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Knitting in the Faroe Islands

Knitting in the Faroe Islands

Duration: 7 nights

Price: £1945

Run by: Alison White
at Arena Travel

01473 917298

4-10 ÁARVEGUR
TÓRSHAVN
Faroe Islands
IP5 3RH

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About the Course

Discover the stunning landscapes of the Faroe Islands in the company of fellow travellers who share your passion for knitting. Enjoy two and a half days of private workshops, where, under the guidance of local knitting expert Katrina I Geil, you’ll learn about the Faroese knitting traditions as you create your own Faroese inspired project.

With both included excursions and a choice of optional tours you can delve deep and explore the stunning landscapes and extraordinary nature of this remote north Atlantic outpost. Learn about the islands’ history, traditions and culture with a visit to the National Museum, meet local textile artists and sample the local Faroese cuisine.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Return flights between Edinburgh and Vágar Airport (Faroe Islands)
7 nights hotel accommodation at the Hotel Hafnia on a bed and breakfast basis
Welcome dinner and farewell dinner in the hotel
5 x half day workshops led by a local knitting expert
1 x full day and 1 x half day guided sightseeing tours, including visits to local textile designers
Coach travel as described in the itinerary
Services of an experienced tour manager throughout the tour
Kit for workshops
Driver tips



Want to review this course?

Everything was well prepared and the guides were very good. The only not so nice thing was the dinner at the end of the trip. the food was cold and exactly the same as on the first evening meal. Otherwise I would recommend this trip and this agency to my friends.

- - #17259

Fascinating experience. Accommodations and food fine, although many meals were on our own. Knitting instructor Kristina Geil was exceptional— good communicator, excellent teacher with excellent command of knitting techniques, very personable. Made time with her (and especially the visit to Nolstoy) very meaningful.

- - #17258

The balance between knitting, sightseeing and free time was perfect. We had an excellent tour manager. And our tutor, Katrina, was inspirational as well as technically good. She shared so much information about the Faroes.

- - #17257

Enjoyed everything there was a good mix of workshops tours and free time. The course tutor was excellent

- - #17256

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Course Start Dates

Monday 17th June 2019
Monday 12th August 2019
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