Can I travel to the Faroe Islands now?

Can I travel to the Faroe Islands now?

If you are not up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines, avoid travel to the Faroe Islands. Even if you are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines, you may still be at risk for getting and spreading COVID-19. Anyone 2 years or older should properly wear a well-fitting mask in indoor public spaces.

What is the best time of year to visit the Faroe Islands?

Best time to visit Faroe Islands The best time overall to visit the Faroes has to be during the summer months of May to August, when the evenings are light and the weather is at its most stable; when wildflowers bloom in the valleys and thousands of birds nest along the sheer cliffs.

How do you get to the Faroe Islands?

The easiest way to get to the Faroe Islands is by plane. There are daily direct flights to Copenhagen in Denmark (2hrs), but also short flights from Edinburgh (UK), Bergen (Norway), and Reykjavik (Iceland).

Is Faroe Island Expensive?

The Faroes have a reputation for being pretty expensive – but with a little forward planning and some smart budgeting, your travels there absolutely don’t need to break the bank. As with most places, your biggest expense here is accommodation, and sadly it really is unavoidably expensive here!

Can you see Northern Lights in Faroe Islands?

Northern lights in the Faroe Islands Northern lights – or aurora borealis occur mostly during the winter, and the best period is from November to February. The Faroe Islands are north enough to see northern lights, so with a little bit of luck you can experience this amazing phenomenon.

How much snow does the Faroe Islands get?

Faroe Islands experiences some seasonal variation in monthly snowfall. The snowy period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from December 10 to March 26, with a sliding 31-day snowfall of at least 1.0 inches. The month with the most snow in Faroe Islands is February, with an average snowfall of 1.7 inches.

How do you get to Faroe Islands from Europe?

Two airlines fly to the Faroe Islands. These are Atlantic Airways and Scandinavian Airlines. Flights from Reykjavik, Edinburgh and Bergen to the Faroe Islands with Atlantic Airways are only one hour long, and flights from Copenhagen with either Atlantic Airways or Scandinavian Airlines last only two hours.

How many tourists visit Faroe Islands?

around two million visitors
Faroe Islands tourism arrivals were around two million visitors in 2019, and American visitors alone already outnumber the locals.

How long is the ferry from Iceland to Faroe Islands?

It takes 15 hours to sail from Iceland to Faroe Islands with the ferry owned by Faroe Islanders.

Is there a ferry from UK to Faroe Islands?

Today, there is only one ferry that transfers passengers to and from the Faroe Islands on a regular basis. This is the ferry Norröna, which is operated by the Faroese Smyril Line. Norröna sails to Hanstholm in Denmark and to Seyðisfjørður in Iceland, transferring both passengers and cargo.

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