What to do in a day
The Old Mail Man Route over the mountain to Gásadal is one of the most sought after hikes. It will take you through a rigorous climb that will literally take your breath away, before descending into the village of Gásadalur, where you will be able to enjoy the spectacular view of Múlafossur waterfall.
Another alternative is a sailing trip on the Lake with Lakeside to the Bøsdalafossur waterfall, where you will be allowed ashore to explore the area accompanied by a most knowledgeable storyteller.
If you relly like walking, there is always the seven hour historic hike, where a tour guide will take you on the old path to Miðvág stopping at the local museums, before heading out to the Bøsdalafossur waterfall. On the way out, you might also want take the walk up to the majestic Trælanípa promontory to enjoy the stunning view. The perfect combination between nature and history.
Why not learn about the history of the island by stopping by the War Museum with its incredibly extensive collection, the historic Kálvalíð where you will be taken up to 400 years back in time, or the Church in Sandavágur where an ancient Rune Stone from the first settler of the village is kept.
There are several breakfast, lunch and dinner options on Vágar, including the new cosy Café Fjørðoy, the stylish Old Hotel, Nest the café and restaurant and Hotel Vágar by the airport.
Alternatively, take a trip to Mykines, with binocculars, lunchbox and tour guide, you will embark on a journey to the lighthouse at the end of the world. Whilst listening to the sound of sheep, birds and your tour guide, you will learn the true meaning of peacefulness.