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FAEW4: Faroe Islands Gourmet / 4 days

Faroe Islands is a hidden gem on the international gastronomical scene - the capital Torshavn boasts several exquisite eateries - Restaurant Koks being the most famous of them and winner of the 2014 Nordic Restaurant of the Year Award. This tour includes dinners at three of the best restaurants in town.

The Faroe Islands

A firm favourite with National Geographic Traveler Magazine. This gem of a destination has been voted the ‘Best Trip 2015’ destination by the magazine’s readers – and only a few years ago the same readers rated the Faroe Islands as the No. 1 destination in the world among 111 island communities.

Midway between Norway and Iceland the Faroe Islands rise out of the Atlantic Ocean like a hardy little flower. The islands offer thrilling experiences and a rugged environment: Steep cliffs rising from the open sea, narrow straits between the islands, natural harbours surrounded by small villages and a countless number of birds. A nation of 18 small islands of which 17 are inhabited by less than 50.000 people and more than 3 million sea birds – a dream for the ornithologists and all nature lovers.

Ancient Norse culture still alive today

The Faroese are a proud people who, due to the geographical location, have been able to preserve their own culture and their own language which has its roots in the Old Norse language from the Viking Age. History is still an integral part of the daily life – it is one of the few places in the world where you can still experience the old medieval ballads and chain dance, which people in Europe practiced more than 800 years ago.

Amazing scenery

The scenery at the Faroe Islands is spectacular.
You can experience all four seasons in one day, which is rather unique - from brilliant sunshine to misty hill fog, to short rain showers. Average temperature in the summer is 11C and in the winter 3C.

Day 1

Atlantic Airways flight from Copenhagen or Reykjavik to Vagar. Transfer by hotel shuttle bus to your hotel in Tórshavn for check-in. The friendly reception staff at the hotel will provide all the information you need during your stay.

Dinner at Restaurant Aarstova which is famed for its lamb dishes.

Included meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Hafnia

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel.
Day at leisure in Tórshavn for optional excursions.

Dinner at the award winning Restaurant Koks (transfer to/from Koks included)

Included meals: Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Hafnia

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel.
Day at leisure in Tórshavn for optional excursions.

Tonight dinner will be at the quaint fish restaurant Barbara

Included meals: Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Hafnia

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by hotel shuttle bus to Vagar Airport. Atlantic Airways flight to Copenhagen or Reykjavik.

Included meals: Breakfast

Route map

Departures

  • Guaranteed daily departures from Copenhagen and on Saturdays from Reykjavik October to April

Included

  • Mentioned flights with all taxes
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation with private facilities and breakfast
  • 3 dinners

Not Included

  • Travel Insurance

Trip sheet

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