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Golden Circle | Saksun, Tjornuvik & Gjogv

From: DKK 995,-

Mondays & Thursdays 09.00-17.00

May – September

Adults € 135 / children (0-12 years) € 67

All Inclusive Tour (Guide, Fees, Travel, Tickets, Food & Beverages)

Hike to Slættaratindur (Monday)

(If you choose the hike to Slættaratindur, you will miss the village of Gjogv)

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Enjoy this whole day guided tour to three of the most beautiful villages, the biggest waterfall and some of the best viewpoints the Faroe Islands has to offer. Between every village is a photo stop or two, there will be plenty of time to wander about, either on your own or accompanied by the tour guide. Food & Beverages served throughout the tour.

What To Expect

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 Faroes.
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.


Pick up times –  8.15am to 9.00am

We 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 Tjornuvik, and head towards Eiðisskarð and along the way we cross the Bridge between Streymoy and Eysturoy

Short 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

We 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 in Tórshavn

Several bathroom breaks and photo stops on the way

Additional information

Free cancellation policy up to 48h before the tour begins.

MM Tours takes full right to make changes to the itinerary, due to changing weather and other unpredictable circumstances that may occur.

Not wheelchair accessible

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 most weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Practical Information

What To Bring:

Warm, Waterproof clothes

Good walking shoes

(Good Hiking shoes if you choose hiking)





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