10 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

10 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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10 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Vagar Island
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  1​h
2
Mykines
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h
3
Mikladalur
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
4
Vestmanna, Streymoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen


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1
night
Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Gasadalur Tunnel and then admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sandavagur Church, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vagar Island trip builder site .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Vagar Island is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Vagar Island. In July, Vagar Island is a bit cooler than Copenhagen - with highs of 15°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mykines.

Things to do in Vagar Island

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

1
night
Mykines

Mykines ©
A small coastal village of brightly colored houses with turf roofs remains the only inhabited place to visit on Mykines.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mykines attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Vagar Island to Mykines takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Mikladalur.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

2
nights
Mikladalur

Mikladalur ©
On the 24th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Kopakonan and then don't miss a visit to Kallur Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mikladalur road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mykines to Mikladalur. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for Vestmanna on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Mikladalur

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kallur Lighthouse
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Kopakonan ©
Kopakonan

2
nights
Vestmanna, Streymoy

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. Saksun Church has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Gjaar Church, then make a trip to Saksun Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fossa, and finally examine the collection at Vestmanna Saga Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vestmanna Church and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vestmanna Bird Cliffs.

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Traveling by car from Torshavn to Vestmanna takes an hour. In July in Vestmanna, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Vestmanna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Streymoy, Gjaar Church
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Fossa ©
Fossa
Gjaar Church ©
Gjaar Church
Saksun Church ©
Saksun Church

2
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mariukirkjan, step off the mainland to explore Nolsoy, then enjoy the sea views from Nolsoyar Viti, then visit a coastal fixture at Skansin Fortress, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Olavskirkjan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Sornfelli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoyvikar Kirkja, then browse the different shops at SMS Shopping Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Vesturkirkjan Church.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Torshavn trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vestmanna to Torshavn takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Streymoy, Olavskirkjan, Nolsoyar Viti
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Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan
Vesturkirkjan Church ©
Vesturkirkjan Church
Hoyvikar Kirkja ©
Hoyvikar Kirkja

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