From  £945
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Take in a fantastic view over the fjord Bordoyarvik
  • Enjoy traversing these dramatic islands with open roads and very few other vistors
  • Explore one of the world's smallest capitals - Torshavn
  • Visit the village of Kirkjubour and marvel at the ancient history here
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Faroe Islands Winter Fly-Drive

5 Day Tour, from £945 per person

Explore the Faroe Islands during the Nordic winter season on this 5-day fly-drive based out of Tórshavn.

This stunning northern archipelago enjoy a temperate climate year round, never getting too cold, making it an ideal option for a winter getaway.  Throughout the year, visitors can expect to experience both beautiful sunny days as well as fascinating wild storms (often within the same day). 

The autumn and winter months are a great option, perfect for escaping the summer crowds and getting some of the islands' main attractions almost completely to yourself. Witness sprawling fields that tumble towards steep cliffs, beautifully peppered with colourful Faroese homes and churches. Drive from island to island through causeways and tunnels, and see what authentic life is like in tiny, scarcely populated villages, all while discovering the rich culture and history of these wind swept isles. 

Enjoy the freedom that a car-hire provides and take in as many of the islands as your hear desires on this short break to the Faroe Islands. 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO VÁGAR
Gásadalur, Faroe Islands

Fly into Vágar Island, collect the hire car and set off to explore the main sights of the island. Visit the the small village of Bøur before carrying on to the remote village of Gásadalur, which sits prettily on a cliff side surrounded by mountains and dramatic scenery on both sides. Take the sub-sea tunnel to Streymoy and check into the hotel in Tórshavn for a 4-night stay.

Accommodation
Hotel Foroyar
DAY 2
THE NORTHERN ISLANDS
Klaksvik Village, the Faroe Islands

Today, consider exploring the Northern Islands. Head to Klaksvík, where a walk to the top of  Klakkur offers spectacular views of the area. Afterwards, visit either Kunoy to its tiny villages that offer great views across to Kalsoy Island, or head to Kalsoy itself to snap a photo of the renowned Seal Woman statue in Mikladalur. Return to Tórshavn for the night. (B)

Accommodation
Hotel Foroyar
DAY 3
STREYMOY & EYSTUROY
Saksun Village, the Faroe Islands

Today, take in more of Streymoy and Eysturoy islands. Drive to the picturesque village of Saksun, perched above the Pollurin tidal lagoon and then carry on to Tjørnuvík, to see the iconic Giant and the Witch rock formations. Carry on toe Eysturoy, heading north, past the highest mountain in the Faroes (Slættaratindur, 882m) to the charming village of Gjógv. Travel back to Tórshavn for the evening. (B)

 

*In Tjørnuvík it is possible to pre-book a guided tour to learn more about the village's history and about the Viking graves found here. Speak to your Regent Faroe Islands specialist for more details. 

DAY 4
TÓRSHAVN
Torshavn, the Faroe Islands

Spend the morning in and around the charming capital. 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 including Tinganes, the world's oldest parliament. After lunch take a short drive to the historical buildings in Kirkjubøur, the original cultural centre of the Faroes. See Ólav's church as well as the ruins of St. Magnus Cathedral.(B)

DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK
Faroe Islands in winter

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

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £945 per person
(Single person supplement + £445)

Price Includes

  • Return international flights between the UK and the Faroe Islands 
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • 4 night's accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • 11 day car hire in B-class (Toyota Yaris or similar) including unlimited mileage, airport fee, CDW/TP insurance and tax

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions & entrance fees
  • Beverages and items of a personal nature
  • Petrol, road/bridge/tunnel tolls 
  • All passenger & car ferry tickets
  • Car hire super collision damage waiver (SCDW) upgrade
  • Parking

Price Includes

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Price Notes

  • Price is based on two people sharing
  • International flights from the UK are based on the direct flights to Vágar out of Edinburgh in economy class, which operates on Mondays & Thursdays.
  • Regional flights via Copenhagen are also available (supplements may apply)

Tour Route Map


  1. Faroe Islands, Vagar
  2. Faroe Islands, Eysturoy
  3. Faroe Islands, Klaksvik
  4. Faroe Islands, Torshavn

Tour Accommodation

Hotel Foroyar
Hotel Foroyar
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