Eloping to The Faroe Islands Guide
ELOPING TO THE FAROE ISLANDS GUIDE
Eloping in the Faroe Islands is a beautiful choice in location if you’re looking for a true adventure with dramatic and beautiful scenery.
The Faroe Islands are set between Iceland, Norway & Scotland and consist of 18 little Islands.
The Faroe Islands are similar to Iceland in many ways, but quieter and with less tourism.
Why get married in the Faroe Islands?
Not only are the Faroe Islands stunningly beautiful, they are untouched and relatively quiet in tourism and a chance to really feel a sense of tranquillity. If you are also an outdoorsy and adventurous couple, then the Faroe Islands really could make the perfect spot to have an adventure elopement that’s really unique and incorporates the natural rugged beauty into your elopement.
THE BEST ELOPEMENT LOCATIONS
An idyllic location surrounded by mountains, with timber and turfed roof houses, it’s like you’ve arrived on a film set.
Stand on the cliff tops and renew you vows while hearing the waterfall drop into the Atlantic.
Full of hidden beaches, Fjallavatn feels completely untouched and you can enjoy a bit of a hike to find them.
One of the tallest waterfalls in the Faroe Islands & is truly beautiful as a backdrop.
A beautiful remote hillside village, set between mountains and fjord.
Set in lush green fields, tucked away by mountains one of the most picturesque spots.
The largest lake in the Faroe Islands, a truly magnificent place to say your vows.
This beautiful waterfall flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
BEST TIME OF YEAR TO TRAVEL
The Faroe Islands are usually cloudy, windy with unpredictable weather. You know the ‘all four seasons in one day saying?’ well this sums up the Faroe Islands! The climate is described as ‘Maritime Subarctic’ as winters are relatively mild 3°C and summers 13°C. During the summer, you have sunlight for nearly 20 hours compared to winter 5 hours.
So it’s down to you, but if you want to see these beautiful Islands in all its glory and in the light, then May-October might be the best time.
You can check out a further guide here.
The Faroe Islands makes it relatively straightforward for couples who are overseas to get married. You will of course need to be over 18, you can find a link to all the info here.
From the UK the only direct flight is from Edinburgh airport in Scotland. You can of course hop on a 2 stop flight from London
Other European direct flights are from Reykjavik (Iceland), Copenhagen (Denmark)
If you’re thinking about eloping to The Faroe Islands and would like to get in touch about your elopement photography, I would love to hear from you.