Faroe Islands 6 Day Summer Photography Tour
The Faroe Islands is a forgotten place that few travellers have even heard of, let alone visited. But don’t for a second think that this stunning archipelago has nothing to offer. Adrift in the north Atlantic, the eighteen islands of the Faroes are a dramatic photographer’s paradise, and the small local population and quiet tourism scene here makes its landscapes all the more easy to capture.
The Faroe Islands is home to around 80,000 sheep, which outnumber the residents by 2:1 - but that’s not the extent of the wildlife here. Puffins peek out from the craggy cliffs, skuas plunge into ocean, and fulmars circle high above the rolling waves. The people of the Faroe Islands have subtly become one with the nature all around, too. Despite having all the modern touches you might expect from a semi-Scandinavian nation, colourful villages, charming lighthouses and cunning mountain tunnels blend in seamlessly, and they too will form part of this photography tour.
Over the course of this six-day photography adventure, we will be exploring the Faroe Islands’ scenic fjords, imposing mountains and dramatic coastlines, capturing all of the finest sights through the lenses of our cameras.
Day 1 - Arrival
Day 2 - Mykines Island, Mykineshólmur, Tindhólmur Islet
Day 3 - Leitisvatn, Gjogv, Saksun Village
Day 4 - Funningur Church, Kalsoy Island, Vidareidi Church
Day 5 - Torshavn City, Saksun Village
Day 6 - Departure
We highly recommend that you get a travel and medical insurance. Your own domestic medical insurance and private health scheme will not cover you whilst you are overseas.
The tour will always dependent on weather, as the weather can be highly unpredictable.
10-17 July 2023. – Guided by Thomas Vikre
Thomas Vikre is a Danish / Norwegian award-winning photographer based in the Faroe Islands, his work consists primarily of landscape, travel & fine art photography, but he also does a substantial amount of commercial work for local companies.
Thomas also guides for private clients, groups and photo tour companies visiting the Faroe Islands and has rapidly become a reference in the isles. Earlier in his professional career, he was involved in the airline & tourism industry. On a part time basis, he also worked as a production assistant on film sets and with TV commercials. In 2013 he decided to relocate to the Faroe Islands, a place he had visited on numerous occasions before. His work has been licensed to local tourism entities, guide books, to multiple business partners & to private customers.
He has also had exhibits at different venues in the Faroe Islands these past years, including a permanent exhibit at Hotel Vagar in the Faroe Islands. Thomas is fluent in the scandinavian languages as well as Spanish, English and Portuguese.