure on this 8 day fly-drive tour. Witness lush green fields that tumble towards steep cliffs, beautifully peppered with colourful Nordic homes and churches. Drive island to island through causeways and tunnels, and see real life in tiny scarcely populated villages. Enjoy the spectacular sea view vista over Tindholmur, visit the many fishing villages spread all over the islands and learn about the rich culture and history of this unique destination. Cruise alongside the towering Vestmanna bird cliffs and hunt for the breeding areas of guillemots and razorbills.
 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO VAGAR
FLY TO VAGAR
Fly to Vagar and collect the rental car and drive to the hotel, check in for the night. Take a drive to the west of Vagar and visit the remote village of Gasadalur which sits on a cliffside. Previously cut off from the rest of the island until a tunnel was dug through the mountains to access it in 2004, this charming village has a population of just 17 and is surrounded by mountains and dramatic scenery on both sides. Witness lush green fields that tumble towards steep cliffs, beautifully peppered with colourful Nordic homes on one side, while on the other watch the north Atlantic crashing against the rocks below.
DAY 2
VAGAR TO EYSTUROY
VAGAR TO EYSTUROY
Take an optional excursion and embark on one of the most popular tourist trip in the Faroe Islands - an unforgettable boat tour to the renowned Vestmanna bird cliffs and grottos. Cruise alongside towering cliff faces and search for the breeding areas of puffins, guillemots and razorbills. Drive to the village of Tjornuvik and see the impressive rock formations - the Giant and the Witch. Cross the bridge between Streymoy and Eysturoy and continue to Eidi village passing the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, Slaettaratindur at 882 metres. Overnight in Eysturoy. (B)
DAY 3
EYSTUROY
EYSTUROY
After breakfast, drive to the unspoiled village of Gjógv, which was nominated for the Nature & Environmental Award 2014 by the Nordic Council. This beautiful village of less then 50 inhabitants was named after a 200 metre long sea filled gorge that runs from the sea to the village and walking in the hills that surround it offers unique views of the village and neighbouring islands. (B)
DAY 4
EYSTUROY TO KLAKSVIK
EYSTUROY TO KLAKSVIK
Drive through the sub-sea tunnel - decorated with lights by the famous Faroese artist Trondur Patursson - to the town of Klaksvik. Reach Klaksvik and explore other Northern Islands such as Vidoy - where lies the most northern village in the Faroe Islands - or Vidareidi, each offering dramatic landscapes. Overnight in the Northern Islands. (B)
DAY 5
KLAKSVIK TO TORSHAVN
KLAKSVIK TO TORSHAVN
After breakfast, take a drive to the scarcely populated island of Kunoy with its tiny Kunoy village and stunning views across the sea to the island of Kalsoy. This afternoon, drive to the village of Soldafjordur via Funningsfjordur to visit a private home with a unique garden and to enjoy coffee and cake. Overnight in Torshavn. (B)
DAY 6
SANDOY
SANDOY
Today visit the beautiful and green island of Sandoy, also called the Saga-island. Take the ferry from Gamlaraett to the village of Skopun. Discover the villages of Dalur with its pretty church, Husavik with its ‘Heimi á Gardi’ ruin and fascinating legend that surrounds it, before making a stop at Skalavik to buy food and beverages. Overnight in Torshavn. (B)
DAY 7
TORSHAVN TO VAGAR
TORSHAVN TO VAGAR
Spend the day at leisure exploring Torshavn and perhaps visit the village of Kirkjubour - the Faroe Islands' historical and cultural centre with its ancient churches and remains dating back to the 12th century. See a picturesque old farm, the unfinished Magnus Cathedral and the small medieval church of St. Olav. Overnight in Vagar. (B)
DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Drive to the airport and return the rental car before the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1130 per person

Price Includes


  • Return flights in economy class with Atlantic Airways direct fom Edinburgh
  • All airport taxes
  • 8 days car hire group B  incl. unlimited mileage, CDW+TP*, including pick up/drop off at Vagar airport
  • 7 nights accommodation in B&B and guesthouses with breakfast
  • Meals as specified
  • Sightseeing tours wih local guides

*Please contact us for full details and conditions of car hire 


Price Notes

We also offer the itinerary with upgraded accommodation in hotels

Remember to bring warm and practical clothes, a water bottle for the walks and binoculars

Tour Route Map


  1. Faroe Islands, Vagar
  2. Faroe Islands, Eysturoy
  3. Faroe Islands, Klaksvik
  4. Faroe Islands, Torshavn
  5. Faroe Islands, Sandoy
  6. Faroe Islands, Torshavn
  7. Faroe Islands, Vagar

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