Special invite: Famtrip to the Faroe Islands, 14 – 16 January 2024
Direct flights from/to Berlin as the Faroese Team will compete at the Handball European Championship Matches.
The Faroese mens’ handball team has qualified for the first time for the European Championship in Handball and the Faroese Handball Fans (many!) fly to Berlin to support their team.
We want to take this opportunity to bring a small group of potential clients for conferences and events back to the Faroe Islands to demonstrate how cozy and unique Winter Programs in our remote destination can look like. Truly magic and un-ordinary, you can be sure. Here is the program for your review. Please register in the form given here.
Sunday 14. January
14:00 Departure from Berlin
15:35 Arrival in the Faroe Islands
Only 2,5 hours flight directly from Berlin you will land in the Faroe Islands. The Faroe Islands is an archipelago of 18 islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, located between Iceland and Norway and north of Scotland. In the Faroe Islands 55000 people have their everyday lives, dominated by the Sea around us and ocean-related industries. In the last few years, tourism has had a rise in our little nation and we want to show you how a cozy winter program in our Arctic islands can look like.
The late afternoon will be spent on the island of Vagar, where you will experience the rough nature of the Faroe Islands in January. You will experience waterfalls, small villages and an authentic conference center and café in the beautiful village of Sandavágur – https://www.fiskastykkid.fo/english.
This trip will be offered by local DMC partner Greengate:
19:30 Check-in at the 4-star Hotel Hilton Garden Inn in Tórshavn –
20:30 Dinner in the hotel restaurant called Hallartún with the local MICE industry people.
Monday 15. January
09:00 Shuttle pick-up at hotel.
The Faroese capital Tórshavn is a tiny, metropolitan city with a contemporary vibe. You will go on a down town treasure hunt with the DMC company 62 North and experience the gems of the city,
In the afternoon, you will taken by the event company NAX to experiencing the elements of nature – The tour will involve water activities and rapelling. Alternative activities will be on offer depending on delegate interests.
18:30 Dinner at Áarstova, one of the 400 year old houses in downtown Tórshavn, serving authentic and local food. They will serve us their signature dish roasted lam bow with a rhubarb dessert.
21:00 Living room concert in a private house downtown.
Tuesday 16. January
Morning activites based on interest of the delegates – possibly a workshop with local providers.
13:30 Check-in at Vagar airport
14:30 Departure to Berlin
18:05 Arrival in Berlin
Please understand that we have a limited capacity for taking our guests to and from the Faroe Islands. We will therefore keep the right to select registrations with a recognisable business potential. It is the first time that we invite for a Winter Program and it will be a truly unique experience!
Travel to/from Berlin is NOT included in this offer. You would have to come to Berlin on your own and join us there for the trip. May be you can take advantage from doing some business with Berlin in combination with our famtrip.
Thanks and we look forward to welcoming you soon to the cozy Faroe Islands!
Should you be in Berlin already or live there /nearby, you are very welcome to join us for a Welcome Party before the first game on January 11 and for a joint visit of the game against Slovenia.
Come and visit the Faroe Islands with your sport, cultural or business event and make sure to contribute to environment or society through knowledge and purposeful events, using the SDGs as orientation. We are happy to help you design your conference legacy – e g by organising visits and meetings with innovators!
More general information about the Faroe Islands can be found by visiting the Visit Faroe Islands Meetings website.