How I Discovered Paradise Called Faroe Islands

Fishing trip Catch plaice, halibut, flounder, haddock and catfish. In addition to the fishing trip, you will experience the beautiful scenery, bird lift, seals and much more.j. READ MORE Fishing trip All days (on request) 9.30am to 2.30pm Approx. 3-4 hours Adult € 55 / child (2-12 years) € 21 The tour starts in Vestmanna. Experience fishing off the coast of Vestmanna onboard the boat Blástein. Catch plaice, halibut, flounder, haddock and catfish. In addition to the fishing trip, you will experience the beautiful scenery, bird lift, seals and much more. Included in the price: fishing gear, bait, lift vest and coffee/tea This tour can also be done for 8 hours. The price will then be €120 for an adult Close Order

Full day excursion to one of the least spoilt islands where it is still possible to experience the traditional Faroese way of life. There are many interesting sights along this trip, e.g. puffin colonies and bird cliffs. On the way back to Tórshavn we will visit Kirkjubøur and the Olavs church Lunch is eaten on the way. Included in the price: Guide, bus, ferry and lunch. Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Tórshavn.

A Self-Proclaimed Faroe Islands Ambassador: The Faroe Islands ...

It was after we left this viewpoint that we got our first real glimpse of the landscape of the Faroe Islands. Characterized by high mountains, low valleys, green grassy slopes, countless tall skinny waterfalls, and an abundance of sheep, the breathtaking scenery stretched out as we drove along the winding road.

The band was playing a type of traditional Spanish music that, technically speaking, seemed to reach inside my body cavity and destroy my generous stores of irony and worldweariness. It was sing-along music. I didn’t understand the words. I would have called it flamenco, because what do I know about Spanish music? But no, this was rumba. Rumba Catalana.

In 1535 Christian II, the deposed monarch, tried to regain power from King Christian III who had just succeeded his father Frederick I. Several of the powerful German companies backed Christian II, but he eventually lost. The new King Christian III gave the German trader Thomas Köppen exclusive trading rights in the Faroes. These rights were subject to the following conditions: only good quality goods were to be supplied by the Faroese and were to be made in numbers proportionate to the rest of the market; the goods were to be bought at their market value; and the traders were to deal fairly and honestly with the Faroese.

Brendan the Navigator or Brénainn moccu Alti as he is often known in the medieval Irish tradition is the patron Saint of two Irish Dioceses, Kerry and Clonfert. He is also a patron saint of boatmen, mariners, travelers, elderly adventurers, and whales, and also of portaging canoes.

Vestmanna bird cliffs & panorama view Boat tour to the bird cliffs of Vestmanna and panorama view READ MORE Vestmanna bird cliffs & panorama view Thursdays and Saturdays 12.30pm – 5.30pm Incl. guide, bus and boat tour Adult € 110 / child (2-12 years) € 55 A bus ride along the mountain road to Vestmanna where we sail to the bird cliffs. After the boat tour we stop at the ancient Viking settlements at Kvívík before we return to Tórshavn. Included in the price: Bus, guide and boat tour. Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Tórshavn. Close Order

Wandering closer to the bay, we could see the northern tip of Eysturoy, the second largest island in the archipelago. Off in the distance we could see two massive rock stacks protruding out of the water just off the coast of Eysturoy.
1# This little village won my heart. It is just a perfect location!
2# Weather on Faroe Islands is notorious for its fast change
3# On other days weather was really terrible with very low visibility. But that’s part of the adventure. Right?
4# This shot is taken at Kalsoy lighthouse. Truly extraordinary place to be!
5# These cute little birds are puffins and they reside on steep cliffs of Islands
6# Lake Sorvagsvatn and its epic location does not need a description!
7# Curvy roads and little villages. Yep. These are Faroe Islands
8# Cabin with grass roof in the most epic location I could imagine!
9# The Gasadalur waterfall in its full beauty
10# Faroe Islands took my heart. I can not wait to go back there!

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