Faroe Island has fishing as its single most important industry. Over 97% of the exports in the Islands have fish produce. Apart from fishing, tourism and wool production is also common. One of the attractions serving as tourism to travelers is the magical aurora. You can decide to go on a northern lights holiday in the Faroe Islands without spending all the cash on you.
Contrary to the opinion of others who think an Aurora trip is expensive, I am here to show you the various affordable and stress-free ways to make a trip to Aurora holiday in the Faroe Islands.
Having a perfect northern lights holiday in the Faroe Islands
Best locations to see the aurora
Anywhere in the Faroe Islands is perfect for viewing the aurora. However, Tóshavn, Klaksvĺk, and Sorvágsvatn can be the best places. You can read my dedicated northern lights Faroe Islands article if you wish to know more about the best location to see the aurora in the Islands.
Flight search to the Faroe Islands
Even though the Faroe Islands is remotely located, reaching the Islands is much easier than what most people think. Two airlines fly to the Faroe Islands- Scandinavian Airlines and Atlantic Airways. Scandinavian Airlines fly once daily and Atlantic Airways fly two times daily throughout the year. The main route is from Copenhagen. You can also see direct flights from host destinations such as Iceland, Norway, and Scotland. Check below links for various affordable flights to your destination.
Accommodation in the Faroe Islands
If you are planning to visit the Faroe Islands to see the aurora, it is recommended that you book your accommodation before going. There are varieties of accommodation in these Islands. They all vary in standard and styles. No matter your budget, you can still get an affordable accommodation that suits you. Check below links for the available accommodations that can best suit you.
- The 5 Best Hotels in the Faroe Islands
- Check the Top 20 Faroe Islands accommodations
- Know the Best 12 Faroe Islands Hotels in 2017/2018
Transportation in the Faroe Islands
In this part of the world, international transport might be difficult because of low traffic, high costs, weather and long distances. The transport in these Islands is by road, helicopter, and ferries. As a result of the rough landscape, there are no railways. Going around by bus seems to be the cheapest means of transportation here. It can be as low as $3. You can also move from One Island to the other using a ferry. It depends on your choice and budget.
Moving around by helicopter can be as low as $20 because the government has subsidized it. Check below links and book a ticket.
- Book a bus and ferry ticket with Strandfaraskip Landsins
- Book a helicopter with Atlantic Airways
- Rent a car with SIXT, 62N, UNICAR, and more.
- Plan your trip with Visit Faroe Islands
Food in the Faroe Islands
Owing to the proximity of the ocean, fish, and lamb is the important part of cuisine in Faroe Island. There are many places where you can eat in the Faroe Islands- from restaurants to the public place. In case you have an accommodation with a kitchen you can just go to the market, buy foodstuff and prepare your meal yourself.
Things to do
These Islands are very beautiful. So during your northern lights holiday in the Faroe Islands, there are a lot of other attractions you can see. I would advise you not to limit yourself to your primary agenda which is seeing the aurora. Explore the islands and do some other interesting things. Some of the must-see attractions are the national museum, the Nordic House, Saksun Church, and much more.
- Check the Top 10 things to do in the Faroe Islands
- Know the 5 cool unusual things to in the Faroe Islands
- Check out the 25 things to do in the Islands
I hope you have been able to get useful and enough information about the northern lights holiday in the Faroe Islands. You don’t need to delay any longer. This bird watching islands is waiting to make you happy and entertain you.
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