Golden Circle ( Saksun, Tjornuvík & Gjogv )

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Description

You will be picked up in the morning at your hotel or designated pick-up point. From here on it’s just a matter of sitting back, relaxing and enjoying the scenic ride, accompanied by the guide’s stories, while we drive out from Tórshavn.
The first village we will visit is called Saksun. Here you will have the opportunity to wander about, take pictures and enjoy the incredible beauty surrounding the village.
The second village is called Tjørnuvík, famous for its beachside view of ”risin og kellingin” (the giant and the witch) two majestic sea-stacks, named after a legend describing their origin.
Along the journey from Tjørnuvík to the village Gjógv, we will stop by the waterfall Fossá, which is considered to be the biggest waterfall in the Faroe Islands.
Arriving at Gjógv (meaning gorge) you will be served food and beverages. Having lunch by the huge gorge is an indescribable experience. While in Gjógv you will have time to take a stroll around the village and out to the end of the gorge, after which we will move on to a place called Eiðisskarð. From here you will have an even better view of ”the giant and the witch”.
We will return to Tórshavn along the scenic old mountain road, along which, you will see the only prison of the Faroe Islands along with an incredible view from Norðadalsskarð, overlooking the island of Koltur.
When we arrive back in Tórshavn, you will be dropped off right at your hotel or designated drop-off point. 

What´s Included

All taxes, fees and handling charges,Bottled water,Packed Lunch,Local guide,Hotel pickup and drop-off,Port pickup and drop-off,Air-conditioned vehicle,Lunch,Coffee and/or Tea,Alcoholic Beverages,Entry/Admission - Saksun Church,Entry/Admission - Fossa,Entry/Admission - Tjornuvik Kirkja,Entry/Admission - Funningur Church,Entry/Admission - Cleft Of Gjogv,Entry/Admission - Gjaar Church,Entry/Admission - Slaettaratindur,Entry/Admission - Risin and Kellingin

What to bring

Warm, waterproof clothes

Good walking shoes

camera/mobile

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Map

Itinerary

DAY 1
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Itinerary

Pick up times –  8.15am to 9.00am

Depart from Tórshavn

Photo opportunities of Nordadalsskard and Sornfelli

Arrive in Kollafjørð for coffee

Depart for Saksun

Arriving at Saksun, were you will have half an hour to explore and take amazing photos.

Depart for Tjørnuvík village

Photo stop at the biggest waterfall in the Faroe islands – Fossá

Arriving in the village of Tjornuvik, with a half an hour to explore

Depart from the village of Tjørnuvik, and head towards
Eiðisskarð and along the way we cross the Bridge between Streymoy and
Eysturoy

Photo stop on Eiðisskarð

We arrive at the village of Funning, were you will visit the old wooden church

Arrive at Gjógv, packed lunch and beverages is served

Take a short walk to Princess “Mary’s bench”

You will have some time to yourself to explore the village

Depart from the village of Gjogv and make our way back to
Tórshavn, with several photo stops. Such as “Risin and kellingin” –
Giant and the hag

Arrive back in Tórshavn

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way  

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