14 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

14 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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14 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Streymoy
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Vestmanna, Streymoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
4
Bordhoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 2 nights
Helicopter:  15 min
6
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 2 nights
Helicopter:  30 min
7
Suduroy
— 1 night
Helicopter:  45 min
8
Vagar Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
Streymoy

Streymoy ©
The oblong-shaped Streymoy represents an important breeding site for seabirds, with a landscape intersected by numerous short streams and minor lakes.
Get some historical perspective at Sandavagur Church and Mariukirkjan. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nolsoy and Sornfelli. Venture out of the city with trips to Gasadalur Tunnel (in Gasadalur) and Vagar Island (Lake Leitisvatn & Mulafossur Waterfall). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoyvikar Kirkja, make a trip to Torshavn Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at SMS Shopping Center, and get to know the fascinating history of Tinganes.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Streymoy day trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Streymoy is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Streymoy is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Copenhagen in August: high temperatures in Streymoy hover around 55°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Bordhoy.

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Nolsoy ©
Nolsoy
Hoyvikar Kirkja ©
Hoyvikar Kirkja
Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall

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Vestmanna, Streymoy

Vestmanna
Vestmanna is a town in the Faroe Islands on the west of the island of Streymoy.It was formerly a ferry port, until an undersea tunnel, the Vágatunnilin, was built from Vágar to Kvívík and Stykkið further south on Streymoy. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vestmanna Church, and then see the interesting displays at Vestmanna Saga Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vestmanna online tour planner.

Vestmanna is just a short distance from Streymoy. In September, daytime highs in Vestmanna are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. You'll set off for Gjogv on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Vestmanna

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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. On the 3rd (Thu), make a trip to Risin and Kellingin, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gjaar Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Funningur Church, and finally Head underground at Cleft Of Gjogv.

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You can drive from Vestmanna to Gjogv in 1.5 hours. September in Gjogv sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bordhoy.

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Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

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Bordhoy

Bordhoy ©
The mountainous island of Bordhoy shelters a variety of bird species, especially European storm petrels and black guillemots, making it an important natural reserve popular with nature lovers.
Visit Gjaar Church and Christianskirkjan for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Klakkur and Cleft Of Gjogv. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Fugloy and take a peaceful walk through Vioarlundin uti i Grov.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bordhoy day trip app.

Getting from Streymoy to Bordhoy by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Bordhoy sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 47°F at night. You'll set off for Suduroy on the 7th (Mon).

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Fugloy ©
Fugloy
Klakkur ©
Klakkur
Kalsoy ©
Kalsoy

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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, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hvannasund Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christianskirkjan, and finally take a peaceful walk through Vioarlundin uti i Grov.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Klaksvik trip app.

Klaksvik is just a stone's throw from Bordhoy. In September, daytime highs in Klaksvik are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. You'll set off for Torshavn on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Klaksvik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kunoy Park, Hvannasund Church
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Hvannasund Church ©
Hvannasund Church
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Vioarlundin uti i Grov ©
Vioarlundin uti i Grov

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Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. On the 7th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Skansin Fortress, walk around Vioarlundin Park, don't miss a visit to The Nordic House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Faroe Islands Aquarium, then pause for some serene contemplation at Vesturkirkjan Church, and finally stop by Ostrom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Listasavn Foroya.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Torshavn trip builder website.

Torshavn is just a short distance from Klaksvik. In September, daily temperatures in Torshavn can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can do a combination of to Suduroy.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan
Vesturkirkjan Church ©
Vesturkirkjan Church
Ostrom ©
Ostrom

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night
Suduroy

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Eggjarnar, view the masterpieces at Ruth Smith Art Museum, admire the striking features of Church of Porkeri, enjoy the sea views from Akraberg Lighthouse, then hike along Hvannhagi, and finally steep yourself in history at Museum Husid uttan Anna. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Famjin church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Suduroy trip planning website.

Suduroy is very close to Torshavn. September in Suduroy sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 47°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Vagar Island.

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Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi
Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Famjin church ©
Famjin church

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Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur, and then make a trip to Gasadalur Tunnel.

To see reviews and tourist information, use the Vagar Island vacation app.

Traveling by combination of from Suduroy to Vagar Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Vagar Island

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Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church
Gasadalur Tunnel
Gasadalur Tunnel

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