12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  14 h
1
Vagar Island
— 3 nights
Helicopter:  15 min
2
Mykines
— 1 day
Helicopter:  2 h
3
Suduroy
— 1 night
Ferry:  3 h
4
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Trollkonufingur, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sandavagur Church, then see the interesting displays at Vestmanna Saga Museum, and finally explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island trip builder app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Vagar Island is an approximately 3- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier 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

Side Trip

Vestmanna Saga Museum
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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykines trip maker tool.

Mykines is very close to Vagar Island. In September in Mykines, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 47°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Suduroy.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

1
night
Suduroy

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
On the 1st (Tue), hike along Hvannhagi, then get to know the fascinating history of Asmundarstakkur, then pause for some serene contemplation at Famjin church, and finally make a trip to Eggjarnar.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Suduroy holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of from Vagar Island to Suduroy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can do a combination of to Torshavn.

Things to do in Suduroy

Outdoors Trails Parks
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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. On the 3rd (Thu), get lost in a book at Byarbokasavnio, step off the mainland to explore Nolsoy, visit a coastal fixture at Nolsoyar Viti, then explore the world behind art at Listasavn Foroya, then browse the different shops at SMS Shopping Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mariukirkjan. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Olavskirkjan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoyvikar Kirkja, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Faroe Islands, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes, then look for gifts at Ostrom, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vesturkirkjan Church.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Torshavn road trip planner.

Torshavn is very close to Suduroy. In September, daily temperatures in Torshavn can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to do a combination of to Klaksvik.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Streymoy, Olavskirkjan, Nolsoyar Viti
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Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan
Vesturkirkjan Church ©
Vesturkirkjan Church
Hoyvikar Kirkja ©
Hoyvikar Kirkja

2
nights
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): walk around Kunoy Park, don't miss a visit to Haraldssund Tunnel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hvannasund Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christianskirkjan, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klakkur, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Vioarlundin uti i Grov.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Klaksvik trip builder website.

Klaksvik is very close to Torshavn. In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gjogv.

Things to do in Klaksvik

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hvannasund Church, Klakkur, Kunoy Park, Haraldssund Tunnel
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Vioarlundin uti i Grov ©
Vioarlundin uti i Grov
Klakkur ©
Klakkur
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan

3
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Funningur Church and Gjaar Church. Risin and Kellingin and Saksun Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gjogv: Garoahusio (in Soldarfjordur) and LivArt (in Hvannasund). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cleft Of Gjogv.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Gjogv day trip website.

You can drive from Klaksvik to Gjogv in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Gjogv can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. You will leave for home on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Gjogv

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

LivArt, Saksun Church, Funningur Church, Garoahusio, Risin and Kellingin
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Funningur Church ©
Funningur Church
Risin and Kellingin ©
Risin and Kellingin
Gjaar Church ©
Gjaar Church

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