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Faroe Islands Road Trip

Sorvagur - Sandavagur - Torshavn - Saltangara - Leirvik - Klaksvik - Vidareidi - Kunoy - Oyndarfjordur - Oyrabakka - Kollafjordur

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Wildlife Wildlife
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Urban life Urban life
Culture Culture
Faroe Islands Road Trip ACTIVATE MAP Stages11 km280 h/stage0.5

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Faroe Islands Road Trip in Faroe Islands?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 0EUR drive & more 38EUR sleep & more 0EUR eat & more 0EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 38EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 38EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 0EUR drive & more 50EUR sleep & more 0EUR eat & more 0EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 50EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 50EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 0EUR drive & more 63EUR sleep & more 0EUR eat & more 0EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 63EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 63EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 0EUR drive & more 75EUR sleep & more 0EUR eat & more 0EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 75EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 75EUR
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Faroe Islands Road Trip Itinerary

Take the Faroe Islands Road Trip and explore the stunning scenery, quaint towns and unique culture of these remote islands! This five-day route starts and ends in the town of Sorvagur, and winds its way through some of the most beautiful towns in the Faroe Islands. You'll visit Sandavagur, Saltangara, Leirvik, Klaksvik, Vidareidi, Kunoy, Oyndarfjordur, Oyrabakka and Kollafjordur, traveling a total distance of approximately 280 km. The best time of year to take the trip is from May to September, when the weather is mild and the roads are open. Expect to be awed by the rugged landscapes, rolling hills, and breathtaking vistas. The roads along the route can be quite curvy and narrow in places, and overall road conditions are poor, so you'll want to be sure to take your time and drive carefully. While the Faroe Islands Road Trip can be enjoyed on any budget, it is best suited for those with a higher budget who are looking for a truly unique experience.
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START Sorvagur

Distance 280 km Driving time 5.1 h Pace: modest 72.8 kWh Airports FAE
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Sorvagur is a picturesque town in the Faroe Islands located on the island of Vagar. It is a wonderful starting point for the Faroe Islands Road Trip, giving travelers the opportunity to explore the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of this unique archipelago. The town itself is home to a number of interesting sights, including the Sorvagsvatn lake, one of the biggest lakes in the Faroe Islands. There is also a museum and art gallery, as well as a large church, Sorvags Kirkja. All of these attractions are easily accessible by car. For those traveling from abroad, the closest international airport is Vagar Airport (FAE). Car rentals are available at the airport, making it easy to explore the Faroe Islands by car. Sorvagur is the perfect place to start a Faroe Islands Road Trip. It offers visitors the chance to take in the stunning scenery and unique wildlife of the Faroe Islands, while still having access to the amenities and attractions of a small town. So, why not make Sorvagur your starting point for the Faroe Islands Road Trip?

1 Sorvagur - Sandavagur

Distance 9 km Driving time 0.2 h Pace: modest 2.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for a scenic road trip from Sorvagur to Sandavagur in the Faroe Islands? This 9km journey will take you less than an hour, so enjoy the ride! Start off your trip at Sorvagur, where you can find the beautiful old church of Kirkjubøur. Here, you can also visit the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral, which dates back to the 13th century. You can also take a stroll around the picturesque village and explore the stunning landscapes that surround it. As you make your way to Sandavagur, you will come across the village of Gásadalur, which is home to the spectacular Múlafossur Waterfall. The waterfall is a must-see and you can take some amazing pictures here. Then, you can make a stop at the Tindhólmur Island, where you can take in the breathtaking views of the cliffs and the sea. Finally, when you arrive at Sandavagur, you can explore the village and visit the old church of Sandur. This is a great place to take some pictures and admire the views of the nearby mountains. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the "Itinerary" of this stage. Have a great trip!

2 Sandavagur - Torshavn

Distance 37 km Driving time 0.5 h Pace: fast 11.2 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an amazing road trip from Sandavagur to Torshavn? This journey of 37 km will take you less than an hour, and it's the perfect opportunity to explore the beauty of the Faroe Islands. The route is full of breathtaking views, so make sure to keep your eyes open. You'll pass through small villages, with traditional houses and lush green fields. As you drive, you'll also see the majestic mountains and the sea in the distance. In Sandavagur, you can visit the Sandavágur Church, a beautiful wooden building with a white steeple. You can also take a stroll around the harbor and admire the colorful boats. Your next stop is Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands. Here you can explore the old town, with its beautiful cobbled streets and the colorful houses. You can also visit the old harbor and the Tinganes peninsula. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please check the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!

