Bradt travel guide
If you want a short introduction to the Faroe Islands, you can read more in our section Facts about the Faroe Islands. You can also see different maps of the Faroe Islands here. If you need more information, we can recommend the Bradt travel guide
Bradt Travel Guide is the only English-language guide to the Faroe Islands, covering everything from succulent fish suppers to remote hideaways, the Bradt guide is the definitive source of information for visitors wishing to discover the 18 islands of this North Atlantic archipelago. Covering hands-on information about where to stay and eat, how to get around - be it by mailboat, helicopter or hire car - and what to see and do, this new fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and includes details of the amazing birdlife, where to walk some of Europe's least-known hiking trails, and how to make the most of village life among the turf-roofed houses. Also included are details of how to reach even the remotest corners by bus using a travelcard, the latest information on falling seabird numbers in the North Atlantic, and details of where to go sea angling, rapelling and horse riding. Suggestions for using the island of Suðuroy are detailed, plus updated reviews of all accommodation, eating and drinking options. Fourteen clear and easy-to-use maps are also featured.
About the author
James Proctor first travelled to the Faroe Islands in 1992 and has been back and forth over the past 20-odd years ever since. Specialising in the Nordic countries, he has written a total of six guidebooks, including one to neighbouring Iceland, and has worked on many more. He has appeared on Faroese television and radio and is known in the islands as the author of the Bradt guide - the only English-language guide to the islands. James speaks several Scandinavian languages and is currently learning Faroese to add to his portfolio.