26 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

26 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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26 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Torshavn
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Eysturoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Vestmanna
— 7 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Sandavagur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Tvoroyri, Suduroy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Torshavn
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  7​h 15​min
End: Birmingham

3
nights
Torshavn

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): look for gifts at Ostrom, head off the coast to Nolsoy, visit a coastal fixture at Nolsoyar Viti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mariukirkjan, and finally steep yourself in history at Skansin Fortress. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkjubour Cathedral, then make a trip to The Nordic House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Torshavn Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Torshavn holiday planning website .

Birmingham, UK to Torshavn is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Birmingham in September, expect nights in Torshavn to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Eysturoy.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nolsoy, Kirkjubour Cathedral, Nolsoyar Viti
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Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral

2
nights
Eysturoy

Eysturoy ©
Eysturoy boasts some of the tallest volcanic mountain peaks in its archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): Head underground at Cleft Of Gjogv, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Funningur Church, then steep yourself in history at Risin and Kellingin, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saksun Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Garoahusio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gjaar Church, and then stop by LivArt.

Plan my day in Eysturoy using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Torshavn to Eysturoy in an hour. In September in Eysturoy, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Klaksvik.

Things to do in Eysturoy

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Klakkur and Hvannasund Church. Step out of the city life by going to Fugloy and Vioarlundin uti i Grov. There's still lots to do: walk around Kunoy Park, don't miss a visit to Haraldssund Tunnel, pause for some serene contemplation at Christianskirkjan, and head off the coast to Kalsoy.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Klaksvik journey tool .

Klaksvik is just a short distance from Eysturoy. September in Klaksvik sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vestmanna.

Things to do in Klaksvik

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bordhoy, Kunoy Park, Hvannasund Church, Haraldssund Tunnel
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Fugloy ©
Fugloy
Klakkur ©
Klakkur
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan

7
nights
Vestmanna

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. Get some cultural insight at Vestmanna Saga Museum and Vestmanna Church. Step out of the city life by going to Vestmanna Bird Cliffs and Fossa.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vestmanna trip planner .

Traveling by car from Klaksvik to Vestmanna takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Vestmanna are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 18th (Fri), you're off toSandavagur.

Things to do in Vestmanna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fossa
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Fossa ©
Fossa
Vestmanna Saga Museum ©
Vestmanna Saga Museum

2
nights
Sandavagur

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. On the 19th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church, then explore the striking landscape at Trollkonufingur, then admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, and finally don't miss a visit to Gasadalur Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sandavagur travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Vestmanna to Sandavagur takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tvoroyri.

Things to do in Sandavagur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vagar Island, Gasadalur Tunnel
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn

4
nights
Tvoroyri, Suduroy

Tvoroyri ©
Step out of the city life by going to Hvannhagi and Basalt Cliffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Asmundarstakkur and Eggjarnar.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tvoroyri trip planner .

Getting from Sandavagur to Tvoroyri by car takes about 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for Torshavn on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Tvoroyri

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Suduroy, Eggjarnar, Basalt Cliffs, Famjin church
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Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi
Famjin church ©
Famjin church

3
nights
Torshavn

Torshavn ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Listasavn Foroya and National Museum of the Faroe Islands. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vesturkirkjan Church and Sornfelli. Explore Torshavn further: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoyvikar Kirkja, take in the spiritual surroundings of Olavskirkjan, walk around Vioarlundin Park, and observe the fascinating underwater world at The Faroe Islands Aquarium.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Torshavn trip app .

Traveling by car from Tvoroyri to Torshavn takes 2.5 hours. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Streymoy, Olavskirkjan
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Hoyvikar Kirkja ©
Hoyvikar Kirkja
Vesturkirkjan Church ©
Vesturkirkjan Church
Listasavn Foroya ©
Listasavn Foroya

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