Faroe Islands

Car hire in Faroe Islands with SIXT

SIXT car hire in the Faroe Islands lets you truly explore this rugged tourist destination. Faroe is an archipelago in the far North Atlantic between Norway and Iceland, a great place for exploration. We offer vehicle models well suited to this, from some of the world’s most reliable brands, with MPVs and 4x4s on offer. For those who aren’t planning such an intrepid holiday, a comfortable saloon with climate control will make the ideal sightseeing vehicle in the towns and cities – Torshavn, Klaksvik and Fuglafjordur are the main ones here. No matter your choice, you’ll be driving a car that’s an average of only 3 months old.

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SIXT services in the Faroe Islands

With SIXT you’ll have plenty of options for car hire in the Faroe Islands. We offer a wide range of other models to go with our 4x4s and saloons. You can hire a roomy estate car, a compact city car or economy model, and multi-seaters like a minibus. The latter is ideal for group excursions to the islands. Bookable extras are available to enhance your experience, like child seats if you’re on a family holiday, and a sat nav to keep your explorations on track. You also have a choice of hire periods, from a weekend rental to a long-term rental.

SIXT services in the Faroe Islands

Good to know when you're visiting Faroe Islands

Flexible Hiring

If you’re staying for months or even a day, we have flexible long-term and short-term car hire. Select ‘pay later’ and you can cancel for free any time up to the pick-up.

Crossing Borders

As a system of islands, we’re afraid it is not possible to cross any borders with a SIXT car hire at the Faroe Islands.

Available Extras

Don’t panic while going to the Faroe Islands. SIXT offers useful extras like sat nav, protection packages and unlimited miles to take the stress off.

Licence Requirements

Any EU and UK DVLA issued licences are accepted in the Faroe Islands. It must be valid and at least 2 years old whilst also matched with a passport or ID card.

One-Way Car Hire

If your journey is that of several destinations check the availability of separate pick-up and drop-off spots. Simply use the online booking tool to check.

Driving Tips

Drivers must always be on the right-hand side of the road unless otherwise instructed. Never drink and drive and please keep headlights on at all times.

Best places to visit in the Faroe Islands

  • Torshavn: With your hire car you can drive 1.8 miles to the island’s main city’s most renowned museum, Føroya Fornminissavn, the island’s historical museum containing Viking Age artefacts. There’s also The Nordic House and Tinganes, a historical walking area. Viðarlundin Park is the place to go for strolls in nature.
  • Klaksvik: The gem of this smaller town is Christianskirkjan, an ornamental little cathedral. There’s also the Leiikalund, the historic house remaining from the Royal Danish Trade industry in the 1800s. The oldest building in the town is now a convivial visitors’ and local culture centre. Viðarlundin uti i Grøv is a lovely rustic walk that you can take through the town and along its outskirts. 
  • Fuglafjordur: Is the smallest of the three main towns in the Faroe Islands, most well-known for its contemporary cultural centre. Its main tourist attraction is the Viking longhouse ruins, over 56 feet long and with walls 4 feet thick. There’s also Hellur, a small enclave of traditional Faroese lifestyle, established in the 1840s, which you can drive a little way out of town to visit.

Summer 2021 in the Faroe Islands

Summer is the best time to hire a car in the Faroe Islands to explore the outdoor tourist attractions and landmarks. Vestamanna Bird Cliffs in the northwest area of Streymoy are a big highlight. Lake Sorvagsvatn is bordered by cliffs that create the optical illusion of a lake floating in the sky, and the Mulafossur Waterfall is also well worth seeing. To get to it you need to use the road tunnel, which gives access to the hamlet of Gasadalur.

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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