9 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

9 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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9 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Saudarkrokur
Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 2 nights
Helicopter:  1​h 15​min
3
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 4 nights
Helicopter:  1​h
4
Vagar Island
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
End: Saudarkrokur

1
night
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 10th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Funningur Church and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cleft Of Gjogv.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gjogv online attractions planner .

Saudarkrokur, Iceland to Gjogv is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Saudarkrokur in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gjogv, with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Klaksvik.

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Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Funningur Church
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Funningur Church ©
Funningur Church
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv

2
nights
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. On the 11th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Kalsoy, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klakkur, then take a peaceful walk through Vioarlundin uti i Grov, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christianskirkjan.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Klaksvik online visit planner .

You can drive from Gjogv to Klaksvik in an hour. In April in Klaksvik, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Torshavn.

Things to do in Klaksvik

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bordhoy
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Kalsoy ©
Kalsoy
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Klakkur ©
Klakkur

4
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Torshavn is known for historic sites, museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Torshavn Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Listasavn Foroya, enjoy the sea views from Skansin Fortress, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Torshavn travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Klaksvik to Torshavn in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Streymoy, Kirkjubour
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The Nordic House ©
The Nordic House
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral

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Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Gasadalur Tunnel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mulafossur Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vagar Island trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Torshavn to Vagar Island takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Vagar Island can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn
Gasadalur Tunnel
Gasadalur Tunnel

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