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. Read more.

To go fishing in the Faroe Islands is a quite special experience, to encounter sheer isolation in the midst of such beautiful landscape.  Read more
Faroese music has seriously made its mark on the international music scene over the last year and when the  group, Boys in a Band, ...
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What was it like before? Roast lamb with potatoes and gravy was the traditional food served for a special occasion Read more
Binoculars and sunglasses should be part of the outfit of any visitor to the Faroes. Sunglasses are needed when the brilliant sun bursts forth from the clouds ...
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National Geographic
The Faroe Islands has recently come under scrutiny in one of the world’s great periodicals.
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