12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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Vagar Island
— 3 nights
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Mykines
— 1 day
3
Suduroy
— 1 night
4
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 2 nights
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Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 2 nights
6
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 3 nights

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Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church, then examine the collection at Vestmanna Saga Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Vagar Island attractions planning site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Vagar Island is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Traveling from Copenhagen to Vagar Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in August; daily highs in Vagar Island reach 55°F and lows reach 48°F. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can do a combination of to Mykines.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church
Vestmanna Saga Museum ©
Vestmanna Saga Museum
Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall

1
day
Mykines

Mykines ©
A small coastal village of brightly colored houses with turf roofs remains the only inhabited place to visit on Mykines.
On the 1st (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mykines trip planner.

You can do a combination of from Vagar Island to Mykines in an hour. September in Mykines sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 47°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for Suduroy.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

1
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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 2nd (Wed): get great views at Hvannhagi, get to know the fascinating history of Asmundarstakkur, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Famjin church, and finally don't miss a visit to Eggjarnar.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Suduroy trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of from Mykines to Suduroy in 2 hours. In September in Suduroy, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to do a combination of to Torshavn.

Things to do in Suduroy

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites
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Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi
Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Famjin church ©
Famjin church

2
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): browse the collection at Byarbokasavnio, step off the mainland to explore Nolsoy, visit a coastal fixture at Nolsoyar Viti, then admire the masterpieces at Listasavn Foroya, then buy something for everyone on your list at SMS Shopping Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mariukirkjan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Olavskirkjan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoyvikar Kirkja, examine the collection at National Museum of the Faroe Islands, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes, then stop by Ostrom, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Vesturkirkjan Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Torshavn online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Suduroy to Torshavn by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ; or ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Torshavn are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can do a combination of to Klaksvik.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan
Vesturkirkjan Church ©
Vesturkirkjan Church
Olavskirkjan ©
Olavskirkjan

2
nights
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll around Kunoy Park, don't miss a visit to Haraldssund Tunnel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hvannasund Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christianskirkjan, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Klakkur.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Klaksvik trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of from Torshavn to Klaksvik in an hour. Another option is to drive. In September, daily temperatures in Klaksvik can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Gjogv.

Things to do in Klaksvik

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Hvannasund Church ©
Hvannasund Church
Klakkur ©
Klakkur
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan

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nights
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Funningur Church and Gjaar Church. Explore hidden gems such as Risin and Kellingin and LivArt. Go for a jaunt from Gjogv to Soldarfjordur to see Garoahusio about 54 minutes away. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Saksun Church and Head underground at Cleft Of Gjogv.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gjogv online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Klaksvik to Gjogv in an hour. September in Gjogv sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 47°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Gjogv

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Funningur Church ©
Funningur Church
Risin and Kellingin ©
Risin and Kellingin
Gjaar Church ©
Gjaar Church

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