15 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

15 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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15 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Tvoroyri, Suduroy
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Bordhoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mykines
— 2 nights
Helicopter:  1​h
5
Vagar Island
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Newark

1
night
Tvoroyri, Suduroy

Tvoroyri ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Basalt Cliffs, take some stellar pictures from Hvannhagi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Asmundarstakkur, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Famjin church. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Gallari Oyggin, get engrossed in the history at History and Maritime Museum of Tvoroyri, view the masterpieces at Ruth Smith Art Museum, make a trip to Eggjarnar, then visit a coastal fixture at Akraberg Lighthouse, and finally admire the striking features of Church of Porkeri.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tvoroyri trip itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Tvoroyri is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Tvoroyri. Traveling from Newark in September, you will find days in Tvoroyri are much colder (52°F), and nights are slightly colder (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bordhoy.

Things to do in Tvoroyri

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Suduroy, Vagur, Famjin church, Basalt Cliffs
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Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi
Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Akraberg Lighthouse ©
Akraberg Lighthouse

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Bordhoy

Bordhoy ©
The mountainous island of Bordhoy shelters a variety of bird species, especially European storm petrels and black guillemots, making it an important natural reserve popular with nature lovers.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): head off the coast to Kalsoy, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klakkur, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christianskirkjan, and finally take a peaceful walk through Vioarlundin uti i Grov. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Fugloy and then enjoy some diversion at Klaksvikar svimjiholl.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bordhoy trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Tvoroyri to Bordhoy takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bordhoy are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gjogv.

Things to do in Bordhoy

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Klakkur ©
Klakkur
Kalsoy ©
Kalsoy

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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 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Funningur Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saksun Church, then stroll the grounds of Gjaar Church, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cleft Of Gjogv. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Garoahusio and then steep yourself in history at Risin and Kellingin.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gjogv online trip builder .

Getting from Bordhoy to Gjogv by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Mykines.

Things to do in Gjogv

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Eysturoy, Saksun Church
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Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv
Saksun Church ©
Saksun Church
Funningur Church ©
Funningur Church

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Mykines

Mykines ©
A small coastal village of brightly colored houses with turf roofs remains the only inhabited place to visit on Mykines.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Mykines driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Gjogv to Mykines takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In September in Mykines, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 47°F at night. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toVagar Island.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

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Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Torshavn Cathedral and Sandavagur Church. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Leitisvatn and Mulafossur Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Vagar Island side-trips: Kirkjubour (Kirkjubour Cathedral & Olavskirkjan), Vestmanna Bird Cliffs (in Vestmanna) and Torshavn (Skansin Fortress, Tinganes, & more).

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vagar Island road trip website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mykines to Vagar Island takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You will leave for home on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Vagar Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torshavn, Kirkjubour, Streymoy, Vestmanna Bird Cliffs
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral