7 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

7 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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Start: Zagreb
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 3 nights
Helicopter:  15 min
3
Vagar Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Zagreb

1
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. Plan a Gjogv trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Zagreb, Croatia to Gjogv is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zagreb in September: high temperatures in Gjogv hover around 13°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Torshavn.

Things to do in Gjogv

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Venture out of the city with trips to Vestmanna (Vestmanna Church & Vestmanna Bird Cliffs) and Nolsoyar Viti (in Nolsoy). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkjubour Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Olavskirkjan, don't miss a visit to The Nordic House, and stop by Ostrom.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Torshavn trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gjogv to Torshavn takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Torshavn can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vestmanna, Kirkjubour, National Museum of the Faroe Islands, Nolsoyar Viti
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Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral

2
nights
Vagar Island

Vagar Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn, admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, and then make a trip to Gasadalur Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Vestmanna Saga Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sandavagur Church, and then explore the striking landscape at Trollkonufingur.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vagar Island road trip planning tool.

Vagar Island is very close to Torshavn. September in Vagar Island sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vestmanna Saga Museum
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn
Gasadalur Tunnel
Gasadalur Tunnel

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