Faroe Islands Trips - Tourist Information Hotels and Holiday Reservations
Located in the North Atlantic Ocean the Faroe Islands consist of eighteen islands covering an area of 1399 square kilometers mainly of mountainous terrain. The Faroe Islands have 1289 km of coastline and the farthest distance from any point of the islands is no more than 5 km from the ocean, which creates interesting landscape for the visitors and unique flora and fauna.
The Faroe Islands are of particular interest to the ornithologists, who can here observe over one hundred different species of birds, including Fulmar, Puffin, Storm Petrel, Black-legged Kittiwake, Manx Shearwater, Skuas, etc. The breathtaking landscape is preferred and by many hikers coming here to enjoy this unique scenery. The largest island is Streymoy and is home to the capital of Faroes - Torshavn, and one of the most popular tourist attractions on the islands - Vestmanna. Fishing and whaling are also very popular here.
All names of the Faroe Islands are Borðoy, Eysturoy, Fugloy, Hestur, Kalsoy, Koltur, Kunoy, Lítla Dímun, Mykines, Nólsoy, Sandoy, Skúvoy, Stóra Dímun, Streymoy, Suðuroy, Svínoy, Vágar, Viðoy, which of all are inhabited except Stóra Dímun.
Useful Information About Faroe Islands:
Faroe Islands Capital: Tórshavn
Area of Faroe Islands: 1399 km²
Population : ~ 49 000
Currency: Danish krone (DKK), Faroese króna at par
Faroe Islands Tourist Attractions and Places of Interest:
Vestmanna and Skúvoy bird cliffs, The church of St Olav in Kirkjubøur, Bordoy, Sandoy, Eysturoy, Mykines, Streymoy with Tórshavn, Suduroy, Vidor, Vadar, Risin and Kellingin, Eiði on Eysturoy, Haldarsvik and Tjornuvik, Saksun north Streymoy, The mountain road Torshavn - Kollefjordur.