8 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

8 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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8 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Vagar Island
— 2 nights
Helicopter:  1​h
2
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 4 nights
Helicopter:  1​h 15​min
3
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Shuttle:  10​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vagar Island route planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Vagar Island is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Vagar Island due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ljubljana in June, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Vagar Island: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Torshavn.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn
Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church

4
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Popular historic sites such as Tinganes and Kirkjubour Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Vestmanna Saga Museum in Vestmanna (about 1h 05 min away). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Nolsoy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Torshavn Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Listasavn Foroya, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vioarlundin Park.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Torshavn trip planner .

You can drive from Vagar Island to Torshavn in an hour. In July in Torshavn, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Klaksvik.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Streymoy, Kirkjubour, Vestmanna Saga Museum, Nolsoyar Viti
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Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral

1
night
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. On the 5th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christianskirkjan, delve into the lush surroundings at Vioarlundin uti i Grov, and then step off the mainland to explore Kalsoy.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Klaksvik road trip tool .

You can drive from Torshavn to Klaksvik in 1.5 hours. In July in Klaksvik, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gjogv.

Things to do in Klaksvik

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kalsoy
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Kalsoy ©
Kalsoy
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Vioarlundin uti i Grov ©
Vioarlundin uti i Grov

few
hours
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. For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gjogv trip planner .

You can drive from Klaksvik to Gjogv in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Gjogv

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv

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