9 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

9 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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9 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  36 h
1
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 1 night
Drive + Helicopter:  1 h 30 min
2
Suduroy
— 1 night
Helicopter:  30 min
3
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 2 nights
Helicopter:  15 min
4
Vagar Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  35 h
End: Melbourne

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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Vioarlundin uti i Grov, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christianskirkjan, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Funningur Church. Keep things going the next day: stop by LivArt, then don't miss a visit to Saksun Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gjaar Church, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cleft Of Gjogv.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Gjogv online trip builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Gjogv is an approximately 36-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Western European Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you will find days in Gjogv are cooler (7°C), and nights are little chillier (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Suduroy.

Things to do in Gjogv

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Klaksvik, Saksun Church, Funningur Church, LivArt
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Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Saksun Church ©
Saksun Church
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv

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Suduroy

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Famjin church, then view the masterpieces at Gallari Oyggin, then head outdoors with Hvannhagi, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Asmundarstakkur.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Suduroy itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Gjogv to Suduroy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Suduroy can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Torshavn.

Things to do in Suduroy

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi
Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Famjin church ©
Famjin church

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Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Vestmanna Saga Museum, explore the striking landscape at Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, pause for some serene contemplation at Torshavn Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes, and finally contemplate the long history of Skansin Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): head off the coast to Nolsoy, visit a coastal fixture at Nolsoyar Viti, then explore the world behind art at Listasavn Foroya, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkjubour Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Torshavn driving holiday planning tool.

Torshavn is very close to Suduroy. In April, daily temperatures in Torshavn can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Vestmanna, Nolsoy, Nolsoyar Viti, Kirkjubour Cathedral
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Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral

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Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Mulafossur Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island trip itinerary app.

Vagar Island is just a stone's throw from Torshavn. In April in Vagar Island, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vagar Island

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

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