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Introducing the Faroe Islands

One of Europe’s best-kept secrets, this mysterious destination encompasses a forgotten string of 18 islands with bright cottages and rustic beauty that melds Scandinavian heritage with a love of art and music.

When is the best time to visit?
While summer is generally the best time to visit, the weather in the Faroes changes at the drop of the hat. Expect chilly temperatures and always bring layers.

Where to go in the Faroe Islands?
Discover this seemingly untouched gem by starting at the largest island, Streymoy, and the capital Tórshavn. Take a boat tour to the bird cliffs of Vestmanna, trek the dramatic and verdantly green bluffs, island hop via the impressive network of subsea tunnels and bridges, attend a music festival or run a marathon, and eat homemade and organic Faroese food with farmers who grew it in this land that is home to more sheep than people.

How many days do I need?
Plan on spending a week, give or take, in the Faroe Islands to fit in all the charming aspects of this rustic way of life.

the Faroe Islands Travel Insights

Trolkonufingur Mountain in the Faroe Islands
Map of Highlights of the Faroe Islands - 6 Days
Highlights of the Faroe Islands - 6 Days

Explore nature and culture and enjoy hiking on this 6-day trip. See the small capital of Tórshavn, explore the historic village of Kirkjubøur, and visit of the oldest Viking burial grounds. Take a ferry for a day trip to Nólsoy and head out for a cliffside hike to see Trøllkonufingur and the North Atlantic Ocean. Stop to take in the views of the Mulaføssur waterfall then cozy up in a local cafe for a warm drink and to hear stories and legends from the locals.

Panoramic views on the archipelago
Map of Faroe Islands - 5 Days
Faroe Islands - 5 Days

From the small and cozy capital of Tórshavn to the historic villages of Kirkjubøur and Tjørnuvík, explore the cultural and natural highlights of the Faroe Islands. Visit the 14th-century Magnus Cathedral, take a ferry for a day trip to Mykines island, and explore Mulaføssur waterfall. End your trip with a visit the Vestmanna cliffs to see thousands of nesting seabirds.

Sunset over the water
Map of Faroe Islands Highlights - 7 Days
Faroe Islands Highlights - 7 Days

Explore history and nature on this 7-day packed itinerary. See the small and cozy capital of Tórshavn, explore the historic village of Kirkjubøur, and see one of the oldest Viking burial grounds. Take a ferry for a day trip to Nólsoy and Suðuroy islands to visit a lighthouse, a battleground, and the Viking Museum. Take a trip to see the Mulaføssur waterfall and to the Vestmanna cliffs to see thousands of nesting seabirds.

the Faroe Islands Travel Maps

Get the lay of land, and understand distances between the places you want to visit
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Highlights of the Faroe Islands - 6 Days
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Faroe Islands - 5 Days
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Meet our Local Travel Specialists

Experienced travel agents with a passion for the Faroe Islands
Travel specialist Rinolda Juodvirsyte
active 18 hours ago

Rinolda Juodvirsyte

I'm Lithuanian who has been living in Norway, Sweden, Nepal, Austria and most of my adult life I've spent here in Iceland. Once I met some outdoor people who had so much fun on a glacier that I...

Travel specialist Francesca Stoppani
active 13 hours ago

Francesca Stoppani

Hi everyone! I am a northern culture enthusiast and specialist. I have studied and worked in most Nordic and Scandinavian countries where I trained as a linguist and political scientist....

Travel specialist Veronika Turskytė
active 5 hours ago

Veronika Turskytė

Hey, I fell in love with traveling totally unintentionally. But once you sit in that plane and fasten your seatbelt, there is no way back. I have visited most of European countries by the age...


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Trip Reviews for the Faroe Islands

The latest reviews by travelers who booked their trip on kimkim

Most amazing trip ever!
the Faroe Islands | Aug 19 - Aug 24, 2021

Jenn S.
Bradford, PA | Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

I was expecting the trip to be amazing, but it was an absolutely incredible experience and blew my expectations out of the water. From the moment I started planning, to the day we left, working with KimKim, Tummas, David, and Eydun couldn't have been better. Everyone was so helpful, the day trips were so beautiful and the schedule was flexible. The hotel was great, transportation right on time and easy, and the destinations we went to I will never forget. Best trip ever and I can't wait to come back!!

Local specialist: Tummas Rubeksen

Tummus and the Faroe Islands - a fantastic guide and incredible nature
the Faroe Islands | Jul 3 - Jul 11, 2021

Kathi D.
Czechia | Reviewed on Jul 18, 2021

One of the best trips I've been on! Our guide, Tummas, was pure joy. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, prepared and fun. Because the weather is unpredictable, he always had a plan "B" which for us was as good as "Plan A". Lunches were delicious and fresh. The daily trips were well planned and we loved being able to experience some the of hidden gems and experience some of the local, off the beaten track cafes and restaurants. I will remember this trip always and will never forget the kindness and generosity of the people of the Faroe Islands and Tummas. A must holiday.

Local specialist: Tummas Rubeksen
Tummas Rubeksen
Local specialist in Tórshavn | Reviewed on Jul 18, 2021

Thank you for your kind words Kathi! I really enjoyed every minutte of your company. It's people like you that make my job the best in the world 😊

Top notch outfit. Tummas was my guide and was...
the Faroe Islands | Nov 19 - Nov 23, 2019

akilan A.
Dallas, TX | Reviewed on Nov 24, 2019

Top notch outfit. Tummas was my guide and was able to modify the tour based upon my activity level. Extremely knowledgeable about Faroese culture and history. Would not hesitate for a second to use them again.

Local specialist: David Whale
David Whale
Local specialist in Faroe islands | Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Hi Akilan. Thank you very much for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Faroe Islands. It was a pleasure to meet with you in person after all of our online communication. Hurry back in the summer! Best regards David and Tummas