36 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

36 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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36 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Vagar Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Klaksvik, Bordhoy
— 4 nights
helicopter:  15​min
4
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h
5
Suduroy
— 4 nights
helicopter + Drive:  1​h
6
Kunoy, Kunoy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Mykines
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Chicago

4
nights
Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Vagar Island is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn, and make a trip to Gasadalur Tunnel.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island trip planner .

Chicago, USA to Vagar Island is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Chicago in May: highs in Vagar Island hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 40°F. You'll set off for Gjogv on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Vagar Island

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

4
nights
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. Go for a jaunt from Gjogv to Soldarfjordur to see Garoahusio about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cleft Of Gjogv, pause for some serene contemplation at Saksun Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Funningur Church, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Gjaar Church.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gjogv trip maker site .

You can drive from Vagar Island to Gjogv in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 40°F. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Klaksvik.

Things to do in Gjogv

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Eysturoy, Saksun Church
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Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv
Saksun Church ©
Saksun Church
Gjaar Church ©
Gjaar Church

4
nights
Klaksvik, Bordhoy

Klaksvik ©
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands. Klaksvik is known for historic sites, wildlife, fun & games, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Christianskirkjan, enjoy some diversion at Klaksvikar svimjiholl, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klakkur, and take a peaceful walk through Vioarlundin uti i Grov.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Klaksvik day trip planning website .

Getting from Gjogv to Klaksvik by car takes about an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 40°F. You will leave for Torshavn on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Klaksvik

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bordhoy
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Kalsoy ©
Kalsoy
Christianskirkjan ©
Christianskirkjan
Fugloy ©
Fugloy

4
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Go for a jaunt from Torshavn to Nolsoy to see Nolsoyar Viti about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Nordic House, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Faroe Islands, pause for some serene contemplation at Torshavn Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vioarlundin Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Torshavn holiday planner .

Torshavn is just a short distance from Klaksvik. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in May, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Suduroy.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kirkjubour, Streymoy, Nolsoyar Viti
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The Nordic House ©
The Nordic House
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral
Skansin Fortress ©
Skansin Fortress

4
nights
Suduroy

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
Suduroy is known for historic sites, nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Asmundarstakkur, enjoy the sea views from Akraberg Lighthouse, admire the landmark architecture of Church of Porkeri, and stroll through Hvannhagi.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Suduroy road trip website .

Ride a ferry from Torshavn to Suduroy in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Suduroy are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You will leave for Kunoy on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Suduroy

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi
Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Eggjarnar ©
Eggjarnar

4
nights
Kunoy, Kunoy

Kunoy ©
Kunoy is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kunoy Park and make a trip to Haraldssund Tunnel.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kunoy tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Suduroy to Kunoy in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 40°F. You will leave for Mykines on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Kunoy

Parks

Side Trip

Haraldssund Tunnel
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Kunoy Park ©
Kunoy Park

9
nights
Mykines

Mykines ©
A small coastal village of brightly colored houses with turf roofs remains the only inhabited place to visit on Mykines.
Mykines is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mykines tour planner .

Drive from Kunoy to Mykines in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. May in Mykines sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 40°F at night. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

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