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Denmark: Mind-blowing Scenery in Faroe Islands
$5550.00 / $2,000.00 deposit
29th Jun - 06th Jul, 2024
Join internationally-renowned photographer, Thierry Bornier, for this spectacular Faroe Islands photography workshop in June 2021, which includes amazing landscapes and wildlife, such as the islands’ famous puffins.
Located between Iceland and Scotland, the Faroe Islands are still relatively undershot, yet boast some of the most fascinating landscapes you’re ever likely to see. This mysterious 18-piece jigsaw puzzle of islands is at once ancient and very modern. Multicolored cottages and grass-roofed wooden churches add focus to the grandly stark, treeless moorlands. Timeless networks of cairn-marked footpaths crisscross craggy layer-cake mountains.
For landscape photographers, the Faroe Islands offer mind-blowing scenery. Feast your eyes on spectacular waterfalls that pour off dramatic cliffs into the ocean, a hanging lake, ancient Saksun village, sea stacks and endless mountain vistas.
Our workshop also includes the wildlife of Mykines Island, especially the puffins.
This workshop will also offer great opportunities for drone photography.
Highlights of Our Workshop:
- The iconic Múlafossur Waterfall
- The spectacular lighthouse of Kalsoy
- The famous Saksun Church
- The spectacular Fossá waterfall
- The island of Mykines (for puffins)
- Lake Sørvágsvatn
- Drangarnir and Tindhólmur
- Risin og Kellingin
Day 1 - Arrival at Vágar
Arrive at Vágar Airport and meetup with the team.
After leaving the airport, we will check into Hotel Vagar, which is not far away from the most beautiful locations of the Faroe Islands, where we will spend the next 7 days.
Day 2-7 - Faroe Islands
Each day we will head out after breakfast for full-day explorations of these amazing islands.
Our itinerary will depend on the weather as we aim to get to the right places at the right times. We will be chauffeur driven around in a luxury van as we search for amazing photographic opportunities.
Your expert leader and master photographer, Thierry Bornier, with his extensive research on the islands, knows all the best places for photography.
We will visit the iconic Múlafossur Waterfall, plunging off the sea cliffs directly into the ocean; the spectacular lighthouse of Kalsoy; the Saksun Church; the famous Fossá waterfall; we will travel by ferry across to the island of Mykines to photograph the lighthouse and puffins that nest on the island, and so much more.
With 6 full days to explore these islands you'll see everything this amazing place has to offer.
Day 8 - Departure
After enjoying our last morning shooting on the islands, we will check out of our hotel and take our flight back home.
We strongly recommend you take out a Trip Cancellation & Travel Insurance policy after booking your trip. If you cancel and your place on the workshop is otherwise filled, we will refund you the full amount you have paid, minus a $300 service charge. If you cancel and your place on the workshop is not then filled, you will be refunded according to the following schedule, based on the full fee of the workshop:
More than 90 days before the start date of the workshop: full refund minus $300 service fee.
75 days or more: 75% refund.
60 days or more: 50% refund.
Less than 60 days: no refund.
Refunds will be paid by the same method the original payment was made.