Explore nature and culture and enjoy hiking on this 6-day trip. See the small capital of Tórshavn, explore the historic village of Kirkjubøur, and visit of the oldest Viking burial grounds. Take a ferry for a day trip to Nólsoy and head out for a cliffside hike to see Trøllkonufingur and the North Atlantic Ocean. Stop to take in the views of the Mulaføssur waterfall then cozy up in a local cafe for a warm drink and to hear stories and legends from the locals.
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When is the best time to visit?
While summer is generally the best time to visit, the weather in the Faroes changes at the drop of the hat. Expect chilly temperatures and always bring layers.
Where to go in the Faroe Islands?
Discover this seemingly untouched gem by starting at the largest island, Streymoy, and the capital Tórshavn. Take a boat tour to the bird cliffs of Vestmanna, trek the dramatic and verdantly green bluffs, island hop via the impressive network of subsea tunnels and bridges, attend a music festival or run a marathon, and eat homemade and organic Faroese food with farmers who grew it in this land that is home to more sheep than people.
How many days do I need?
Plan on spending a week, give or take, in the Faroe Islands to fit in all the charming aspects of this rustic way of life.
Explore history and nature on this 7-day packed itinerary. See the small and cozy capital of Tórshavn, explore the historic village of Kirkjubøur, and see one of the oldest Viking burial grounds. Take a ferry for a day trip to Nólsoy and Suðuroy islands to visit a lighthouse, a battleground, and the Viking Museum. Take a trip to see the Mulaføssur waterfall and to the Vestmanna cliffs to see thousands of nesting seabirds.
From the small and cozy capital of Tórshavn to the historic villages of Kirkjubøur and Tjørnuvík, explore the cultural and natural highlights of the Faroe Islands. Visit the 14th-century Magnus Cathedral, take a ferry for a day trip to Mykines island, and explore Mulaføssur waterfall. End your trip with a visit the Vestmanna cliffs to see thousands of nesting seabirds.
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Tummus and the Faroe Islands - a fantastic guide and incredible nature · the Faroe Islands - Jul 3 - Jul 11, 2021
One of the best trips I've been on! Our guide, Tummas, was pure joy. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, prepared and fun. Because the weather is unpredictable, he always had a plan "B" which for us was as good as "Plan A". Lunches were delicious and fresh. The daily trips were well planned and we loved being able to experience some the of hidden gems and experience some of the local, off the beaten track cafes and restaurants. I will remember this trip always and will never forget the kindness and generosity of the people of the Faroe Islands and Tummas. A must holiday.
Top notch outfit. Tummas was my guide and was... · the Faroe Islands - Nov 19 - Nov 23, 2019
Top notch outfit. Tummas was my guide and was able to modify the tour based upon my activity level. Extremely knowledgeable about Faroese culture and history. Would not hesitate for a second to use them again.
Northern lights · the Faroe Islands - Sep 30 - Oct 4, 2019
A taxi picked us up at the airport.
Taxi transfer to airport.
It was good but felt like there was not much to do. We were on our own a lot of the time.
The printed itinerary felt like there was a lot to do.
The Mulafossur waterfall was amazing.
We sat the trollfingur and the giant and the hag.
The old capital was adorable. The scenery was stunning. We did an amazing hike with Tummas in the mountains. Wow. Scared and enjoyed it at the same time.