Driving in the Faroe Islands can be different from driving in the UK so it’s important that you know the road rules before you start your journey there. Sixt has provided a guide for our customers to read through beforehand with some useful driving tips.
Please read through the following guide before you start your road trip in the Faroe islands.
Here are the speed limits to abide by when driving in Faroe Islands:
Drivers should always pay attention to the heights and widths of the old tunnels.
Please watch out for sheep on the road as this is quite common.
Using studded tyres is only allowed between October 15th and May 1st
A sub-sea tunnel connects the island of Vágar with Streymoy and Borðoy to Eysturoy. These are toll tunnels.
Roads are generally in good condition and are well signposted.
Parking in the towns of Klaksvík, Tórshavn, Runavík and the Airport is restricted. Parking discs must be displayed in the lower right hand corner of the front windscreen showing.
Sixt has 2 branches on the Faroe Islands. One is located in Sörvagur at Vágar Airport and the other is located in the capital city of Torshavn.
Now you have read our tips for driving in Faroe Islands why not check out some of the other great destination we have covered, these include Australia, Bulgaria and the Finland.
* Please note: All information was correct at the time of publication.