Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands (26 Photos)

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Faroe Islands are located in the North Atlantic Ocean between Norway and Iceland. Archipelago with a population of 50,000 people is a part of Denmark. People began to settle in the Faroe Islands since the beginning of VIII century. The local economy relies heavily on fishing and the marine industry. The unique landscape and a fantastic play of light attract photographers from around the world.

Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Tindhelm, a small island in the fjord Sørvágsfjørður in the western part of the island in the archipelago Vagar Faroe Islands.

Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

View of the Faroe Islands with the Earth’s orbit to the picture, taken by satellites NASA «Terra» and «Aqua» April 17, 2003. Area of ??the archipelago is about 1,400 square kilometers. (NASA)
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Funningur, town on the northwest coast Esturoya, Faroe Islands. (CC BY SA Arne List)
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Sheep stand in the middle of the field in the Faroe Islands.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

The settlement in the Faroe Islands, April 19, 2011.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

A fisherman in a boat floating in the sea off the coast of the Faroe Islands.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Near the harbor of Torshavn, the capital and largest city of the Faroe Islands, June 23, 2008. View from the ferry.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Tindhelm view of the island, which is part of the archipelago of the Faroe Islands, May 25, 2007.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Boats moored to the shore of the island Suvuroy the southernmost point Faroe Islands.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Michines, the westernmost island in the archipelago of the Faroe Islands, overcast, 11 August 2009.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Tourists climb to the top of the cliff near the village Leitisvatn the Faroe Islands.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Tourists visiting the cave on the island Noulsoy, May 25, 2007.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

A small flock of sheep grazing on a hillside on the Faroe Islands.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Shepherd helps to collect sheep near the village on the island Saksun Streymoy, Faroe Islands, October 8, 2007.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Woman knitting a sweater from traditional Faroese wool in Torshavn, June 1, 2007.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

View of the Faroe Islands near the town of Torshavn.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Residents of the Faroe Islands drive the pilot whales in the bay during the traditional hunting Grindadrap Catching grind near the town of Torshavn, November 22, 2011.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Residents of the Faroe Islands catch and kill pilot whales during the traditional hunting Grindadrap Catching grind near the town of Torshavn, November 22, 2011.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Klaksvuyk, the second largest city of the Faroe Islands, March 30, 2010.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

View from the ferry shortly after leaving the city Torshavn.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Cells belonging fish farms, swimming in the sea near the village Fuglaferdur, May 31, 2007.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Football – the most popular sport in the Faroe Islands.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Worker mows the grass on the roof of a government building near Torshavn, August 14, 2009.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Farmland in the Faroe Islands.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

Fishing boat returns to the harbor to the north of the city of Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands, August 10, 2009.
Spectacular Views Of The Faroe Islands

View of the cliff near the village Gásadalur, Faroe Islands.