25 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

25 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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25 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 3 nights
helicopter:  1​h 45​min
2
Mykines
— 4 nights
helicopter + Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Eysturoy
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Kirkjubour, Streymoy
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Sandavagur, Vagar Island
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. Klaksvik is known for historic sites, wildlife, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Christianskirkjan, head off the coast to Kalsoy, walk around Kunoy Park, and have fun at Klaksvikar svimjiholl.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Klaksvik travel route site .

Vancouver, Canada to Klaksvik is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Klaksvik is 8 hours. In May, Klaksvik is little chillier than Vancouver - with highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Mykines.

Things to do in Klaksvik

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bordhoy, Kunoy Park, Haraldssund Tunnel, Hvannasund Church
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Kalsoy ©
Kalsoy
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Kunoy Park ©
Kunoy Park

4
nights
Mykines

Mykines ©
A small coastal village of brightly colored houses with turf roofs remains the only inhabited place to visit on Mykines.
Mykines is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit a coastal fixture at Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykines day trip website .

Traveling by combination of from Klaksvik to Mykines takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Mykines are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll travel to Eysturoy.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

5
nights
Eysturoy

Eysturoy ©
Eysturoy boasts some of the tallest volcanic mountain peaks in its archipelago.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eysturoy: Vestmanna (Vestmanna Saga Museum, Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, & more) and LivArt (in Hvannasund). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cleft Of Gjogv, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Funningur Church, steep yourself in history at Risin and Kellingin, and admire the natural beauty at Garoahusio.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Eysturoy travel planner .

Traveling by car from Mykines to Eysturoy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In May in Eysturoy, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Kirkjubour.

Things to do in Eysturoy

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Vestmanna, Saksun Church, LivArt
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Saksun Church ©
Saksun Church
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv
Gjaar Church ©
Gjaar Church

4
nights
Kirkjubour, Streymoy

Kirkjubour ©
Kirkjubour is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkjubour Cathedral, trek along Hvannhagi, step off the mainland to explore Nolsoy, and get to know the fascinating history of Asmundarstakkur.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kirkjubour trip planner .

You can drive from Eysturoy to Kirkjubour in an hour. In May in Kirkjubour, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Sandavagur.

Things to do in Kirkjubour

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Suduroy, Nolsoy
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Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Olavskirkjan ©
Olavskirkjan
Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi

7
nights
Sandavagur, Vagar Island

Sandavagur ©
Sandavágur is a city on the south coast of the Faroese island of Vágar, and has been voted the most well-kept village in the Faroes twice. Venture out of the city with trips to Torshavn (SMS Shopping Center, Mariukirkjan, & more) and Nolsoyar Viti (in Nolsoy). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur, explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn, and don't miss a visit to Gasadalur Tunnel.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sandavagur trip planner .

Drive from Kirkjubour to Sandavagur in an hour. May in Sandavagur sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sandavagur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Torshavn, Vagar Island, National Museum of the Faroe Islands, Gasadalur Tunnel, Nolsoyar Viti
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The Nordic House ©
The Nordic House
Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral