Destination Faroe Islands
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DAY 1-2 VÁGAR TO GJÓGV
Fly to Vágar Airport with Atlantic Airways. Pick up your car (4x4) at 62°N. Drive to Gjógv (1 hr). Sleep at GJAARGARÐUR GUESTHOUSE (1 night).
DAY 2-6 GJÓGV TO TÓRSHAVN
Morning walk in Gjógv, visit the villages of Tjørnuvík and Saksun, find one of the largest waterfalls Fossá. Drive to Tórshavn (1 hr). Eat your dinner at Koks Restaurant. Drive to Kirkjubøur at sundown. Sleep at HOTEL FØROYAR (4 nights).
DAY TRIP TO MYKINES
Drive to Sørvágur (40 min). Boat ride (May-August) to the island of Mykines (45 min). Hike out to Mykineshólmur. Refreshments at Kristianshús. Boat back to Sørvágur, drive back to Tórshavn.
Dinner at Restaurant Áarstova.
DAY TRIP TO BORDOY AND EYSTUROY
Drive to Klaksvik (1 hr). Visit the church (with wood carvings by local artist Edward Fuglø). Enjoy G! Festival, the Faroes’ summer music festival (mid July), in Syðrugøta. Drive back to Tórshavn. Dinner at Barbara Fish House.
DAY TRIP TO TÓRSHAVN
Spend the whole day in Tórshavn, the capital. Visit modern knitwear design shop Guðrun & Guðrun. Lunch at Restaurant Etika. Walk along the harbour area, visit cafe/design shop Østrøm.
Walk around the old part of town and Tinganes. Dinner at Restaurant Barbara.
DAY TRIP TO VÁGAR
Visit the villages of Bøur and Gásadalur.
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