Our selection of the best things to do in the Faroe Islands, from searching for puffins on Mykines to strolling scenic streets.
Four days were never going to be enough. Lying adrift in the North Atlantic, the far-flung Faroes were once reserved for only the hardiest travellers. However, much has changed and today the 18 wild and windswept isles are drawing more and more visitors each year.
Despite an increase in popularity, the Faroes remain well off the typical traveller’s radar. Just a short flight from the UK, the islands are a paradise for hikers, birdwatchers and outdoor enthusiasts. We spent four days in the Faroes and thanks to extraordinarily long days (sunset was around 11pm), we managed to pack in an awful lot.Continue reading