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Walk at your own pace on different islands on a self-guided, non-group walking holiday in the Faroes. We arrange car hire, as well as accommodation at welcoming hotels, and supply you with our reliable route notes, leaving you free to enjoy your dramatic, untamed surroundings.
‘Extraordinary’ is a fitting adjective for the Faroe Islands. Walking holidays on this remote archipelago are likely to leave you feeling humbled by the forces of nature. These being Slow holidays, we encourage you to take the time to appreciate how the weather and changing light transform the landscapes – you’re not part of a group, and can take your pick of our suggested walks (we arrange car hire to help you get around), so make the most of it, following our highly praised route notes at your own pace.
We meticulously researched the walking opportunities on this archipelago in the Norwegian Sea before settling on three islands: Bordoy, Eysturoy and Streymoy. But, thanks to the bridges, tunnels and boats connecting the islands, island-hopping is easy, so we also suggest day trips to Fugloy, Kalsoy and Nólsoy so that you can discover even more of the archipelago and enjoy some of the best walking the Faroes Islands have to offer.
Travelling from outside the UK?
To give you a good idea of how we can tailor our trips to your individual requirements, take a look at the section of the website specifically devoted to travellers from outside the UK.
Alternatively, if you’d prefer to get the low-down on Inntravel holidays from someone who has first-hand experience, you can email Phil Wise. Based in California, Phil has taken many trips with us over the years, and will be happy to give you general information about travelling to Europe and the overall Inntravel holiday experience from an American perspective.
Is our walking holiday in the Faroes right for you?
Such dramatic scenery is often not easily accessible to walkers of all levels (see our grading system below), but our walking holiday in the Faroe Islands features a choice of routes, meaning that you don’t necessarily need to be a keen hiker to experience the thrill that walking in the Faroes brings.
Generally easy walking with few ascents / descents, but perhaps the occasional long day.
Easy-to-moderate walking with some ascents / descents, and occasional longer days.
Moderate walking on varied terrain, with some long days and regular ascents / descents.
Moderate-to-challenging walking on more rugged terrain with significant ascents / descents on most days. Compass skills may be required (check the individual holiday).
Challenging hikes, featuring long days with significant ascent / descent on challenging terrain. Compass skills may be required.
Choice of easier or harder routes, so that you can tailor most days to your requirements.
Walking holidays in the Faroes, the Inntravel way
Impressive landscapes; friendly, family-run accommodation chosen by us for its hospitality; and traditional local cuisine. These are the three essential ingredients of Inntravel holidays, and our walking holiday in the Faroe Islands is no different.
Extensive route information
On an Inntravel walking holiday you can depend on our detailed, comprehensive route notes. Distilled from many years’ experience, brimming with up-to-date local information, think of our route notes as your portable and reliable guide. No need to spend precious time planning routes – simply set off and enjoy the views!
The freedom of independence
If you value independent travel and hotels of character, you’re in the right company. With Inntravel, you set your own holiday start date, duration (you can add extra nights at any hotel) and preferred travel route (by train, plane or ferry). Talk to us and we’ll make your personalised holiday plans and travel arrangements happen.
Walking since 1984
Since 1984 we’ve walked the most dramatic, tranquil and beautiful paths in Europe and beyond. We’ve learned a lot along the way, and would like to pass on our experience to you. Whether you prefer gentle paths or challenging hikes, call us. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you plan your ideal walking holiday.