Faroe Islands in August | An Unbeatable Guide
Are you planning to visit Faroe Islands in August? What is the weather like in August? What are the best sight to see and best things to do during this late summer month? Read ahead for all you need to know about visiting Faroe Islands in August.
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The Faroe Islands is a mountainous archipelago sitting isolated in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is every outdoor lover’s paradise.
The cluster of islands lend itself well to the perfect late-summer holiday. August is the optimal month to take in all the breathtaking sights around the country. You will get outdoor in nature and experiencing life at a slower pace.
There are lots of activities to join and the long days of sunlight will secure you time to reconnect with nature and sensational views. All sights and activities are all within easy reach.
Faroe Islands in August is all about emerald-green mountaintops and undiscovered valleys. And the unspoiled archipelago will let you escape the crowds and venture into rugged landscapes.
The fjords are carved out of the ocean and they make up 18 otherworldly beautiful islands that rise straight out of the North Atlantic Ocean. There is a great fusion of sights and culture throughout the islands all accessible in August.
What to do in Faroe Islands in August
One thing you really want to do is to admire the puffins on Mykines. If you fancy a peaceful jaunt on a remote island, you should definitely go for Mykines. August is the very end of the Mykines season as this is the last month of the year to enjoy the soundtrack of thousands of sea birds in Mykines. The puffin island Mykines closes for tourists on 31 August.
Now, there is so much more to Faroe Islands in August than Mykines. Here you will find a list of unmissable things you will want to do in the Faroe Islands this last month of the short Faroese summer.
- Mykines island
- Vestmanna Sea Cliffs
- The Hestur island caves
- Horseback riding outside Tórshavn
- Boat tour to Drangarnir Sea Arch
One of the great spots to visit is the mountain ridge Klakkur on Borðoy island. Here you will witness endless beauty after a short and easy hike from the town Klaksvík. When in Klaksvík, you can also take a look at the reconstructed farmstead Nólsoyar Páls húsið where the country’s legend and sailor Nólsoyar Páll used to live.
Faroe Islands Weather in August
You will experience days with lots of daylight in the first half of August. Then it slowly starts getting darker in the evening as September is getting near.
In early August you will have more than 17 hours of light. At the end of the month there are 14.5 hours of daylight there for you to explore all the many nature sights.
|Sunrise Time||Sunset Time||Hours of Light|
|August 1st||04.54||22.11||17 hrs 17 mins|
|August 31st||06.14||20.38||14 hrs 23 mins|
I never gets really warm in the Faroe Islands. August is among the warmest months though with an average temperature around 11°C (52°F).
The Faroe Islands are known as the land of maybe. You will understand this saying when you experience several season within the same day. One minute you will enjoy the calm sea and the next minute your hat is blown off on wind-whipped hills.
The weather tends to be pretty unpredictable. That said, you will still get glorious days whenever you visit. August’s typical weather will suit you nicely.
Visiting Faroe Islands in August is for those who wants an extraordinary experience far away from city life. You will find those magic little moments worth travelling for.
There are very few people around the islands. The uncrowded nature gives you lot of space and comfort when exploring all the stunning attractions.
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