Guided trip to the “Puffin Island” Mykines
Whole day trip
Experience a whole day out on the tranquil bird island Mykines. Mykines is a protected Ramsar site because of its rich bird-life and outstanding natural beauty. Walk among the birds in one of the biggest puffin colonies in the world, on your way to the famous white lighthouse at the westernmost point of the Faroe Islands. Enjoy our organic packed lunch of home made bread with traditional local toppings and quench your thirst with natural spring-water. Back in the village of Mykines, you are invited in by a local, to a old typical Faroese style built turf roof house, from 1880. Immerse yourself deep in the Faroese culture, as a local invites you to a home made dinner and regional delicacies and share with you their stories from this remote island of Mykines.
You will be picked right outside your hotel. After leaving Tórshavn the journey takes us by the old mountain road towards Vágoy, were you will drive through one, of the Faroe Islands two subsea tunnels. Arriving at the village of Sørvágur, we will board the ferry that takes us to Mykines. When we 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. When arriving back in the village after the hike, you will be invited into a local, who lives in a traditional, wooden house with turf roof. Here you will be get the opportunity to try some homemade, Faroese food. After eating, you have approx. One hour to explore the village on your own before the ferry sails back into the mainland, and from there you will be driven back to the capital of Tórshavn.
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