Mykines with a local guide - Selfdrive

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When you get to the islands of Mykines, you will be greeted by a local guide, and the amazing tour begins.  Lunch and bottled water will be provided for you for the hike, so all you will have to do, is to enjoy the wonders surrounding you in this majestic place. The hike to the famous lighthouse takes approx 1.5 Hour each way, and you will have plenty of opportunities to take photos of the many Puffins, Gannets, Guillemots and other bird species along the way. Back in the village you will have some time for yourself to explore the small, remote village before your guide shows you back to the ferry. 

What´s Included

Local guide, Ferry tickets, All Fees and Taxes, Entry/Admission - Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

Disclaimer: The locals can close the path to Mykineshólmur without warning, and in that case we will do another great hike on Mykines

What to bring

Hiking shoes

Warm, Waterproof clothes


Backpack for your lunch pack


Medium +

The hike out to the lighthouse and back takes around four hours, and can be challenging for some people. You don't need to hike soo much to see puffins, and it's not mandatory to do the hiking

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Enjoy the sail trip from Sørvágur to Mykines, where you will see sights such as Múlafossur waterfall, Tindhólmur and Drangarnir.

You local tour guide greets you welcome to Mykines, and tells you about the daily to day life in the small island

The hike begins and you will walk along some of the most beautiful scenery the Faroe Islands has to offer. You will be surrounded by thousands of birds especially puffins, and you will have plenty of time to stop and take as many photos as you like.

Arriving at the westernmost point of the Faroes, where the famous lighthouse is located. here you will see a lot of another special type of bird, the Gannet, which only lives in Mykineshólmur.

Hiking back, and the local tour guide takes another route back, to ensure you will see as much as possible on your tour.

Enjoy the last hour in the village by yourself or accompanied your tour guide. 

There are two small café’s and a small souvénir shop, that definitely is worth a visit.