The Faroe Islands are one of very few countries in Europe to have no McDonalds outlets. You can, however, find a Burger King, in Torshavn if you’re in need of a fast food fix.
In Faroe Islands, birdwatching is popular. There are many puffins to see – around 10 times as many as there are humans – plus oystercatchers and other rare birds.
Faroe Islands is in an autonomous territory, with a population of 48 thousand people. Its capital is Tórshavn, and their currency is Faroese Krona. The official languages are Faroese and Danish.
They celebrate many holidays including:
- New Year’s Day (Jan 1)
- Maundy Thursday (Date Varies)
- Good Friday (Date Varies)
- Easter Sunday (Date Varies)
- Easter Monday (Date Varies)
- National Flag Day (Apr 25)
- Prayer Day (Date Varies)
- Ascension Day (Date Varies)
- Whit Sunday (Date Varies)
- Whit Monday (Date Varies)
- Danish Constitution Day (Jun 5)
- St. Olav’s Day (Jul 29)
- Christmas Day (Dec 25)
- Second Day of Christmas (Dec 26)