3 Torshavn - Saltangara

Distance 18 km Driving time 0.3 h Pace: modest 4.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an amazing road trip starting in Torshavn, Faroe Islands and ending in Saltangara? This 18 km drive will take you less than 1 hour and you will be able to admire the beautiful landscapes of the area. The roads in this stage are narrow, so be sure to drive carefully and enjoy the journey. During your drive, make sure to visit the following places: the Torshavn Cathedral, the Nordic House, the old harbor of Torshavn, and the Saltangara lighthouse. All of these places will provide you with amazing views and great memories. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please check the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!

4 Saltangara - Leirvik

Distance 15 km Driving time 0.3 h Pace: modest 3.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an exciting road trip from Saltangara to Leirvik, Faroe Islands! This 15km drive will take you less than an hour, so you can take your time and enjoy the scenic route. As you drive, you'll find sections of the road are narrow, so be sure to take extra care. Along the way, make sure to stop and explore some of the most interesting places. In Saltangara, you'll find the beautiful Saltangará Church, surrounded by stunning mountains. In Leirvik, you can explore the ruins of an old castle and the nearby harbor. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the way, be sure to check the itinerary of this stage. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and hit the road for an unforgettable journey!

5 Leirvik - Klaksvik

Distance 10 km Driving time 0.2 h Pace: modest 2.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for a road trip from Leirvik to Klaksvik? This 10 km journey will take you less than an hour and you will be surrounded by spectacular views of the Faroe Islands. Start your journey in Leirvik, a small fishing village with a picturesque harbour and a picturesque landscape. From here, you will travel to Klaksvik, a charming town with a rich history and culture. Along the way, make sure to take in the stunning scenery of the Faroe Islands. Your first stop is the village of Leirvik, where you can take a stroll along the harbour and admire the fishing boats. Afterwards, you can visit the nearby church, which dates back to the 12th century. Next, you will drive to Klaksvik, a traditional Faroese town with a unique atmosphere. Here, you can explore the old town centre and visit the local museum, which offers a glimpse into the history and culture of the Faroe Islands. Make sure to take your time to appreciate the beauty of the Faroe Islands. Enjoy the stunning views of the mountains, the sea, and the quaint villages. On your way, you can also take a break and enjoy a cup of coffee in one of the local cafes. Your road trip from Leirvik to Klaksvik is a great way to explore the Faroe Islands. For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please check the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy the journey!

6 Klaksvik - Vidareidi

Distance 18 km Driving time 0.5 h Pace: slow 4.2 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an incredible 18km road trip from Klaksvik in the Faroe Islands to Vidareidi! This journey should take you fewer than 1 hour and you will be captivated by the stunning views of the ocean and mountains along the way. Be aware that some sections of the route may be closed seasonally and in some sections the road is very winding and narrow. Make sure you have enough gas to complete the journey as there may not be any gas stations along the way. Once you reach Vidareidi, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding area. Be sure to take your time to appreciate the beauty of your surroundings. For more information about attractions, accommodation, recommended restaurants and campsites along the route, please refer to the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

7 Vidareidi - Kunoy

Distance 25 km Driving time 0.6 h Pace: modest 6.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for a fantastic road trip from Vidareidi to Kunoy? This 25km journey will take you less than an hour, so you’ll have plenty of time to take in the stunning views of the Faroe Islands. As you drive along the narrow roads, take some time to appreciate the incredible landscapes. At certain times of the year, some sections of the road may be closed, so be sure to check the road conditions before you set off. Throughout your journey, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to explore the natural beauty of the Faroe Islands. From the tranquil lakes to the rugged cliffs, you’ll be in awe of the scenery. Don’t forget to take your camera with you – you’ll want to capture these memories! This road trip is just one stage of a larger tour and more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route can be found in the "Itinerary" of this stage. So, what are you waiting for? Get ready for an unforgettable journey from Vidareidi to Kunoy!

8 Kunoy - Oyndarfjordur

Distance 46 km Driving time 0.8 h Pace: modest 12.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a road trip that starts in Kunoy, Faroe Islands and ends in Oyndarfjordur! This journey of 46 km will take you less than an hour to complete, so you can make the most of your time. As you drive, enjoy the scenic views of the beautiful landscapes that you will pass along the way. Note that some sections of the route may be closed seasonally, and some sections may be quite narrow. Make sure to check the road conditions before you set off! Once you’ve arrived in Oyndarfjordur, you can explore the small towns, villages and beaches. There are plenty of attractions to see, from the quaint harbor to the bird sanctuary. Take a stroll along the shoreline and visit the old ruins of a monastery. Don’t forget to sample the local cuisine and take in the stunning views of the mountains and fjords. This is just one of the stages of a larger tour, so make sure to check out the itinerary for more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route. Enjoy your journey!

