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The Faroe Islands are 18 tiny islands in the North Atlantic Ocean. With breathtaking scenery and unspoiled nature, it’s the perfect travel destination for anyone who’s ready for a fresh travel experience. Chosen by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as the best islands in the world, the Faroe Islands remain Scandinavias best kept secret. Here you’ll find a collection of useful links, all relevant if you’re planning a trip to the Faroes.

Guide to Faroe Islands

Get inspiration for your stay in the Faroe Islands and book things to do and see directly on: Guide to Faroe Islands.

Gásadalur

Gásadalur is a small village in Vágar - an island in the west. The village is well-known for its waterfall emerging from the cliff. If you decide to get a car during your stay, you can drive through the sub-sea tunnel to get to Vágar.  

Saksun

Saksun is a small village on Streymoy. Its charming houses with grass roofs and stunning surrounding mountains are a breathtaking view. You can walk by the shore out the lagoon for a healthy walk and beautiful views. 

Koltur

Koltur, the second smallest island of the 18 Faroese islands, has a beautiful and unique shape. The highest point of the island is called Uppi á Oyggj and is 477 metres.The island has only one inhabitant. Despite the close proximity to the capital not many people have visited Koltur because there are no regular ferries to the island.

You can get a great view of Koltur from Norðradalsskarð on Streymoy, as well as from the villages Velbastaður and Kirkjubøur.

Tórshavn

Tórshavn is the capital of the Faroe Islands. Sometimes referred to as the worlds smallest capital, with a population of less than 20,000, you’d be forgiven if you think that there’s nothing to see. Rest assured that you’d be very wrong. Tórshavn offers everything a city needs to make your stay both exciting and pleasant. From great sushi to a rich nightlife, there’s no shortage of things to do, or eat.

Leypannagjógv

Leypannagjógv is a cleft on the island of Vágar and it has an elevation of 128 metres. Leypannagjógv is situated south of Oyrargjógv, close to Rangagjógv and is not far from the exit of the Subsea Tunnel when you drive from Streymoy to Vágar.

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