Faroe Islands is an autonomous region located in Denmark. There are 18 islands, of which 17 are inhabited. With volcanic islands are rugged, with an average height of 300m above sea level. Totaling 1.100km coast and, wherever you are, you have no more than 5km to the ocean. West coast is characterized by steep slopes and cliffs inhabited by thousands of birds and chicks in summer. You will be surprised by the lack of trees on the island. This is due to thousands of sheep that occupy the islands.
The main reason why tourists are attracted to these islands is the beauty of the landscape, but also quiet and clean air here have a very important role. Whether you walk or boat along the coast through dark caves, hiking in mountainous terrain or you ride, the Faroe Islands offers a unique holiday.
Other attractions include medieval churches, fishing villages, ancient farms and sheep. It is a very nice area does not appear to be tourists on the street if you know Torshavn, where the shops for tourists. People are friendly and the atmosphere is unique and almost modern. Extraordinary light, which change constantly. The islands are known for linguistic diversity - each settlement has its own dialect. Gjogv cities are particularly attractive, Kirkjubo, Torshavn (the capital), Tjornevik (with a wide range) and Saksun (positioned above a tidal lake).
By Maria Morari
Fairytale destinations in the world .
Faroe Islands - Dream setting
Faroe Islands - Saksun village view
Faroe Islands - Unearthly nature
Faroe Islands - Saksun view
Faroe Islands - Faroe Islands view
Faroe Islands - Faroe Islands beautiful panorama