13 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

13 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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13 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Vagar Island
— 1 night
Helicopter:  1​h
2
Mykines
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 1 night
Helicopter:  15​min
5
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 5 nights
Helicopter:  2​h
6
Suduroy
— 1 night
Helicopter + Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Vestmanna, Streymoy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

1
night
Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Mulafossur Waterfall and then don't miss a visit to Gasadalur Tunnel. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Trollkonufingur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island online visit planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Vagar Island is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Vagar Island. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Copenhagen in September: highs in Vagar Island hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mykines.

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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn
Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church

1
night
Mykines

Mykines ©
A small coastal village of brightly colored houses with turf roofs remains the only inhabited place to visit on Mykines.
On the 16th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mykines trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Vagar Island to Mykines in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Gjogv.

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Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

1
night
Gjogv, Eysturoy

Gjogv ©
Gjógv is a village located on the northeast tip of the island of Eysturoy, in the Faroe Islands and 63 km north by road from the capital of Tórshavn.The village was named after a 200-metre long sea-filled gorge that runs north to the sea from the village.HistoryThe village was first mentioned in 1584, but it seems to have existed long before then. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Funningur Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gjaar Church, and then Head underground at Cleft Of Gjogv.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Gjogv trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mykines to Gjogv takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. September in Gjogv sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Klaksvik.

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Funningur Church
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Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv
Funningur Church ©
Funningur Church
Gjaar Church ©
Gjaar Church

1
night
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. On the 18th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klakkur, enjoy some diversion at Klaksvikar svimjiholl, then take a peaceful walk through Vioarlundin uti i Grov, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christianskirkjan.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Klaksvik sightseeing planning tool .

Drive from Gjogv to Klaksvik in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to do a combination of to Torshavn.

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Klakkur
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Klakkur ©
Klakkur
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Vioarlundin uti i Grov ©
Vioarlundin uti i Grov

5
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Do your shopping at Ostrom and SMS Shopping Center. Museum-lovers will get to explore Listasavn Foroya and National Museum of the Faroe Islands. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes, don't miss a visit to The Nordic House, step off the mainland to explore Nolsoy, and pause for some serene contemplation at Vesturkirkjan Church.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Torshavn day trip app .

Torshavn is just a short distance from Klaksvik. September in Torshavn sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off toSuduroy.

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Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

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Streymoy, Kirkjubour, Nolsoyar Viti
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Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral

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night
Suduroy

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Suduroy tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by ferry from Torshavn to Suduroy takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Suduroy can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Vestmanna.

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Parks Nature Shopping
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Basalt Cliffs ©
Basalt Cliffs

2
nights
Vestmanna, Streymoy

Vestmanna ©
Vestmanna is a town in the Faroe Islands on the west of the island of Streymoy.It was formerly a ferry port, until an undersea tunnel, the Vágatunnilin, was built from Vágar to Kvívík and Stykkið further south on Streymoy. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Vestmanna Saga Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vestmanna Church.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vestmanna road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Suduroy to Vestmanna in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Vestmanna can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Vestmanna

Historic Sites Museums
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Vestmanna Saga Museum ©
Vestmanna Saga Museum

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