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Photo Tour Faroe Islands

Wild Islands

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Photo Tour Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic are a unique destination at the edge of the world. Small and remote, the rugged volcanic islands offer spectacular nature. Dramatic landscapes meet a wild ocean. You can expect epic landscapes with ever-changing weather and light. The photo motifs that the Faroe Islands have to offer will make the heart of every photography and nature enthusiast beat faster.

For this photo tour of the Faroe Islands, as for all our tours, we count on local know-how. Our professional landscape photographer Bernard Geraghty is on the islands several times a year and knows them extremely well. He will guide you to the best and most beautiful photo spots.

The nature of the Faroe Islands requires flexibility as weather conditions can change rapidly. The programme is constantly adapted to the conditions in order to get the best out of each day.

24 - 30 March 2025 (filling fast)

7 days / 6 nights from/to Vágar / Faroe Islands

max. 5 people

Faroe Islands

English speaking photo tour guide

This Faroe Islands Photo Tour offers extraordinary highlights!

  • The volatile and ever-changing weather of the Faroe Islands results in fantastic light moods and guarantees you dramatic shots.
  • Fantastic photo motifs such as thundering waterfalls, lush green valleys, mighty basalt cliffs and large treeless moors.
  • Magnificent coastal landscapes and an often windswept ocean provide an excellent backdrop for breathtaking seascape shots.
  • Countless opportunities to experiment with grey, polar and graduated filters.
  • Accompaniment and intensive supervision by professional landscape photographer Bernard Geraghty. Bernard knows the islands extremely well, he travels to the Faroe Islands several times a year. He will guide you to the best and most beautiful photo spots.
  • You will stay in a beautiful new hotel in Tórshavn that offers all amenities. The perfect base for the daily photo excursions.

Photo Guides

Portfolio Bernard Geragthy

Bernard Geraghty

Local Photo Guide

Price

24 – 30 March 2025

CHF 3’390.- | Price per person sharing (double occupancy)
CHF 3’790.- | Price per person in a single room

Included in the Price

Photo assistance by local professional photographer Bernard Geraghty

Photo tour guide in English

6 nights in a comfortable and modern hotel

Breakfast

Transfer from / to Vágar airport with our recommended flight connections

All transfers on the Faroe Islands to the photo locations on site

All road and tunnel tolls

Ferry tickets

Fees and entrance fees for hikes

Intensive supervision and instruction by the workshop leader

Comprehensive travel documents

Not included in the price

Individual arrival and return journey to Vágar Airport on the Faroe Islands

Transfer from / to the airport in case of different arrival / departure than recommended by us

Lunch and dinner, drinks

Personal expenses, entrance fees, tips, etc.

Any airport taxes and charges

Cancellation costs insurance, travel insurance

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What our clients say

Marco

Thanks to the perfect photo guide with great knowledge of the location and weather, we were always in the right place at the right time and used the changing weather to our advantage. Epic locations and capricious weather made for great pictures and great experiences with thrills. The professional support and the ideal group size rounded off the harmonious overall package.

Faroe Islands, April 2024

Karsten

Those who do not shy away from windy, damp and chilly weather will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular, wild and lonely coastal landscapes in Europe. Bernard, the professional photographer and guide from Ireland and profound connoisseur of the Faroe Islands, and Jenny Brühlmann from Amazing Views are the best guarantee that every participant will take home the maximum of experiences and great pictures. The fact that fun is not forgotten, is the icing on the cake.

Faroe Islands, April 2023

Isabella & Stefan

What a fantastic journey. The Faroe Islands offers incredible photo opportunities: rugged cliffs, waterfalls, blue fjords, wild and rugged coasts, and ever-changing weather and light. Together with the perfect organisation by Amazing Views and the friendly tour guiding by Jenny and Bernard, this was an unforgettable week. I would book again immediately.

Faroe Islands, April 2022

Lutz

Simply excellent, unsurpassed!!! My compliments! Our guides Jenny and Bernard harmonised in an exemplary way, everything was well organised. Both were able to motivate and stimulate excellently and gave the best support. Without question: a unique, highly exciting, fantastic and unforgettable photo tour! Tour guiding which cannot be beaten. An organisation without bad luck, breakdowns or mishaps. A Faroe Islands tour with Jenny and Bernard >> you have to strike... immediately!

Faroe Islands, April 2022

Susanne

When the two natural phenomena of the Faroe Islands and Bernard Geraghty comes together, a fantastic photo tour is guaranteed! The experience was garnished with a great group and as always it was perfectly organised by Amazing Views. Thank you very much for another great photo tour!

