1 independent reviews for Faroe Islands self drive tour

Reviews for Faroe Islands self drive tour


review 5 Nov 2022

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Enjoying the beautiful landscape which was everywhere. The friendly people. Attending the Faroe Islands Premiere League finals soccer match which was at the big stadium across the street from my hotel in the capital.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Depending on what you like, October might not be the best time to visit. In any given day, I hardly saw other tourists at the same sights since October is a low season for tourism. Seeing the sun was a rarity so I didn't get to see the sun illuminating the landscape like one would see in the summer. Also, it wasn't cold enough for snow. It was constantly cloudy, foggy, and misty. To see the sun, Summer would be better but there will also be more tourists. To see snow, winter would be better but the hiking routes may not be passable. Make sure to bring good hiking shoes and rain gear because of the amount of mist and rain that will be encountered. Be cognizant of restaurant opening days and times. Outside of the capital, there are very few regular restaurants and bars. They often have opening days and hours that aren't typically what one may be used to. Everyone spoke English so no problem with communicating. Most places close on Sunday so don't expect to be able shop for gifts on that day. Credit cards were accepted everywhere. However, it was rare for AMEX to work anywhere. Mastercard worked every time.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

I had many good conversations and interactions with the lovely Faroese people, which I hope had a positive impact on them. There were many trash cans and restrooms situated near popular hiking spots which made it easy to minimize my environmental impact

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

The vacation was wonderful. The Faroe Islands was a beautiful place with stunning landscapes and wonderful people. It was a perfect place to get away to for a week. I am very glad to have visited.

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