This country is near Europe, and it takes only a short time to reach it from the United Kingdom. The Faroe Islands under the Danish Realm are located in the middle of Norway and Iceland. These islands offer visitors scenic views and attractions that are alluring and tempting. They are considered heaven by ornithologists, because of the wide array of species of birds that are found in the islands. Once the islands were only accessible by boats through narrow fjords. Now all the islets and islands are connected by road tunnels, thus making it imperative that you avail of a car rental in Faroe Islands.
Considered to be among the smallest capitals in the world, Torshavn is found on the east coast of Streymoy. It is the largest city of the Faroe Islands. The city is dotted with many landmarks and sights that you can visit. You can start by visiting Tinganes, which is a very old part of the town. This area is characterized by many homes built with turf roofs. The oldest home was built 500 years ago. Once you get a car for rent in Faroe Islands, you can also visit Skansin Fort. It was built in the year 1580, to protect the town against the many raids by pirates who used to come to pillage the lands.
Suðuroy is among the most alluring islands in the country. Its main city Tvøroyri has the best pubs and guest houses in the country that money can buy. When compared to the northern island of Eysturoy, Suðuroy may look less interesting. However, it has many areas that are ideal for nature hikes which lead to spectacular sights and views. Most of the areas are best accessed by car, so it would be practical to get yourself a car for hire in Faroe Islands.
One of the most tempting reasons for visiting the Vestmanna Island is that it offers a wonderful opportunity for bird watching. That is why one of the busiest tourist activities is a boat tour that lasts for two hours. The tour takes the guests underneath cliffs and narrow ways within and around the island. Through this tour, you are able to see the homes and breeding areas of the birds. Ornithologists come to Vestmanna Island from all over the world to see razorbills, guillemots, and kittiwakes.
The fact is that Faroe Islands is indeed a unique country that offers something for everyone. Even though it is a small country it still has many sights and attractions which you can easily reach with your rented car. Its close proximity to other countries in Europe allows you to take your rented car and extend your trip to other countries as well.
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