Welcome to the Faroe Islands
Situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic at 62°00’N, the Faroe Islands lie northwest of Scotland and halfway between Iceland and Norway. The archipelago is composed of 18 islands covering 1399 km2 and is 113 km long and 75 km wide, roughly in the shape of an arrowhead.
THE WORLDS SMALLEST CAPITAL
It began with a Viking “Thing”, followed by a market, later it became a thriving town, and today it is one of the smallest and most pleasant capital cities in the world.
FOOD FROM THE CLEAN WATERS
What was it like before? Roast lamb with potatoes and gravy was the traditional food served for a special occasion
Faroese music has seriously made its mark on the international music scene over the last year and when the group, Boys in a Band, ...
FASHION AND DESIGN
Just as the islands have always been an isolated fishing and farming community in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, so has Faroese design ...
Most desirable destination
The Faroe Islands has recently come under scrutiny in one of the world’s great periodicals.
TOURIST GUIDE 2013
VisitFaroeIslands (Tourist Board)
THE SIX REGIONS
Vágar and Mykines
Sandoy and Skúvoy
Articles (external links)
New York Times
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: Gunnar Hoydal, Dánial Hoydal, Katrina í Geil, Tatjana Johnsson and others.
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: The tourist informations and VisitFaroeIslands
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