12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

12 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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1
Vagar Island
— 2 nights
2
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 4 nights
3
Suduroy
— 2 nights
4
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 1 night

2
nights
Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Gasadalur Tunnel, admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sandavagur Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur. On the next day, examine the collection at Vestmanna Saga Museum and then explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vagar Island trip planning site.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Vagar Island is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Vagar Island, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July: highs in Vagar Island hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to do a combination of to Torshavn.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Step out of the city life by going to Klakkur and Vioarlundin uti i Grov. Visit Tinganes and Mariukirkjan for their historical value. Explore Torshavn's surroundings by going to Christianskirkjan (in Klaksvik) and Nolsoyar Viti (in Nolsoy). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Listasavn Foroya, browse the collection at Byarbokasavnio, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Faroe Islands, and don't miss a visit to Saksun Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Torshavn trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of from Vagar Island to Torshavn in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a combination of to Suduroy.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Streymoy, Kirkjubour, Klaksvik, Klakkur, Nolsoyar Viti
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Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan
Klakkur ©
Klakkur
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral

2
nights
Suduroy

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get great views at Hvannhagi, get to know the fascinating history of Asmundarstakkur, thenexplore the galleries of Gallari Oyggin, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Famjin church. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Basalt Cliffs, thenadmire the striking features of Church of Porkeri, thendon't miss a visit to Eggjarnar, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Akraberg Lighthouse.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Suduroy trip maker.

Traveling by combination of from Torshavn to Suduroy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Suduroy sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gjogv.

Things to do in Suduroy

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

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): make a trip to Risin and Kellingin, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Funningur Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Gjaar Church, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cleft Of Gjogv.

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Traveling by car from Suduroy to Gjogv takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daily temperatures in Gjogv can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gjogv

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Funningur Church, Risin and Kellingin
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Funningur Church ©
Funningur Church
Risin and Kellingin ©
Risin and Kellingin
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv

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