Fairy Villages In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)

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A selection of photos of picturesque villages in the Faroe Islands. Faroe Islands, or the Faroe Islands – a group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean between Scotland and Iceland. They are an autonomous region of Denmark.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Gjógv: The population of 49 people. Village Gjógv located in north-eastern tip of the island Eysturoy in the Faeroes. The village was named in honor of the 200-meter gorge, passing directly into the sea.

Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Funningur: The population of 70 persons. Funningur village located on the north-west coast of the island Eysturoy. To the west of the village rises the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands Slættaratindur – 882 meters.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Bøur: The population of 70 persons. Bøur – a small village on the west side of the island Vágoy, the Faroe Islands. With a magnificent view of the sea and the rocky islet Tindhólmur.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Old houses in the village are built very close to each other, between them are narrow paths. In the western part of the village is a comfortable church, which was built in 1865.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Porkeri: The population of 362 people. The village is located on the island Porkeri Suðuroy, on its east coast. The history of it dates back to the XIV century.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Kirkjubøur: The population of 80 persons. Located on the island Streymoy.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
In the Middle Ages there were about 50 houses, but most of them were washed away by the strongest storm that happened in the XVI century.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Vágur: The population of 1361 people. Vágur – The Village Island Suðuroy. It is located on the east coast of the island, fjord Vágsfjørður, which was founded in the XIV century.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Gásadalur: The population of 17 persons, this village is situated on the island of Vagar. It became famous after this photograph, taken by photographer Gareth Codd in 2009.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Múli: The population of 4 people. Múli located at the farthest point of the island Borðoy, on its east coast. Its base is dated XIII century. Múli was the last village on the archipelago, which had electricity. That was in 1970.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Múli considered abandoned since 2002, although there is still officially live four. In the summer some of the former inhabitants of this village are using their old houses as holiday homes.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Fámjin: The population of 108 people.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)
Village Hvannasund: The population of 270 people. Hvannasund located on the west coast of the island Viðoy. Most cracked mountain located directly north of the village. An old legend says that the mountain called Skrudhettan, broke down at the very moment when Jesus was born.
Fairy Village In Faroe Islands (17 Photos)