4 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

4 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
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Train + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
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Gjogv
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Torshavn
— 1 night
Helicopter:  1 h 30 min
3
Mykines
— 1 night
Helicopter:  15 min
4
Vagar Island
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
End: London

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Gjogv

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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Funningur Church and then Head underground at Cleft Of Gjogv.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gjogv road trip site.

London, UK to Gjogv is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and car. In May, Gjogv is little chillier than London - with highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Torshavn.

Things to do in Gjogv

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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Torshavn

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkjubour Cathedral, look for gifts at Ostrom, visit a coastal fixture at Skansin Fortress, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tinganes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Torshavn Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Torshavn online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gjogv to Torshavn takes 1.5 hours. May in Torshavn sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Mykines.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kirkjubour Cathedral
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Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Skansin Fortress ©
Skansin Fortress

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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 20th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Mykines Holmur Lighthouse.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mykines trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of from Torshavn to Mykines takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Mykines

Historic Sites
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Mykines Holmur Lighthouse ©
Mykines Holmur Lighthouse

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Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vagar Island trip itinerary planner.

Vagar Island is very close to Mykines. In May, daily temperatures in Vagar Island can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vagar Island

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