12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly + Drive:  13 h 30 min
1
Eysturoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Ottawa

2
nights
Eysturoy

Eysturoy ©
Eysturoy boasts some of the tallest volcanic mountain peaks in its archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): Head underground at Cleft Of Gjogv, stroll the grounds of Gjaar Church, stroll around Kunoy Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christianskirkjan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Funningur Church. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Haraldssund Tunnel, contemplate the long history of Risin and Kellingin, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saksun Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Eysturoy day trip planning tool .

Ottawa, Canada to Eysturoy is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Ottawa to Eysturoy. While traveling from Ottawa, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Eysturoy, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Torshavn.

Things to do in Eysturoy

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Christianskirkjan, Haraldssund Tunnel, Kunoy Park, Saksun Church
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Saksun Church ©
Saksun Church
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan

8
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Change things up with these side-trips from Torshavn: Gasadalur Tunnel (in Gasadalur), Vestmanna (Vestmanna Saga Museum & Vestmanna Bird Cliffs) and Sandavagur (Trollkonufingur & Sandavagur Church). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Skansin Fortress, explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkjubour Cathedral, and walk around Vioarlundin Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Torshavn tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Eysturoy to Torshavn in an hour. February in Torshavn sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torshavn

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vagar Island, Streymoy, Gjogv, Kirkjubour, Vestmanna
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Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral
Tinganes ©
Tinganes

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