The Fareos, an archipelago of 18 islands in the North Atlantic, approximately 320 km north-north-west of the UK and half-way between Iceland and Norway, constitute an autonomous region of Denmark.


  • The Fareo Islands are accessible by car ferry from Denmark – Smyril Line International
    • Ports
      • Hirtshals (Denmark)
      • Tórshavn (Faroe Islands)
      • Seyðisfjørður (Iceland)


  • Dolphin hunting still happens on the island.
    • The practice of dolphin hunting in the Faroe Islands has come under scrutiny after more than 1,400 of the mammals were killed in one day in what was believed to be a record catch. (BBC)


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