14 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

14 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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14 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Mykines
— 1 night
Helicopter + Drive:  1​h
2
Vestmanna, Streymoy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Eysturoy
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 2 nights
Helicopter:  30​min
5
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Riga

1
night
Mykines

Mykines ©
A small coastal village of brightly colored houses with turf roofs remains the only inhabited place to visit on Mykines.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mykines, use our trip itinerary maker.

Riga, Latvia to Mykines is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Riga in May, with highs in Mykines at 9°C and lows at 5°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vestmanna.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

3
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gasadalur Tunnel, Mulafossur Waterfall and Lake Leitisvatn. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sandavagur Church. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mulafossur Waterfall, and then don't miss a visit to Gasadalur Tunnel.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vestmanna online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Mykines to Vestmanna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In May in Vestmanna, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will leave for Eysturoy on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Vestmanna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vagar Island, Sandavagur, Gasadalur Tunnel
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn
Gasadalur Tunnel
Gasadalur Tunnel

1
night
Eysturoy

Eysturoy ©
Eysturoy boasts some of the tallest volcanic mountain peaks in its archipelago.
On the 7th (Thu), Head underground at Cleft Of Gjogv and then make a trip to Risin and Kellingin.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Eysturoy trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vestmanna to Eysturoy takes an hour. In May in Eysturoy, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Klaksvik.

Things to do in Eysturoy

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Fossa
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Risin and Kellingin ©
Risin and Kellingin
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv
Fossa ©
Fossa

2
nights
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Klakkur. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Christianskirkjan and then step off the mainland to explore Kalsoy.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Klaksvik trip itinerary builder tool .

Klaksvik is just a short distance from Eysturoy. In May in Klaksvik, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to Torshavn.

Things to do in Klaksvik

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bordhoy
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Kalsoy ©
Kalsoy
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Klakkur ©
Klakkur

6
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. You've now added Basalt Cliffs to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Vestmanna Saga Museum in Vestmanna (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Nordic House, head off the coast to Nolsoy, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes, and walk around Vioarlundin Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Torshavn trip itinerary builder website .

Torshavn is just a stone's throw from Klaksvik. In May, daily temperatures in Torshavn can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Streymoy, Basalt Cliffs, Kirkjubour Cathedral, Vestmanna Saga Museum
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The Nordic House ©
The Nordic House
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral
Tinganes ©
Tinganes

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