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Although the Faroe Islands are part of the Kingdom of Denmark they are not in the European Union.

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General Faroes, Getting to the Faroe Islands, The Faroe Islands, T�rshavn.

The Faroe Islands

The 18 rocky islands that make up the Faroe Islands lie in the middle of the North Atlantic, some 602 km west of Norway and 310 km north-west of Scotland - halfway between the Shetland Islands and Iceland.

Map of Faroe Islands

The most important of the 18 islands are Streymoy, Eysturoy, Vagar, Suouroy, Sandoy, and Borooy.

The weather in The Faroes is very unpredictable, although the windswept islands do benefit from the warm currents of the Gulf Stream.

Thorshavn Weather:
View a graphical weather forecast for the week ahead in Torshavn.

The Faroes are mainly treeless, have deeply indented coastlines and a number of fjords.

Irish hermits from Scotland hid themselves here until the islands were found by marauding Vikings in the 9th century.

The Faroes then became a communication link between Scandinavia and the Viking colonies in Iceland, Greenland and, for a while, in North America.

T�rshavn

The capital of the Faroe Islands is on the south- eastern coast of Str�m� Island. Being ice-free, T�rshavn makes a perfect principal harbour.

The inhabitants of the Faroe Islands are of Scandinavian descent and still speak a moderated form of the old Norse called Faeroese.

Hotel Hafnia: Torshavn.
Hafnia Hotel - Torshavn, Faroe Islands.
4-10 Aarvegur.
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Hotel Hafnia.

If you want first class accommodation in a central location during your stay in Torshavn, your best choice is the comfortable and professional, family-run Hotel Hafnia.

Situated in the heart of the world’s smallest capital, within walking distance of the harbour and the historical part of town, Hotel Hafnia is the perfect setting for your stay.

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The Hotel Hafnia has 38 single rooms, 18 double rooms and 1 suite. There's also the possibilty of Internet access.

Well-known for its international cuisine and Faroese specialities, the hotel's restaurant is located on first floor; overlooking the main street.

Getting to the Faroe Islands

Atlantic Airways:
Faroe Islands national carrier provides international and domestic flights.

General Faroes

Faroe Stamps:
Not many people get a postcard from the Faroe Islands, thus the stamps are of interest to collectors world-wide.

Faroe Travel Guides

Faroe Islands - Faroe Maps.

Faroe Islands (Bradt Travel Guides) Denmark - Greenland - Faroe Islands

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