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Tórshavn Marathon 2020 Faroe Islands

Tórshavn Marathon 2020 Faroe Islands

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Price
From £799

Duration
4 Nights

Departures
June

Fresh air and beautiful nature. The summers in the Faroe Islands are cool and well suitable for marathons. Participate in half or full marathon, the choice is yours. There is no traffic on the roads just you and maybe a few sheep! The course is challenging but beautiful, steep in places but stunning scenery and natural landscapes guaranteed.

Highlights

  • Run a Marathon in the beautiful environment of the Faroe Islands
  • Use your free time to explore these very special Islands in the North
  • Opportunity to participate in the Cultural Night in Tórshavn after the race

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ITINERARY - Tórshavn Marathon 3 Nights

Race day - 7th June 2020.

Day 1 - Thursday 4th of June - Arrival

Departure from Edinburgh to Vágar Airport in the Faroe Islands. Transport from the International airport to your hotel. Arrival in the evening. Enjoy your evening in Tórshavn.

Overnight in a 3 star hotel in Tórshavn in double/twin room, upgrade option to a 4 star hotel available for extra cost, Subject to availability.

Day 2 - Friday 5th June - Day to Explore Tórshavn

Spend your day as you wish exploring the capital region or take a day tour to explore some of the other stunning islands. We will send you a list of options available. You can select from many day tours to some of the stunning Islands of the Faroes for example Mykines, Vestmanna and Suðuroy along with many more options. We can assist in booking. Pick up and drop for the tours is from your hotel.

Day 3 - Saturday 6th of June - Day to Explore the Faroe Islands and the Culture Night

Before the marathon day tomorrow you might want to go on an excursion to explore, We will send you a list of options available. You can select from many day tours to some of the stunning Islands of the Faroes for example Mykines, Vestmanna and Suðuroy along with many more options. We can assist in booking. Pick up and drop for the tours is from your hotel.

You may also just want to relax and enjoy your day in one of the worlds smallest capital Tórshavn by taking a walk – on your own – in the old part of town “úti á Reyni” and one of the worlds oldest parliament “Tinganes”.

In the afternoon pick up your race number in the Shopping Centre SMS in Tórshavn.

On Saturday evening the annual cultural night of Tórshavn takes place. Enjoy a wide variety of Faroese music, art and food before your marathon day.

Day 3 - Sunday 7th of June - Tórshavn Marathon

It's race day!

In the perfect conditions the weather is calm, partially misty and 13 degrees Celsius as participants set out from the city centre.

The race start is in the heart of the city and you will run a loop of 5,5 km back to the start/finish. Half marathon and 5,5 km Health Run will run the same 5,5 km loop in Tórshavn. Then run north out of the city to the village Kaldbak and return.

The half marathon course is quite hard. The course, which is free from traffic, is hilly and has two long hard hills just before the turning point. These hills must be navigated on the way home too. The hills are also part of the marathon course, but the marathon runners continue past the hills to a completely flat stretch of road along the Kaldbak fiord to the turning point in the village Kaldbak. The course is in its entirety a great nature experience.

For full information on the race event, visit the Tórshavn Marathon website.

Enjoy the finish of the race and celebration with the other runners.

Day 4 - Monday 8th of June - Departure

Departure from hotel early morning, flight departs at 10.55 am from Vágar Airport.

Transfer from hotel to the airport.

Price from £799* per person based on two people sharing a double-twin room
*Subject to availability

Travel dates: 3rd to the 8th of June 2020

Race day - 7th June 2020.

Included:
- Return flights with Atlantic Airways incl. airport taxes, from UK Edinburgh
- 3 nights in a shared double/twin room including breakfast, 3 star hotel in Tórshavn
- Participation fee for the Marathon
- Return airport transport
- Financial protection (ATOL)
- Booking fee

Not included:
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"


Why book with All Iceland?

All Iceland is a UK based travel company that specialises in Iceland
Book with the Icelandic experts!

Our office is staffed and run by Icelanders, we promise intimate local knowledge from where to stay to places to eat and the hidden gems that you will not find in tourist guides. We will help you get the holiday you want and we can adapt this package. Book through us and your holiday will also be fully ATOL and ABTA protected. Travel with confidence! 


Contact us and we can help you:

- to stay longer and discover more, this package can be extended -
- to book additional excursions -
- if you have specific accommodation requirements -
- to book this package with or without flights -

All Iceland cooperates with airlines that offer direct, scheduled flights to Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland. When making a holiday enquiry, please state which airport you wish to fly from. We can offer a package with or without flights. When you book a holiday package including UK flights, your holiday will be fully ATOL Protected

Flights to Iceland 

Icelandair, full service airline: London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin and Belfast City to Keflavik Airport (KEF).
British Airways, full service airline: London Heathrow to Keflavik Airport (KEF).
easyJet, low cost airline: 
London Gatwick and London Luton, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh to Keflavik Airport (KEF).

Domestic Flights in Iceland

Air Iceland: Domestic flights between Reykjavik Domestic Airport (REY) to Akureyri, Egilsstadir, Isafjordur, Vopnafjordur, Grimsey and Thorshofn.
Fugfelagid Ernir: Domestic flights between Reykjavik Domestic Airport (REY) to Vestmannaeyjar, Hofn, Husavik, Bildudalur and Gjogur. 

Flights to Faroe Islands and Greenland

Atlantic Airways: Edinburgh to Vagar Airport Faroe Islands
Air Greenland: Copenhagen to Greenland
Air Iceland: from Reykjavik Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland

 

Bespoke Holidays

At All Iceland we tailor make holidays for our customers.

With this in mind you cannot book this holiday directly on the website but please send us an enquiry or give us a call and we will help you to create your once in a lifetime holiday. Contact our team of Icelandic Experts today and start planning with us!

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