31 May – 10 June 2021Contact Jóna:
Isolated in the North Atlantic are the 18 islands of the Faroes having a population of around 50,000. The name Faroe comes from the Nordic language Fær which means sheep. The Sheep Islands, aptly named and at present having 75,000 of them. Though being part of the Danish Kingdom the Faroes islands have their own language, spoken by less than 150,000 people in the world. Surrounded by ocean the fishing industry has been the way of living for the past 1,000 years.
Today the islands attract people from around the world, for its nature, food, turf roofed houses and its incredible bird life. Over the years 260 different species have been seen, and there are 40 common species that regularly nest on the many islands, such as the endearing puffin. The islands all have beautiful landscapes peppered with waterfalls, they are remote and isolated from cities, people and traffic where tranquillity reigns.
Single Supplement £425
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
RETURN FLIGHTS – To Edinburgh and then Edinburgh to Vagar Faroe inclusive of airport transfers.
ACCOMMODATION – all en-suite rooms.
FOOD – Full Board, 10 buffet breakfasts, 10 light or picnic lunches and 10 three course dinners.
PRIVATE COACH, GUIDE AND DRIVER FOR THE WHOLE 11 DAYS.
EXCURSIONS, VISITS AND ENTRANCE FEES:
ISLAND VISITS TO: Streymoy, Eysturoy, Sandoy, Vágar, Borðoy, Viðoy, Kunoy and Mykines.
• All museums including the Tórshavn National Museum.
• All boat and ferry trips.
• City sightseeing tour of the capitol Tórshavn.
• Funningur church.
• Giant stacks of the Hag and the Giant.
• Viking settlements.
• WW11 museum at Vágar.
• Múlafossur waterfall.
A selection of photos from previous Jóna Tours of Faroe Islands.