8 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

8 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

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8 days in Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Torshavn, Streymoy
— 3 nights
Helicopter:  30 min
2
Suduroy
— 1 night
Helicopter + Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Gjogv, Eysturoy
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Torshavn, Streymoy

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Step off the beaten path and head to Sandavagur Church and Nolsoyar Viti. Visiting Trollkonufingur and Nolsoy will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Torshavn side-trips: Vestmanna Saga Museum (in Vestmanna) and Mulafossur Waterfall (in Vagar Island). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mariukirkjan, stop by Ostrom, enjoy the sea views from Skansin Fortress, and admire the masterpieces at Listasavn Foroya.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Torshavn sightseeing planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Torshavn is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Western European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, things will get cooler in Torshavn: highs are around 15°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can do a combination of to Suduroy.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vagar Island, Streymoy, Nolsoyar Viti, Kirkjubour Cathedral
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Listasavn Foroya ©
Listasavn Foroya
Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church
Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan

1
night
Suduroy

Suduroy ©
Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
On the 10th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hvannhagi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Asmundarstakkur, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Famjin church, and finally make a trip to Eggjarnar.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Suduroy trip planning website.

Suduroy is very close to Torshavn. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gjogv.

Things to do in Suduroy

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Asmundarstakkur ©
Asmundarstakkur
Famjin church ©
Famjin church
Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi

2
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. On the 11th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Risin and Kellingin, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Funningur Church, then stroll the grounds of Gjaar Church, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cleft Of Gjogv.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gjogv trip planner.

Drive from Suduroy to Gjogv in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daily temperatures in Gjogv can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gjogv

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Risin and Kellingin, Funningur Church
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Funningur Church ©
Funningur Church
Risin and Kellingin ©
Risin and Kellingin
Cleft Of Gjogv ©
Cleft Of Gjogv

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