8 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

8 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  37 h
1
Sandavagur, Vagar Island
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Eysturoy
— 1 night
Drive + Helicopter:  1 h 15 min
3
Mykines
— Few hours
Helicopter:  1 h 30 min
4
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  37 h
End: Sydney

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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. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Mulafossur Waterfall, and then don't miss a visit to Gasadalur Tunnel.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sandavagur trip planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Sandavagur is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Sandavagur due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Sandavagur at 13°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Eysturoy.

Things to do in Sandavagur

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Vagar Island
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn
Gasadalur Tunnel
Gasadalur Tunnel

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Eysturoy

Eysturoy ©
Eysturoy boasts some of the tallest volcanic mountain peaks in its archipelago.
On the 10th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christianskirkjan, thendon't miss a visit to Saksun Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Cleft Of Gjogv.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Eysturoy trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Sandavagur to Eysturoy takes an hour. September in Eysturoy sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Mykines.

Things to do in Eysturoy

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Saksun Church, Christianskirkjan
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Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv
Saksun Church ©
Saksun Church

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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 10th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mykines trip planner.

You can drive from Eysturoy to Mykines in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can do a combination of to Torshavn.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

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Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkjubour Cathedral, stop by Ostrom, thenget to know the fascinating history of Tinganes, thenenjoy the sea views from Skansin Fortress, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Torshavn Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Vioarlundin Park, thenmake a trip to The Nordic House, thenadmire the masterpieces at Listasavn Foroya, and finally examine the collection at National Museum of the Faroe Islands.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Torshavn day trip website.

Traveling by combination of from Mykines to Torshavn takes 1.5 hours. In September in Torshavn, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

National Museum of the Faroe Islands, Kirkjubour Cathedral
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Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Skansin Fortress ©
Skansin Fortress
The Nordic House ©
The Nordic House

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