9 Oyndarfjordur - Oyrabakka

Distance 54 km Driving time 1.0 h Pace: modest 13.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an unforgettable road trip from Oyndarfjordur to Oyrabakka! This 54 km journey will take you less than an hour to complete and is one of the most beautiful stages of your tour. The road winds through stunning landscapes and you will have the opportunity to admire the majestic mountains and the deep blue fjords. Be aware that some sections of the road may be closed seasonally, so be sure to check the latest updates before you set off. You will also need to take extra care when driving in sections where the road is narrow. Don’t forget to stop and take in the breathtaking views of the Faroe Islands. Be sure to check out the picturesque harbour in Oyndarfjordur and the charming village of Oyrabakka. For more information on attractions, accommodation, recommended restaurants and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the Itinerary of this stage. Enjoy the journey!

10 Oyrabakka - Kollafjordur

Distance 17 km Driving time 0.2 h Pace: fast 5.2 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a spectacular 17 km road trip from Oyrabakka to Kollafjørður in the Faroe Islands. This journey will take you less than one hour, and you will be rewarded with stunning views of the Faroese landscape. As you drive, you will be surrounded by rolling hills and lush green valleys, and you may even catch a glimpse of the ocean. On your way, you will pass through the quaint village of Kollafjørður, where you can explore its charming streets and take in the views of the nearby mountains. You may also want to take a detour to the nearby lake, where you can enjoy a peaceful stroll or take a dip in the cool waters. As you continue your journey, you will come across a variety of interesting sights, such as the old church in Oyrabakka, the majestic waterfall of Hvítadalur, and the picturesque village of Vestmanna. You may also want to stop at the local museum, where you can learn more about the Faroese culture and history. At the end of your journey, you will arrive in Kollafjørður, where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the nearby mountains and the sea. Here, you can take a break to relax and take in the beauty of the Faroe Islands. If you plan to explore the Faroe Islands further, more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route is available in the "Itinerary" of this stage. So, what are you waiting for? Start your journey and enjoy the beauty of the Faroe Islands!

11 Kollafjordur - Sorvagur

Distance 31 km Driving time 0.5 h Pace: fast 9.2 kWh View map Itinerary
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Get ready to explore the breathtaking Faroe Islands on your road trip from Kollafjordur to Sorvagur! This 31 km journey will take you less than an hour, and you’ll be mesmerized by the beautiful views along the way. Make sure to keep an eye out for the scenic road, as it will provide you with some of the most breathtaking views of the area. There are plenty of attractions to explore in Kollafjordur and Sorvagur, such as the Church of Kollafjordur and the Sorvagur Church. The Church of Kollafjordur is a beautiful example of Faroese architecture and it is also home to a unique bell tower. The Sorvagur Church was built in 1788 and it is the oldest church in the Faroe Islands. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the “Itinerary” of this stage. So, get ready to explore the Faroe Islands and have an amazing adventure!

  Sorvagur

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Sorvagur, located in the Faroe Islands, is the perfect destination for those looking for a road trip adventure. With its picturesque scenery and historical sites, Sorvagur is the ideal end to the "Faroe Islands Road Trip". The main attractions of Sorvagur are the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, the old churches, and the beautiful beaches. The nearby beach of Vagar is a great place to relax and watch the sunset. The old churches of Hvalvik and Saksun offer a glimpse into the past. The village of Vatnsnes also offers a variety of historical sites, such as the ruins of the old fort. For those looking to explore the area, the nearby islands of Mykines and Kalsoy provide plenty of opportunities for hiking and sightseeing. The cliffs of Mykines are especially impressive, offering incredible views of the surrounding landscape. For those traveling to Sorvagur by car, the closest international airport is at Vagar Airport (FAE). From here, it is a short drive to Sorvagur. There are also buses and ferries available from the airport to the islands. No matter what your plans are for your road trip, Sorvagur is an ideal destination for a Faroe Islands adventure. With its stunning views, historical sites, and plenty of activities, Sorvagur is the perfect way to end the "Faroe Islands Road Trip".

Faroe Islands Road Trip at a glance

Facts for safer driving in Faroe Islands

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