Faroe Islands, April 2022
  • Destination
  • Departure
    08.04.2024
  • Return Time
    14.04.2024
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Day 1 – Arrival in the Faroe Islands

You travel individually to the Faroe Islands where we meet at Vágar Airport in the late afternoon (depending on flight times). You will then be driven to the capital Tórshavn. The journey takes approximately 45 minutes. You will check into the hotel and be introduced to the week ahead. Depending on the arrival times of the flights, we will already be able to photograph outside today.
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Day 2 to 6 – En route to unique highlights on the Faroe Islands

We will depart daily from our hotel to the different photo locations on the islands. The Faroe Islands are a dream for anyone who likes to photograph landscapes. There are countless photo motifs.
Look forward to, among other things, an unforgettable hike to the largest lake in the Faroes, where a waterfall pours over 35 metres down into the open Atlantic. Or photograph picturesque fjords surrounded by high mountains, hobbit-like cottages overgrown with lawns, rugged cliffs rising steeply from the sea and much more. The vast nature of the Faroe Islands will inspire you.
We will arrange the exact daily programme on site at short notice in order to be able to respond to the respective weather and light conditions. You will mainly be out and about at sunrise and sunset or, if the sky is overcast, you will also be able to capture impressive seascape shots during the day. Our photo guides will lead you to the most beautiful photo locations. Bernard travels to the Faroe Islands several times a year and knows the islands extremely well.
Due to the small group size, we can optimally respond to your individual needs and discuss photographic topics of your choice and immediately put them into practice (e.g. long exposures, use of filters, etc.). We will also have time for image discussions or tutorials on image processing.
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Day 7 – End of the photo tour

Depending on the departure times from the airport and the weather, we have the opportunity to go out again today for sunrise. After breakfast, the Faroe Islands photo tour ends. You will be driven to Vágar airport in time.
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Accommodation

Our hotel is located in the heart of Tórshavn and has a restaurant, coffee shop / café, snack bar, wellness and fitness area, bar and communal lounge. Facilities also include free Wi-Fi in the public areas. All 130 rooms at the recently reopened hotel have underfloor heating, LCD TVs, coffee makers and hairdryers.
Being centrally located in the Faroe Islands, the hotel is an ideal base for our daily photography excursions.

Weather

Thanks to the Gulf Stream, there are no extreme differences in climate between the seasons on the Faroe Islands. The climate is characterised by mild temperatures. In spring, the average temperature is about 5 °C. The weather on the Faroe Islands is always good for a surprise. Sun, clouds and rain always alternate. In particular, you have to expect a lot of wind all year round. Perfect for photography for beautiful light moods and lots of movement in the sea. Due to the often very strong weather changes, it is not surprising that the weather has a great influence on daily life on the Faroe Islands. The locals often answer questions like whether there is a ferry, a helicopter or an excursion with "kanska" (maybe). So you should definitely bring a certain flexibility with you when you travel to the Faroe Islands.

Clothing

Due to the frequent weather changes, you definitely need to be prepared for all eventualities. We therefore recommend breathable functional clothing using the onion principle, which transports perspiration to the outside without losing heat and dries quickly.
Well-worn, waterproof walking shoes with appropriate tread soles are essential for the Faroes. The meadows can often be damp and swampy in places. You should always have a rain jacket and rain trousers in your rucksack so that you can react quickly in the event of a change of weather.
We also recommend bringing waterproof boots if possible. This can help capture impressive shots on beaches, for example.

Fitness

The tour is not particularly physically demanding. However, you should be fit enough to participate in moderate hikes on the local trails and be sure-footed, as beaches are sometimes somewhat uneven with rocks and stones. Many photo locations are easily accessible by car or a short hike. Certain locations may involve a walking time of 1 - 2 hours each way. The trails are mostly on flat terrain or involve a slight incline.  
There are trails that follow steep coastlines and slopes and offer breathtaking views. Certain sections or individual photo locations may be a little exposed. A certain amount of head for heights helps. However, if you are afraid of heights, there is always the option of photographing from an alternative vantage point. Our photo guides will help you find a location that is safe for you.
Some walking routes in the Faroe Islands have introduced access restrictions and require payment to enter the area. All fees are included in the tour price. There are no additional costs for you.

Photo tour schedule

We will arrange the exact daily programme on location at short notice in order to be able to respond to the respective weather and light conditions. To ensure that you capture images at the right time with the right light for the respective location, we will be outdoors especially at sunrise and sunset times. If the sky is overcast, we will also drive to suitable locations during the day. In between, you will also have time (as desired) to participate in image discussions and tutorials or to rest during a short break.

Sunrise and sunset

During the photography tour, the sun will rise at approximately 6:15am and set at approximately 8:30pm.

Accommodation

The standard of hotels in the Faroe Islands is similar to that in Iceland. Some of the rooms are smaller than usual in other countries.

Double room

Single travellers can book half of a double room. If there is no other guest who wants to share the room, the single room surcharge will apply.

Insurance

It is strongly recommended to have a cancellation insurance and return travel insurance, which covers evacuation, local hospitalisation and return travel costs to Switzerland in the event of an emergency.

Travel information FDFA

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA regularly publishes information on countries in which there may be security policy or other risks. The FDFA's travel advice is based on its own trustworthy sources of information. These travel tips can be found on the FDFA's website: www.eda.admin.ch

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Prices

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Faroe Islands

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