From  £1235
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Tour the island of Mykines
  • Climb the highest mountain
  • Explore the Northern islands
  • Discover the pretty village of Gjogv
  • Eat fresh fish from the North Atlantic
  • Experience tranquility on Nolsoy
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Island Explorer Fly-Drive

8 Day Tour, from £1235 per person

Explore the Faroe Islands’ fantastic history, rich culture and spectacular scenery, and meet friendly locals on a fly-drive journey around this undiscovered destination. Sail to the island of Mykines in search of birdlife and spectacular vistas, travel to Eysturoy, home to the tallest mountain in the Faroes, explore the northern islands of Bordoy and Kunoy and enjoy time in the quirky capital, Torshavn.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO VAGAR
FLY TO VAGAR
Arrive at Vagar airport and collect the hire car and a map. Explore the island of Vagar and visit the villages of Sorvagur and Bour before driving to Gasadalar to discover the panoramic view over the island of Mykines (35km). Overnight at Hotel Vagar in Sorvagur.
DAY 2
VAGAR TO EYSTUROY
VAGAR TO EYSTUROY
Drive to Streymoy and take an optional excursion setting off 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. After a brief stop at Kvivik to see old Viking settlements, reach Eidi and spot the Giant and the Witch rock formation in the sea and Slaettaratindur (882m) – the highest Faroese mountain. Check in and overnight at the charming Gjaargardur Guesthouse in Gjogv for two nights. (B)
DAY 3
TJORNUVIK
TJORNUVIK
In the morning drive towards the tiny village of Tjornuvik - nestled at the end of a deep fjord which slices into the northern Streymoy shore. Hear the roar of the sea combined with the rushing waterfalls that descend behind the village whilst visiting a Viking burial site. On your way back to Gjogv stop in Saksun, a picturesque village surrounded by high mountains. Overnight at Gjaargardur Guesthouse. (B)
DAY 4
GJOGV TO KLAKSVIK
GJOGV TO KLAKSVIK
En route to Klaksvik visit the village of Oyndarfjordur and see the peculiar 'rinkusteinar' (rocking stones), two large rocks about 100m off the shore which move with the slightest wave. Continue to the island of Bordoy through the sub-sea tunnel - decorated with lights by the famous Faroese artist Trondur Patursson - and reach the town of Klaksvik. Overnight at Hotel Klaksvik. (B)
DAY 5
THE NORTHERN ISLANDS
THE NORTHERN ISLANDS
Continue your exporation of the Northern Islands where you can visit the island of Kunoy with its beautiful walking trails or get the ferry across to Kalsoy, known for its many legends. In Klaksvik you can visit one of the most beautiful churches on the islands, Christianskirksen. Overnight at Hotel Klaksvik. (B)
DAY 6
KLAKSVIK TO TORSHAVN
KLAKSVIK TO TORSHAVN
Drive to Streymoy, the largest of the Faroe Islands and home to the charming capital, Torshavn. From here you can take the short journey by ferry to Nolsoy, a quiet island where you feel like you have stepped back in time. Returning to Torshavn you can visit the cultural and national museums, relax in one of the cares or bars or just wander the narrow streets, with their turf-roofed buildings. Overnight at Hotel Foroyar in Torshavn. (B)
DAY 7
TORSHAVN
TORSHAVN
Spend the day in and around the charming capital and discover a variety of restaurants, cafés and handicraft shops. Take a stroll along the harbourside, visit the Nordic House - the most important cultural institution in the Faroes, explore the old town with its many turf-roofed houses and drive to the historical buildings in Kirkjubour. Many excursions are also offered from the capital including the popular cruise on the Nordlysid schooner (30km). Overnight at Hotel Foroyar. (B)
DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Return the car to Vagar airport and fly back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1235 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Atlantic Airways direct from Edinburgh
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • Standard room incl. breakfast at Hotel Vagar for one night
  • Standard room incl. breakfast at Gjaargard Guesthouse in Gjogv for two nights
  • Standard room incl. breakfast at Hotel Klaksvik for two nights
  • Standard room incl. breakfast at Hotel Foroyar for two nights
  • Cat. B Car incl. free mileage, TP, CDW, Airport tax and VAT.
 

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


Price Excludes


  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

*Please contact a Regent Travel Specialist for flight details

Tour Route Map


  1. Faroe Islands, Vagar
  2. Faroe Islands, Sorvagur
  3. Faroe Islands, Gasadalar
  4. Faroe Islands, Vagar
  5. Faroe Islands, Mykines
  6. Faroe Islands, Vestmanna
  7. Faroe Islands, Tjornuvik
  8. Faroe Islands, Gjogv
  9. Faroe Islands, Leirvik
  10. Faroe Islands, Klaksvik
  11. Faroe Islands, Vidareidi
  12. Faroe Islands, Torshavn
  13. Faroe Islands, Nolsoy
  14. Faroe Islands, Torshavn
  15. Faroe Islands, Vagar

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