Unearth the Faroese capital Torshavn and its remote surroundings on this short fly-drive holiday. Drive through colourful Nordic houses and picturesque fishing villages, meet friendly locals and sail alongside towering cliff faces searching for the breeding areas of puffins, guillemots and razorbills.
Arrive at Vagar airport and collect the hire car and a map. Drive to Streymoy via the first subsea tunnel that was built on the Faroe Islands and reach the capital Torshavn - the largest city of the Faroese archipelago. In the evening, check in at Hotel Foroyar in Torshavn and have a relaxing walk through its cosy streets. Overnight at Hotel Foroyar.
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. Overnight at Hotel Foroyar. (B)
Take an optional excursion and set 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. Visit the picturesque village of Saksun - surrounded by steep mountains and a lagoon-like lake - and stop at Tjornuvik to have a view of the impressive rock formations the Giant and the Witch. In the evening, drive to Gjogv before transfer back to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel Foroyar. (B)
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