15 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

15 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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15 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Tvoroyri, Suduroy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bordhoy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Funningur, Eysturoy
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Tvoroyri, Suduroy

Tvoroyri ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Asmundarstakkur and Ruth Smith Art Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gallari Oyggin and Famjin church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tvoroyri road trip app .

Newark, USA to Tvoroyri is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Tvoroyri. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in Tvoroyri reach 55°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Torshavn.

Things to do in Tvoroyri

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Suduroy, Vagur, Basalt Cliffs, Famjin church
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Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Famjin church ©
Famjin church
Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi

4
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Let the collections at National Museum of the Faroe Islands and Vestmanna Saga Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Vesturkirkjan Church and Sandavagur Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Trollkonufingur (in Sandavagur) and Vestmanna Bird Cliffs (in Vestmanna). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hoyvikar Kirkja, browse the different shops at SMS Shopping Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Fossa, and don't miss a visit to Mariukirkjan.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Torshavn road trip planning website .

Drive from Tvoroyri to Torshavn in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Torshavn are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bordhoy.

Things to do in Torshavn

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Streymoy, Vestmanna, Sandavagur, Olavskirkjan
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Vesturkirkjan Church ©
Vesturkirkjan Church
Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan
Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church

3
nights
Bordhoy

Bordhoy ©
The mountainous island of Bordhoy shelters a variety of bird species, especially European storm petrels and black guillemots, making it an important natural reserve popular with nature lovers.
Get outdoors at Fugloy and Kalsoy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Klakkur and Klaksvikar svimjiholl. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Christianskirkjan and delve into the lush surroundings at Vioarlundin uti i Grov.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bordhoy trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Torshavn to Bordhoy by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Bordhoy can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 11th (Sun), you're off toFunningur.

Things to do in Bordhoy

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Fugloy ©
Fugloy
Klakkur ©
Klakkur
Vioarlundin uti i Grov ©
Vioarlundin uti i Grov

4
nights
Funningur, Eysturoy

Funningur ©
Funningur is a village on the Faroe Islands. Step off the beaten path and head to Funningur Church and Garoahusio. Get some cultural insight at Risin and Kellingin and Gjaar Church. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Cleft Of Gjogv.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Funningur tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Bordhoy to Funningur in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Funningur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Eysturoy
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Funningur Church ©
Funningur Church
Gjaar Church ©
Gjaar Church
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv

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