Magnificent Faroe Islands
"The most attractive, inviting and fascinating island community among 111 nominees."
- National Geographic Traveler -
In 2007 the National Geographic carried out a survey of islands in which a panel of 522 well-travelled experts in sustainable tourism were asked to rank 111 different islands by comparing environmental and ecological quality, social and cultural integrity, outlook for the future, etc – and the Faroe Islands came in first! >read more
Part of Denmark, this self-governing North Atlantic archipelago is home to a population one expert called "unified and resolutely Faroese, not Danish."
"Cultural integrity strong," agreed another expert judge, who added caution to the praise: "If the numbers of cruise ships continue to grow rapidly, there may be problems. ... "
Despite such concern, the Faroe Islands were voted the most "authentic, unspoiled, and likely to remain so" of 111 islands ranked by volunteer expert judges for the November/December 2007 issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine.
Read more about the Faroe sights and attractions in the Faroe Islands Tourist Board official website
Travel to the Faroe Islands with M/S Norröna
With Smyril Line you can follow in the foot steps of the wikings and see how the islands, then as today, emerge from the sea in a fascinating way. Below you will find our current products for the Faroe Islands with luxury ferry Norröna. We offer both ship transportation only as well as complete Faroe Islands packages. See below: