feroe islands

Feroe Islands :

  • 18 islands connected by tunnels and a public ferry service.
  • Located halfway between Iceland and Norway.
  • Almost 50.000 inhabitants, with a culture and language of their own.
  • Officially belonging to Denmark, although fighting for independence.
  • Best visiting period: late May or early June.
  • Getting there is possible by airplane or boat. The airport on the island of Vágar is the only one serving the islands and is connected to major cities in Scandinavia.
  • Traveling between islands can be done by ferry, sub-sea tunnels and sometimes buses.

Here is a map for a general idea of the location:

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and a well made movie :

map via ; more information on wikitravel