Torshavn ferry port in Faroe Islands connects you with Hirtshals in Denmark with a choice of up to 2 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Torshavn to Hirtshals crossing is from 33 hours and the crossing is operated by Smyril Line.
Torshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands.
The name of the town means Thor's Harbour, possibly named after the god of thunder and lightning in Norse mythology. The Faroese usually refer to their capital as Havn (“harbour”).
The town has grown rapidly since the turn of the 20th century into the undisputed administrative, economic and cultural centre of the Faroes.
Among the most popular tourist events is the Tórshavn Jazz Festival which has been held annually since 1983 attracting musicians from all over Europe and North America.
The Faroe Islands have a good network of well-maintained roads, with tunnels passing through mountains and connecting some of the islands. There are no motorways or highways, but all main roads and other roads are dual carriageway.
There are no trains on the Faroe Islands
The blue coloured buses connect most towns and villages on Streymoy, Eysturoy, Vidoy, Bordoy, Kunoy, Kalsoy, Sandoy, Suduroy and Vagoy with frequent services.
j. Broncks Gøta 37, Torshavn, Faroe Islands
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