11 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

11 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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11 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Vagar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hvannasund, Vidoy Island
— 1 night
Drive + helicopter:  3​h 30​min
3
Suduroy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Kirkjubour, Streymoy
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Christianskirkjan and Sandavagur Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saksun Church and Gjaar Church. Step out of Vagar Island to go to Gjogv and see Cleft Of Gjogv, which is approximately 1h 15 min away.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island trip planner .

New York City, USA to Vagar Island is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Vagar Island. Traveling from New York City in January, Vagar Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hvannasund.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eysturoy, Saksun Church, Christianskirkjan
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Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Gjaar Church ©
Gjaar Church

1
night
Hvannasund, Vidoy Island

Hvannasund ©
Hvannasund is a village and municipality in the Faroe Islands, an autonomous region in Denmark.Hvannasund is located on the west coast of the island of Viðoy. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stop by LivArt and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hvannasund Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvannasund travel app .

Traveling by car from Vagar Island to Hvannasund takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in January, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Suduroy.

Things to do in Hvannasund

Shopping Historic Sites
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Hvannasund Church ©
Hvannasund Church

2
nights
Suduroy

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Famjin church, get to know the fascinating history of Asmundarstakkur, then visit a coastal fixture at Akraberg Lighthouse, then make a trip to Eggjarnar, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ruth Smith Art Museum. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Church of Porkeri, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallari Oyggin, then get great views at Hvannhagi, and finally take an in-depth tour of History and Maritime Museum of Tvoroyri.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Suduroy trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Hvannasund to Suduroy in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kirkjubour.

Things to do in Suduroy

Museums Trails Outdoors
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Ruth Smith Art Museum ©
Ruth Smith Art Museum
Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Famjin church ©
Famjin church

3
nights
Kirkjubour, Streymoy

Kirkjubour ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vesturkirkjan Church and Nolsoy. Get some historical perspective at Olavskirkjan and Torshavn Cathedral.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Kirkjubour online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Suduroy to Kirkjubour takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in January, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kirkjubour

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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