Faroe Islands

Submitted by fonsamersfoort on Wed, 2014/08/06 – 08:25

Surface area: 1,399 km²
Capital: Torshavn (Thorshavn)
Population: 49 267 inhabitants (2011)

Best time
April, May, June, July and August are the best months to travel to the Faroe Islands. This will avoid the rainy months. You will also find in these months a large population of birds that come to nest.


Faeroese and Danish are both an official language in the Faroe Islands.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit the Faroe Islands, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
Is paid to the Faroe Islands with the Danish krone (DKK).

Traffic and route
On the Faroe Islands you have to drive on the right side of the road.

On the Faroe Islands sometimes an adapter is needed.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding the Faroe Islands can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from the Faroe Islands, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites in the Faroe Islands on .fo end.
Official website of the Faroe Islands: visitfaroeislands.com .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of the Faroe Islands.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of the Faroe Islands.

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An overview of all the holidays in the Faroe Islands, visit Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in the Faroe Islands can be found on Protected Planet .
The Faroe Islands are not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.