Travel to the Faroe Islands and enjoy a break in one of the world's smallest capitals - Tórshavn. Don't be mislead by its small size; Tórshavn still manages to fit lots in between its winding lanes and passages.
Discover restaurants, cafes and handicraft shops, and visit the Faroese Museum, Art Gallery and the Nordic House to gain insight into the incredible Faroese culture and way of life. A stroll through the iconic Old Town is a must with its narrow streets and turf-roofed houses and what just might be the world's most charming-looking parliament.
Beyond the capital, there is plenty of incredible landscapes, walks and excursions available. Speak to your Regent Faroe Islands specialist about adding optional excursions to your holiday to discover as much of this fascinating and beautiful archipelago as possible.
This short break is based on spending three nights at 62°N Hotel - a comfortable 3-star option just a few minutes walk from the harbour, but there are plenty of other alterative hotel options available including:
Speak with your Regent Faroe Islands specialist about upgrading your accommodation.
Fly to the Faroe Islands and transfer by airport bus to Torshavn and check-in to your hotel for 3 nights. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore this beautiful capital.
Enjoy a free day in Tórshavn. or perhaps head out on an excursion of the Faroese Golden Circle and see iconic places such as Saksun, Tjørnuvík, Gjógv, Risin & Kellingin and Fossá in just one day. First stop is the unique settlement of Saksun located at the base of a tiny inlet, flanked by the lush green mountains of Koppenni and Melin. See the seawater lagoon, a beautiful old church and the 16th century farm Dúvugarðar with its stone walls and turf roofs. Next head to Tjørnuvík and stop by Fossá Waterfall, the tallest waterfall in the Faroe Islands. From Tjørnuvík, the northernmost settlement on Streymoy island there is a fantastic view of the sea stacks Risin & Kellingin (The Giant and his Hag). On the island of Eysturoy experience a spectacular view from the road beneath Slættaratindur, the highest mountain in the Faroes as you drive to Funningur. The last village visited is the peaceful and picturesque Gjógv on the northernmost tip of Eysturoy island. The village is named after its amazing 200-metre gorge that runs from the village. (B)
Transfer back to the airport by airport shuttle for the flight back to the UK. (B)