Føroyar

Itinerary

2006

Monday 19th June

Flew into Vágar airport in the afternoon and after driving over to Streymoy and checking into our hotel (and dinner), went out in the evening:

  • Velbastaður - views across to Koltur.
  • Kirkjubøur - farmhouse and church.

Stayed at Hotel Føroyar above Tórshavn.

Tuesday 20th June

Explored Eysturoy:

  • Funningur - hay drying racks.
  • Gjógv (lunch).
  • Eiði (to buy Twix).
  • Gjáarskard - mossy waterfall.
  • Gjógv (dinner).
  • Oyndarfjørður - recce.

Second night at Hotel Føroyar.

Wednesday 21st June

Back to Eysturoy:

  • Heltná river waterfall and midges.
  • Hellur and Oyndarfjørður.

Caught the evening ferry to Suðuroy. Stayed at Hotel Øravík.

Thursday 22nd June

Explored Suðuroy:

  • Hvalba - views across to Líta Dímun from tunnel entrance.
  • Skarvatangi - cave.
  • Beinisvørð - sea cliffs seen from road over to Akraberg.
  • Øravík (dinner).
  • Fámjin - sunset which didn't happen.

Second night at Hotel Øravík.

Friday 23rd June

Morning in Suðuroy:

  • Fámjin - tarn above settlement.
  • Froðba - quarry.

Caught the ferry back to Tórshavn and drove over to Vágar:

  • Bøur - views across to Tindhólmur.

Stayed at Hotel Vágar near the airport.

Saturday 24th June

Vágar:

  • Gásadalur - waterfall into the sea.
  • Bøur - revisited.

Following lunch at the hotel drove over to Streymoy:

  • Vestmanna - boat trip to the Vestmannabjørgini bird cliffs and grottoes.
  • Kvívík - views across to Koltur.

Back to Vágar:

  • Sandavágur - red Lego church.
  • Bøur - sunset which didn't happen.

Second night at Hotel Vágar.

Sunday 25th June

Streymoy:

  • Kirkjubøur - revisited
  • Tórshavn (pizza).
  • Haldarsvík - boathouses and corroded chain.
  • Tjørnuvík - views across to the Risin og Kellingin sea stacks and another non-sunset.

Final night at Hotel Vágar.

Monday 26th June

Return flight via Copenhagen and much excitment with luggage.


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