From  £1945
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Spend a day hanging out with the puffins and taking in the incredible landscapes of Mykines Island
  • Explore Vagar, Suduroy, Sandoy, Eysturoy and the Northern Islands
  • Dine on incredible North Atlantic sea food
  • See countless impressive geological features including the natural harbour at Gjógv
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Faroe Islands On the Road Fly-Drive

11 Day Tour, from £1945 per person

Drive across several of the main islands of  Faroese archipelago on this comprehensive 11-day fly-drive holiday, ideal for both first time and return traveller alike.

From the northernmost fishing village, Vidareidi to the southernmost island of Suduroy encounter incredible and remote sights, hear the roar of the sea combined with rushing waterfalls, cruise alongside towering cliffs and delve into short hikes through lush green sceneries.

Enjoy the freedom that a car provides to indulge in an in depth discovery of these diverse and beautiful islands. Pull over for as many photo stops as your heart desires and spend as much (or as little) time as you'd like at various points that are of most interest to you.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO VAGÁR
View to Tindholmur Islet and Mykines Island

Upon arrival into Vágar airport collect the hire car and a map and set off on your exciting Faroe Islands adventure. First, explore the island of Vágar with recommended visits to the villages of Sørvágur and Bøur, before driving to Gasadalar, which offers a panoramic view over the island of Mykines and Tindhólmur Islet. 

 

Overnight in Sørvagur at Hotel Vágar or similar

DAY 2
MYKINES
Mykinesholmur Lighthouse

Today, take the ferry to Mykines, the westernmost of the 18 islands and teeming with bird life. Be sure to hike to Mykineshólmur, a challenging but rewarding route to a scenic lighthouse. (B)

 

Overnight at Hotel Vagar or similar

 

*There is a conservation fee to visit Mykines which can be paid through the tourist board website and it is recommended to book a guide.

DAY 3
VÁGAR TO EYSTUROY
Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, Faroe Islands

Today, drive to Streymoy where we recommend joining an optional excursion to the famous Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, home to the breeding grounds of puffins, guillemots and razorbills. Opt for a stop in Kvívík so see the historic Viking settlements and also stop in Eidi to see the Giant and the Witch rock formations. Drive passed the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands, Slaettaratindur (882m), where those willing to put in the effort of the 6 km hike to summit will be reward with spectacular panoramic views. End the day in the small village of Gjógv. (B)

 

Overnight in Gjógv at Gjaargardur Guesthouse or similar

DAY 4
TJØRNUVÍK
Tjornuvik beach, the Faroe Islands

In the morning, drive towards the tiny village of Tjørnuvík, 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 the way back to Gjógv stop in Saksun, a beautiful village surrounded by high mountains. (B)

 

Overnight at Gjaargardur Guesthouse or similar

DAY 5
GJOGV TO KLAKSVÍK
Aerial view of Klasvik Town, Bordoy Island

En-route to Klaksvík visit the village of Oyndarfjørdur and see the peculiar rinkusteinar (rocking stones). These two large rocks lie about 100m off the shore and rock back and forth with the slightest wave. Continue to the island of Bordoy through the sub-sea tunnel, which is decorated with lights by the famous Faroese artist Tróndur Patursson. End the day in the town of  Klaksvík. (B)

 

Overnight at Hotel Klaksvík or similar

DAY 6
THE NORTHERN ISLANDS
Stunning vistas in the Faroe Islands

Spend the day exploring the Northern Islands which are scattered with small villages and dominated by dramatic high mountains with steep falls to the sea. Visit Vidareidi, the northernmost village on the Faroe Islands, before continuing to Kunoy. Return to Klaksvík for the evening. (B)

 

Overnight at Hotel Klaksvík or similar

DAY 7
TÓRSHAVN
Iconic old town in Torshavn

Return to Streymoy, the largest of the Faroe Islands, and check-in to the hotel in the Tórshavn. Spend the rest of the day exploring the smallest and most cosy capital in the world. Take a stroll through the old town with its turf-roofed houses, watch the fishermen bringing in their catch, and  relax in one of the cafes or visit the local handicraft shops. (B)

 

Overnight in Tórshavn at Hotel Føroyar or similar

DAY 8
SUDUROY
Suduroy Island, the Faroe Isalnds

Board the ferry south and spend the day unearthing the southernmost island Suduroy. Enjoy magnificent green mountainsides, colourful villages and steep bird cliffs. Visit the village of Akraberg, where some World War II pillboxes are still standing, and the spectacular rock of Beinisvørd. Continue to the village of Fámjin to see the very first original Faroese flag kept in the village church. Regent recommends a hike to the beautiful Hvannhagi natural area. (B)

 

Overnight on Suduroy at Hotel Tvøroyri or similar

DAY 9
TÓRSHAVN
Kirkjubour historic village in the Faroe Islands

Return to the capital and spend more time exploring the city or take a drive to the historical buildings in Kirkjubour. Alternatively, join one of the excellent day excursions available from the capital. A cruise on the Nordlysid Schooner is a very popular choice. (B)

 

Overnight at Hotel Føroyar or similar

DAY 10
SANDOY
SANDOY

Spend the day visiting the beautiful and green island of Sandoy, also called the Saga island due to the large volume of myths that surround it. Discover the villages of Dalur with its pretty church, Húsavík with its Heimi á Gardi ruin and fascinating legend that surrounds it, before making a stop at Skálavík to buy food and beverages. (B)

 

Overnight at Hotel Føroyar or similar

DAY 11
FLY TO THE UK

Return the hire car to Vágar airport and fly back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

11 day tour, from £1945 per person
(Single person supplement + £740)

Price Includes

  • Return International flights from the UK to the Faroe Islands
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • 10 night's accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
  • 11 day car hire in B-class (Opel Corsa or similar) including unlimited mileage, airport fee, CDW/TP insurance and tax

Price Excludes


  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions & entrance fees
  • Mykines conservation fee 
  • Petrol, ferries & tunnel tolls 
  • Car hire super collision damage waiver (SCDW) upgrade

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • International flights from the UK are in economy class and based on the direct flights (Mondays & Thursdays) out of Edinburgh 
  • Indirect flights (out of London) connecting through Copenhagen are also available

Tour Route Map


  1. Faroe Islands, Vagar
  2. Faroe Islands, Mykines
  3. Faroe Islands, Eysturoy
  4. Faroe Islands, Tjornuvik
  5. Faroe Islands, Gjogv
  6. Faroe Islands, Kunoy
  7. Faroe Islands, Klaksvik
  8. Faroe Islands, Torshavn
  9. Faroe Islands, Suduroy
  10. Faroe Islands, Akraberg
  11. Faroe Islands, Sandoy
  12. Faroe Islands, Akraberg

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